|Bill Braswell (left) and partner Dan Dannemueller won the Crappie Master Angler Team of the Year for the second straight year.|
They did it again. Pro angler Bill Braswell from Hazard and his partner, Dan Dannenmueller of Wetumpka, Al, won the Crappie Master “Angler Team of the Year” award. They also won the award in 2011.
Braswell is a retired Kentucky conservation officer and has become one of the country’s top crappie anglers. Besides being an excellent fisherman, he loves to pass along information and techniques related to the sport to youngsters. He also is a wonderful story teller, related to his outdoor experiences.
Bill and Dan comprise the Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits pro staff team and concluded the 2012 Crappie Masters tournament season and secured their victory following the recent event at Truman Lake, MO.
After a great start back in February on the Harris Chain of Lakes located at Tavares FL, the team remained in the top three places for the first five tournaments. Following the Lake Dardanelle, AR, tournament, the team moved into first place and remained there for the rest of the season.
Braswell says; “We competed in 10 Crappie Masters tournaments this year in nine different states”. “We are extremely proud to be able to repeat this title with back to back wins.
Braswell and Dannenmueller will be crowned as the 2012 “Angler Team of the Year” national points champions at the Crappie Masters “Classic” national championship tournament at Columbus, MS, in early October.