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By Chuck Bauer & WorldRecordBass.com

Who is Flopper?

  • Flopper is the mascot for WorldRecordBass.com
  • Known as the microphone-wielding fish
  • Known for saying, “You're the Best!”


Flopper says . . .

  1. Work On Spiritual, Family, Health & School . . .
  2. Say "You’re The Best!" Often . . .
  3. Have A Positive Attitude . . .
  4. Mind Your Parents & Leaders . . .
  5. Have A Small Aquarium & Observe Live Fish & Bait . . .
  6. Wear Polarized Glasses . . .
  7. Fish Local Ponds Versus Watching TV & Playing Computer Games . . .
  8. Get Educated On Catching Big Bass . . .
  9. Wear Clothing That Blends Into Background . . .
  10. Carry A Scale, Tape Measure & Camera . . .

Program Description for Flopper's Fishin' Academy:

For kids of all ages who love to fish (and even those who haven't gotten a line wet yet), Chuck and Flopper provide a fun-filled, hands-on workshop. Chuck, along with Flopper, the microphone-wielding fish, shares with children his experiences as a young boy growing up with a father who loved to fish. The workshop includes the basics of fishin', including catching bluegill, bass, and catfish. It then proceeds with hands-on knot-tying and casting sessions and a highly-interactive question-and-answer session. At the end of the workshop, each attendee is awarded a “Flopper's Big Bass Bites” treat, a Flopper's “Big Bass Hunter” decal, a tackle bag, an autographed picture of Chuck with a couple of big bass, and an outline of the Fishin' Academy to keep for their very own. This fun seminar is highly-charged, fast-moving, and filled with photos that hold children's interest as they learn and participate. And, with a little luck, we may just hook them on fishin'!

Flopper's Fishin' Academy Sponsors:

(Subject to Change With Each Event)



Flopper's Fishin' Academy Volunteers:

(Subject to Change with Each Event)

Ken Revell - Jason Brown - Mark Brown - Gene Gradick - Mike Biggs - David Taylor
Bobbie Gayle
- John Irwin - Bonita Staples - Ron Staples - Melvin Purcell
Buddy Brown
- Tom Kilpatrick - Connie Kilpatrick - Mark Milward - Joe Hangey
Richard Cox - Cody Cox - Les Pratt - Rusty Robbins - Paul Sonnier
Kelly Denham - Ron Walley - George Montano


“Flopper's Fishin' Academy was invited by Richardson Church of the Nazarene for fishing and fellowship. Chuck showed his stuff BIGTIME as he is a motivational speaker and had the kids fired up. He spoke with them about life lessons, hard work, family and fishing. These kids learned to tie fishing knots and how to cast. The casting part was very interesting and I will be bringing a hard-hat and chest/b ack padding next time.”  -- Gene Gradick, Gary Yamamoto Baits

“ The kidos were so excited and I cannot begin to tell you what a wonderful event for children. The parents enjoyed it as much as all the kidos. All of the thank you's from kidos and parents were overwhelming. Being a sponsor of the Flopper Academy is probably one of the best rewarding events for you to be involved in. Today's event definitely made a lasting impression on our future anglers.” -- Connie Kilpatrick, Gary Yamamoto Baits

I brought my son to the Flopper's Fishing Academy that you had a few weeks ago in Richardson.  I thought that was great!  He actually caught his first bass (he had only caught blue gill and sun fish) Saturday before last on the Berkley 4" worm drop-bait that was in the free packet.  We were fishing a pond in Farmers Branch and he caught about a 1/2 lb bass on his FIRST cast!  He was pretty excited. -- John Morton - Group Manager, Tx - Paymentech



Flopper's Fishin' Academy News:

About Chuck

Chuck Bauer is a noted Big Bass Specialist. Since 1997 he has caught, certified and released 139 Bass over 22 inches in length. He has been recognized many times by various organizations, including Bassin' Magazine, Texas Fish & Game, North American Fisherman Magazine, Outdoor Life, Texas Hunting and Fishing News, Big Bass Record Club, Bass Pro Shops and The Dallas Morning News.

Chuck is a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association, he gives monthly "Big Fish" seminars at Bass Pro Shops and he is on Pro Staff for Kick-n-Bass. He is a featured outdoor writer for Bass Fishing Home Pages, ProBass.com, BassResource.com, BigFishTackle.com, All Angler.com, OklahomaBassFishing.com, FishingNotebook.com, and e-bassangler.com.

Chuck does fishin' seminars nationwide and around the Dallas/Ft.Worth Metroplex. You may find out more information about Chuck at www.chuckbauer.com or www.worldrecordbass.com.


Profishin'l Seminars & Workshops
2810 E. Trinity Mills Rd., #209 • Carrollton, TX 75006
Email: chuck@chuckbauer.com • Voicemail: 1-888-877-0263