Have you had a chance to check out all the free seminars Bass Pro Shops in Independence has to offer? All of our classes do require you to pre-register so we know how many will be in attendance. You can simply pre-register with April Vertako by telephone or by email: 816-795-4307 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mondays and Wednesdays are our fly tying nights. Fly tying starts at 6:30pm. You will need a few basic supplies – you can either buy a fly tying kit that will have most of what you need, or you can call and find out what is suggested to bring with you when you pre-register. Pre-registration for this class needs to go directly to our fly shop – you can reach them by calling 816-795-4300 and ask to speak with the fly shop. Space is very limited for these classes, so make sure you sign up as soon as possible.
Take Aim! Archery Basics
Every 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays at pm, we will be having a Beginning Archery Class in our indoor Archery Range. This class will focus on the basics of archery:
• Learning the safety first
• Importance of the parts of the bow
• Proper stance
• Achieving a good shot
This is a great family activity – they are open to the public, FREE, and taught by some of our seasoned Archery Staff in the store. Take Aim is a class for those who want to explore the sport of Archery. You are more than welcome to bring your own equipment, but it is not required. Space is limited, so please make sure to pre-register as soon as possible.
Predator Calling & Hunting
On Wednesday, February 15th at 7pm the Independence Bass Pro Shops Hunting Team will be hosting a workshop on Predator Calling & Hunting. Predator calling and hunting is one of the most exciting things to do in the cold winter months. Let our team show you proper set ups, calls and calling and the right gun and ammo to make this seasons predator hunt the best it can be. The seminar will take place downstairs in our Conservation Room. Please pre-register.
There is also a Special Predator Hunt coming up - Bass Pro Shops will be hosting the check in site for this hunt. You can find information about this hunt (the cost and details) here.
Knot Your Average Fishing Seminar - The Basics of Knot Tying in the Fishing World
What is a Palomar Knot? Have you heard of a Clinch knot? Why are these things important to know to go fishing?
Come discover the world of basic fishing knots (the ones above and a few others) at our workshop during our 2012 Spring Fishing Classic on Tuesday, February 28th at 7pm. You will receive hands on training to grab the world of knots by storm! Walk away with a nice handout just in case you may forget that ever important knot on the day that it truly matters! Registration is required to ensure we have enough helpers to guide your way.
What is Hydrowave?
Come and discover the new and most exciting electronic fishing aid technology device on the market!! This seminar will not want to be missed by professional fisherman. The free workshop will take place during our 2012 Fishing Classic on Wednesday, February 29th at 7pm and will be put on by Local Pro Staffer Roger Umbarger in our Conservation Room.
Also, don't forget about our Spring Fishing Classic beginning on Friday, February 24th. We will be kicking it off with a bunch of informative Fishing seminars. You can find all the dates and times here.