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Bass Pro Shops Altoona

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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. 3): 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

Gear Up Sale! - 9/7 Thru 9/23
Fall Into Savings! - 9/21 Thru 10/7

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. 3): 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. 3): 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

Boy Scout Merit Badge Classes

September 4 - 27, 2018
Bass Pro Shops Altoona is, once again, offering classes that will assist Boy Scouts in working TOWARD their Merit Badges for Fishing, Rifle Shootin...
Bass Pro Shops Altoona is, once again, offering classes that will assist Boy Scouts in working TOWARD their Merit Badges for Fishing, Rifle Shooting, and Fish & Wildlife Management.
* Class size is limited
* Scouts MUST be registered BEFORE the day of the class.
* Classes start at 6 p.m. and will end at approximately 8 p.m., depending on size of class.
* Parent or trooper leader must be present at the class at all times.
* These classes do not complete the badge, but help the scout work toward it.
* Class opportunities are as follows:
Tuesday, September 4 - Fishing
Wednesday, September 5 - Rifle Shooting
Thursday, September 6 - Fish & Wildlife Management
Tuesday, September 11 - Rifle Shooting
Wednesday, September 12 - Fish & Wildlife Management
Thursday, September 13 - Fishing
Tuesday, September 18 - Fish & Wildlife Management
Wednesday, September 19 - Fishing
Thursday, September 20 - Rifle Shooting
Tuesday, September 25 - Fishing
Wednesday, September 26 - Rifle Shooting
Thursday, September 27 - Fish & Wildlife Management

Call the store at 515 -957-5500 to reserve a spot.

Digs for Dogs - Hunting Edition!

September 15 - 23, 2018
Digs for Dogs returns - Hunting style! Custom-built dog houses and dog bed frame with a hunting theme will be up for silent auction to the public. ...
Digs for Dogs returns - Hunting style! Custom-built dog houses and dog bed frame with a hunting theme will be up for silent auction to the public. All money raised goes to HERO - a hunting/fishing camp created BY veterans FOR veterans! We will have $100 and $50 BPS gift cards for 1st and 2nd place Most Creative! Still time to enter a doghouse or other gear - email [email protected] for additional info. Otherwise, join us to put in a bid on one of these houses between 9/15-9/23...you can join us for our Sporting Dog Days, too, 9/22-9/23!

Sporting Dog Days

September 22 - 23, 2018
Noon-4 each day

Join us to celebrate our FAVORITE hunting companions!
Saturday, 9/22:
Noon-4pm
* Free photo download with your dog - Free s...
Noon-4 each day

Join us to celebrate our FAVORITE hunting companions!
Saturday, 9/22:
Noon-4pm
* Free photo download with your dog - Free shammy and beautiful 2019 waterfowl calendar to the first 50 people to have their dogs' photo taken each day!
* 12:30 - Sporting Dog Strut! Let your favorite hunting companion strut his/her stuff with their favorite hunting gear on, retrieving dummy, whatever! All who participate will be entered in a drawing for a $25 gift card...plus treats for the dog!
* 1 & 3 p.m. - Free hunting dog training video presentations featuring SportDog Pro Staff Tom Dokken, Josh Miller, LTC Jim Morehouse, and Chris Akin about working with Pointers and Retrievers. Attend the video presentations and have a chance to win a carry-all bag, with RedHead™ training dummy, collar and lead at the completion of each presentation!
* 2 pm - "Tips from a Champion" - Join us to welcome Iowa's own Todd Copley - World Duck Calling Champion and World Duck Calling Champion of Champions! He'll be sharing his tips and techniques on the right calls for successful hunting!
* Meet Luke Robinson, founder of Puppy Up Foundation and learn more about there fight against canine cancer!
* Come learn more about the Puppy Jake Foundation and meet Golden Retriever Riddick and Yellow Lab Warner - Service Dogs in training!

Sunday, 9/23
Noon-4pm
* We'll kick-off Sporting Dog Days on Sunday, 9/22 with the announcement of our 1st and 2nd place winners in our Digs for Dogs - Hunting Edition Most Creative contest. Lou Sipolt, from CWIowa Live will be on hand to announce the winners!
* 12:30 - Sporting Dog Strut! Let your favorite hunting companion strut his/her stuff with their favorite hunting gear on, retrieving dummy, whatever! All who participate will be entered in a drawing for a $25 gift card...plus treats for the dog!
* Free photo download with your dog - Free shammy and beautiful 2019 waterfowl calendar to the first 50 people to have their dogs' photo taken each day!
* 1 & 3 p.m. - Free hunting dog training video presentations featuring SportDog Pro Staff Tom Dokken, Josh Miller, LTC Jim Morehouse, and Chris Akin about working with Pointers and Retrievers. Attend the video presentations & have a chance to win a carry-all bag, with RedHead™ training dummy, collar and lead at the completion of each presentation!
* 2 pm - "Tips from a Champion" - Join us to welcome Iowa's own Todd Copley - World Duck Calling Champion and World Duck Calling Champion of Champions! He'll be sharing his tips and techniques on the right calls for successful hunting!

Bring your dog and join the fun!

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 25 in group) are invited to join us for a fun, age-appropriate tour, showcasing our taxidermy and mounts, and wildlife facts. Call the store at 515-957-5500 to schedule your tour.

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local pros

Photo of Kary Ray
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
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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
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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
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LaWayne Luers
Local Pro Staff - Fishing
* FLW Tournament Angler
* Bass Nation Tournament Angler
* Multi Species Tournament Angler
* Longtime fishing speaker and hosting seminars in Iowa