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Gander Mountain's La Crosse Store to Host 12 Bassmaster Elite Anglers on Sunday, Sept. 4

La Crosse Gander Mountain will offer 25% off fishing gear to celebrate the Bassmaster Elite Series

LA CROSSE, WI, August, 2016 --- – Gander Mountain, the nation's largest and fastest-growing outdoor specialty retailer, is celebrating the Bassmaster Elite Series by hosting 12 of the Top Bassmaster Elite Series Anglers at its La Crosse store on Sunday, Sept. 4, in advance of the tournament that begins on Thursday, Sept. 8 on the Mississippi River.

The Top Elite Anglers will mingle with Gander Mountain customers at the La Crosse store, sign autographs and provide fishing tips and gear recommendations. Customers who visit Gander Mountain's La Crosse store on Sunday, Sept. 4 will receive 25% off all fishing gear (excludes electronics) as well.

“I look forward to each Bassmaster Elite Series tour stop and I'm excited to visit Gander Mountain on Sunday to share my fishing passion with others and talk about some of the best gear that I'll be using on the water during this competition,” said Dean Rojas, professional angler and pro staffer for Gander Mountain. “I could talk fishing all day and I'm looking forward to meeting with fans and the local community to swap fishing stories.”

Top Elite Angler Appearance Schedule for Sunday, Sept. 4 at Gander Mountain:

  • Dean Rojas: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Matt Herren: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Dennis Tietje: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Chad Morgenthaler: noon - 3 p.m.
  • Brett Hite: noon - 3 p.m.
  • Shaw Grigsby: noon - 3p.m.
  • Boyd Duckett: 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Bill Lowen: 2 - 5 p.m.
  • Randall Tharp: 2 - 5 p.m.
  • Seth Feider: 2 - 5 p.m.
  • Randy Howell: 2 - 5 p.m.
  • Bernie Schultz: 2 - 5 p.m.

“We're anticipating many guests coming in to visit with the Anglers and we're excited to share our passion for fishing with those who are just learning the ropes and those who fish on a professional level,” said Gander Mountain's Store Manager Dana Mellgren.

Gander Mountain's La Crosse store is located at 1200 Crossing Meadows Drive, Onalaska, Wis. and doors open at 9 a.m. on Sunday. For more details customers can visit:


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 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 Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton’s (, a leading catalog and Internet based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.