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St. Paul, MN -(Ammoland.com)- In 2014, autumn means more than football season in Texas. It means hiking, hunting, fishing camping and boating.

In 2014, it also means new opportunities for outdoors enthusiasts in Texas to find great prices, the top selection and friendly service when shopping for the best in gear and apparel.

Gander Mountain is once again expanding the nation’s largest and fastest growing network of outdoor specialty stores with a new location in Waco, TX, set to open in the fall.

“Gander Mountain is already a well-known and trusted name in Texas among those who love the outdoors, and who enjoy great traditions like hunting, fishing, hiking, boating and camping,” said David Pratt, Gander Mountain’s President and CEO. “We are thrilled to bring a new Gander Mountain store to Waco, and give our friends in Texas more opportunities to experience our top-quality gear and knowledgeable service at great prices.”

Gander Mountain in Waco will be located in a new 52,000-square-foot store at the northwest corner of South Valley Mills Drive and Interstate 35.The new South Valley Mills shopping center is a redevelopment of a former school site. It will be the 19th Gander Mountain location in Texas, joining existing stores in Amarillo, Beaumont, College Station, Corsicana, Houston, Lewisville, Lubbock, Mesquite, Round Rock, San Antonio, Sherman, Spring, Sugar Land, Texarkana, Tyler, a newly-opened store in Arlington and new stores coming to Lake Worth in this fall and to El Paso in the spring of 2015.

“We are thrilled to welcome Gander Mountain to the greater Waco community,” said Malcolm Duncan, Mayor of Waco. “The location will serve as a regional draw as well as an appealing place for Interstate travelers to stop. The Gander Mountain commitment to quality merchandise at fair prices is an economic engine that fits well with our economic development strategies.”

“We appreciate the warm welcome we have received from the people in Waco and look forward to our grand opening in the fall,” said Eric Jacobsen, Gander Mountain’s Executive Vice President and Director of Real Estate.

Gander Mountain’s newest store will feature one of the largest selections of new and used firearms in Texas, together with the best selection of gear and accessories for hunting, fishing, camping, boating and archery. The store will offer an extensive selection of men’s and women’s active performance outdoor and casual apparel featuring exciting brands like The North Face, Columbia, Under Armour, GSX, Carhartt, Guide Series and Kühl, and a wide variety of men’s and women’s active footwear featuring brands like Asics, Merrell, Rocky, Reebok, Reef, Keen, Irish Setter, Teva, New Balance, Patagonia, Timberland, LaCrosse, Itasca, Saucony and Salomon.

Customers will enjoy easy access to Gander Mountain’s unmatched selection of new and used firearms around the country, whether the firearms are located at other stores, in central distribution facilities or on Gander Mountain’s market-leading online store. Customers may order firearms and have access to all of Gander Mountain’s other terrific merchandise by using simple online order kiosks with easy delivery and pick-up at their favorite Gander Mountain store.

Additional details on special events, activities and promotions that will be a part of the new store grand opening celebration will be available at Gander Mountain.

The new El Paso store is the most recent location announced in a sizeable expansion. In 2012 and 2013 new Gander Mountain stores opened in:

  • Albany, GA
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Dothan, AL
  • Florence, AL
  • Gastonia, NC
  • Lafayette, IN
  • Lewisville, TX
  • Mesquite, TX
  • Monroe, NC
  • Morrisville, NC
  • Opelika, AL
  • Rogers, MN
  • Round Rock, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Tampa, FL
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Valdosta, GA
  • Winston-Salem, N

For 2014, stores have now been announced or opened for:

  • Algonquin, IL
  • Arlington, TX
  • Augusta, GA
  • Avon, IN
  • Champaign, IL
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Charlotte, NC
  • El Paso, TX
  • Fenton, MO
  • Gadsden, AL
  • Greenfield, IN
  • Lake Worth, TX
  • Johnson City, NY
  • McDonough, GA
  • Mobile, AL
  • Mt. Juliet, TN
  • North Charleston, SC
  • Pensacola, FL
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Waco, TX
  • Woodbridge, VA

More new store announcements are expected soon.

Those interested in careers with Gander Mountain can explore current opportunities and submit an application on-line at Gander Mountain Careers.

About Gander Mountain Company

Gander Mountain Company headquartered in St. Paul, MN, is the nation’s largest and fastest growing retail network of outdoor specialty stores for hunting, fishing, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, Gander Mountain has offered the best selection of outdoor equipment, technical apparel, active casual wear, and footwear 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 141 conveniently-located outdoor lifestyle stores in 25 states. 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.

  • One User comment to “New Gander Mountain Store Coming to Waco Texas”

    1. HBHTEX on May 29, 2014 at 11:14 PM said:

      Awesome, I got alot of kin in Waco !

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