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#10908522 - 06/10/15 11:51 AM Bass Pro Shops
R.J.E. Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/10/11
Posts: 672
Just got my summer angler catalog and wow is it just me, their prices are getting pretty pricey. I mean $6.79 for a rat-l-trap when Walmart has them for $ 4.29. and seems like Strike King has gone up quite a bit also, you put KVD on a lure and you can add two bucks to it right there.

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#10908534 - 06/10/15 11:55 AM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: R.J.E.]
buton Offline
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Registered: 05/28/10
Posts: 1366
Loc: Cypress,Tx
i think academy has a rat l trap sale right now at 4 dollars... and i think at bass pro they were going to have at 4 rat l traps for 10 bucks.
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#10908603 - 06/10/15 12:21 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: buton]
buton Offline
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Registered: 05/28/10
Posts: 1366
Loc: Cypress,Tx
Originally Posted By: buton
i think academy has a rat l trap sale right now at 4 dollars... and i think at bass pro they were going to have at 4 rat l traps for 10 bucks.


Rat l trap at academy $3
Bass pro 4 rat l trap for $10
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#10908617 - 06/10/15 12:28 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: R.J.E.]
CLedbetter Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 167
Loc: DFW
More overhead (fixed costs) to cover.

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#10908634 - 06/10/15 12:33 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: R.J.E.]
PondFishin Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/26/04
Posts: 239
Loc: North Dallas
Go to Cardpool.com and buy BPS gift cards for 16.5% off. I've bought like 600 in GC's from there this year.

You do have to do some identity verification. There is a $5 off coupon for your first order floating around. After your first purchase the gift cards are delivered really quickly (always choose mobile gift cards, they arrive in 5 minutes after your first order).

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#10908658 - 06/10/15 12:40 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: buton]
Hard Rain Offline
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Registered: 07/22/05
Posts: 17512
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Originally Posted By: buton
Originally Posted By: buton
i think academy has a rat l trap sale right now at 4 dollars... and i think at bass pro they were going to have at 4 rat l traps for 10 bucks.


Rat l trap at academy $3
Bass pro 4 rat l trap for $10


Correct that is the BPS Fathers Day Sale right now but only applies to 1/2 oz. I plan to swing by and pick up a few by or before this weekend.

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#10908718 - 06/10/15 01:06 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: R.J.E.]
NitroUSAF Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/03/08
Posts: 748
Loc: Justin, Texas
Originally Posted By: R.J.E.
Just got my summer angler catalog and wow is it just me, their prices are getting pretty pricey. I mean $6.79 for a rat-l-trap when Walmart has them for $ 4.29. and seems like Strike King has gone up quite a bit also, you put KVD on a lure and you can add two bucks to it right there.


Have you seen the Bass Pro Shops in Memphis...Pyramid. We are paying for all the overhead of operating places like this.
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#10908872 - 06/10/15 02:14 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: NitroUSAF]
PlanoTom Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/06/12
Posts: 406
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We are paying for all the overhead of operating places like this.


This is true but we are also paying for BPS' sponsorship of shows like Honey Hole, Major League Fishing, Zona's Awesome Fishing Show, and BPS is a Premier B.A.S.S. sponsor.

Do I spend most of my fishing dollars at BPS? No, but I don't mind the occasional trip there to help support a sponsor of so many things I enjoy and also a place that has a big impact on the local economy.

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#10909091 - 06/10/15 03:28 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: R.J.E.]
JIM SR. Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 6130
Loc: NRH/Fork again ! GET THE NET
I love BPS, 10% of for GI's...

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#10909152 - 06/10/15 03:46 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: R.J.E.]
KB1953 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/29/12
Posts: 2468
BPS has to pay for parking lot security! roflmao

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#10909229 - 06/10/15 04:11 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: R.J.E.]
Captain Chunk Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/14/09
Posts: 226
Loc: The Hilltop

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#10909817 - 06/10/15 08:44 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: PondFishin]
JoeFriday Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/23/13
Posts: 734
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Originally Posted By: PondFishin
Go to Cardpool.com and buy BPS gift cards for 16.5% off. I've bought like 600 in GC's from there this year.

You do have to do some identity verification. There is a $5 off coupon for your first order floating around. After your first purchase the gift cards are delivered really quickly (always choose mobile gift cards, they arrive in 5 minutes after your first order).


Thanks for sharing the Cardpool.com deal. There are some things at BPS like rods that are, for the most part, price controlled and equal to everyone else. Nice way to save a few bucks.
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#10911481 - 06/11/15 03:49 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: R.J.E.]
Bois d'arc Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/24/14
Posts: 1358
Found this online....couldn't help myself.

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#10911542 - 06/11/15 04:24 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: R.J.E.]
Jaret Latta Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 5851
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Its convenience too. Bp thrives on impulse buyers and needing something in a pinch

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#10911597 - 06/11/15 04:55 PM Re: Bass Pro Shops [Re: R.J.E.]
Indianation65 Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 05/07/13
Posts: 6442
Loc: Richardson, Texas
It's all about making more than last time around...I'd do it! I think I'll charge more for my next book, well, maybe...?

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