Bass Pro Shops Super Store | Minnesota Fishing Forum

Fishing Reports Banner

Posts 1 through 10 for Bass Pro Shops Super Store

     

New? - Register Here!

No Obligations - Click Here for more information. Login

Main Forum Page     |     Fishing Blogs     |     Find a Fishing Partner     |     My Fishing Pals Home     |     To The Top - Minnesota Fishing Forum
You Are Currently Viewing - Minnesota Fishing Forum  
Bass Pro Shops Super Store - - - 19 messages. Showing 1 through 10. Go to page: 1   2 
Iceman
Moderator
Joined 12/09/2004
Posts:2717

Iceman's blogs, pictures and recent posts
Daily Subscription Msg 1 Posted: 01:18 PM 12/01/06 (CST)
Bloomington, MN- November 27, 2006 - Bass Pro Shops, has announced plans to build an outdoor superstore in the new 5.6 million square feet Mall of America expansion in Bloomington. This will be Bass Pro Shops first Minnesota store and may also include their famous Islamorada Fish Company restaurant. More information about the size and unique features of the store will be released at a later date.



Bass Pro Shops unique, award-winning, outdoor stores are known for combining retail with entertainment, conservation and outdoor education.



"Bass Pro Shops is a dynamic outdoor retailer and we are excited to have the opportunity to work with them, and welcome them to Mall of America," commented Vice President of Business Development Maureen Bausch



"We are extremely excited to be a part of this major expansion at Mall of America," stated Bass Pro Shops President Jim Hagale. "This highly visible and accessible location will enable us to better serve our many customers and all outdoor enthusiasts that visit and live in this beautiful area of the country."



Starting with just 8 feet of retail space in a small store in Springfield, Missouri back in 1971, Bass Pro Shops began by offering a selection of the latest gear from the fledgling bass tournament fishing trail. Today, the name Bass Pro Shops is world renown. Named the #1 outdoor retailer in America by Sporting Goods Business Magazine, the company has won numerous awards for their innovative store designs.



Bass Pro Shops stores are much more than just a retail store. The sights and sounds of the outdoors are brought indoors through museum-quality wildlife dioramas, huge murals and chandeliers depicting outdoor scenes, massive log and rock work, waterfalls, and other water features, and aquariums stocked with native fish species. The attention to the finest detail from wildlife tracks in the concrete, to wildlife carvings on logs and rafters is what helps add to the uniqueness of a Bass Pro Shops store.



A local theme can be felt throughout all Bass Pro Shops stores with use of artifacts and memorabilia from the area as well as historic photos of local outdoor enthusiast that pay tribute to the great outdoor heritage of the region. Laser galleries, climbing walls, archery ranges, NASCAR shops and more add to the family entertainment.



The store will also include an expansive boat showroom featuring a complete selection of Tracker, Nitro, Sun Tracker, and Tahoe boats built by Tracker Marine Group- the world's largest manufacturer of fishing boats.



Known as a very conservation-minded company, Bass Pro Shops provides major support to national and local organizations for their conservation projects and has received more awards for their conservation efforts than any other outdoor retailer in America.



Outdoor education is also a key component to Bass Pro Shops strong commitment to our natural resources and the sportsmen and sportswomen who enjoy them. Weekly free outdoor skills workshops are offered at all stores for kids, women, novice adults and families. It is also not unusual to see various groups, including Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, as well as school and church groups, and others on field trips to Bass Pro Shops stores to learn about the great outdoors in the comfort of the great indoors of Bass Pro Shops.



More than just a fishing and hunting store, Bass Pro Shops will also offer equipment and clothing for hiking, backpacking, wildlife viewing, camping, outdoor cooking and more. A gift and nature center will also serve up a wide variety of outdoor-related items from lamps and dishes to bird feeders and furniture.
nofishfisherman
Moderator
Joined 06/30/2005
Posts:2401

nofishfisherman's blogs, pictures and recent posts
Daily Subscription Msg 2 Posted: 01:21 PM 12/01/06 (CST)
I can't wait. I have been to other Bass Pro Shops and they are a thing of beauty. Best part is I will be only 10 minutes away from the proposed location.

Think I will need a second job.


WebDude
Moderator
Joined 02/26/2004
Posts:8490

WebDude's blogs, pictures and recent posts
Daily Subscription Msg 3 Posted: 09:53 PM 12/01/06 (CST)
Yep,

Bass you used to be my obsession... then I went 'eye fishin'.



Webdudes Sig
My Fishing Pals facebook
WebDude's facebook
twitter
google+
Bass_fishingguy
Full Member
Joined 03/12/2005
Posts:421

Bass_fishingguy's blogs, pictures and recent posts
Daily Subscription Msg 4 Posted: 06:19 AM 12/02/06 (CST)
This will be great. I will be there alot. Poor Gander Mtn. will get beat up. I will still buy most of my gear from Joe's and Frankies. Just because I buy local when I can.
I don't see Ranger or Triton on that list of boats, so they sell ok boats, but not great boats.
My only question is, "what took you so long?"



minnpolebenders

Scumfrog
Senior Member
Joined 07/13/2004
Posts:1087

Scumfrog's blogs, pictures and recent posts
Daily Subscription Msg 5 Posted: 09:18 AM 12/03/06 (CST)
Bass_fishingguy, nofishfisherman,

When the heck are we going bass fishing? confused smiley
Maybe we could set some thing up for bass opener? We all live about 15 min. from each other. I don't have boat though. mad smiley mad smiley Some day I'll get one.


Bass_fishingguy
Full Member
Joined 03/12/2005
Posts:421

Bass_fishingguy's blogs, pictures and recent posts
Daily Subscription Msg 6 Posted: 03:51 PM 12/03/06 (CST)
Which opener? The Wis. opener on saturday I will be on a western Wis lake. The Minnesota walleye opener I will be doing that with the gov. up in Walker. What day of the week and time of day, works best for you? That time of year we have a long p.m. so any day any time.works for me
I run a Ranger so a boat is no trouble. Just let me know when and where.

.


Bass Wishes
Mike
www.expage.com/owensbassfishing



minnpolebenders

nofishfisherman
Moderator
Joined 06/30/2005
Posts:2401

nofishfisherman's blogs, pictures and recent posts
Daily Subscription Msg 7 Posted: 05:53 PM 12/03/06 (CST)
I don't do alot of large mouth fishing these days.
I have done well with them from shore on Crystal lake in Bursnville at certain times of the year though. I can share these spots with you if you want them. Most of the fish I have caught on that lake are in the 2-3 pound range with one 6 pounder I caught a few years ago.

When I am bass fishing I mainly target smallmouth on the northern stretches of the St. Croix where it is only accesible by canoe.

I will also occasionally fish for bass when up at my buddies cabin near Bemidji, it is mainly a bass and northern lake with a few big walleye.

I also don't have a boat so my options are limited to shore fishing, boat rentals, or a buddies boat at the cabin.


Bass_fishingguy
Full Member
Joined 03/12/2005
Posts:421

Bass_fishingguy's blogs, pictures and recent posts
Daily Subscription Msg 8 Posted: 08:14 PM 12/03/06 (CST)
If you ever want to fish from a boat at Crystal let me know. I live in Eagan about 10 minutes from the lake. I'm am on Crystal 2- 4 times a week. You might think about joining the Minn. Polebenders in lakeville. great group of guys. They meet at the VFW in Lakeville the 2nd tuesday of the month.Try a meeting and see if you like it. We have little tournaments on Crystal and they are a ball. I just wish they would fix the ramp.




Bass Wishes
Mike
www.expage.com/owensbassfishing



minnpolebenders

Scumfrog
Senior Member
Joined 07/13/2004
Posts:1087

Scumfrog's blogs, pictures and recent posts
Daily Subscription Msg 9 Posted: 10:12 PM 12/03/06 (CST)
Bass_fishingguy

I'm talking about the bass opener. I work in Burnsville about 2 miles from Cystal, and I've fished that lake a lot with friends. What about orchard? I here there is some pigs in that lake. I've only fished it 3-4 times.

nofishfisherman, You ever try the lake across the street form cystal? I've hit some bass over there before.

You guys ever fish the ponds in Eagan?

The 3 of us need to get together this spring some time. I can help pay for the gas in the boat.


nofishfisherman
Moderator
Joined 06/30/2005
Posts:2401

nofishfisherman's blogs, pictures and recent posts
Daily Subscription Msg 10 Posted: 12:30 AM 12/04/06 (CST)
I haven't fished many of the other lakes around crystal despite having grown up in Lakeville.

I hear there are some big fish in Orchard though, both bass and northern. The public landing has a really small parking lot so it limits the number of boats that can get out there so it doesn't recieve the amount of fishing pressure that other lakes in the metro do.

I don't fish down that way much any more since I live in St. Paul now. I meet my dad down there once in a while for an few hours of shore fishing after work but not that often. But I plan on hitting crystal lake in the next week or two once we get good ice. The lake holds some decent crappie if you can find the ones with size. It is also fun to set out tip ups and see if you can snag a pike or even a musky. Years ago my dad and I fished crystal in the winter and we would catch a fair number of big pike, or atleast they seemed big to me since I was only 10.


Bass Pro Shops Super Store - - - 19 messages. Showing 1 through 10. Go to page: 1   2 
You Are Currently Viewing - Minnesota Fishing Forum  

New? - Register Here

No Obligations - Click Here for more information. Login

Main Forum Page     |     Top of This Forum     |     My Fishing Pals Home
Members Browsing
the Forums:
    hArte     kraeflanum22     Mark Martin     SUAF    
Users Online:4
Guests Online:121
Total Online: 125


Terms and Conditions