O'FALLON, Ill., Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gander Mountain, the nation's largest and fastest-growing outdoor specialty retailer, is helping the O'Fallon community prepare for the October 24 official opening of the waterfowl hunting season with a full day of pro-staff led seminars, kids' build-a-call activities, gift with purchase for the first 100 who spend $25 and a chance to win a $500 Gander Mountain gift card.
"As one of the top stores for waterfowl, we're excited to help prepare the community for the hunt by offering tips to help those who want to learn about our waterfowl season and those who have been hunting all their life," said Gander Mountain's O'Fallon Store Manager Jim Plant. "Kids will have the opportunity to build a call and learn how to use it with the help of Buck Gardner Calls. We hope to see the community on October 15 to prepare for a waterfowl opener that's just around the corner."
Gander Mountain will host three free and informative professional seminars:
- Neil Collier from Mossy Oak Pro-Staff will teach Waterfowl 101 at 9 a.m.
- Bobby Wills from Hard Core Pro-Staff will discuss retriever training at 10 a.m.
- Chris Robbins from Gander Mountain will showcase new gear for the season at 11 a.m.
"Waterfowl opener is one of the best times of the year and I'm looking forward to talking with the community about some of the tips I use each season as well as this year's top gear," said Mossy Oak's Pro-Staffer Neil Collier.
Gander Mountain's O'Fallon store is located at 1230 Central Park Drive, O'Fallon and doors open at 8 a.m. on Saturday. For more details customers can visit: http://www.gandermountain.com/store-locator/details/OFallon-IL-288.
About Gander Mountain Company
Gander Mountain Company headquartered in St. Paul, MN, is the nation's largest and fastest-growing retail network of specialty outdoor stores for hunting, fishing, camping, shooting and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, Gander Mountain has offered the best selection of outdoor gear featuring national, regional and specialty brands at competitive prices. Focused on a "We Live Outdoors®" culture, Gander Mountain dedicates itself to creating outdoor memories. Gander Mountain has launched a national campaign encouraging responsible firearms ownership – take the Responsibility Pledge at ResponsibilityPledge.com and use the hashtag #responsibilitypledge in social media to raise awareness. Gander Mountain has more than 160 conveniently-located stores in 27 states. For the nearest store location call 800-282-5993 or visit www.GanderMountain.com. Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton's (www.overtons.com), a leading catalog and Internet based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.
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