Fall Fishing Classic- 2014

So right now, things are starting to cool down with the weather but elsewhere things are heating up! Dove season opened for most of this country on Labor Day and many hunters are back out in the field. But what about our fishermen and their waters? Well seasons change and so does the fishing.  Luckily for you fishermen, we will have our Fall Fishing Classic again this year!

It will be Saturday and Sunday, September 27th and 28th. It starts at Noon and runs until 5PM.

Of course we will have a section for our younger generation, but this event will also focus on us adults.

For the kids we will be having a Beginning Fishing Workshop from Noon until 2PM. We will be doing seminars near our White River Fly Shop to cover the basics of “getting hooked” on fishing. During that same time we will also be doing Casting Practice right outside at our Back Pond. We will have fishing poles there, but feel free to bring your own if you want! There’s only one way to get to know your fishing setup and that is practice! From 1PM-3PM we will also have Color Your Own Tackle Box Crafts near our Fudge Department.

For the adults we will have three seminars each day.


1pm: Where did the fish go?

2pm: Which Rod and Reel?

3pm: Local Fishing Areas


1pm: Fall Fishing Tackle Box

2pm: Fall Weather Transitions

3pm: Preparing your Boat

 Sometimes the best tool in a fisherman’s tackle box is knowledge, and we aim to give you some!  We will also be giving away Collapsible Water Bottles to the first 25 Customers to attend 2pm Seminars each day.                                                    

Our very own fishy friends at our store will also take in some of the Fall Fishing Classic splendor as they will be fed both days at 2PM! If you have never seen this, be sure to “catch” it at least once! We had a great time last year and hope you join us for this one!



This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona

On your way to or from the football games this weekend? Stop by Bass Pro Shops Altoona and load up on tailgating supplies! Just inside the store, you'll find our tailgating display with everything you need for football fun - chairs, coozies,  outdoor games, and snacks, like JERKY!

Meat Snack Madness!It's our annual MEAT SNACK MADNESS sale!

Load up on Uncle Buck's jerky, steak jerky and bacon jerky just 2/$8, and large bags 2/$12. Have to buy two of the same size for discount - no discount on one large bag and one small bag. In store only!

While you're here, take a stroll through our Apparel Departments. The Clearance aisle - the diagonal between the Men's and Ladies' Apparel Departments - is loaded with items for ladies and men, we have TONS of new Under Armour items for women and men, and we have cute new kids' apparel in, too!

Try Before You Buy

Saturday, September 6 - We're serving up onion ring samples made with our Uncle Buck's Beer Batter!  Noon-4 p.m., while supplies last.

Sunday, September 7 - Try out Uncle Buck's Summer Sausage and Cherith Valley Jalapeno-Cilantro Mustard! Noon-4 p.m., while supplies last.


Boy Scouts of America


Reminder - September is Boy Scout Month at Bass Pro Shops Altoona and we're hosting classes to help Scouts work toward their Merit Badges in Rifle Shooting and Fishing, on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 6 p.m. according to the schedule below. Scouts must be registered ahead of time by stopping at Customer Service or calling the store. Scout masters and parents are strongly encouraged to stay with their scouts attending the classes.

Thursday, September 4 - Rifle Shooting
Tuesday, September 9 - Rifle Shooting
Thursday, September 11 - Fishing
Tuesday, September 16 - Fishing
Thursday, September 18 - Rifle Shooting
Tuesday, September 23 - Rifle Shooting
Thursday, September 25 - Fishing

Coming Up? September 27 and 28 - Fall Fishing Event!

Beginning Fishing for Kids Workshop, crafts, and Fishing Seminars with our Local Pros and experts!  


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Join Us on a Camping Experience

Have you ever purchased a tent only to take it home and realize that you needed more instruction than just pictures? Or have you set up a tent only to realize that you have extra parts left over and you're not really sure where they go? Well, come on out to our "Experience Weekend" and let our knowledgeable camping staff assist you with all of your camping woes. On September 13 from 10am to 5pm and September 14 from 12pm to 5pm, our staff will be outside setting up and taking down various Ascend and BassPro Shops tents. They will be available for any questions regarding the tents or any other camping needs that you may have.


Check out this Ascend H2.2 two person tent that comfortably sleeps two. It's great for hiking, as it is light-weight (5lbs 12oz) and packs easily. Come see for yourself how quickly the set up and take down can be with only one person. The 70D nylon tub-style floor that features a 3000mm PU coating to keep moisture from seeping through from the ground. To get info on this tent before you come experience it, go to /

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If you are looking for a tent with a family in mind, check out our Bass Pro Shops 8-person Speed Frame tent for only $279.99. This tent has amazing room for large families and can accommodate two queen size air beds. This tent features a speed-frame steel pole frame that is pre-attached to the tent body for quick and easy setup. Come experience the inside of this tent and all of the features that it has to offer. 


Whether you are a family camper or an adventurous explorer, Bass Pro Shops will have the tent you are looking for. Come experience these tents for yourself before you buy them. Our camping staff will be happy to assist you with all of your camping needs. If camping is not what you are interested in, check out the experiences in our other departments including hunting and archery, (http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-leeds-al/experience-bass-pro-shops-archery-and-hunting-department) as well as marine, camo apparel, apparel, and fishing. If you can't make the first Experience Weekend, join us for the next one on September 27th from 10am-5pm and September 28th from 12pm-5pm.



Labor Day Hometown Festival/Honoring Hometown Heroes

Our Labor Day/Hometown Festival will be held August 30th and 31st and will have many fun events for everyone in the family.

Each day from Noon to 5pm we will have Free family activities that include our duck pond, casting buckets, metal detector demo, free photo download, free craft and free face painting. We will also be giving away two $25 Bass Pro Shops gift cards to lucky winners that enter our drawings each day.

On each day from 1pm to 4pm we will be serving free hotdogs, and from 4pm to 5pm we will be doing an ice cream making demonstration and giving out yummy samples !!

On Saturday August 30th from 2pm to 4pm we will be honoring our Hometown Heroes with hourly drawings and free fish sampling !!! Any and all veterans, police, firefighters, paramedics, military personnel, soldiers and teachers are welcome to join us for this event to say thanks for what you do for us !!!

We will also have product demonstrations on both Saturday and Sunday:

1:30pm Stoked to Smoke: How to Smoke Meat Right

2:30pm Backyard Chef: Picking the Right Grill

3:30pm Going Dutch: Dutch Oven Cooking Made Easy




This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Hometown Festival and Heroes!

The last official weekend of summer! Labor Day campers, football fans, holiday visitors, and Hy-Vee Triathlon viewers will all be in our store this weekend...plus families looking for some good old-fashioned fun on a rainy day!

Saturday, 8/30 & Sunday, 8/31 - Noon-5 p.m.

Duck Pond
Metal detector treasure hunt
Casting buckets
Face painting
Free Craft
Free photo download
Two $25 gift cards given away each day!

Outdoor Cooking Seminars Both Days
1:30pm - Stoked to Smoke: How to Smoke Meat Right
2:30pm - Backyard Chef: Picking the Right Grill
3:30pm - Going Dutch: Dutch Oven Cooking Made Easy

Free Hot Dogs and Ice Cream Samples - Saturday and Sunday Aug. 30 & 31
Hot Dogs 1-4pm
Ice cream 4-5pm

Honoring Hometown Heroes Event - Bass Pro Shops AltoonaNEW this year - Honoring our Hometown Heroes - special drawings from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, for veterans, active duty military and military personnel, law enforcement, fire fighters, paramedics, and teachers!



Try Before You Buy!

Our Gifts Department will be serving up a fish fry for our Hometown Heroes on Aug. 30 with Uncle Buck's Original Fish Batter.

Aug. 31- They're serving up Uncle Buck’s Biscuits and Gravy!

Coming up?

Boy Scout Donation Month and Merit Badge classes at Bass Pro Shops! The classes begin September 2 and will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. to help scouts work toward their Fishing and Rifle Shooting Badges. The schedule varies and you must pre-register in person at Customer Service or call the store at 515-957-5500.


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Labor Day Event

Come on down for our AWESOME Labor Day Event on Saturday and Sunday, August 30th and 31st!  There will be fun for the whole family!  We will be honoring our Hometown Heroes, as well as having free activities, free food, and giveaways!

On Saturday, August 30th from 2-4 we will be honoring our hometown heroes.  Some of these everyday heroes work tirelessly and seldom receive thanks for their hard work.  We more often complain about some of our heroes, like teachers and police officers, when they strive to educate us and keep us safe.  Veterans, soldiers and military personnel do not receive enough thanks for their sacrifices.  Please come out and thank them for all they do!

There are also many activities all weekend for the kids to participate in!  We will be having a duck pond, a metal detector treasure hunt and casting buckets; all with prizes!  There will also be face painting, crafts and coloring sheets!

Let’s not forget the adults!  On August 30th, from 2-4, we will be having drawings every hour, on the hour!

  • 2:00 – Bass Pro Shops $50.00 gift card
  • 3:00 – Maui Jim Sunglasses
  • 4:00 – Yeti Cooler

There will also be 2 $25.00 Bass Pro Shops gift card giveaways each day!  There will also be Free Hot Dogs from 1-4 and Free Homemade Ice Cream from 4-5 each day.  We will also be a Free #14 show car photo opportunity!  Both days we will have three outdoor cooking seminars! 

  • 1:30 – Stoked to Smoke: How to Smoke Meat Right
  • 2:30 – Backyard Chef: Picking the Right Grill
  • 3:30 – Going Dutch: Dutch Oven Cooking Made Easy

Come join us for a family, fun-packed weekend!


It's a Hometown Festival

It's the last holiday weekend of summer - send summer out in style with our old-fashioned Hometown Festival!

Bass Pro Shops Altoona Hometown Festival

Saturday and Sunday, August 30 & 31
Labor Day Weekend

Noon-5 p.m.

To us, a Hometown Festival means fun and food...and we'll have both!

Here's the lineup of events:

  • Duck Pond - Kids pick a duck for a cool prize!
  • Metal detector treasure hunt
  • Casting buckets
  • Face painting
  • Free Craft - Color an Owl Backpack Clip!
  • Free photo download - like you're in the #14 car!

Two $25 gift cards given away each day!

Outdoor Cooking Seminars Both Days
1:30 p.m. - Stoked to Smoke: How to Smoke Meat Right
2:30 p.m. - Backyard Chef: Picking the Right Grill
3:30 p.m. - Going Dutch: Dutch Oven Cooking Made Easy

Free Hot Dogs and Ice Cream Samples - Both days!
Hot Dogs 1-4 p.m.
Ice cream 4-5 p.m.

Plus, these free food samples!
August 30 - Uncle Buck’s Pancakes and Uncle Buck’s Syrup
August 31 - Uncle Buck’s Biscuits and Gravy

Additionally, on Saturday, August 30, we recognize our hometown heroes - special drawings only for veterans, soldiers, military personnel, law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics, and teachers!

Honoring our Hometown Heroes


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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Bacon Ketchup!

There's always SOMETHING going on at our store on the weekend! While some weekends are a little quieter, like this one, that just means we're gearing up for another event down the road!Captain Thom's Slappin' Fat Bacon Ketchup

Saturday, August 23 - Try Before you Buy!

Our Gifts Department is offering up hush puppy samples made from  Uncle Buck’s Hush Puppy mix...plus dip them in Captain Thom’s Slappin’ Fat Bacon Ketchup...YUM!  Everything tastes better with bacon in it!  Grab a hush puppy and dip it by the Sunglasses Counter between Noon & 4 p.m. 

Sunday, August 24 - Legal Heat Class

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the White River Fly Shop.Lega Heat

One class qualifies you to apply for permits in Iowa, Utah, and Arizona, expanding the states you can carry in to 36. Taught by nationally known Legal Heat, the class is about four hours long and only $75. Please register ahead of time at www.mylegalheat.com.

Coming Up?

Labor Day Hometown Festival!It's a Hometown Festival for Labor Day! Two days of fun events for kids, plus free hot dogs and ice cream samples. Check out our Facebook page and store page at www.basspro.com for details!

Saturday, August 30

We save two hourHometown Heroes Day!s JUST for our Hometown Heroes! A special two hours of drawings just for veterans, members of the armed forces and military personnel, police, firefighters, paramedics, and teachers! Hourly drawings:

2 p.m. - $50 Bass Pro Shops gift card
3 p.m. - Maui Jim sunglasses - $250 value
4 p.m. - YETI cooler - $300 value!
Must show your respective ID to register for prizes. Fish fry samples, also!


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Oakley Big Bass Bash!



The biggest and best amateur fishing tournament will making a stop here on October 4-5, 2014. Oakley will be hosting its annual tournament on Douglas Lake from The Point Marina.

Entry Fees are per Angler: $100 for one day entry and $150 for two day entry.

Weight in Site: The Point Resort 122 Boat Dock Dr. Dandridge, TN 37725

Registration: Friday October 3rd 3 - 7 PM Bass Pro Shops 3629 Outdoor Sportsman Pl. Kodak, TN 37764 — If you have previously registered/paid online then you have an official entry into the tournament and are NOT required to attend any registration/meeting on Friday.  Friday's registration is ONLY for anglers who have not already entered/paid for the tournament.  We will have door prizes for those who attend on Friday from 3-7pm. (You must be present to win) *If you qualified to receive an early online entry rod (see below), then you may pick it up Friday from 3-7pm or Sat/Sun after 3pm. Free rods are for the first 150 anglers to register early ONLINE.  Only two day entries are eligible for the free rod. 

Start Time:  Due to the varying times of year that we host our tournaments, we will notify everyone of the start time on the Friday before the tournament.  We will notify you via text message and/or email.  Start time (first cast) for each tournament will be safe light and set by the tournament director.  You may launch and be on the water but you may not begin fishing until we notify you of first cast.  Please do not call our offices related to start time. 

Weigh in Times: 8-9am, 9-10am, 10-11am, 11-12pm, 12-1pm, 1-2pm, and 2-3pm.

Free Quantum custom rods to the first 150 online entrants.  Early entry promo rods may be picked up at Friday registration from 3-7pm or after 3pm each day of the tournament.  Please do not call our offices related to early entry rods.  We will notify anglers on this page when rods are gone along with the cutoff date.  If you registered on or before the cutoff date then you will receive a rod.  If you register after, you will not. *Your co-angler may pick up your rod for you if you're unable to be present.




Honoring Our Hometown Heroes!!

hometown heroes

Join us on Saturday, August 30th, 2014 from 2:00 P.M. thru 4:00 P.M. as we offer a small thank you to honor our hometown heroes; Veterans, Soldiers, Military Personnel, Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics, and Teachers, One Winner per hour per each store and winner must show a valid ID. 

2:00 P.M: Bass Pro Shops $50.00 Girft Card

3:00 P.M: Maui Jim Sunglasses; a $250.00 Value

4:00 P.M: Yeti Cooler; a $300.00 Value

Along with having prize drawings for our Hometown Heroes we will have lots of free fun for the entire family; face painting, owl craft, kid's drawstring bag, photo download, metal detector treasure hunt, casting buckets, duckpond, seminars, and so much more. So pack up all your friends and family and head down to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World for some hometown fun.




2014 Labor Day Hometown Festival

Don't miss out on this years Labor Day Hometown Festival August 30th and 31st, noon until 5pm.

Honoring Our Hometown Heroes:

  • August 30th ONLY 2-4pm
  • Hourly Drawings
    • 2pm - BPS $50.00 gift card
    • 3pm - Maui Jim Sunglasses
    • 4pm - Yeti cooler
  • Fish Fry Samples


  • Saturday and Sunday, August 30th and 31st
    • 1:30pm - Stoked to Smoke: How to Smoke Meat Right
    • 2:30pm - Backyard Chef: Picking the Right Grill
    • 3:30pm - Going Dutch: Dutch Oven Cooking Made Easy

Product Demos:

  • Smokers and accessories
  • Grills and accessories
  • Dutch ovens and accessories

#14 Show car photo opportunity:

  • Don't miss your chance to get your photo taken with a free download!

Hot Dogs:

  • FREE Hot Dogs each day from 1-4pm
  • While supplies lasts

Ice Cream:

  • FREE Homemade Ice Cream sampleing each day from 4-5pm
  • While supplies lasts

Bass Pro Shops Food Samples:

  • Throughout the day BPS Food Samples will be provided to customers
  • Multiple samples per day so don't forget to try all of them!

Family Activites:

  • Gift Card Drawings
    • Two $25.00 BPS gift cards will be given away each day
    • Customer DOES NOT need to be present to win!
  • Pick a Duck pond
    • Kids will pick a floating duck from the pond to see if they win a prize!
  • Metal Detector Treasure Hunt
    • Using a metal detector kids will attempt to find hidden objects to win a prize!
  • Casting Buckets
    • Kids will have 3 chances to hit the target for a prize!
  • Face Painting
  • Craft
    • Color an owl back pack clip to take home with you!
    • Noon - 5pm
    • While supplies lasts
  • Coloring Pages
  • Giveaway
    • the first 100 kids each day to complete the photo opportunity, the casting buckets, and the metal detector treasure hunt will recieve a raccoon drawstring bag.

Hometown Festival!

Looking for an awesome way to end the Summer with the kids, but not looking to break the bank, well look no further.  The Hometown Festival is the PERFECT idea.  Join us here at Bass Pro Shops in Hampton, Virginia on Saturday, August 30, 2014 and Sunday, August 31, 2014 from noon thru 5:00 P.M. We  will have tons of FREE Family Fun, and yes I did say FREE!

FREE Duck Pond: Try your luck, pick a duck for a chance to win a LED flashing Lanyard! From Noon til 5:00 P.M.


FREE Casting Buckets: Hit the target for a prize.  From Noon til 5:00 P.M.


FREE Face Painting From Noon til 5:00 P.M.


FREE Hot Dogs & Food Samples: Enjoy Hotdogs from 1:00 P.M. thru 4:00 P.M. and Tasty Food Samples from Noon thru 5:00 P.M.


FREE Homemade Ice Cream Samples From 4:00 P.M. thru 5:00 P.M.


FREE Metal Detector Treasure Hunt: Can you find hidden treasure?

FREE Photo Download: A unique photo opportunity with Tony Stewart's #14 Bass Pro Shops Car

FREE Seminars: 1:30 P.M: Stoked to Smoke: How to Smoke Meat Right

                            2:30 P.M: Backyard Chef: Picking the Right Grill

                            3:30 P.M: Going Dutch: Dutch Oven Cooking Made Easy

FREE Kid's Drawstring Bag: To th first 100 Kids to complete a punch card each day.

So bring the family out and let's end Summer the right way!

FREE Owl Craft: Color an owl Backpack Clip! From Noon until 5:00 P.M.




It's Hometown Festival Time at Bass Pro Shops !




The last event of the summer is here…..

Celebrate Labor Day with us in Bass Pro style…. It’s Hometown Festival!!!!!

We would like to take this time to honor our hometown heroes; OUR Firefighters, Police, Veterans, Military Personnel, Soldiers, Paramedics and Teachers. THANK YOU for all you do!!!

On August 30, 2-4 pm we will have hourly drawings:

2 pm      $50 Bass Pro Shops Gift Card

3 pm      Maui Jim Sunglasses - $250 value

4 pm      YETI Cooler- $300 Value

**One winner each hour … must show valid ID**

Join in on our FREE Family Activities on August 30-31, 12-5 pm.     



  • Free Duck Pond

            Try your luck pick a duck for a chance to win a LED flashing lanyard!


  • Free Casting Buckets

            Hit the target for a prize


  • Free Face Painting


  • Free Crafts

            Color an Owl Backpack Clip


  • Free Metal Detector Treasure Hunt

            Can you find the hidden treasure?


  • Free Photo Download

            Unique photo opportunity with Tony Stewart’s #14 Bass Pro Shops car


  •  Free Homemade Ice Cream Samples     4-5 pm


  • Free Hot dogs and Food Samples and Fish Fry Samples


**First 100 kids to complete a punch card will receive a free drawstring bag**




1:30 pm          Stoked to Smoke: How to Smoke Meat Right

2:30 pm         Backyard Chef Picking the Right Grill

3:30 pm         Going Dutch: Dutch Oven Cooking Made Easy


It's hard to be sad that summer is gone while we are having all this fun! Check us out on facebook and our website for event updates.






Learn How to Be the Best at Fall Hunting Classic





If you haven’t heard by now, our Fall Hunting Classic has started! (August 1st – 17th) It is full of great deals, sales, kids’ events, seminars and even giveaways.

This will be a great time if you are a beginner hunter, come on in and join our seminars on the last weekend.

August 15 7pm

So You Think You Know How To Bow Hunt?


August 16 & 17 

















Autumn Hunt: New Approaches To Fall Success


Tender Venison? It's Easier Than You Think


Does Camo Pattern Really Matter?


Why Should You Be Hunting Predator?


How To Integrate Your Game Camera With Mobile Devices


Especially for the ladies out there that would love to join the sport or may have questions. We will be host a Women’s Workshop August 9th at 3pm. You can learn from a Pro herself! Get the best tips and advice to start off your new hobby. We are even having free giveaways right after the seminars.  You definitely have to come in and give it a try.


We sure didn’t forget the kids! August 9th and 10th- Noon to 4pm we will host our Next Generation weekend! So when you parents are shopping for clothes or even buying yourself new toys, the kids will play. Best way to bring your kids in and not be bored! They can receive a certificate for completing the BB Gun Range, prizes after all activities. They will even have their own workshop! So they can get the safety and into tips to Hunting!

Don’t miss out on all the fun and saving! 

You can check out all our deals and dates on our website! Click on the latest ad and you will be up to date.




Next Generation Weekend!

generation x Looking for a fun activity to do with the kids before they go back to school without breaking the bank? Well look no further head to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World August 9, 2014 and August 10, 2014 for our Next Generation Weekend.  From noon until 5:00 P.M. each day we will have several activities for you and the kids to do together and to learn about hunting and the outdoors! Beginning at noon we will be giving away  a FREE Fox Drawstring Backpack to the first 100 kids to complete a punch card each day. Then from noon to 4:00 P.M. y'all can color a wood fox or wood squirrel clip, but only while supplies last.  Join our knowledgable staff at 2:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. for a fun filled seminar, Fall Into the Outdoors.  Plus, checkout our FREE Photo Download, you can be on the cover of Bass Pro Shps Adventure Kids Magazine and try out our Bass Pro Shops and Daisy BB Shooting Range and receive an On Target Certificate of Completion from noon until 5:00 P.M. each day.  So don't let it pass you by, swing into your local Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World for a fun filled weekend with the kids.


Women's Hunting Workshop

You Are Invited!

Where: Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World

1972 Power Plant Parkway Hampton, Virginia 23666

When: Saturday, August 9, 2014

3:00 P.M.

*The first 25 women 18 years of age and older to attend this workshop will receive a FREE Bass Pro Shops Tumbler

Learn all the latest and greatest techniques and find all of the hottest new gear to help you on your next big hunt.

Plus! Register for a chance to win a RedHead Folding Knife or a pair of Oculus Binoculars!

So grab all your girlfriends and head out to Bass Pro Shops for a great afternoon, we can't wait to see you!





This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Fall Hunting Classic Continues!

Fall Hunting Classic - Bass Pro Shops Altoona

The Fall Hunting Classic continues this weekend at Bass Pro Shops Altoona and we have activities JUST for the kids - our Next Generation of hunters - and our new Women's Hunting workshop!

Thursday, August 7Binocular/Rangefinder trade-in

August 7 - The Binoculars & Rangefinder trade-in begins! Trade in your old binoculars or rangefinder and save up to $100 on a new one. Savings are based on the purchase price. Limit one coupon per new item. All items will be inspected to make sure they are in good working order, so we can donate them to local youth organizations.

Friday and Saturday, August 8 & 9 - Daily Specials! - Limited quantities - While Supplies Last - No rain checks!

Daily Specials August 8 - Bass Pro Shops AltoonaDaily Specials August 9 - Bass Pro Shops Altoona

Saturday, August 9

  • Next Generation Kid’s Weekend
    • Inflatable BB Gun range from Noon – 5pm
    • Free Craft Noon – 4pm located outside next to the BB range weather permitting - Rain location is inside in front of the aquarium
    • Free photo download (be on the cover of Bass Pro Shops Adventure Kids magazine) from Noon – 5pm located in the Fly Shop
    • Free fox drawstring bag to the first 100 kids to complete a punch card - which is the BB gun range and the photo.

Plus these exciting new workshops!

2:00 p.m. and 4 p.m. – A workshop just for kids - Fall in the Outdoors!

Women's Hunting Workshop - Bass Pro Shops AltoonaWomen’s Hunting Workshop – SATURDAY ONLY - 3 p.m.- Join us to welcome Maria Young from Dressed to Kill TV!  Attendees can enter for a chance to win a pair of Oculus binoculars and a Redhead folding knife - two winners will be drawn.

Maria Young - Dressed to Kill TV









Sunday, August 10

Next Generation Kid’s Weekend Fun continues!

  • Inflatable BB Gun range from Noon – 5pm
  • Free Craft Noon – 4pm located outside next to the BB range weather permitting - Rain location is inside in front of the aquarium
  • Free photo download (be on the cover of Bass Pro Shops Adventure Kids magazine) from Noon – 5pm located in the Fly Shop
  • Free fox drawstring bag to the first 100 kids to complete a punch card - which is the BB gun range and the photo.
  • 2:00 p.m. and 4 p.m. – A workshop just for kids - Fall in the Outdoors!

Try Before You Buy

Saturday, Noon-4 p.m. - Sample Uncle Buck's Batter with fried pickles
Sunday, Noon-4 p.m. - Sample Uncle Buck's Chicken Batter from Noon – 4pm

Coming Up?

The Fall Hunting Classic wraps up with one more weekend of great in-house seminars on a variety of hunting topics August 15–17. Customers who attend each seminar get a great free giveaway!

Bad Boy Buggy test drive available on August 16, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.!


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2nd Amendment Instant Savings

Back by popular demand during the Fall Hunting Classic celebrate the 2nd Amendment~ your right to bear arms! Join us from August 1-5 and again on August 13-17, 2014 for 2nd Amendment Savings. Customers using their Bass Pro Shops Credit Card to purchase a gun or safe will receive an instant savings of up to $150.00 equal to the value of their sales tax. Offer is valid on in-stock guns and gun safes ONLY. The purchase price will be reduced by a percentage of equal to the applicable state tax rate. All applicable sales tax will be added to the reduced purchase price and collected from the customer, in accordance with applicable law.  Total Amount must be charged to customer's Bass Pro Shops Credit Card. Not available on catalog or internet purchases. Maximum Discount of $150.00. So swing into your Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World and let us help you save some money with your 2nd Amendment Rights!


Scouting Events in September!

The month of September will be dedicated to our conservation partner Boy Scouts of America. On Tuesday and Thursdays throughout the month the Boy Scouts can work towards earning their Fishing and Rifle Shooting Merit Badges by attending classes taught here. Classes will be taught in our Seminar Room beginning at 6 pm. Please register by calling 865.932.5600 or email gchesney2@basspro.com, class size is limited to 10 Scouts.


Tuesday, Sept 2                                Fishing

Thursday, Sept 4                              Rifle Shooting

Tuesday, Sept 9                                Rifle Shooting

Thursday, Sept 11                            Fishing

Tuesday, Sept 16                             Fishing

Thursday, Sept 18                           Rifle Shooting

Tuesday, Sept 23                             Rifle Shooting

Thursday, Sept 25                           Fishing


Trade-In Your Gear and SAVE!


Are you tired of your old hunting gear? Gear up this August, donate your old gear and you get the savings toward the purchase of this seasons newest hunting accessories…..

Applies to prices marked. Limit 1 coupon per new item. Donate all working bows and crossbows August 1-6, working binoculars & rangefinders – August 7-12, working scopes August 13-17 and receive a discount coupon to be used toward the purchase of a new bow or crossbow (August 1-6 only) , new binoculars or rangefinders (August 7-12 only) and new scopes (August 13-17 only). All trade-ins will be inspected to ensure good working order, and then donated to a local youth organization to help with their outdoor education programs.  Check out this seasons best here at your Bass Pro Shops !