Bass Pro Shops or Cabela's ?

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  1. Blaze

    Blaze New Member Lifetime Supporter

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    I been having a debate lately about which is better ? Bass pro or cabela's.

    Help me out and tell me your opinion and why you picked one over another ...
     
  2. squirrelhunter

    squirrelhunter Active Member Lifetime Supporter

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    I usually only go there after I've tried MidwayUSA myself,have no preference of those two.
     

  3. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporter

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    I have a Cabela's in Hamburg, PA that I visit probably four times a year...sometimes to pick up an item like ammo, or to just look at the amazing displays of big game in their store.

    Worth the visit everytime...!!
     
  4. tbspeed1

    tbspeed1 New Member

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    Cabelas in pa is spectacular, they have everything but ammo


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  5. cgor

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    Cabelas in Columbus Ohio is great but every once I a while I go to the Mecca of Cabelas in Dundee Michigan


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  6. J-Will

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    Never been to a Cabelas, don't have one around here. But this being the home of Bass Pro, and the fact that I'm there at least once a week, I'd have to go with my favorite store ever... Bass Pro :D
     
  7. dbrown

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    I also go to the Cabela's in Pa. I only like Bass Pro more for their fishing selection.

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  8. spikedriver

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    I vote Cabela's.

    There is a caveat though. Cabela's seems to be geared a bit more toward the northern sportsman. Their selection of cold weather gear and of fall/winter hunting gear is far better IMO. BPS seems to be more for warm weather, and is way better for boating/fishing unless you are headed for Canada...then Cabela's has more of what you'll use up there. So in short, BPS = Southern, Cabela's = Northern.
     
  9. dbrown

    dbrown New Member

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    I totally agree spikedriver.

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  10. DoubleR

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    Bass Pro Shop for me. Went to Cabellas 2 times in NV and couldn't find a single thing we were looking for. Surprisingly high prices also. Bass Pro Shop usually seems to have something were looking for and not terribly priced unless your talking reloading/ammo etc.
    guess my vote is Bass Pro. Was just there shopping for my hubby's bday present ;) Score once again! :D
     
  11. Blaze

    Blaze New Member Lifetime Supporter

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    I'm with you. I always find my choice being BP. It seems cabela's our out of stock are don't carry my brand. Plus BP is much bigger in my area.

    But then again I would never buy a gun from either
     
  12. artbrownsr

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    I'll have a good chance to compare them this coming summer as both stores are due to open then here in Anchorage.
     
  13. Blaze

    Blaze New Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Luckily I have both now in Louisville area. Both are not as big as others but really BP out does cabela's here ... BP is two stories and customer friendly. More older ppl seem to be at BP for simple reason there are benches every where to sit and look around. They have game rooms, archery range and theater to watch what ever is there. CB in some bigger cities are awesome but I don't understand why they didn't go all out at this new store..
     
  14. DoubleR

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    There line to us kept being "You can look online on Cabellas.com" That's not helpful when I'm in store. I want them to answer my question or tell me when something will be back in stock. There is usually a reason I'm in store like, I want to get my hands on something and see it in person. Of course it's easier to order online in my jammie's ;) lol


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  15. squirrelhunter

    squirrelhunter Active Member Lifetime Supporter

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    We don't have a Bass Pro or Cabela's around here,but there's a Gander Mountain in Ft.Wayne :D. There's also a Freedom Firearms that have a great selection of guns ;).
     
  16. STLmo

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    I have both in my area and prices seem pretty comparable for the things they both have.

    It seems like to me, such a question is sort of a moot point.

    Whoever has what I need is the best that day, then, though I am becoming less and less of a fan of both.


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  17. buck19

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    Bass pro cause there isn't a cabelas near me
     
  18. Misty1946

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    Bass pro

    They got it all even my money. Lol
     
  19. CallMaker

    CallMaker Guest

    I shop with Bass Pro because they are a corporate sponsor for the Physically Challenged Bowhunters of America which I am a member of..