Dan Dannenmueller Sr.

Dan is a retired Air Force officer with 25 years of AF comptroller and system development experience. He currently is the CEO of Knowledge Management Services, based in Millbrook, AL as well as co-owner and publisher of the largest online crappie magazine, CrappieNow. His lifelong passion for competitive fishing led to back-to-back 2011 & 2012 Angler of the Year awards for the Bass Pro Shops National Crappie Masters Tournament Trail. Dan shares his 40 years of successful tournament fishing thru how-to-seminars, Skype lessons, online articles and informative & educational YouTube videos. http://crappieNOW.com

In 2014, Dan teamed with Nashville country recording artist, Garrett Steele, landing in the 6th overall position nationally on the Crappie Masters Trail. Their team, Crappie Country, is booked on radio and television along their tour to promote Garrett’s music, share fishing tips and techniques and introduce their many national & regional sponsors to audiences across North America.   The team has been labeled the “Ambassadors of Crappie Fishing”.

Dan is also now taking his promotional and educational skills nationally by presenting, teaching and training at numerous outdoor shows, writers camps and retail outlets such as Bass Pro Shops.

Dan is a very accomplished veteran Bass and now Crappie Fisherman on the National scene, recently winning the Crappie Masters Angler of the Year Team honors for both 2011 and 2012.

Even more than a fisherman, Dan is a PR/Marketing/Online Magazine Publisher/Business Owner.  He is very accomplished in numerous areas.


  • Website Developer and Holder
    • Hundreds of websites for multiple profit and non-for-profit industries
    • Government entities
    • Associations
    • Other
  • Publisher and owner of the CrappieNow Online Magazine
    • Targets, specifically, the 6-7 Million Crappie Fishermen in the Americas
    • Over 68,000 impressions per month via the on-line magazine @
    • Over 500,000 impressions on Facebook between the Magazine Business Page, fan page and personal page
    • Over 20,000 impressions from the magazine You-Tube Channel
  • Web, Magazine, Newspaper Articles
    • Will finish the year published in several state Game and Fish Magazines, Field and Stream, CrappieMasters Magazine, CrappieNow, Gary Yamamoto On-Line Magazine, Fishound, Crappie.com, Montgomery Advertiser, Wetumpka Herald, Pittsburg Gazette, Pottsmith Mercury Magazine and news website, Crappie Angler Magazine, In Fisherman Magazine, Elmore County Living Magazine and so many more to come.


  • Radio Show Appearances
    • Over 3 Million impressions this year in different parts of the country
  • TV Shows
    • Talent on O’Neill Outdoors show on Crappie Fishing.  Has shown 12 times this year with over 300,000 viewers per showing in 6 states fishing in his Ranger boat on the Alabama River
    • Talent on Don Days Venture Outdoors Crappie Fishing on the Alabama River.  Regional Show in the Southeast.  The show is also viewable on line via their website.
    • Talent on 3 showings of 5 unique shows on CrappieMasters TV – over 1 Million impressions
    • Numerous TV morning shows around the nation while fishing the tour in 2015.
  • Writer Camps and Media Fishing Events
    • Taken over 23 writers, news staff, DVs and TV personalities out Crappie Fishing
    • Worked two major writer camps in support of Bobby Garland and BnM Poles (Tulsa OK and Jamestown PA)


  • Seminars and Appearances
    • Accomplished 4 days of seminars in 4 different Bass Pro Shop Stores this year
    • Provided Crappie Seminars for 2 days at the Knoxville TN Fishing Show this year
    • Participated and provided How-Tos  at a Tackle Store in support of the Wal-Mart/CrappieMasters First Annual Children’s Miracle Network benefit tournament on Beaver Lake
    • BassMasters Classic – worked numerous PR venues for Bobby Garland
  • Fishing Tournaments
    • Fished 15 National tournaments in 6 states in 2012, 10 in 5 states in 2013 – two fourth, one 8th and one 12th place finishes in 2013 to date, and 11 in 8 states in 2014 finishing 6th overall.
    • Running Bobby Garland (title sponsor) wrapped truck and boat
  • Highway Impressions
    • 32,000 fishing miles in 2012, as well as 2013
    • 32,000 fishing miles to date in 2014 & in 38,000 fishing miles in 2015 – based on Bass Masters estimations this is over 1.6 Million impressions