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#2920788 - Thu Jan 10 2013 03:33 PM Re: no bus from bass pro to sportsman show [Re: huntfish2]
buckmasters243 Offline
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Registered: Wed Sep 05 2012
Posts: 1060
Loc: Pennsylvania,Dauphin County
If you do go have this advice,pack your own drinks ive paid three dollars for a bottle of water and dress lightly it get hotter than the sun.

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#2920959 - Thu Jan 10 2013 06:04 PM Re: no bus from bass pro to sportsman show [Re: huntfish2]
tdd Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Wed Jun 10 2009
Posts: 3016
Loc: Northern Berks County, PA
My kids enjoy the show, and I take them every year. I take a good strong daypack with room for their coats (and mine), and room for water bottles in large quantities!

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#2921011 - Thu Jan 10 2013 06:46 PM Re: no bus from bass pro to sportsman show [Re: BS]
huntfish2 Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 09 2008
Posts: 1059
Loc: clrfld co
Originally Posted By: BS
The head cheese that run's the sportsman show cut bass pro out of the loop. Nothing more to it, short and sweet!

bs


whats funny is he used to work at bass pro too! im sure bass pro will still get the foot traffic it usually does as a result of the show but atleast it shouldn't clog their parking lot and store like it has in the past

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#2921305 - Thu Jan 10 2013 10:12 PM Re: no bus from bass pro to sportsman show [Re: jeffs2813]
ICAREDOYOU Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 24 2007
Posts: 4887
Loc: southcentral, pa.
Originally Posted By: jeffs2813
As it stood last year if you werent there to buy a boat or book a trip you wasted your time, money and energy to see a repeat of the prior ten years.


I always enjoyed going to the show but this is how I started to feel about it also. We used to go every year, but probably stopped going 10-12 years ago for this very reason. Would be nice if they'd limit the number of outfitters there trying to get you to sign up for trips. [/quote]

Just don't know how to respond to this.....are you really serious?

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#2921546 - Fri Jan 11 2013 08:50 AM Re: no bus from bass pro to sportsman show [Re: John Henry]
jeffs2813 Offline
member

Registered: Mon Oct 15 2012
Posts: 189
Loc: Pittsburgh, PA
Originally Posted By: John Henry
Originally Posted By: jeffs2813
Would be nice if they'd limit the number of outfitters there trying to get you to sign up for trips.


Why? Who would that benefit? The more outfitters, the better selection.

I usually spend 3 hours max, but the year I knew I was going on an elk hunt, I was there from Opening till closing. This year I'll be with a group of guys as we look for an outfitter for a Caribou hunt, and also doing an elk hunt with another buddy.

Will be a long visit this year!


Just my opinion, but it's like looking for a car. Whoever throws the best sales pitch and price is probably the outfitter you're going to use. I would rather look for a hunting trip via outfitters that others I know have used, and read reviews. I find the show much more interesting for demo's and shows, rather than listening to people throw sales pitches to me.

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#2923349 - Sun Jan 13 2013 01:42 AM Re: no bus from bass pro to sportsman show [Re: huntfish2]
big28hunter Offline
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Registered: Mon Feb 28 2011
Posts: 4375
Loc: PA
To each their own but I absolutely love going to the show. I spend two full days there every year. I for one wish there were more outfitters. Call me selfish but that's why I go! Have booked numerous trips there over the years and I always enjoy seeing the owners and guides that I've hunted with.
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#2924522 - Mon Jan 14 2013 12:58 AM Re: no bus from bass pro to sportsman show [Re: big28hunter]
WestPhillyFam Offline
enthusiast

Registered: Fri Oct 12 2012
Posts: 475
Loc: Philadelphia
I saw a billboard in Philly the other day advertising an Amtrak excursion special to the show, with a shuttle from the train station and discounted tickets. http://www.patripsbytrain.com/eastern-sports-outdoor-show-02/ If you live near an Amtrak station, it might be less stress.

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#2924543 - Mon Jan 14 2013 03:53 AM Re: no bus from bass pro to sportsman show [Re: huntfish2]
Swift Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 13 2001
Posts: 10197
Loc: Shippensburg PA
Boycotting the show for at least the last 10 yrs.
( cuz all their crap)
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