The Bass Pro Shops Fall Hunting Classic takes place at the Manteca store, Union Road and the 120 Bypass from Aug. 2-18.
“The Fall Hunting Classics are a popular tradition at Bass Pro Shops,” said Tammy Sapp, Bass Pro Shops’ communications director. “For more than 20 years now, hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts have attended this free event to learn how they can be more successful in the field while staying safe and comfortable with appropriate clothing and gear. Hunters also love to get a firsthand look at all the latest products.”
During the Fall Hunting Classic, nationally recognized professional hunters, local pros and/or outdoorsmen and women will be at the Manteca store to give seminars and talk about their experiences.
The event kicks-off with Bass Pro Shops Hunting University, which features free classes taught by top pros. (Appearances, times and topics are subject to change.)
Sunday, Aug. 4
*2 p.m. - Murphy Love, FOXPRO® Field Staff: Coyote Hunting from Square 1
*3 p.m. - Jon Willett, Safariland™ Sales Team/Avid 3-Gun Competitor: The Rising Interest in 3-Gun Competition
Friday, Aug. 9
*6:30 p.m. - Tips for Bowhunting
*7:30 p.m. - Tactics for Hunting Deer
Saturday, Aug. 10
*1:30 p.m. - Shed Hunting: How to Successfully Hunt for Sheds
*2:30 p.m. - From the Field to the Table: How to Cook Tender Deer Meat
*3:30 p.m. - Join Local Pro, Joe Slaton, for Hunting Tips and Techniques
*4:30 p.m. - Exploring the Shooting Sports: Introduction to Competitive Handgun, Rifle, Shotgun, and 3-Gun Shooting
*5:30 p.m. - Now You See Me, Now You Don't: Choosing Correct Camouflage Clothing
Sunday, Aug. 11
*1:30 p.m. - Exploring the Shooting Sports: Introduction to Competitive Handgun, Rifle, Shotgun, and 3-Gun Shooting
*2:30 p.m. - Tactics for Hunting Predators
*3:30 p.m. - Join Local Pro, Tom Dockter, for Hunting Tips and Techniques
*4:30 p.m. - What's New in Scent Control?
*5:30 p.m. - Tips for Game Camera Placement
In addition, customers will be able to register Aug. 2 through Aug.18 for a sweepstakes to win the “Once in a Lifetime Hunting Trip” for themselves and seven guests to Broadfield — a Sea Island Sporting Club and Lodge in Georgia. The prize package has an approximate $19,000 retail value. Visit http://www.basspro.com/classic for details**