Turkey Weekend - Learn all about Decoys, Calls and More!

Spring Turkey hunting is right around the corner.  May 1st to be exact.  April 25th and April 26 are the Youth Hunt.  Why not stop on in to Bass Pro Shops and attend our turkey seminars.

April 18th we are please to have pro-staff Captain Jason Barnes.  Jason was brought up on waterfowl hunting from the age of five as he followed his dad.  Years later Jason established Frontenac Fowlers Guide Service.  Jason will be giving two seminars on Saturday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1pm - Spring Turkey Calling Tips for Success - There are a variety of calls out there, let Jason help you select the right call and how to use it for a successful hunt.

2pm - Selecting the Right Turkey Decoys - Let Jason help you make the right choice in turkey decoys and placement tips that will help you bag that trophy turkey.

On Saturday only Bass Pro Shops will be giving away three prizes and if you attend the seminar you may enter.  The drawing for the prizes will be right after the 2pm seminar.  Here are the three prizes:

Avian - X Turkey Decoy (retail value $80)

Power Hen Thunder Ridge Slate Call (retail value $35)

Triple Pak Diaphragm Turkey Call (retail value $30)

 

April 19th we are please to have John Arneth.  John is a pro staff representative for Mossy Oak, Ol' Tom, Avian, Zink and more. With over 32 years of hunting turkey and deer, John has harvested 54 longbeards.  John will be happy to answer any questions you may have before you go out hunting!

1pm     Hunting Stubborn Gobblers

2pm     Hunting Field Turkeys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So make sure you are prepared when turkey season comes.  Get all the tips and advice from the pros.

R.Piedmonte

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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Easter Bunny Arrives!

Make your special Easter memories this year with the Easter Bunny at Bass Pro Shops Altoona...and, as always, it all FREE!

Free 4x6 photos, free crafts, and the very popular indoor Easter Egg hunt!

Here's the complete lineup for this weekend and next:

Free Photos with the Easter Bunny!

  • Saturdays and Sundays, March 28-29, April 4, and Easter Sunday, April 5:  11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Monday-Thursday, March 30 through April 2: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Good Friday, April 3 - 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

 

Free Easter Egg Hunt!

For kids ages 2-10!

Saturdays and Sundays, March 28-29, April 4 and Easter Sunday, April 5 - 2-3 p.m.

  • Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. at main entrance.
  • Hunt starts promptly at 2 p.m.
  • Kids find five eggs and exchange them for candy!

 

Free Crafts!

Saturday and Sunday, March 28-29, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.:

  • Color an Easter basket magnet (while supplies last/crafts may vary)

Friday, April 3, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.:

  • Color a wooden bunny

Saturday and Sunday, April 4-5, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.:

  • Color a wooden chick (while supplies last/crafts may vary) 

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Hop in to see the Easter Bunny!

Families are invited to celebrate Easter at Bass Pro Shops in Rossford, Ohio! Starting on March 28 through Easter on April 5, Bass Pro Shops will be hosting various events for families to enjoy.

There will be a free 4X6 photo with the Easter Bunny. Photo packages can be purchased such as the Bunny package, Jelly Bean package and Spring Package. He will be here on the following dates and times:

•    Saturdays and Sundays, March 28-29 and April 4-5   (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
•    Monday-Thursday, March 30 through April 2 (6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
•    Friday, April 3 (2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)

 

They will be hosting crafts on the weekends (March 28 & 29, April 3, 4 & 5) while supplies last. On Saturday and Sunday, March 28 and 29, kids can color an Easter basket magnet from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Friday, April 3 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. kids can color a wooden bunny. Kids can Color a wooden chick on Saturday and Sunday, April 4 and 5 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Easter would not be complete without an old-fashioned Easter Egg Hunt! Kids ages 2 to 10 are invited to come in on Saturdays and Sundays, March 28 & 29, April 4 & 5 and participate. Kids will find 5 Easter eggs to turn in for candy. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. and the hunt will start promptly at 2:00 p.m. and will run until 3:00 p.m.

For more details, please visit www.basspro.com/rossford, check out the Rossford Bass Pro Shops Facebook page, call (419)-891-3900 and/or feel free to stop in the store.

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Easter Event 2015

Once again, families are invited to visit the Easter Bunny when he HOPS in to Bass Pro Shops on March 28! Make your special Easter memories this year with free 4x6 photos, free crafts, and the very popular indoor Easter Egg hunt! You can even come see us after Easter services on Sunday morning and we have extended photo hours for Good Friday.

Here's the complete lineup:

Free Photos with the Easter Bunny!

  • Saturdays and Sundays, March 28-29, April 4, and Easter Sunday, April 5:  11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Monday-Thursday, March 30 through April 2: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Good Friday, April 3 - 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

 

Free Easter Egg Hunt!

For kids ages 2-10!

Saturdays and Sundays, March 28-29, April 4 and Easter Sunday, April 5 - 2-3 p.m.

  • Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. at main entrance.
  • Hunt starts promptly at 2 p.m.
  • Kids find five eggs and exchange them for candy!

 

Free Crafts!

Saturday and Sunday, March 28-29, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.:

  • Color an Easter basket magnet (while supplies last/crafts may vary)

Friday, April 3, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.:

  • Color a wooden bunny

Saturday and Sunday, April 4-5, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.:

  • Color a wooden chick (while supplies last/crafts may vary) 

      

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FREE Predator Calling Seminars this Saturday March 21st!

This Saturday March 21st we will be having FREE Predator Hunting seminars:

1pm: Tips on Predator Calling
- Learn tips on the use of various predator calls and selecting the right call for your hunt.

2pm: Predator Hunting- Decoys & Electronic Calling Devices
- Let our experts help you choose the right decoy and update you on the various electronic & hand calling devices for a successful predator hunt.

There will also be a chance for seminar attendees to enter for a chance to win a Caldwell DeadShot FieldPod (a $109 value!)
**The drawing will be held at the completion of the last seminar at 3pm. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN**

 

To view the predator sale ad click here.

 

 

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Hopping Down the Bunny Trail...

Spring has sprung and we are getting ready for that BIG white bunny to come hopping down the bunny trail straight to Bass Pro Shops Sevierville!

The Easter Bunny will be here from March 28- April 5 taking photos, hiding eggs, and making crafts with the kids!

Photos with the Easter Bunny

FREE 4x6 Photo

Saturdays and Sundays                   March 28-29, April 4-5                    11 am- 4 pm

Monday thru Thursday                      March 30-April 2                               6-8 pm

Friday                                                   April 3                                                  2-8 pm

           Easter photo packages will be offered and printed in-store

 

FREE Crafts

Saturday and Sunday                     March 28-29                                          1-4 pm

                Color an Easter Magnet

Friday                                                    April 3                                                  4-7 pm

                Color a Wooden Bunny

Saturday and Sunday                     April 4-5                                                  1-4 pm

                Color a Wooden Chick

FREE Easter Egg Hunt

Egg hunts will be on Saturday and Sunday of event- March 28-29 and April 4-5 for 1 hour only. Register in the Tracker Showroom at 1:30 pm, hunt will start promptly at 2 pm. Children ages 2-10 are invited to find 5 eggs and return them in exchange for candy.

 

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It's not ALL about that BASS !

I know it’s in our name (Bass Pro Shops) but we do specialize in ALL fishing here- it’s not all about that bass!

We have dedicated 2 weekends to all you trout fishermen out there.  The East Tennessee area is rich with streams and river systems that hold some of the best trout fishing in the Eastern United States.

The White River Fly Shop is where all the action will be March 7 and 14. Some of the best associates in the area will be there teaching you how to tie your own flies, the proper way to cast and what those illusive trout like to eat and when.

Saturday, March 7

1 pm                      Fly Tying                               Greg Kornichuk

4 pm                      Fly Casting                           Nick Oakes

Saturday, March 14

1 pm                      Fly Tying                               Greg Kornichuk

2:30 pm                Using Trout Magnets         Mark Pappas

4 pm                      Fly Casting                          Nick Oakes

 

We hope to see you soon in the fly shop!!!

 

 

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Dog Days Event!

 

March 6-7, & March 13-14
Free Seminars, Giveaways, Drawings and the ARL!

All dogs must be up-to-date on vaccinations, kept on a CLOSE leash, and under control. Owners are responsible for their dog's behavior. We will implement The Yellow Dog Project starting Saturday, March 7, supplying a yellow ribbon for those dogs who may need extra space. "The Yellow Dog Project seeks to educate appropriate ways to approach or make contact with a dog with permission of a dog owner only, whether or not a dog is a “yellow dog.” They also seek to promote the use of yellow ribbons to identify yellow dogs needing extra space."

Free Friday Seminars

Fridays, March 6 & 13 - 6 p.m.

Socializing & Crate Training Your Dog - presented by Adelhorst Kennels

Free Saturday Seminars

Saturday, March 7

11 a.m. – Teach Your Puppy to Sit and Heel

Presented by Retrieving Freedom!  Terrific national organization  headquartered in Iowa and Mississippi that trains dogs for veterans, children with Autism, and diabetic alert.

2 p.m. - Keeping Your Dog Safe in the Outdoors - Presented by Barks and Wags, Bondurant, IA

Saturday, March 14

11 a.m. - Teach Your Puppy to Sit and Heel

Presented by Pampered Pooch Bakery and Salon!

2 p.m. - Keeping Your Dog Safe in the Outdoors

Presented by Patrice Peterson-Keys, Polk County Conservation

Both Saturdays

11 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • Free photos with your dog, a certificate, and a paw print!
  • Free giveaways!
  • Special drawing to win one of three prizes, including a GoPro Fetch Dog Harness with camera mount!
  • Various local vendors will be on hand with information about training, grooming, etc.
  • Grooming demonstrations by Barks and Wags!
  • Both Saturdays, 3:15 - Jay and his K-9 therapy dog Zeus!
  • The first 100 customers at 11 a.m. each Saturday receive a doggie gift bag!
  • Free 4x6 photo and free download with your pooch, PLUS a free certificate with your dog's paw print with each photo!
  • Free dog treat with purchases on Friday and Saturday (while supplies last).

ARL of Iowa Adoption Event in the store - 10 a.m.-4 pm. both Saturdays

Microchipping Clinic by Anderson Animal Hospital - Saturday, March 14, 1-3 p.m. - $35, major credit card or cash payments accepted. No checks.

 

Silent Auction - Two doggie gift baskets, each valued over $250 and donated by Bass Pro Shops Altoona and Pampered Pooch, will be auctioned off. One each weekend, starting Friday and ending Saturday night. Money raised will go to Retrieving Freedom and the ARL! 

Dog Days Sweepstakes - Featuring a GoPro Hero4 Silver camera, plus a Fetch (Dog Harness) Mount

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Dog Days Family Event

Did you know that Bass Pro Shops is a dog friendly store? Well we are and we just love our dogs!  Those who bring their dogs in know you just can't come in and out quick here.  Why ?  Everyone stops you to talk about your dog, pet your dog, and of course any owner and dog, know to stop at the greeter because treats are always available.  Because we love our dogs so much we will be having a Dog Days Family Event at the store!  Check out what we have going on.

Dates:  March 6, March 13     6-8pm

            March 7, March 14    11-4pm

During the Event:

Enter for a Chance to Win 1 of 3 prizes!

(Need not be present to win)

 

1 GoPro Fetch Dog Harness with camera mount and a GoPro Hero 4 Silver Camera

2 PetSafe Drinkwell Stainless Steel Fountain

3 Petmate Dog Bed, Bowl, and Toy

 

Friday March 6 & March 13  6-8pm

6pm Seminar  Socializing & Crate Training Your Dog with Beth from Cayuga County Highland Search & Rescue

(1st 20 people with a dog  to attend the seminar get a Nite Ize S-biner)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Made Dog Treats with Recipe to the first 50 people with dogs

Craft:  Make a balloon dog

TBF Service Dogs in the Lobby

 

 

 

Saturday  March 7th and March 14th 11-4pm

First 100 people with dogs receive a doggie bag with a Hyper Pet tennis ball and a doggie bag dispenser with 1 roll of bags inside

Seminars:

11am - Teach Your Puppy to Sit and Heel

2pm - Keeping Your Dog Safe in the Outdoors

FREE Home Made Dog Treats to the first 100 people with a dog!

Dr. Heather Wiedrick will be here from the Rome Animal Hospital doing micro chipping for $20 and you get a 1 year registration FREE. on March 7th

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Thomas Gill will be here from the Brookside Veterinary Clinic on March 14th

Dr. Gill will be doing micro chipping for $76.  This includes all paperwork and he will mail it in for you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Max 200 Dog Obedience and Agility will be here from Port Byron, NY on March 7th and March 14th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TBF - Service Dogs  March 6th, 7th & March 13th, 14th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Muddy Paws Dog Grooming will be here Saturday March 7th.  Talk with professionals on why grooming is so important to your pets health!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wag In Tail & Bubbles & Bows Dog Grooming will be here on March 14th to talk about pet health and why grooming in the winter months are so important!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cayuga County Highland Search & Rescue will be here with one of their search & rescue dogs! March 14th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please feel free to go on our Bass Pro Facebook page and join our Dog Event. The picture with the most likes will receive a doggie gift basket!  www.facebook.com/bpsauburn

 

 

March 7th & March 14th

Receive a FREE Photo of you and your dog as well as a certificate with your dogs paw print on it.  All ink is baby safe and we will have dog approved wipes to take the ink off.

 

So stop on down to Bass Pro Shop and share with us the celebration of dogs!

Robin Piedmonte - Events Coordinator

 

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This Weekend at Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Welcome Wrestlers and Hunters!

BUSY weekend in Central Iowa with two world-renowned events - The Iowa Boys State Wrestling Tournament and the National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic!

While you're in town for both, stop out to the store and say hello - expect to see many of you here!

While you're downtown at either event, stop by our King of Buck's exhibit and "base camp" at the National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic. This exhibit is like no other - you will get to see the top, majestic, world class, internationally famous mounts up close and personal.

Here's what will be going on at the store when you stop by:

Try Before You Buy!

Saturday - Our Gifts Department is handing out samples of biscuits and gravy made with Uncle Buck's Biscuit and Gravy Mixes.

Girl Scout Cookie Time!

Girl Scouts and Brownies are in the house, selling those famous cookies!

Saturday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Girl Scout Troop 1006

Sunday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Brownie Troop 624

Saturday, Feb. 21 - Dog Demo - 3:30 p.m.

Jay Green and his therapy dog Zeus go through the paces of being a good dog!

Speaking of Dogs...

The Dog Days Event is coming! You and Fido REALLY don't want to miss this! Seminars, giveaways, microchipping, and more...watch our Facebook page and store page for details! #bassprodogdays

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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Something for Everyone!

It's the final weekend of the Spring Fishing Classic and we have something for EVERYONE!  Tips from local pros, free kids activities and a special workshop for the ladies!

Additionally, your last chance to trade-in those rods and reels for savings on new ones. Remember, all traded-in reels and rods are given to youth and veterans programs.

Local Pros and Tips Seminars

Our Bass Pro Shops Altoona Pro Staff, Lance Baker and Kary Ray, along with Kent Petersen from our Fishing Department offer up their tips in this lineup of seminars:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015

7 P.M. – Proven Bass Patterns

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14 & 15, 2015

11:00 A.M. – Unlock the Secrets of Electronics to Improve Fishing Success
1:00 P.M. – High-Percentage Baits (Tank Demo)
2:00 P.M. – The Baitfish Connection: Understanding Seasonal Movement
4:00 P.M. – Stealth Fishing: Successful Kayak Strategies

Outdoor Cooking and Fishing Tips for Women
Saturday, February 14, 3 p.m.

Join us for this seminar full of information on fishing and outdoor cooking tips - two great topics in one seminar! Our guest http://cdn2.content.compendiumblog.com/uploads/user/a4e707ba-e52c-41ea-b5df-e22be41ea981/b5dc6cd8-b61c-457b-8269-7fbc426408c2/Image/73280b015ac16df418fc308cd6b3cad4/bow_logo_150_150_1_12_2010_16_25_53.JPGworkshop leaders are the folks from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Becoming an Outdoor Woman program. They'll have tips for fishing, outdoor cooking and also talk more about the Becoming an Outdoor Woman event...the next one is in April!

Next Generation Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 14 and 15 - Noon - 5 p.m.

Another two afternoons of FREE events for kids, including crafts, casting bucket challenge, AND the famous Kids Fishing Workshops! Bring the kids out to celebrate the coming of warmer weather and fishing!

Free 4x6 Photo Download - A magazine-cover style photo of the child holding a replica fish.

Free Kids' Craft - Color a wooden standup fish!


Kids' Fishing Workshops!

Saturday and Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. or 4:30 p.m.

Get your kids thinking about fishing, and LIKE a fish, with our FREE Kids' Fishing Workshops! Guaranteed fun, interactive, and educational!  Kids get a certificate for completing a workshop and the first 25 at each workshop receive a lanyard!

2:30 kids' workshop - Presented by Barb Gigar, Iowa Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Education Program

4:30 kids' workshop - Presented by our Bass Pro Shops Altoona Pro Staff Lance Baker and Kary Ray

- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/2015-spring-fishing-classic-next-generation-weekend#sthash.YywstlSj.dpuf

Casting Challenge - Kids receive a fish-shaped water bottle when they complete the challenge!
Free 4x6 photo download
Free Craft - A wooden fish stand-up! (While supplies last)

Kids' Fishing Workshops!

Saturday and Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. or 4:30 p.m.

Get your kids thinking about fishing, and LIKE a fish, with our FREE Kids' Fishing Workshops! Guaranteed fun, interactive, and educational!  Kids get a certificate for completing a workshop and the first 25 at each workshop receive a lanyard!

2:30 kids' workshop - Presented by Barb Gigar, Iowa Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Education Program

4:30 kids' workshop - Presented by our Bass Pro Shops Altoona Pro Staff Lance Baker and Kary Ray

- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia#sthash.oxxe9Y0R.dpuf

Kids' Fishing Workshops!

Saturday and Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. or 4:30 p.m.

Get your kids thinking about fishing, and LIKE a fish, with our FREE Kids' Fishing Workshops! Guaranteed fun, interactive, and educational!  Kids get a certificate for completing a workshop and the first 25 at each workshop receive a lanyard!

2:30 kids' workshop - Presented by Barb Gigar, Iowa Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Education Program

4:30 kids' workshop - Presented by our Bass Pro Shops Altoona Pro Staff Lance Baker and Kary Ray

- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/2015-spring-fishing-classic-next-generation-weekend#sthash.YywstlSj.dpuf

Kids' Fishing Workshops!

Feb. 14 & 15, 2:30 p.m. or 4:30 p.m.

Get your kids thinking about fishing, and LIKE a fish, with our FREE Kids' Fishing Workshops! Guaranteed fun, interactive, and educational!  Kids get a certificate for completing a workshop and the first 25 at each workshop receive a lanyard!

2:30 kids' workshop - Presented by Barb Gigar, Iowa Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Education Program
4:30 kids' workshop - Presented by our Bass Pro Shops Altoona Pro Staff Lance Baker and Kary Ray

Also, This Weekend:

Try Before You Buy!

Our Gifts Department is handing out samples of pork loin with our Bob Timberlake Savory Apple Cinnamon BBQ Sauce on Saturday, 2/14, and Zesty Habanero BBQ Sauce on Sunday, 2/15, Noon-4 p.m., while supplies last, by the Sunglass Counter.

It's Girl Scout Cookie Time!

They're ba-a-ack! Brownies and Girl Scouts will be in our store for a month selling those delectable bites!

Friday, 4-6 p.m., and Saturday, 11a.m.-3 p.m. - Brownie Troop 1006 is in the house.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Girl Scout Troop 256 is here!

 

Women's Outdoor Cooking & Fishing Tips

Two great topics in one seminar! Join our guest workshop leaders from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program for fishing and outdoor cooking tips, plus learn more about the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekends!

- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/2015-spring-fishing-classic-lineup#sthash.sP6zzDc6.dpuf

Women's Outdoor Cooking & Fishing Tips

Two great topics in one seminar! Join our guest workshop leaders from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program for fishing and outdoor cooking tips, plus learn more about the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekends!

- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/2015-spring-fishing-classic-lineup#sthash.sP6zzDc6.dpuf

Women's Outdoor Cooking & Fishing Tips

Two great topics in one seminar! Join our guest workshop leaders from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program for fishing and outdoor cooking tips, plus learn more about the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekends!

- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/2015-spring-fishing-classic-lineup#sthash.sP6zzDc6.dpuf
Two great topics in one seminar! Join our guest workshop leaders from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program for fishing and outdoor cooking tips, plus learn more about the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekends! - See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/2015-spring-fishing-classic-lineup#sthash.aT3w2k8n.dpuf
Two great topics in one seminar! Join our guest workshop leaders from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program for fishing and outdoor cooking tips, plus learn more about the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekends! - See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/2015-spring-fishing-classic-lineup#sthash.aT3w2k8n.dpuf
Two great topics in one seminar! Join our guest workshop leaders from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program for fishing and outdoor cooking tips, plus learn more about the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekends! - See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/2015-spring-fishing-classic-lineup#sthash.aT3w2k8n.dpuf
Two great topics in one seminar! Join our guest workshop leaders from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program for fishing and outdoor cooking tips, plus learn more about the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekends! - See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/2015-spring-fishing-classic-lineup#sthash.aT3w2k8n.dpuf
Two great topics in one seminar! Join our guest workshop leaders from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program for fishing and outdoor cooking tips, plus learn more about the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekends! - See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/2015-spring-fishing-classic-lineup#sthash.aT3w2k8n.dpuf
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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - 2015 Spring Fishing Classic!

With all this snow, we're READY to talk spring! The Spring Fishing Classic kicks off this Friday, February 6! Ten days of deals, promotions, seminars and, of course, our Next Generation weekend just for kids!

Here's this weekend's line up!

Friday, February 6

The Spring Fishing Classic begins!

Throughout the Classic (Feb. 6-15) enjoy these promotions!

  • Rod and Reel Trade-In: Trade in your old reel and save even more on a new one! Trade in your old rod and save on a new one of those, too!  Not only does the event now last for the duration of the Classic, it also now includes fly rods and reels!

Rods and reels must not be broken...they are donated to Lake View Camp in Pella, Boy Scouts, the DNR, and Wounded Warriors.

  • Instant Rebate - Use your Bass Pro Shops MasterCard to buy new gear and receive an instant rebate up to $100. Use any other MasterCard and receive an instant rebate up to $50. Details and limitations at www.basspro.com/classic!
     

Uncle Buck's Fish BatterSaturday, February 7

Fried Fish Sampling - 2-5 p.m. We're frying up fish using Uncle Buck's Fish Batter in Original, Mild, and Hot & Spicy (by the aquarium, while supplies last).

Try Before You Buy - Noon-4 p.m. Our Gifts Department will also be serving up samples of Uncle Buck's Summer Sausage with Cherith Valley Mustard (by the Sunglasses Counter, while supplies last).

Pro Staff - Pro Staff Lance Baker, representing Daiwa, and Kary Ray, representing Lowrance products, will be in the store to answer your questions!

Sunday, February 8

BassMaster University - 2 p.m.

We welcome National Pro and Walleye Champion Chase Parsons! Check out the link to hear what Chase will be talking about!
 

Try Before You Buy - Noon-4 p.m. The Gifts Department will handing out samples of our various Uncle Buck's Extra Large Virginia Peanuts (by the Sunglasses Counter, while supplies last)!

Maui Jim Vendor - Find out more about Maui Jim Sunglasses - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. - A vendor rep will be at the sunglasses counter to answer questions!

Legal Heat - Concealed Carry classes will be held Sunday. Visit www.mylegalheat.com to register!

 

Coming up for the second weekend of the Classic?

Next Generation Weekend, Women's Outdoor Cooking and Fishing Tips, and Local Pro Seminars!

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2015 Spring Fishing Classic

 

Spring fever has already set in….

The Bass Pro Shops Spring Fishing Classic will be here before you know it. February 6-15 we have 10 days packed full of information, visits from the pros, family events and yes I think there is a sale on the latest gear.

If you need an upgrade on your current Rod and Reel, bring them in during our trade in days. The Rod and Reel Trade-In program is a great way for you to donate your gently used gear to area youth organizations while you get to save $$$ on that new rod and / reel you have your eye on.

Bass Master University will kick off the event on February 6 with fishing pros Dennis Tietje, Andy Montgomery and Cliff Crochet. And make sure you don’t miss Ott DeFoe on Sunday, February 8 at 1 pm.

 

Feb 6

                5 pm      Dennis Tietje

                6 pm      Andy Montgomery

                7 pm      Ralph Riley- Learn tips and techniques of various styles of Crappie Fishing

         8 pm      Cliff Crochet

 

Feb 7

 

        11 am    Ralph Riley-Learn tips and techniques of various styles of Crappie Fishing

                12 pm    Andy Montgomery

                1 pm      Cliff Crochet

                2 pm      Ralph Riley

                3 pm      Dennis Tietje

 

Feb 8

                1 pm      Ott DeFoe

                2 pm      Dennis Tietje

                3 pm      Cliff Crochet

               

 

Our Local Bass Pro Shops Fishing Pro Staff will be with us February 13-15 for many more educational seminars.

Feb 13

7 pm      Proven Spring Bass Patterns

 

Feb 14

               

                11 am      Unlock the Secrets of Electronics to Improve your Fishing Success

    2 pm      The Baitfish Connection: Understanding Seasonal Movements will help you Catch more Fish

                  3 pm      Women’s Fishing and Outdoor Cooking Tips

                  4 pm      Stealth Fishing: Kayak Strategies

 

 

Feb 15

 

11 am      Unlock the Secrets of Electronics to Improve your Fishing Success

2 pm      The Baitfish Connection: Understanding Seasonal Movements will help you Catch more Fish

               4 pm      Stealth Fishing: Kayak Strategies

  • First 25 customers to attend advertised seminar on Friday- Sunday will receive a Spring Fishing Classic logo tumbler

And I can’t forget The Next Generation Weekend!!

Feb 14-15            Next Generation Weekend

               

                                Casting Challenge            12-5 pm

                                Photos                                  12-5 pm

                                Kids Workshop                  2:30 & 4:30

                                Free Crafts                          12-5 pm

                **Giveaway- fish shaped water bottle for kids who complete the casting challenge**

 

Whether you are a seasoned fisherman or just starting out, there is a place for you here.

~The Events Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

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IT'S CRAPPIE MADNESS!!!

 

Its Crappie Madness time at Bass Pro Shops in Sevierville, Tn.

We have dedicated two weekends entirely to crappie fishing - just for you! On January 30-31 and

February 6-7, we have seminars for you to learn tips and techniques of various styles of crappie fishing from our local pro staff and some of the industry’s top professionals.

 

Friday Events- January 30

  • FREE photo download available for “You on the cover with a trophy fish!”   5-8 pm
  • Seminar with our Local BPS Fishing Pro Staff        7 pm

 

Saturday, January 31, bring the whole family- we have seminars, photos, and a kids casting challenge.

Saturday Events- January 31

  • Seminars                                             11 am & 2 pm
  • Photos                                                  12-5 pm
  • Casting Challenge                              1-5 pm
  • Fried Fish Sampling                           2-5 pm

 

The final weekend on February 6-7 we are proud to have Garland Pro Ralph Riley with us discussing his techniques for crappie fishing.

 

 

Friday, February 6            7 pm

 

Saturday, February 7      11 am & 2 pm

 

We look forward to seeing you soon.

~The Events Team

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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Last weekend for Santa!

This is it! The last weekend to see Santa! We can guarantee you it will be busy -- we will start handing out Bass Passes as soon as the store opens on Saturday at 9 a.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m.

Remember, you must have a Bass Pass to see Santa. This pass holds a virtual spot in line for you, so you can shop, enjoy Santa's Wonderland and wander around the store until your designated time is called. It allows you to not have to stand in line the whole time. 

Santa's Wonderland Hours now through Dec. 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The free craft through Sunday, Dec. 21 is a stick soldier ornament!

The craft for Dec. 22-24 is decorating an owl cookie! Yum!

 

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There are two weeks left in our Warm Kids Campaign! Bring your NEW hats, gloves/mittens, and boots to our lobby for use in the SE Polk elementary schools!

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Friday, Dec. 19 - Outdoor Rewards Night - 6-9 p.m.!

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Santa's Wonderland Hours Extended

In an effort to see as many children as possible, Santa has extended his hours during the day at Bass Pro Shops Altoona!

Santa

Starting Monday, Dec. 7, Santa is here from 10 a.m. -8 p.m., Monday through Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Remember, you must have a Bass Pass to see Santa. This free pass alleviates those long waits in line to see Santa. Once the wait in line hits 30 minutes, we start handing out Bass Passes. This pass holds a virtual spot in line for you, which allows you to enjoy Santa's Wonderland and shop until your designated time arrives. We ALWAYS use the Bass Pass on weekends.
IF THE DEMAND TO SEE SANTA WARRANTS, EVEN DURING THE WEEK, WE WILL START HANDING OUT BASS PASSES BEFORE SANTA'S SCHEDULED START TIME.


Best advice? Come early and during the week to possible have shorter wait times. #santaswonderland

Free Crafts

Our ornament crafts continue! This week's craft is this adorable foam bird ornament on December 7, then our Santa bobber ornament Monday, Dec. 8-14.

Free crafts are available from noon-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and 5-7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Craft hours remain the same through Dec. 23 and change on the 24th.

Free Games and Activities

The free games and activities are always available during store hours, including the remote controlled trucks, and foam shooting ranges, as well as the toy shop and great yummy goodies to buy!

For complete details and times visit www.basspro.com/santa

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Santa's Wonderland Hours Dec. 1-6

Cold days, shortened school days, ANY day is a fun day to come to Santa's Wonderland. As we near Christmas, a day during the week is especially good! Here is the lineup for December 1-6:

Santa

Santa is here from 3-8 p.m., this Monday through Friday (Dec. 1-5), then Saturday 10-8 and Sunday noon-5 p.m.

These hours will change starting December 7!
Visit www.basspro.com/santa for future times!

Remember, you must have a Bass Pass to see Santa. This free pass alleviates those long waits in line to see Santa. Once the wait in line hits 30 minutes, we start handing out Bass Passes. This pass holds a virtual spot in line for you, which allows you to enjoy Santa's Wonderland and shop until your designated time arrives. We ALWAYS use the Bass Pass on weekends.
IF THE DEMAND TO SEE SANTA WARRANTS, EVEN DURING THE WEEK, WE
WILL START HANDING OUT BASS PASSES BEFORE SANTA'S SCHEDULED START TIME.

Best advice? Come early in the season and during the week for shorter wait times. #santaswonderland

Free Crafts

Most of the crafts each week is an ornament for the kids to hand on the tree! The last three days (Dec. 22-24) will be decorating a large iced cookie! This week's craft is this adorable foam bird ornament!

Free crafts will be available from Monday, Dec. 1-Friday, Dec. 5 5-7 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday, Noon-5 p.m. Craft hours remain the same through Dec. 23 and change on the 24th.

Free Games and Activities

The free games and activities are always available during store hours, including the remote controlled trucks, and foam shooting ranges, as well as the toy shop and great yummy goodies to buy!

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Extended Hours for Santa’s Wonderland!

Things are getting into overdrive at our store, and Santa’s Wonderland is a big part of that! So soon we will be having extended hours to give more people a chance to make an awesome and FREE holiday memory!

Starting December 8th and going until December 20th:

Pictures with Santa: 10:00AM- 8:00PM

Carousel: Same as Pictures with Santa

Crafts Monday through Friday: 5:00PM-7:00PM

Crafts Saturdays and Sundays: Noon-5:00PM

All other activities and attractions will be going from Open to Close.

Our store's holiday hours will also be:

12/1 thru 12/23 – 9AM-10PM

12/24- Christmas Eve- 8AM-6PM

12/25- Christmas Day- CLOSED

12/26 thru 12/30- 9AM-9PM

12/31 & 1/1 – New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day – 9AM-6PM

1/2- Resume Normal Business Hours- 9AM-9PM

December 21st until December 23rd:

Pictures with Santa: 10:00AM-8:00PM

Carousel: Same as Pictures with Santa

Crafts- Sunday, Monday, Tuesday: Noon-5:00PM

December 24th:

Pictures with Santa: 10AM-5PM

Crafts- Wednesday: 3:00PM-5:00PM

All other activities and attractions will be going from Open to Close.

Remember to always call ahead and see how busy we are at: 602-606-5600! And keep to the plan!

-Giddy-Up!!

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Super Weekend!!!

Black Friday is only the beginning of the fun at Bass Pro Shops!! We have planned a SUPER Weekend with our 5 Day Sale items and Super Saturday and Sunday Giveaways!

Be one of the first 100 customers to enter the store on Saturday, November 29 and receive a FREE Bass Pro Shops Knife!!!

On Sunday, November 30, the first 100 will receive a FREE Rattlin' Rapala Lure!! (differs from lure pictured below)

After you enter the store - right in the lobby sign up for our Super Weekend Sweepstakes. We will have 2 drawings EVERY hour from 10:30 am -5:30 pm. Each hour we will have 2 drawings- one for a prize and one for a Bass Pro Shops Gift Card.

In-store only promotion! You do not have to be present to win. Must be 21 yrs of age for door prizes and to enter.


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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Santa's Wonderland

Santa's Wonderland is in full swing! But this is the last weekend to take advantage of our Photo Christmas Card Package offer - only $5 for 10 cards and envelopes! Limit 3 per family. Additionally, we have special hours for Santa on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday! Santa wouldn't miss those specials!

Word to the Wise:

In order to alleviate those long waits in line to see Santa, we use the Bass Pass system. Once the wait in line hits 30 minutes, we start handing out Bass Passes. This pass holds a virtual spot in line for you, which allows you to enjoy Santa's Wonderland and shop until your designated time arrives. We ALWAYS use the Bass Pass on weekends. IF THE DEMAND TO SEE SANTA WARRANTS, WE WILL START HANDING OUT BASS PASSES BEFORE SANTA'S SCHEDULED START TIME.

Best advice? Come early in the season and during the week for shorter wait times.

Share your Santa's Wonderland moments on Facebook and add #santaswonderland!

Free Crafts:

The craft through Nov. 23: Decorate a stuffed reindeer!

Nov. 24-30: Color a plaster ornament!

 

 

Santa's Wonderland Hours Now through Dec 6

  Free Photo
with Santa
Free Crafts Free Games
& Activities
Monday-Friday 3-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
Saturday 10am-8pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
Sunday Noon-5pm Noon-5pm

Open to Close

Special Hours - U.S. Locations Only

  Free Photo
with Santa
Free Crafts Free Games
& Activities
Thanksgiving - Nov 27* 10am-5pm 3-5pm Open to Close
Friday - Nov 28 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
*Foxborough, MA location is closed on Thanksgiving

 

December 7-24

Monday - Friday* 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
Saturday 10am-8pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
Sunday 10am-5pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
*Wednesday Dec 24 Photo Hours 10am-5pm, Crafts 3-5pm
- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/santas-wonderland-2014#sthash.CV62GQ1u.dpuf

 Special Hours - U.S. Locations Only

  Free Photo
with Santa
Free Crafts Free Games
& Activities
Thanksgiving - Nov 27* 10am-5pm 3-5pm Open to Close
Friday - Nov 28 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
*Foxborough, MA location is closed on Thanksgiving
       

 

 

 

Hours change starting December 7!

For complete details visit www.basspro.com/santa!

       
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Like us @  Bass Pro Shops Altoona
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Special Hours - U.S. Locations Only

  Free Photo
with Santa
Free Crafts Free Games
& Activities
Thanksgiving - Nov 27* 10am-5pm 3-5pm Open to Close
Friday - Nov 28 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
*Foxborough, MA location is closed on Thanksgiving

 

December 7-24

Monday - Friday* 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
Saturday 10am-8pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
Sunday 10am-5pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
*Wednesday Dec 24 Photo Hours 10am-5pm, Crafts 3-5pm
- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/santas-wonderland-2014#sthash.CV62GQ1u.dpuf

Special Hours - U.S. Locations Only

  Free Photo
with Santa
Free Crafts Free Games
& Activities
Thanksgiving - Nov 27* 10am-5pm 3-5pm Open to Close
Friday - Nov 28 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
*Foxborough, MA location is closed on Thanksgiving

 

December 7-24

Monday - Friday* 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
Saturday 10am-8pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
Sunday 10am-5pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
*Wednesday Dec 24 Photo Hours 10am-5pm, Crafts 3-5pm
- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/santas-wonderland-2014#sthash.CV62GQ1u.dpuf

Special Hours - U.S. Locations Only

  Free Photo
with Santa
Free Crafts Free Games
& Activities
Thanksgiving - Nov 27* 10am-5pm 3-5pm Open to Close
Friday - Nov 28 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
*Foxborough, MA location is closed on Thanksgiving

 

December 7-24

Monday - Friday* 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
Saturday 10am-8pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
Sunday 10am-5pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
*Wednesday Dec 24 Photo Hours 10am-5pm, Crafts 3-5pm
- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/santas-wonderland-2014#sthash.CV62GQ1u.dpuf

Special Hours - U.S. Locations Only

  Free Photo
with Santa
Free Crafts Free Games
& Activities
Thanksgiving - Nov 27* 10am-5pm 3-5pm Open to Close
Friday - Nov 28 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
*Foxborough, MA location is closed on Thanksgiving

 

December 7-24

Monday - Friday* 10am-8pm 5-7pm Open to Close
Saturday 10am-8pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
Sunday 10am-5pm Noon-5pm Open to Close
*Wednesday Dec 24 Photo Hours 10am-5pm, Crafts 3-5pm
- See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/santas-wonderland-2014#sthash.CV62GQ1u.dpuf
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