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#12284891 - 06/08/17 02:31 PM Bass pro/Cabelas
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#12284946 - 06/08/17 02:59 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: RiveraTackleCo.]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
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Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 2137
Loc: texas
After this finalized, and it will, look for Cabelas to go big on selling Ranger and Triton Boats which Johnny owns too.
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#12285044 - 06/08/17 04:05 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: RiveraTackleCo.]
ROT Angler Offline
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Registered: 05/09/17
Posts: 62
Loc: Mesquite, TX
I didn't know Johnny owned Ranger too. Does that mean they are just rebranded Nitro's now?

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#12285054 - 06/08/17 04:12 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: RiveraTackleCo.]
ShinerInTx Offline
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Registered: 08/23/16
Posts: 142
This sucks in my opinion. Hope it gets blocked by antitrust

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#12285063 - 06/08/17 04:24 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: ShinerInTx]
RedRanger Offline
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Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
Originally Posted By: ShinerInTx
This sucks in my opinion. Hope it gets blocked by antitrust


Not much of upside for the Bass Fisherman or Consumer.

Saving grace is BPS suxs now of days anyways, They no longer offer good deals to consumers and their Black Friday Sales at Christmas is horrible compared to what it was when the first opened up in the D/FW area.

Tackle Warehouse blows them out of the water on price and selection and customer service.
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#12285143 - 06/08/17 05:07 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: RiveraTackleCo.]
str1249 Offline
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Registered: 11/11/08
Posts: 270
Loc: Texas
Johnny isn't that involved in the business anymore. Corporate guys who pray to the almighty dollar are pretty much running the show. Which is why...it sucks. Get what you can from the small guys while you can, it won't be long before those corp. boys find out about them and buy them out.

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#12285217 - 06/08/17 06:10 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: GIG'EM AGGIES]
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Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 51257
Loc: Highway 1
Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
After this finalized, and it will, look for Cabelas to go big on selling Ranger and Triton Boats which Johnny owns too.


Cabelas has been selling Ranger for years

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#12285307 - 06/08/17 07:20 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: Mark Perry]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
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Registered: 05/14/14
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Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
After this finalized, and it will, look for Cabelas to go big on selling Ranger and Triton Boats which Johnny owns too.


Cabelas has been selling Ranger for years


Agreed but not their main business. Seldom have more than one in stock and their service dept. is practically non-existant. My point was after the deal is finalized they will expand the boat part of their business and be a full service dealer. But what do I know, I'm just a dumb Texan.
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#12285328 - 06/08/17 07:34 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: ROT Angler]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
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Registered: 05/14/14
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Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: ROT Angler
I didn't know Johnny owned Ranger too. Does that mean they are just rebranded Nitro's now?


Fishing Holdings, LLC which manufacture's Ranger, Triton and Stratos boats was bought out by Bass Pro shops aka Johnny Morris. Say what you want about the man but he makes money and lots of it. Whether or not you approve of it or like it is your business but if you enjoy fishing or boating at some point you will probably buy something from him.
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#12285329 - 06/08/17 07:36 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: GIG'EM AGGIES]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 51257
Loc: Highway 1
Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
After this finalized, and it will, look for Cabelas to go big on selling Ranger and Triton Boats which Johnny owns too.


Cabelas has been selling Ranger for years


Agreed but not their main business. Seldom have more than one in stock and their service dept. is practically non-existant. My point was after the deal is finalized they will expand the boat part of their business and be a full service dealer. But what do I know, I'm just a dumb Texan.


The Ft. Worth store is and has been full of them. Showroom and outside. Lots of Ranger bass and bay boats and plenty of aluminum models. Been that way for several years. Pretty good sized service department as well.

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#12285338 - 06/08/17 07:45 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: Mark Perry]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
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Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 2137
Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
After this finalized, and it will, look for Cabelas to go big on selling Ranger and Triton Boats which Johnny owns too.


Cabelas has been selling Ranger for years


Agreed but not their main business. Seldom have more than one in stock and their service dept. is practically non-existant. My point was after the deal is finalized they will expand the boat part of their business and be a full service dealer. But what do I know, I'm just a dumb Texan.


The Ft. Worth store is and has been full of them. Showroom and outside. Lots of Ranger bass and bay boats and plenty of aluminum models. Been that way for several years. Pretty good sized service department as well.


They have 5 guess that would constitute "full of them" but I will admit defeat.
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#12285381 - 06/08/17 08:18 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: str1249]
9094 Offline
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Registered: 08/11/09
Posts: 7146
Loc: Albany
Originally Posted By: str1249
Johnny isn't that involved in the business anymore. Corporate guys who pray to the almighty dollar are pretty much running the show. Which is why...it sucks. Get what you can from the small guys while you can, it won't be long before those corp. boys find out about them and buy them out.


Very wrong. Johnny Morris is still at the office almost every day. He makes virtually all of the big Finacial decisions.
He is not very involved in the product buying or marketing. But is the king on the acquisitions and new store location decisions.

That said the sale will go through now that they have the credit card and banking part worked out.

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#12285394 - 06/08/17 08:27 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: ROT Angler]
JCHANDLER Offline
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Registered: 09/15/12
Posts: 245
Originally Posted By: ROT Angler
I didn't know Johnny owned Ranger too. Does that mean they are just rebranded Nitro's now?
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#12285487 - 06/08/17 09:23 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: str1249]
H2ODawg67 Offline
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Registered: 04/07/17
Posts: 101
Loc: Kansas
Originally Posted By: str1249
Johnny isn't that involved in the business anymore. Corporate guys who pray to the almighty dollar are pretty much running the show. Which is why...it sucks. Get what you can from the small guys while you can, it won't be long before those corp. boys find out about them and buy them out.

The big corp. boys don't buy them out, they just make knock offs and undercut the price until the small guy folds up his tent.
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#12285594 - 06/08/17 10:26 PM Re: Bass pro/Cabelas [Re: RiveraTackleCo.]
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Loc: Austin
When I had a tackle store, I couldn't compete with BPS on price. But now their price is retail plus.
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