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Bass Pro Shops hosts Gone Fishing event

Noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops Founder Johnny Morris is challenging families everywhere to put down their digital devices and head outside to discover the joys of fishing this summer. Morris, Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s are once again donating more than 40,000 rods and reels to hundreds of not-for-profit partners that help kids from all backgrounds connect to the great outdoors to kick off Gone Fishing. Many of the recipients engage underprivileged, minority and […]

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Bassmaster Open at James River starts Thursday

Nearly 450 anglers will cast off on the James River this week for the Basspro.com Bassmaster Open. It’s a good venue for us,” tournament director Chris Bowes said. “Obviously a historic river and a historic fishery. Back in the early 90s, we had a couple Bass Master Classics, which is the Super Bowl of bass fishing.” Having the tournament in May rather than in the middle of the summer creates circumstances for big catches, Bowes […]

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Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s award $300K for national conservation efforts

Johnny Morris Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s have teamed up to provide a $300K grant for conservation efforts through the National Wild Turkey Federation. The landmark grant will provide support for priority NWTF local and national projects, including the Western Shared Stewardship Initiative.

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Families and fishing fans invited to Bass Pro Shops fishing event

Families and fishing fans of all ages are invited to join the fun at The Bass Pro Shops US Open National Bass Fishing Amateur Team Championships on Lake Mead on April 24. During the event, 250 two-person teams will be fishing for their cut of the $4.3 million guaranteed purse value. While anglers are competing on the water, the general public is invited to participate in the excitement taking place on the broad banks of […]

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Bass Pro Shops Opens Angler’s Lodge in Hollister

Bass Pro Shops and Big Cedar Lodge have opened a new destination for those wanting to explore the outdoors of southwest Missouri. Angler’s Lodge, a former LaQuinta Inn that’s been remodeled over the last year, has 94 rooms tied into nearby outdoor attractions, and golf like the newly opened Payne’s Valley. “We’re thankful for our founder, Johnny Morris and his continued vision to expand the Big Cedar Lodge experience,” President of Bass Pro Shops Hospitality, […]

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Forbes names Bass Pro Shops one of America’s Best Employers

Bass Pro Shops is once again being recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers. The outdoor company ranked number nine out of 500 employers that qualified for the award, ranking ahead of respected companies including Google, Disney, Lowe’s, Target and Amazon, among others. The results are based on an independent survey of 50,000 employees in 25 different industries working for companies with at least 1,000 people employed in U.S. locations. Employees were asked […]

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