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Bass Pro Shops Altoona

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
1000 Bass Pro Dr NW Altoona, IA 50009 US
(515) 957-5500(515) 957-5500

Regular Store Hours

Restaurant and Bowling M-Th 11am-9pm, F-Sa 11am-10pm, Su 11am-8pm. Holiday Restaurant and Bowling Hours: Tuesday, July 4: 11:00am-6:00pm, Labor Day (Sept. 4): 11:00am-6:00pm
Day of the WeekHours
Monday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

View Current Sales

The Christmas Sale! - 12/10 Thru 12/24
Last Minute Gift Ideas! - 12/17 Thru 12/24

At This Store

Fun with family and friends--Go Bowling!Practice or sight-in your bow for maximum effectivenessGreat food, great atmosphereSee the latest in ATV/UTVs and accessoriesWe service what we sell, as well as other models of boatsShop America’s Favorite Boats

Additional Hours

Boat & ATV Sales Hours

Restaurant and Bowling M-Th 11am-9pm, F-Sa 11am-10pm, Su 11am-8pm. Holiday Restaurant and Bowling Hours: Tuesday, July 4: 11:00am-6:00pm, Labor Day (Sept. 4): 11:00am-6:00pm
Day of the WeekHours
Monday - Saturday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Regular Store Hours

Restaurant and Bowling M-Th 11am-9pm, F-Sa 11am-10pm, Su 11am-8pm. Holiday Restaurant and Bowling Hours: Tuesday, July 4: 11:00am-6:00pm, Labor Day (Sept. 4): 11:00am-6:00pm
Day of the WeekHours
Monday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Bass Pro Shops is open 364 Days a Year!

Contact The Team

Jason Truman
General Manager
Kyle Holdorf
Restaurant Manager
Carl Fitzgerald
Boat Sales Manager

Upcoming Events at Altoona

Santa's Wonderland 2017

November 12 - December 24, 2017
Join us for free photos with Santa, crafts, fun and games in our magical Christmas village now through December 24!

* There's a different craf...
Join us for free photos with Santa, crafts, fun and games in our magical Christmas village now through December 24!

* There's a different craft every week!
* Games and hands-on activities are always open during store hours!
* Free photos with Santa every day - a free 4x6 photo, plus a variety of packages to choose from, if you'd like.
SPECIAL PHOTO PACKAGE AVAILABLE Nov 11-21, includes 8 4x6 photo Christmas cards with envelopes for $5! No coupon needed. Limit of 3 packages at this special rate.

Santa is a VERY popular guy, so we use the Bass Pass system, which keeps you from having to stand in line for 2-3 hours. If you want to have a photo taken with Santa, Bass Passes are required. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!
1. come to the store and locate the Bass Pass Depot at the front of the store.
2. Get your Bass Pass for the next available time to see Santa. This holds a virtual spot in line for you for that half-hour time period, so you don't have to stand in line until you are called. You can enjoy the activities and store, grab a bite to eat, or bowl!
3. Get in line when your time slot is announced and wait no longer than about 30 minutes in line to see Santa.

Best time to beat the rush is to see Santa EARLY in the season and DURING THE WEEK. FREE photo frames will be handed out from 5-8 p.m., Monday-Thursday. One per family and you must have your photo taken.

Coming from a distance? Please plan ahead and stop in to get a Bass Pass for later. Bass Passes are available on a first come, first serve basis, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

Complete details on hours for photos, crafts, and at www.basspro.com/santa!

Living Gift Guide Service!

December 15
6:00 PM
Pro Staff team member Chance Patrick will be in the store to help you shop! He can help you find just the right gift for that hunter in your life -...
Pro Staff team member Chance Patrick will be in the store to help you shop! He can help you find just the right gift for that hunter in your life - or for yourself!

Living Gift Guide Service

December 17
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Our Local Pro Rod Woten (ColdWater Guide Service) will be in the Fishing Dept. to help you shop! Ice fishing, fly fishing, fishing in general - let...
Our Local Pro Rod Woten (ColdWater Guide Service) will be in the Fishing Dept. to help you shop! Ice fishing, fly fishing, fishing in general - let Rod help you find that perfect gift for your loved one...or yourself!

Ice Fishing Event

January 6
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free seminars at 1 & 3 p.m. with our own Pro Staffer Rod Woten, who is also a member of the Clam Ice Team.
Prize drawings AFTER the second semin...
Free seminars at 1 & 3 p.m. with our own Pro Staffer Rod Woten, who is also a member of the Clam Ice Team.
Prize drawings AFTER the second seminar - must be present to win! Prizes from Clam, Northland, and more! Watch for further details on seminar topics.

About Bass Pro Shops Altoona

The 145,000-square foot Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World is located at the southeast corner of the I-80 and Hwy 65 Bypass in Altoona, Iowa. While you'll find a huge selection of outdoor gear, Bass Pro Shops stores are also a destination -- part museum, art gallery, antique store, aquarium, education, conservation and entertainment center.

The entire store is a tribute to the vast diversity of the Iowa landscape, its history, the culture of its people. Using more than 3,500 area artifacts, state and record wildlife mounts are displayed alongside local period prints depicting early Iowans enjoying sporting adventures. Bear, deer, mountain lion and other wildlife in natural and action settings are set amidst boulders on top of the 30,000 gallon fresh water aquarium.

Our aquarium is stocked with fish native to the area including largemouth bass, white bass, brook trout, catfish, gar, walleye, crappie and smallmouth. The tank is also now home to the second largest state record crappie (4 lb, 2 oz, just 7 oz. short of the state record), and the state-record short-nosed gar (7.14 pound, 34+" long, and 13 5/8" girth).

Bowling like you've never seen it before is offered at Uncle Buck's Fishbowl and Grill. This nautical-themed restaurant, located on the east end of the store, features a truly unique atmosphere geared for family fun and dining. Customers have the chance to bowl "under the sea" on one of twelve lanes. Casual family dining is available in the Grill which is capable of seating 90 in the main dining room and has additional seating for 48 in a separate area. Party packages are available including bowling, shoe rental, pizzas, pop, and themed serviceware. The Fishbowl and Grill also has an island-theme bar and a Black Widow Billiards Room.

The Tracker Marine Boat Center displays a full range of boats from Tracker Marine--the world's largest manufacturer of fishing boats --- and ATVs and UTVs. The Power Pros boat service center, with four service bays, offers servicing for all makes and models of boats and motors.

Fish Feedings
Join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 3 p.m. as we feed the fish in our Main Aquarium!
Do you have a youngster (4 years of age or older) who would like to help us feed the fish? Call the store at 515-957-5500 to reserve a spot for one of our fish feedings days!

Store Tours
Looking for a unique activity or event for your group? Groups, young and old (maximum 50 in group) are invited to join us for a fun, age-appropriate tour, showcasing our over 900 pieces of taxidermy and mounts, wildlife facts, and can even include mini-workshops on canoe safety, archery, or other topics. Call the store at 515-957-5500 to schedule your tour.

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local pros

Photo of Lance Baker
Lance Baker
2012 Bass World Sports Angler of the Year
2014 - FLW/BFL Champion and Regional Qualifier
2015 - FLW/RAYOVAC Championship Qualifier
2016 - FLW TOUR Qualifier
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Kary Ray
Local Pro - Fishing
* 2012 Bass World Sports Angler of the Year
* Regional Qualifier - BFL Series
* National Qualifier - 2011 Iowa Premier Bass & Fishers of Men Legacy Series
* Long-time Mississippi River Guide
Photo of Chance Patrick
Chance Patrick
Local Pro Staff - Hunting
* Founder of the not-for-profit Iowa's Great Outdoors
* Make a Hunt Happen - hunting experiences for special people in special situations.
* Host of Iowa's Great Outdoors segment on CW Iowa Live Morning Show
Photo of Rod Woten
Rod Woten
Local Pro Staff - Fishing
* 4 time qualifier for The North American Ice Fishing Circuit Championships
* 1st place - 2010 Recycled Fish Okoboji Hardwater Open
* 3rd place - 2011 Recycled Fish Big Creek Hardwater Open
* Regular contributing author to The Iowa Sportsman magazine