Bass Pro Shops stores to host free event and sale dedicated to crappie fishermen

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Bass Pro Shops first ever Crappie Madness Event and Sale, held Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 6-7, provides the perfect way to get ready to catch the ever-popular speckled perch. The event features free crappie fishing seminars, activities for the kids, and fried fish sampling at participating Bass Pro Shops stores across the U.S. Sales, giveaways, and a chance to win a 2015 Tracker Pro Team 175 TF round out this great event.

Attendees can expect to learn tips and techniques of the various styles of crappie fishing from local and top professionals at free seminars held on the following dates and times:

• Fridays (Jan. 30 and Feb. 6) at 7 p.m.
• Saturdays (Jan. 31 and Feb. 7) at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The first 25 people to attend seminars at the advertised times will receive a free stainless steel mug.

Plus, seminar attendees who are 21 years of age or older can enter for a chance to win a 2015 Tracker Pro Team 175 TF valued at more than $17,200. The Pro Team 175TF is packed with features that make it ideal for catching crappie and nearly anything else that swims.

Crappie Madness Event and Sale also features the following:

• Participants can look like a pro with a free photo download that places them on a mock magazine cover.
• Kids can learn to cast and then test their skills at Bass Pro Shops Casting Challenge, held Saturday, Jan. 31 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
• Free fried fish sampling is available on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

For sweepstakes information and Crappie Madness Event and Sale details, including a full schedule of crappie fishing pros and seminars, visit

About Bass Pro Shops®
Bass Pro Shops®, which specializes in outdoor fun, operates 90 retail stores and Tracker Marine Centers across America and Canada that are visited by more than 120 million people every year. Bass Pro Shops stores, many of which feature restaurants, offer hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear while their catalogs and website serve shoppers throughout the world. The company’s Tracker Marine Group® (, a leading brand of fishing boats for more than 36 years, manufactures and sells a variety of boats for fishing and cruising. Family fun is on tap at Bass Pro Shops resort Big Cedar Lodge® (, voted number six by Travel + Leisure Magazine as World's Best Hotels for Families. For more information, visit To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS PRO. Follow us on Facebook at

© 2008-2023 Bill Dance Outdoors. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Notice of Accessibility
Site by q new media.