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Bass Pro Shops Altoona

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1000 Bass Pro Dr NW Altoona, IA 50009 US
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(515) 957-5500(515) 957-5500
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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
Monday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

View Current Sales

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December Gear Guide! - 12/1 Thru 12/31
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Holiday Sale! - 12/8 Thru 12/15
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Last Minute Hot Deals! - Now Thru 12/24
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Christmas Sale! - 12/15 Thru 12/24
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Last Minute Gift Ideas! - 12/19 Thru 12/24
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Our Biggest Annual Clearance Sale! - 12/26 Thru 1/8

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
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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 - Saturday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday9:00 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
Monday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Bass Pro Shops is open 364 Days a Year!

Contact The Team

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Jason Truman
General Manager
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Jerry Bonner
Restaurant Manager
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Carl Fitzgerald
Boat Sales Manager

Upcoming Events at Altoona

Santa's Wonderland

November 17 - December 24, 2019
Free photos with Santa, crafts, and games!

Photos, crafts, and games galore as we celebrate Christmas!
In order to see Santa, digital registrat...
Free photos with Santa, crafts, and games!

Photos, crafts, and games galore as we celebrate Christmas!
In order to see Santa, digital registration is required at the Ticket Depot in the store. This will hold a time slot in a virtual line to see Santa.
ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ARE NOT AVAILABLE ON or FOR WEEKENDS. You may register in advance for a limited number of time slots available Monday-Friday.
You may still have a wait. However, you can explore Santa's Wonderland, shop, or even leave and come back while you wait. You will receive updates and reminders via text message and will be notified via text when it's your turn to see Santa.
Weekends are the busiest times. For best wait times, come see Santa early in the season and during the week.
The Ticket Depot will open 1/2 hour before Santa starts.
Schedule for photos and crafts vary throughout the season. Please visit www.basspro.com/santa for complete details!

Breakfast with Santa

December 14
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 7 or Dec. 14 at Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl & Grill!
Buffet, craft, personal visits with Santa and reading with Santa!
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Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 7 or Dec. 14 at Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl & Grill!
Buffet, craft, personal visits with Santa and reading with Santa!
Adults $16.99, Children over 2 years of age 13.99, 2 and under are free. Very limited seating and RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. To make reservations, please call 515-957-5400.

Ice Fishing Event!

December 14 - 15, 2019
Ice fishing is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy Iowa's winter!
Saturday, Dec. 14, only:
Join us in the Fishing seminar area for these semin...
Ice fishing is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy Iowa's winter!
Saturday, Dec. 14, only:
Join us in the Fishing seminar area for these seminars!
Noon: Introduction to Ice Fishing - The Bucket List! Learn what you need to get started in ice fishing with our Local Pro John McMahon. An avid, long-time ice fisherman, he'll show you his "bucket" for gear. techniques, and safety! (Yes even experienced anglers can go through the ice.)
2pm: Opportunities for Ice Fishing in Iowa - We welcome back Clam Ice Team Pro Rod Woten! Rod can fill you in on all the great ice fishing locations in Iowa!

Saturday and Sunday: Demo Days with the Marine Department team! Stop by to learn more about the Vexilar FL-8, and other Vexilar models, as well as the Marcum M-1 and the Aqua-Vu Underwater Cameras!
Plus come visit with the Humminbird rep to learn about the Ice Helix 5 & 7 fish finders!

Legal Heat Concealed Carry Class

December 17
5:00 PM
This highly rated, fun, informative, 37+ state concealed carry class and gun law seminar qualifies you to obtain CCW permits from Iowa, Utah and Ar...
This highly rated, fun, informative, 37+ state concealed carry class and gun law seminar qualifies you to obtain CCW permits from Iowa, Utah and Arizona. This CCW permit class is taught by Legal Heat. Pre-register for the class at www.mylegalheat.com.

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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