Tag Archives: Bass Pro Shops

RBFF adds 2 new members to board of directors

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) recently announced the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors. Ellen Bradley, National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Chief Brand Officer and Bob Ziehmer Bass Pro Shops Senior Director of Conservation, will bring a wide range of expertise as RBFF pushes for its 60 in 60 goal. “With the challenges the boating ...

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New anglers net fishing skills at ‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ event in Florida

Ladie's let's go fishing class

Women from all over Florida united to learn fishing skills at the "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" (LLGF) Gulf Coast University June 27-28 at Bass Pro Shops, Fort Myers, FL. The event offered education, fishing skills practice and an optional fishing trip. The “No Yelling School of Fishing” provided classroom presentations by Capt. Jon Fetter/Inshore Fishing, Capt. Debbie Hanson/Fishing Basics, Betty ...

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The newest – and best – tactic for reaching the unreachables

Jim Emmons Water Sports Foundation

By Jim Emmons For more than five years, I’ve been trying to learn exactly how so many people perish while enjoying paddlesports. According to the U.S. Coast Guard’s 2019 Recreational Boating Statistics report, 613 Americans died while boating. Of them, 167 died while participating in canoeing, kayaking, standup-paddleboarding, row-boating and on inflatables. While overall boating deaths have declined for three ...

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Commerce Secretary Meets with Recreational Boating and Fishing Industry Leaders

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross visited the Fort Lauderdale Bass Pro Shops and met with recreational boating and fishing industry leaders – including NMMA and its members – to discuss the important contributions of marine recreation to the U.S. Blue Economy. During his visit, Secretary Ross spoke with industry leaders about policies and recent congressional and administrative actions spurring ...

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Bass Pro Shops completes acquisition of Cabela’s

Bass Pro Shops has completed its acquisition of Cabela’s Incorporated, in which Bass Pro Shops acquired Cabela’s for $61.50 per share in cash, representing an aggregate transaction value of approximately $5 billion. The completed transaction formally brings together three sporting brands: Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, and White River Marine Group, which is part of Bass Pro Shops. White River Marine ...

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Boat, marine industry unites in spearheading Hurricane Harvey support effort

Boatbuilders, engine manufacturers, marinas and dealers were united in rescue and support efforts the week following Hurricane Harvey. In a four-day period, many areas received more than 40 inches of rain as a historic storm system meandered over eastern Texas and adjacent waters, causing catastrophic flooding. The industry’s response to the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United ...

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Cabela’s announces Q2 2017 results

Cabela’s Incorporated reported financial results for the second quarter fiscal 2017. For the quarter, on a GAAP basis, total revenue decreased 4.2 percent to $890.4 million, revenue from retail store sales decreased 6.7 percent to $601.7 million, internet and catalog sales decreased 3.9 percent to $135.7 million, and financial services revenue increased 9.0 percent to $147.2 million. For the quarter, comparable store sales decreased ...

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Cabela’s Inc. announces Q2 2017 financial results earnings date

Cabela's Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) announced it is scheduled to release second quarter 2017 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, Aug. 3. Cabela’s will not host a conference call with analysts and investors or provide guidance in connection with the results and does not plan to do so for future quarters while the acquisition of the company by Bass Pro ...

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Cabela’s stockholders approve combination with Bass Pro Shops

Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE: CAB) announced that its shareholders have approved the previously announced combination of Cabela’s with Bass Pro Shops. The final vote results will be filed on a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. “We are pleased ...

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Cabela’s announces Q1 2017 results

Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) reported financial results for the first quarter fiscal 2017. For the quarter, on a GAAP basis, total revenue decreased 3.4 percent to $834.9 million, revenue from retail store sales decreased 3.9 percent to $542.0 million, internet and catalog sales decreased 12.6 percent to $136.1 million, and financial services revenue increased 6.5 percent to $150.0 million. For the ...

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