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#11309884 - 12/29/15 10:11 AM Bass Pro 2016 Catalog
"Old School" Offline
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 2485
Loc: Big D
It seems that BPS and the Lew's Corporation has kissed and made up. Just noticed they have them Iisted in the newest catalog. It's possible they are in stores now. I don't know, because I won't shop there, however their catalog makes good bathroom reading material. Very interesting though!

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#11309891 - 12/29/15 10:14 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: "Old School"]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
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Loc: Lufkin Texas
Well Lews got stricter on the high school programs. Lews lost several small dealers along with Academy debating dropping them.

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#11309997 - 12/29/15 11:00 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: "Old School"]
ChanceHuiet Offline
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Registered: 01/25/05
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Still like last year's where it refers you to the website for 90% of the merchandise?
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#11310058 - 12/29/15 11:24 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: "Old School"]
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That's where you circle and fold the page for stuff you want and leave it for the wife to find. Hasn't worked yet though....
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#11310202 - 12/29/15 12:13 PM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: "Old School"]
District Paddle Offline
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Registered: 03/16/11
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Loc: Dallas, Texas
BPS Grapevine already has a few in the store.

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#11311392 - 12/29/15 11:16 PM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: "Old School"]
rxkid2001 Offline
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Registered: 01/26/11
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Loc: Wishing I was in TX
Probably do away with the catalog in a few years.

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#11311548 - 12/30/15 07:30 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: "Old School"]
Jignpig65 Offline
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Registered: 09/27/15
Posts: 279
Loc: Paris Texas
BPS and Cabelas catalog are wisH book's. Find new items, then go local or online and buy cheaper. Powderly TX has a tackle store that competes with them on price and selection.

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#11311559 - 12/30/15 07:37 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: Jignpig65]
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Originally Posted By: Jignpig65
BPS and Cabelas catalog are wisH book's. Find new items, then go local or online and buy cheaper. Powderly TX has a tackle store that competes with them on price and selection.



Brannans?

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#11311573 - 12/30/15 07:48 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: "Old School"]
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Loc: Oklahoma
Yes Brannans and they have the best prices on Lews reels and most everything you need!!
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#11311600 - 12/30/15 08:05 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: rxkid2001]
Lil joe Offline
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Originally Posted By: rxkid2001
Probably do away with the catalog in a few years.

I've never understood how they dont lose money doing this. They send me countless catalogs in a year and I hardly buy anything. I get a HUGE cabelas annual catalog every year which is about a 5 pound hardcover book and I buy very little from them either. Just a few little oddball things I cant find anywhere else

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#11311670 - 12/30/15 08:37 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: Jignpig65]
"Old School" Offline
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Registered: 07/04/11
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Originally Posted By: Jignpig65
BPS and Cabelas catalog are wisH book's. Find new items, then go local or online and buy cheaper. Powderly TX has a tackle store that competes with them on price and selection.


I couldn't agree more. It's been several years since I bought from BPS, but both times my credit card was breached and new debit cards had to be issued. Never had any issues ordering from other retailers online.

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#11311859 - 12/30/15 10:16 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: Lil joe]
David Burton Online   confused
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Loc: McKinney, TX
Originally Posted By: Lil joe
Originally Posted By: rxkid2001
Probably do away with the catalog in a few years.

I've never understood how they dont lose money doing this. They send me countless catalogs in a year and I hardly buy anything. I get a HUGE cabelas annual catalog every year which is about a 5 pound hardcover book and I buy very little from them either. Just a few little oddball things I cant find anywhere else


It's just part of the advertising budgets. Money outlay, yes. But it drives traffic to the store for that 'one item', resulting in many people impulse buying others!
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#11311860 - 12/30/15 10:16 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: "Old School"]
Bassalong Offline
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Registered: 02/08/05
Posts: 769
Loc: Iowa
#1 reason I don't buy from Bass Pro is shipping cost. I will buy from their retail stores occasionally if I am in the area.

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#11313503 - 12/31/15 05:34 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: "Old School"]
SAKS Offline
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Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 653
They are carrying the Lew's reels in store now. Man behind the reel counter made it a point to point out that they have a new selection of them.

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#11313601 - 12/31/15 07:27 AM Re: Bass Pro 2016 Catalog [Re: "Old School"]
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Registered: 02/24/04
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Loc: Back at Palestine
Must have just got the Lews in. I was in the Grapevine store Tuesday before Christmas and was looking for a few Lews to hold. I haven't been in BPS in so long I didn't know they weren't carrying Lews reels. The salesman told me they would start again aroubd first of the year and to come back. Guess he was right on time. Coach
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