Type II Life Jackets


 This handy dandy 4-pack of life vests not only saves lives, but saves you the headache of not being U.S. Coast Guard compliant (not to mention saving you cash in tickets).  The Bass Pro Shops Adult 4-pack life vests package comes with four vests that will fit most adults (chest size 30”-52”), in addition to having a convenient carrying case.

Each orange Type II: Near-shore Vest is suitable for calm inland waters where there is a likely chance of a fast rescue. They will turn some unconscious wearers to the face-up position but not all of them. They are bulky, but less so than Type I which are the most buoyant vests Bass Pro Shops carries. These type II vests are rated for a USCG minimum 15.5 pounds of buoyancy. In reality, most adults only require 7-12 pounds of buoyancy.

While you’re stocking up your safety materials for summer, make sure you check for other USCG mandatory items such as visual distress beacons (flares, strobe lights), sound producing devices (air horns) and fire extinguishers. Keep in mind fire extinguishers and flares DO have an expiration date, so check those periodically.

If you have any questions, please stop by the Marine Department in your Miami Bass Pro Shops and speak to an associate.

Calm seas and good fishing,

Ruben Mijares: Marine Team Lead.







Red Head Rancher II Wellington boots will be going on sale at $79.97 compared to $129.99

The Rancher II Wellington boot is a durable pull on work boot with BONE DRY waterproof technology inside. The Rancher II work boot from Red Head ensures you will look great while working hard.

Premium waterproof full grain leather uppers feature BONE DRY waterproof breathable technology and moisture wicking linings to give you a boot made for a full day of work. Built tough, the Rancher II delivers long lasting strength and durability with its Goodyear welt construction.

Great for work on the farm or ranch, this boot cushions and absorbs impact forces from every step with breathable footbeds and shock absorbing, slip and oil resistant rubber outsoles.

The Rancher II is also non-insulated which works out great on those long sunny days. Average weight per pair is 3.2 lbs. and average height is 12". Drop by the footwear department today to check out these great boots. Bass Pro Shops, your adventure starts here.


James Langham



Canoe Fishing

Some of the most fun I've ever had fishing is in a canoe. Easy to handle, light weight and a great workout the canoe has provided me with great fishing memories and sore muscles. If you head down Tamiami Trail behind the second and third levy there are small ponds that hold a great deal of big largemouth bass. The trick is they are usually in the middle or on the other side of the pond unreachable by land, but easy to get to by canoe.

I would recommend popper lures and 10 inch worms. The poppers will make for exciting fishing, but be sure to leave the popper in the water for a couple of seconds after you cast before you move it. This will allow the fish in the water to come over and investigate what's on the surface. Most of the fish I’ve caught on poppers will usually hit the lure on the first or second pop because I've allowed time for the fish to come over. The 10 inch worm is good to leave weightless, Texas rigged, with a 5/0 hook. You can twitch the worm on the surface to make it look like a snake on the water or you can let it sink to the bottom and work it slow. Now remember while these lures are exciting to use they also attract alligators.

Another place I've used a canoe has been on Card Sound road heading towards the Florida Keys. Putting a canoe in the water here can make for some exciting fishing since you can get into the small creeks that most boats with motors are unable to reach. With a fishing friend of mine and a fellow Bass Pro Shops associate Mike, we've been able to catch a fair amount of Jack Crevalle. While Jack Crevalle may not be high on an anglers list of fish to catch it makes for a good fight on a canoe. Lures mostly used here are Gulp shrimp on a jig head, weight of the jig head mainly depends on the current.

Certain things to remember to bring with you on a canoe would be: an extra paddle, a life vest, a net, and grips to grab the fish. Don't forget your pliers for taking hooks off the fish and a small cooler with drinks to stay hydrated.  I’ve even put a trolling motor on my canoe a time or two for longer trips.  Whatever you decide to do with your canoe remember to be safe and success will be a hook set away.  

"If you are looking for a very stable sit in kayak that is rigged and ready to fish you can't go wrong with this kayak. It comes with great features that make fishing a blast. Set the hook on a bass like you are in a bass boat and this kayak can take it. Comfortable chair sits up off the floor and is very easy to pass 4 plus hours on the water."

New Ascend™ C156 Canoe with Motor Transom

A fun and versatile canoe for up to 3 paddlers, the C156 Canoe from Ascend gives you an easy paddling canoe that easily accepts an electric trolling motor. With its sturdy, built-in square back transom design that's ideal for electric trolling motors, the C156 gives you the choice of paddle or powered propulsion. Offering plenty of room for family and gear, this canoe features 3 molded-in seats with drink holders and comfortable, supportive seat backs on the fore and aft seats. A built-in cooler and storage compartment in the center seat offers protected storage for gear and food. The C156 also offers paddle holders, integrated carrying handles at the bow and stern for easier carrying, and eyelets fore and aft for tie downs. Length: 15' 6". Weight: 97 lbs. Maximum weight capacity: 800 lbs.



Zero Rules Columbia shirt

As a Bass Pro Shops employee I have the opportunity to see some of the best Tech shirts come to our store. I truly have to say that one of the best shirts I’ve ever bought for fishing is the Zero Rules Columbia shirt. I was out all day on my husband’s boat, I mean ALL day from sunrise to sunset; and we did not feel hot or sweaty even once. I never thought a shirt like this could make me feel so comfortable. I’ve tried many different brands and styles but I will stick to this style shirt for the rest of my fishing days because they’re great for the sun protection and keep me extremely cool. If you are out in the sun all day fishing, kayaking, or enjoying any other activity you should make a point to stop by our store and check out the Zero Rules Columbia shirts.



Ananay M. Rodriguez


2014 MAKO Pro 17 Skiff CC


The 2014 Mako Pro 17 Skiff CC measures 17’ 4” long and is designed with an exclusive advanced inverted V hull design. This hull design ensures that whether you’re cruising shallow-water inlets, choppy bays, rough-water inland lakes or skinny bayous, you’ll enjoy a smooth, dry ride and nimble handling. Also with only 8 inches of draft this boat is capable of accessing shallow water. With a wide stance and large casting decks the Mako Pro 17 Skiff provides a stable, roomy fishing platform. We tested a Pro 17 Skiff CC packaged with a 60-hp Mercury EFI four-stroke, the hull’s maximum recommended power. So rigged, we reached a top speed of 34.9 mph at 5800 rpm burning 5.1 gallons per hour. We found the optimum cruising speed for the rig to be 21.3 mph, turning 4000 rpm while consuming 8.67 miles per gallon, giving the boat a cruising range of 47 miles with the standard 6 gallon fuel tank. The 2014 Mako Pro 17 Skiff CC has a starting price of $13,995 and for limited time if you purchase a new Pro 17 Skiff CC you could choose either 3.99% APR Financing or a $300 Bass Pro Shops Gift Card! Plus, you'll receive a VIP Owner's Card, providing up to a 20% discount on Bass Pro Shops merchandise for 2 years! Financing option for qualified buyers, restrictions apply.

For more information come on over to Miami Bass Pro Shops and speak to one of our Tracker Associates.




Fishing in South Florida

Hello South Florida,

Fishing this month has been Awesome! From Flamingo to West Palm Beach, the Snook and Snapper bite has produced many fish and large fish.Caught from shore at South Beach- my idea of partying on the beach!

With dredging going on in Haulover and Government Cut you'd think the fishing would be terrible, but with a ton of Pilchards and Shrimp running thru these entry points, the bite is nothing short of spectacular.

Snook from 10-20 lbs. are being caught daily. Snapper from 2-6 lbs. are a regular on the marina docks upon return from the reefs.

There are various techniques for Snook fishing two of which are trolling big Rapalas or similar type lures around bridges and the reef line. But don't be surprised if you hook a nice Grouper along the reef, which unfortunately must be released as the season is closed until April 30th. Snook season is open on both coasts right now. Other Techniques include "Walking the Dog" with a Livingston Black Zombie Pro Sizzle or Zara Spook in Red and White. This will produce large, exciting hits from Snook Snapper, Tarpon, Redfish, and Sea Trout. Hook Up Lures with DOA or H&H Shrimp will Justin Hunter with a 5 lb Mangrove Snapper caught at Key Biscayne! Way to go!also get hit by many species of fish too! Live Shrimp and Pilchards work best for Snapper.


So whatever your needs are come to Bass Pro Shops Miami at the Dolphin Mall and we will be happy to help you find your Fishing Gear. Your Adventure Starts Here!

Chris Hunter



Fish Feeding

Visit our store on Saturdays at 3:00pm!  At this time we will be having a fish feeding where anyone can ask questions about the fish or their habitat as well as enjoy the fish scramble for the squid and shrimp. 


We politely ask that feeding the fish in the fish tank is done by associates ONLY. 

Please, we also ask that all customers refrain from placing their hands inside the tank at all times, even when fish feedings are not occurring. 

Thank you and we cannot wait to see you at the fish tank for the feedings!



Organizing Your Tackle Box

When it comes to organizing a tackle box, one of the biggest mistakes that I see fisherman make is throwing away the packaging of their lures and tackle. The packaging of most lures and tackle have so much information that can be applied toward the fishing you plan on doing.

Rapala for example, has the weight of the lure and how deep it can swim, Yozuri's do the same. Almost all hard lures will have the bait fish it is suppose to resemble on the packaging. Most of these lures will also tell you if they can float or suspend in place if you pause the action. Some soft plastics like Gulp will even give you suggestions as to how they can be used and rigged. Without this information you could be picking lures out of your tackle box without ever really knowing how their used or how they swim.

Hooks also have useful information on the packaging like the size of the hook and what it is made of. Sometimes the packaging can even serve as protection. If you want the best performance from your lures and tackle remember what they do and what they are used for by keeping the package. Your fishing will improve and your success will only be a hook set away.

Henry Morales



What's a Good Bait for Peacock Bass?

As an employee at Bass Pro Shops one of the most frequently asked questions I get from customers is "what's a good bait for peacock bass". I try to give them a guide line to follow without actually picking out a lure for them. I believe one of the greatest joys of fishing is being able to pick out a lure for yourself as long as you have the right idea as to what works. The guide line I set in place for the customer is to follow 4 basic steps when choosing a lure for peacocks.

1. Brightness or anything that looks like a baby peacock bass.  If you can add a little flash in there to it wouldn't hurt.

2. Keep it small. Preferably under 3 inches if you can. Anything over that and peacock bass have a tendency to run away from it.

3. Make sure it's a hard bait. Peacocks are not know to hit soft plastics.

4. Noisy!! Peacock bass are easily annoyed and anything loud provokes them further.


Try to keep these general tips in mind when selecting your next peacock bass lures and success is just a hook set away.


Henry Morales



Fish Tank Fish Feedings

Does anyone have questions about the fish in the tank? Do you know the different names of each fish? Did you know our eel is NOT an electric eel? Would you like to see the fish eat?fish tank


Visit our store on Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Saturdays at 3:00pm!  At this time we will be having a fish feeding where anyone can ask questions about the fish or their habitat as well as enjoy the fish scramble for the squid and shrimp. 


We politely ask that feeding the fish in the fish tank is done by associates ONLY. 

Please, we also ask that all customers refrain from placing their hands inside the tank at all times, even when fish feedings are not occuring. 

Thank you and we can not wait to see you at the fish tank for the feedings!


Quail Hunting in Good 'Ol Lake Wales

shootingI had the opportunity to go quail hunting in good ol' Lake Wales, FL. My experience hunting with buddies from work and their dogs was awesome!! The experience of watching the dog bolt for the bird after shooting was an excitement in itself. The weather was a little hot, but the birds were flying that day. We ended up with six quail in the bag, which four of those were shot by me. We also went on a snake hunt, but did not have any luck there. Maybe next time we'll have better luck. Back at the camp we sat around and talked about our hunt and how much fun we had. I can't wait to go back in the winter with the same motto, "If it flies, it dies".

Have you ever gone quail hunting? How old were you when you first went? Who did you go with? How many ended up in your bag?



     Kyle Kenndey

     Hunting Department

     Bass Pro Shops Miami


Quail Hunting Season


Zone Map:

zone map

Quail Hunting Season Information from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation.  http://myfwc.com/hunting/season-dates


Men's and Ladies Hunting Boots

Department: Footwearfront

Item: Men’s and Ladies Hunting Boots

Back to school time only means back to hunting time!! Hunting time is only around the corner.  Make sure you are prepared with the right footwear!! Check out our selection here at our store!! 



RedHead Trekker llltrekker

  • Non-Insulated
  • 100% waterproof
  • Dual-fabric uppers with suede leather and 900 denier nylon
  • Removable insoles
  • Moisture-wicking lining
  • Camo-wrapped EVA midsoles
  • Ground-grabbing, slip-resistant outsoles

Reliable performance at a great value! Our 7" boots feature dual-fabric uppers with suede leather and 900 denier nylon, removable insoles, moisture-wicking lining, and camo-wrapped EVA midsoles. They are finished off with ground-grabbing, slip-resistant outsoles. Color: Realtree Hardwoods®. Imported.

RedHead Big Horn big horn

  • 900 denier nylon upper
  • 800 gram Thinsulate™ Ultra Insulation
  • Tough, abrasion-resistant Cordura®
  • Bone-Dry 100% waterproof protection
  • EVA midsole
  • Briar-defying

All-day performance, all-season comfort—that's RedHead hunting boots!

Can you find a better deer hunting boot at this price? We don't think so either, especially when you factor in all the extras, such as an oil-resistant rubber outsole, camo-wrapped EVA midsole, and the briar-defying toe cap. Made for the colder months of the season with a comfort level that can't be beat! Average weight per pair 3.5 lbs. Color: Mossy Oak® Break-Up®.


RedHead Expeditionexpedition

  • 1000 gram Thinsulate™ Ultra Insulation
  • BONE-DRY™ 100% waterproof lining
  • Crazy Horse leather and 900 denier nylon uppers
  • Removable insoles
  • Moisture-wicking lining
  • Camo-wrapped EVA midsoles
  • Slip-resistant rubber outsoles

Crazy Horse leather and 900 denier nylon uppers provide plenty of warmth and support for your next great expedition! Removable insoles, moisture-wicking lining, camo-wrapped EVA midsoles, slip-resistant rubber outsoles. Color: Mossy Oak® Break-Up®. Average weight per pair: 3 lbs. 3 oz. Imported

RedHead Camo Bayou Zip Snake Bootcamo bayou

  • Full 16" of snake-proof protection
  • 100% waterproof BONE-DRY™ construction
  • Non-Insulated
  • Tough 900 denier nylon uppers
  • Fortified by Snakeguard backing
  • Heel Flex notches allow for easy entry/exit
  • Removable PU insoles
  • Moisture-wicking lining
  • Zippered closures with YKK® zippers
  • Dual-density PU outsoles

Hunt with confidence wearing a full 16" of snake-proof protection, boasting tough 900 denier nylon uppers fortified by Snakeguard backing and featuring Realtree Hardwoods Green HD®. Heel Flex notches allow for easy entry/exit and a better fit; removable PU insoles provide extra cushioning and comfort. Moisture-wicking lining, zippered closures with YKK® zippers, and dual-density PU outsoles. Imported.

Wolverine 8-Pointwolverine

  • Lightweight comfortable hunting boot with waterproof and odor protection
  • Tough full grain leather and 1000 denier nylon upper
  • EVA midsole, rubber lug outsole
  • Waterproof lining inside  
  • ScentMask® lining
  • Helps reduce odors; does not guarantee 100% odor elimination

Enjoy unparalleled comfort in a lightweight, scent-reducing, waterproof hunting boot with the Wolverine 8-Point Non-Insulated Waterproof Hunting Boots! This durable boot starts with a full-grain leather and 1000 denier nylon upper with a comfortable lining inside that provides waterproof protection and the odor fighting performance of Wolverine's ScentMask technology. Cushions and supports your foot by combining a removable full-cushioned footbed, EVA midsole, rubber lug outsole, and fiberglass shank. Average weight per pair 2 lb. 13 oz. Imported.   

About ScentMask
ScentMask effectively masks human scent, allowing you to get as close to your prey as possible, undetected. It’s permanently affixed to fabric, and adds no extra weight or thickness. No need to recharge in dryer.

Lacrosse Alphaburly Sportalphabury

  • 3.5mm neoprene insulation stretches for a personalized fit  
  • Scent-free
  • Waterproof rubber construction  
  • Sport Chassis™ Outsole system
  • Cushioning EVA midsole
  • Cam-loc buckle
  • Back gusset

The Sport Chassis™ Outsole system cradles the foot for all-day comfort and provides stability on uneven terrain. Other features include cushioning EVA midsole, Cam-loc buckle, and back gusset. Average weight per pair: 4.6 lbs. Color: Realtree APG™. Imported.



South Florida Lobster Mini-Season

viewIt began at 4:30AM on a Wednesday morning. My father and I woke to the hot air of a Miami morning. We had prepped our boat the day before, checking the electronics, the equipment, and the oil for good measure, just as any boater should. We both barely got any sleep the night before; I could say I did not catch any shut eye until about one in the morning. We were both as jittery and gleeful as two kids waking up for Christmas morning, except our presents didn't come wrapped up under a pine tree. Our presents were in the waters off Biscayne Bay; our presents were spiny and shades of amber and rose; our presents were Spiny Florida lobster, and the south Florida Mini-season was our Holiday.

lobsterWe made it to the docks of Matheson Hammocks by about six o'clock; a little late by our standards. To our amazement, there was not the usual rush & ruckus of seasons before. It seems the crowds have shrunk from previous years. Maybe because of the stormy night before, maybe because it was in the middle of the work week, or maybe the crowds scared away some of the usual suspects. Either way, my father and I looked at each other and thought the same, "this could be our chance".

The day's forecast was of soft winds and gentle waters, and the evidence was there for everyone to see. We made our way to Stiltsville Cut, A state Landmark. Those houses for as fragile as they look; have survived erosion, subjection to removal by interest groups, and countless hurricanes. Some would say those are the homes dreams are made of!

Quick fact: the best way to spot where you can dive for lobster in the Biscayne National Park area, if you were to look at the lighthouse at the edge of the shore of Miami (Bill Bragg's Park) and then looked out to the ocean and found the landmark of Soldier Key. If you are beyond the imaginary line that connects both locations, you are on the legal harvesting grounds.

Lobsters are a curious crustacean, they don't run off at the presence of boats. they actual will come out and inspect the things that might float over them. I won't give away our locations were we made our limit within minutes, but I will say this: You don't need to go far or deep to find the treasures this environment provides.

lobster tailWe were back at the docks by 10:30AM. We beat traffic the way home, and had the boat cleaned and prepped for Thursday antenna hunting.  We finished the season with twenty four tails and happy dinner parties for families & relatives. It was a season to remember, as I shared it with the best captain I will ever know.





Raul "Razzle" Hernandez

Fishing Department Lead

Bass Pro Shops: Miami, Store #045



Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Donation Month

Bass Pro Shops supports the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF), among many other foundations, to help raise money for its' purpose(s).  The month of August 2013 is reserved for the RMEF at all Bass Pro Shops locations.  The mission of the Elk Foundation is to ensure the future of the elks as well as their habitat and our hunting heritage. 

Donating $2 to the RMEF enters each customer in for a chance to win one of seven (7) prizes!  First (1st) prize is a $2,000 Bass Pro Shops Gift Card and second (2nd) through seventh (7th) prize is a $500 Bass Pro Shops Gift Card. 

You can stop by our store or go online at http://www.basspro.com/Rocky-Mountain-Elk-Foundation-Donation/product/99227/ to donate $2 to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and enter to win a Gift Card!



Feature of the Week: August 12 - Need Dorm Bedding?

Feature of the Week: Week of August 12

Department: Sunglasses/ Gifts

Item: Bass Pro Shops / RealTree Comforters

store pic

Moving into your dorm? Would you believe me if I told you we had your comforter here at Bass Pro Shops?!? WE DO! We have top of the line Camouflage Comforters just for you! We carry them in Green, Lavender and Fuchsia Camouflage colors!












Bass Pro Shops® Mossy Oak® Break-Up Camouflage Comforter Set or Bedding Collectiongreen

Featuring the popular camo pattern, these bedding sets and accessories are perfect for the hunter's bedroom.  Comforter set, sheet set, and pillows sold separately and do not come with each other.

Comforter Set: includes comforter, bedskirt with a 15" drop, and 2 shams (twin has only 1; king set includes king-sized shams). 140-thread-count comforter is made of an easy-care 70/30 poly/cotton blend. Comforter reverses to chocolate brown. Sheet Set: includes fitted sheet, flat sheet, and 2 pillowcases (twin size has only 1). Sheets are a 220-thread-count, 50/50 poly/cotton blend.


Realtree APC™ Lavender Bedding Collectionlavender

  • Vivid branches and leaves against a lavender background
  • High definition design
  • Comforter set, sheet set and square accent pillow
  • Made of soft, wrinkle-free 55% cotton/45% polyester

Surround yourself in the beauty of the outdoors, updated with feminine styling. This Realtree APC Lavender Bedding Collection features a high definition design of branches and leaves set against variegated shades of soft lavender. The pieces in this Realtree APC Lavender Bedding Collection are made of soft, wrinkle-free 55% cotton/45% polyester. Comforter and Sheet Sets: Machine wash cold, tumble dry low. Use commercial washer/dryer to allow free movement. Pillow: Spot clean only. Color: Realtree APC Lavender. Imported.

Comforter Sets: include one comforter, one bedskirt and two shams (Twin set has one sham). Twin comforter measures 65” x 90”. Full comforter measures 80” x 90”. Queen comforter measures 86” x 94”. Sham measures 20” x 26” plus 2" flange (24” x 30” total). Sheet Sets: include one fitted sheet, one flat sheet and two standard pillowcases (Twin set has one pillowcase). Twin fitted sheet fits 39” x 75” mattress. Full fitted sheet fits 54” x 75” mattress. Queen fitted sheet fits 60” x 80” mattress. Square Accent Pillow measures 18” x 18".


New Realtree APC™ Fuchsia Bedding Collectionfuchsia

  • High definition recoloration of the original Realtree AP™ design
  • Realistic leaves and branches contrasting with fuchsia and pink
  • Cotton/polyester blend
  • Soft, wrinkle-free sheets

Surround yourself in the wonder of the outdoors with the Realtree APC Fuchsia Bedding Collection! Realtree APC Fuchsia camo features realistic leaves and branches contrasted against variegated shades of fuchsia and hot pink. The cozy sheets are made of a soft, wrinkle-free cotton/polyester blend. Machine wash, tumble dry. Use commercial washer/dryer to allow free movement. Pillow: Spot clean only. Made of 55% cotton/45% polyester. Imported.

Comforter set includes comforter, bedskirt, and 2 shams (twin and XL twin include 1 sham). Sheet set includes fitted sheet, flat sheet, and 2 pillowcases (twin and XL twin include 1 pillowcase).




Feature of the Week: August 5 - Duck Commander

Feature of the Week: Week of August 5

Item: Duck Commander

Are you a yuppie?!? Do you drink tea out of any cup? How about getting a cup JUST LIKE Si? Stop by our store and get your Duck Commander apparel and gifts!

We have Duck Commander T-shirts!

Duck Commander tshirts

We have Duck Commander Tervis tumblers, coozies, books,  and of course, Si's cup!

Duck Commander tervis

And we have Duck Commander car accessories!

Duck Commander car

Don't Miss out! You can also visit our website for more Duck Commander items!



Fall Hunting Classic Trade-Ins!

The Fall Hunting Classic is not over yet! Do you have any scope's or binocular's you do not use?  Why not trade it in for something new and save up to $100!?!?!?

Scope Trade-In's go from August 8th to 13th.

Binocular and Rangefinder Trade-In's go from 14th to 18th. 

scope and bino trade in

Please visit our store for further information.



Feature of the Week: July 22

Feature of the Week: Week of July 22

Department: Fishing

Item: Rapala Scatter Rap Crank NEW!

Do you fish in fresh water? Would you like to try something new? You’ve come to the right place! The Rapala Scatter Rap Crank is here at Bass Pro Shops Miami!

rapala scatter rap crank

  • Perfectly mimics a spooked baitfish

  • Classic balsa body shapes

  • Scatter Lip

  • Unique aggressive, evasive, erratic sweeping action

With a legendary body profile, the Rapala Scatter Rap Crank is a bass and all-species bait that can be cast or trolled to impart the most aggressive, evasive, erratic sweeping action you've ever seen. Equipped with VMC® black nickel hooks, Rapala's Scatter Lip, and a balsa body, the Scatter Rap Crank dives to the strike zone and perfectly mimics a spooked baitfish with an evasive, erratic, floating, non-rattling action that will entice multiple species of game fish.


Feature of the Week: May 27

Feature of the Week: Week of May 27

Department: Hunting

Item: QDMA

Bass Pro Shops dedicates the month of June to the QDMA.  QDMA stands for Quality Deer Management Association®.  The non-profit Quality Deer Management Association is committed to ensuring a high-quality and sustainable future for white-tailed deer and white-tailed deer hunting. 


Founded in 1988, the QDMA currently has more than 50,000 members in all 50 states and several foreign countries including many deer management professionals. The QDMA has developed numerous partnerships with state wildlife agencies, timber companies, hunting groups, and product manufacturers. These partnerships have increased both the awareness of the QDMA and participation in the Association’s management philosophy. Without question, the QDMA is rapidly becoming the most respected and influential white-tailed deer organization in the United States.


QDMA promotes:

  • Safe and ethical hunting
  • Adherence to wildlife and trespass laws
  • Adequate harvests of adult does
  • Restraint in harvesting young bucks
  • Hunter involvement in education and management
  • Cooperation with wildlife biologists and enforcement officers
  • Education of hunters and non-hunters toward a better understanding of wildlife management
  • Stewardship and appreciation of all wildlife

You can donate $2 to the QDMA when you are checking out at our store or even online! When you donate $2, you enter for a chance to win ONE of TEN $500 Bass Pro Shops gifts cards!

Follow this link to view donation online: http://www.basspro.com/Quality-Deer-Management-Association-Donation/product/101746/



Feature of the Week: May 13

Feature of the Week: Week of May 13

Department: Footwear

Item: Sperry Top-Sider®

Did you know the world’s first boat shoe was a Sperry Top-Sider®?  Well, it was!  The Sperry Top-Sider® was specifically designed to carefully navigate on a slick deck.   

At Bass Pro Shops, we support this company and have a wide variety of Sperry Top-Sider® styles for both men and women.  Not only do we have  boat shoes, but we have sandals as well. 

Stop by our store and see the wonderful collection of Sperry Top-Sider® boat shoes and sandals we carry!  Summer is coming up; make sure you’re properly prepared!


Prices range from: $49.99 to $139.99