Dennis resides in East Texas and has been fishing competitively since 1972. He has fished national, regional and local tournament circuits, including B.A.S.S., FLW BFL, Fishers Of Men, Bass Champs and Crappie USA. Dennis has been fishing and guiding on Caddo and East Texas Lakes for more than 35 years, and he also makes CrawClicker rattles and his own custom crappie jigs and flies.