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April 12, 2014 - April 20, 2014
Easter Event

Join us at Bass Pro Shops Denver around the Easter holiday and enjoy photos with the Easter Bunny, FREE kid’s crafts and FREE Easter egg hunts.

The kid’s crafts will take place Saturday April 12 & 19 and Sunday April 13 & 20 from 1-4p, and Friday April 18 from 4-7p while supplies last.

Easter egg hunts will take place for 1 hour only Saturday April 12 & 18 and Sunday April 13 & 20 from 2-3p for kids ages 2-10.

**You must register for the hunt at 1:30p each day. Each child is allowed to find 5 eggs and return for candy**

The Easter Bunny hours are 11a-4p Saturday April 12 & 19 & Sunday April 13 & 20, 6-8p Monday-Thursday April 14-17 and 2-7p Friday April 18. Each individual will receive a free 4x6 photo and additional packages for purchase will be available.

You won't want to miss this FREE event!

April 25, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Set Your Sights Event

Join us for a weekend full of FREE seminars packed with need-to-know information on Conceal-Carry, Gun Care, Maintenance, Storage, Accessories and more!  Rewards Members will receive additional Rewards Points on select brands this weekend only! Did we mention you will be able to enter to win a Savage 64 F Camo .22 L.R. Rifle and Caldwell AR-15 Mag Charger? See full details below:

Seminar Schedule:
Friday April 25:
6:30p – Conceal-Carry: A discussion of laws, permits and equipment
7:30p – Gun Care, Maintenance, and Storage: Products to keep your guns safe, secure and functioning properly
 **First 25 customers to attend  each advertised seminar on Friday night only will receive a free giveaway – Bass Pro Shops Tumbler
 
Saturday April 26 and Sunday April 27:
1:30p – Guns and Accessories for your Modern Sporting Rifle Project
2:30p - Conceal-Carry: A discussion of laws, permits and equipment
3:30p - Gun Care, Maintenance, and Storage: Products to keep your guns safe, secure and functioning properly
4:30p - Guns and Accessories for your Modern Sporting Rifle Project
 
**A lucky winner will receive a $25 gift card at each of the above advertised seminar. (Includes Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
 
Event Sweepstakes:
Prize 1: Savage 64 F Camo .22 L.R. Rifle, Value: $189.99 – 1 lucky winner
Prize 2: Caldwell AR-15 Mag Charger, Value: $79.99 – 1 lucky winner
**Drawing will take place at approx. 5pm Sunday, April 27
**Must be 21 years or older to win.
**Winners do not have to be present.
 
Sales: valid April 25-27 only
Quadruple Rewards Points on Select Brands:
-Streamlight
-EOTech
-Beretta
-DPMS Panther Arms
-Remington
-Savage Arms
**Must present coupon to receive points
**Must be an Outdoors Rewards member
 

 
April 27, 2014
Bowhunter Education-Colorado Bowhunters Association, Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Objective of the Bowhunter Education Classes:

To instill in bowhunters a responsible attitude and to assist them to adopt and follow an acceptable behavior toward people, wildlife and the environment in which they hunt.

The following topics are covered:
Your Responsibilities as a bowhunter
Equipment
Shot Placement
Planning a Hunt- maps, statistics, etc.
Laws and Regulations
Tree Stand Safety
Survival
Basic First Aid
A range session that covers following up the shot, tracking, and shoot no shoot situations – the candidate is also required to shoot three broadheads and three fieldpoints


Class Dates at Bass Pro Shop:

Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 9 am – 5 pm

        
Students must have already completed their CPW Hunter Safety Course.  Upon completion of this class, students will receive their IBHE Bowhunter Education Certificate.


Class Fee:$10

Registration Required:  CONTACT:  CAROL ASHURST  (720) 231-5826 - Colorado Bowhunters Association

Master Bowhunter Education Instructor - Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Roy Poole
Bowhunter Education Instructor – Rose Ashurst (720) 936-5778

April 30, 2014
Bird Dog Training Lessons Presented by Hunt Smart Productions

Do you want to get your pup off to a good start or get your older dog ready for the upcoming hunting season? Then you will want to register for our upcoming bird dog training series. This seven (7) session program is designed to make you a better trainer so you can train your dog to be a reliable hunting companion. There will be six (6) sessions at the store and one field session.

The program is open to a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 dogs divided equally among pointers and retriever/flushers. First come, first served. The course will be conducted by C. J. Kausel, Hunt Smart Productions and member of the Rocky Mountain Sporting Dog Club along with Carol Brady, Sunshine Labradors and member of the Colorado Foothills Retriever Club.


Course Schedule:

Lesson 3 – April 30th (Wednesday)
6:00 pm at Bass Pro               
   Review HEEL
   Beginning yard training -
   Obedience: WHOA (Pointers),SIT (Flushers/Retrievers)
   Obedience commands - DOWN
   Quartering

Lesson 4 – May 14th (Wednesday)
6:00 pm at Bass Pro
   Whistle commands
   Proper use of the E - Collar
   Retrieving to hand
   Marks

Lesson 5 – June 11th (Wednesday)
6:00 pm at Bass Pro
   Tracking
   Yard training drills
   The blind retrieve

Lesson 6 – June 25th (Wednesday)  
6:00 pm at Bass Pro in Frying Pan Lodge
   Field Training Day Schedule
   Field first aid presented by Deer Creek Hospital

Lesson 7 – June 28th (Saturday)
Field Training Day
8:00 am at Rocky Mountain Sporting Dog Club in Strasburg               
   Putting it all together in the field

Note:
1. Lessons 3, 4 & 5 will be held in open space area west of the store across the street.


To Register: This is a very popular course and fills up fast. Cost for the class is $255 per dog which includes all 6 store sessions and the field training day session. Pre-registration is required. To register contact C. J. Kausel at Hunt Smart Productions, www.huntsmartpro.com / contact us or call 303-699-7199.

May 3, 2014
Conceal Carry Weapon Permit Class

SureSight Firearms Training - CCW PERMIT CLASS

NRA Certified Instructors, Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association Members. Combined 25 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Firearm Instruction.

This is not a crash course - This is a 6-8 hour course. Topics in this course will cover all Colorado CCW Permit Requirements and Beyond.

Includes firearm safety, handling, maintenance and marksmanship and proficiency.

1. Conceal Carry State Laws
2. Use of Physical Force
3. Permit Application Process
4. Use of Deadly Force
5. Scenario Based Discussion
6. Firearm Laws

Class and Range fee with certification is $165.00, Additional family/friend $145.00. Handguns for Range Qualification: Students will provide handgun and ammunition for the Range. Rental handguns are available with ammunition for $35.00. We prefer you have your own handgun and qualify with that handgun. Prior Firearms Experience Recommended-Please Inquire

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shops:
May 3rd, 2014- 9am-4pm Class and Range
May 21st-WEEKNIGHT Class 5-9pm, Range portion 5/22 5pm at The Shootist
June 21st, 2014- 9am-4pm Class and Range
July 19th, 2014- 9am-4pm Class and Range
July 23rd-WEEKNIGHT Class 5-9pm, Range portion 6/24 5pm at The Shootist

Contact:  Joe@suresightfirearmstraining.com or Scott@suresightfirearmstraining.com                                                         

Registration: Please register online at: www.suresightfirearmstraining.com – Pre-Payment & Reg. Required

May 3, 2014 - May 4, 2014
Kids' Outdoor Skills Challenge

Join us for this Free, Fun-Filled event for the kids Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4 from noon-5pm!
 
Activities Include:
Casting buckets-
cast your lure towards the buckets & try to get the lure inside.
Outdoor Archery Range-learn proper technique and test your skills at either the Soft or Youth archery challenge.
Knot Tying-learn to tie a proper knot for camping and enjoying the outdoors.
Store Scavenger Hunt-First 50 kids to complete the scavenger hunt each day will receive a Bass Pro logo water bottle!
 
**First 50 kids that participate in the activities listed above will get an opportunity to spin our Prize Wheel  for a chance to win a prize!
**First 100 kids to get their punch card filled by completing all activities listed above will receive a Yellow Bass Pro Shops logo tackle box!

 
Kid Seminars: 1:30p, 2:30p, 3:30p
“Think Like a Fish” - these seminars will be educational and fun for kids of all ages!
 
Craft: 12-5p

Kids will have the opportunity to color a wooden turtle magnet to keep and take home!
 

May 4, 2014
Beginner Archery-Colorado Bowhunters Association, Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Objective of the Beginner Archery Classes:

Getting started in any sport is tough.  This class gives you the information you need to start shooting the bow and arrow.

The following topics are covered:
Equipment
Aiming and Proficiency
Where to Shoot
Safety
Equipment Maintenance, Repair and Tools
A range session


Class Dates at Bass Pro Shop:

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 1 pm – 5 pm
Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 1 pm – 5 pm
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 1 pm – 5 pm


Class Fee: $35 (includes Colorado Bowhunters Association Annual Membership)

Registration Required:  CONTACT:  CAROL ASHURST  (720) 231-5826 Colorado Bowhunters Association

Master Bowhunter Education Instructor - Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Roy Poole
Bowhunter Education Instructor – Rose Ashurst (720) 936-5778

May 10, 2014
Basic Pistol Course, Handgun Safety, CCW

SureSight Firearms Training

NRA Certified Instructors, Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association Members. Combined 25 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Firearm Instruction.

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a handgun safely.

This course covers handgun safety, handling, cleaning and ammunition. Marksmanship fundamentals and shooting positions. Classroom and range time is 6 Hours classroom and 2 Hours Range time (approx). Meets and Exceeds Colorado CCW Permit application requirements.

Class and Range fee with NRA Certification in Basic Pistol is $165.00, Additional Family/friend $145.00.  Handguns for Range Qualification will be provided for $20.00 (ammunition included) and are .22 caliber semi-auto or revolver handguns. You may bring your own handgun and ammo if you wish.

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shops:         
May 10th, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range
June 14th, 2014- 9am-5pm  Class and Range
July 12th, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range
August 30, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range
September 13, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range

Contact:  Joe@suresightfirearmstraining.com or Scott@suresightfirearmstraining.com                                                         

Registration: Pre-payment & Registration required: Please register online at: www.suresightfirearmstraining.com

FAMILY & YOUTH ORIENTED-AGES 10 & UP

May 11, 2014
Reel Family Fun Class Presented by Angling University

REEL FAMILY FUN - Learning How to Catch Fish!

1-DAY FAMILY FISHING CLASSES AT BASS PRO SHOPS & BARR LAKE STATE PARK

Family fishing camps are a great outdoor bonding experience for the entire family. This fun and interactive class is designed to educate parents on fundamental fishing basics to share with their kids while youngsters learn the basics through fun, kid-friendly activities.

In this class, participants learn how to use basic spin casting equipment to fish with bait, spinners and even flies. Families also get to test out their newly learned skills at a nearby fishing location under the watchful eye of an Angling University instructor.

Class start at Bass Pro Shop’s “Frying Pan Lodge” classroom from 10:00am-12:00pm and conclude at Barr Lake State Park (*or other nearby location) from 1:00pm-3:00pm


SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT: Rods and reels, Bait Hooks, Bait (worms, salmon eggs, fireballs, etc.), Bobbers, Spinners/lures/flies, Bubble bobbers, Snap swivels, Hat, Sunglasses (Polarized if possible), Sunblock **Equipment is available upon request, but supplies are limited**

Families of 2-4: $40. Additional family members: $10/each

$7 per vehicle entrance fee to Barr Lake State Park is not included

To register, visit www.anglinguniversity.com and sign up for the Reel Family Fun class All participants over the age of 16 must have a valid Colorado fishing license (available for purchase at Bass Pro Shops.)

www.anglinguniversity.com   Office: 303-861-0240   info@anglinguniversity.com

May 14, 2014
Bird Dog Training Lessons Presented by Hunt Smart Productions

Do you want to get your pup off to a good start or get your older dog ready for the upcoming hunting season? Then you will want to register for our upcoming bird dog training series. This seven (7) session program is designed to make you a better trainer so you can train your dog to be a reliable hunting companion. There will be six (6) sessions at the store and one field session.

The program is open to a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 dogs divided equally among pointers and retriever/flushers. First come, first served. The course will be conducted by C. J. Kausel, Hunt Smart Productions and member of the Rocky Mountain Sporting Dog Club along with Carol Brady, Sunshine Labradors and member of the Colorado Foothills Retriever Club.


Course Schedule:

Lesson 4 – May 14th (Wednesday)
6:00 pm at Bass Pro
   Whistle commands
   Proper use of the E - Collar
   Retrieving to hand
   Marks

Lesson 5 – June 11th (Wednesday)
6:00 pm at Bass Pro
   Tracking
   Yard training drills
   The blind retrieve

Lesson 6 – June 25th (Wednesday)  
6:00 pm at Bass Pro in Frying Pan Lodge
   Field Training Day Schedule
   Field first aid presented by Deer Creek Hospital

Lesson 7 – June 28th (Saturday)
Field Training Day
8:00 am at Rocky Mountain Sporting Dog Club in Strasburg               
   Putting it all together in the field

Note:
1. Lessons 4 & 5 will be held in open space area west of the store across the street.


To Register: This is a very popular course and fills up fast. Cost for the class is $255 per dog which includes all 6 store sessions and the field training day session. Pre-registration is required. To register contact C. J. Kausel at Hunt Smart Productions, www.huntsmartpro.com / contact us or call 303-699-7199.

May 16, 2014
Bowhunting & Wilderness Survival Class

Join us for a Rocky Mountain School of Bowhunting & Wilderness Survival class Friday, May 16 from 6:30-8p. This course is free and will be taught by Dale Petefish, member of the Colorado Bowhunters Association, in our Frying Pan Lodge.

Topics Covered:
Rules of Three
Preparedness
Fire building in snow & rain
Shelters
GPS
Compass
Maps
Gear
Proper clothing
and more!

For more information contact Dale Petefish at 970-723-8449.

May 17, 2014
Hunter Education-Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Everyone born on or after January 1, 1949 who applies for a Colorado hunting license or preference point must have successfully completed an approved hunter education course.  If you do not have your hunter safety card you need this class.  The Colorado Division of Parks & Wildlife recommends that a student be a minimum of ten years of age to take this course.  This class will inform people about firearms safety, hunting laws, survival and first aid, provide instruction on rifle, shotgun, pistol and archery safety.

There are two options available for students to complete the hunter education requirements.
1.Standard Course – 12 hour instructor led course spread over 2 dates (2 locations).
2.Internet Course – Students complete the classroom portion online and then attend an “Internet Conclusion Course” to finish the remaining portions of the class.

Register online at: http://my.register-ed.com/programs/Colorado_Hunter_Education_Course

The cost is $10.00 per student.  Limited to 40 students.  Students remit the $10.00 registration fee through the hosting instructor’s website at www.arapahoearms.com.


Dates and Times of Upcoming Classes:

Standard Course:
5/17/14 (Saturday) - 9am-5pm - Bass Pro Shops, The Frying Pan Lodge - 7970 Northfield Boulevard Denver, CO
5/30/14 (Friday) - 6pm-10pm - CO Parks & Wildlife, Hunter Ed Building - 6060 North Broadway Denver, CO

Standard Course:
6/28/14 (Saturday) - 9am-5pm - Bass Pro Shops, The Frying Pan Lodge - 7970 Northfield Boulevard Denver, CO
6/30/14 (Monday) - 6pm-10pm - CO Parks & Wildlife, Hunter Ed Building - 6060 North Broadway Denver, CO

Internet Conclusion Course:
7/26/14 (Saturday) - 9am-12pm - Bass Pro Shops, The Frying Pan Lodge - 7970 Northfield Boulevard Denver, CO
7/26/14 (Saturday) – 1:30-2:30pm - CO Parks & Wildlife, Hunter Ed Building - 6060 North Broadway Denver, CO

Internet Conclusion Course:
9/6/14 (Saturday) - 9am-12pm - Bass Pro Shops, The Frying Pan Lodge - 7970 Northfield Boulevard Denver, CO
9/6/14 (Saturday) – 1:30-2:30pm - CO Parks & Wildlife, Hunter Ed Building - 6060 North Broadway Denver, CO


Contact:  Master Hunter Education Instructor Tim Rathgeber: tim@arapahoearms.com


For more information, Click Here.
May 21, 2014
Conceal Carry Weapon Permit Class

SureSight Firearms Training - CCW PERMIT CLASS

NRA Certified Instructors, Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association Members. Combined 25 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Firearm Instruction.

This is not a crash course - This is a 6-8 hour course. Topics in this course will cover all Colorado CCW Permit Requirements and Beyond.

Includes firearm safety, handling, maintenance and marksmanship and proficiency.

1. Conceal Carry State Laws
2. Use of Physical Force
3. Permit Application Process
4. Use of Deadly Force
5. Scenario Based Discussion
6. Firearm Laws

Class and Range fee with certification is $165.00, Additional family/friend $145.00. Handguns for Range Qualification: Students will provide handgun and ammunition for the Range. Rental handguns are available with ammunition for $35.00. We prefer you have your own handgun and qualify with that handgun. Prior Firearms Experience Recommended-Please Inquire

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shops:
May 21st-WEEKNIGHT Class 5-9pm, Range portion 5/22 5pm at The Shootist
June 21st, 2014- 9am-4pm Class and Range
July 19th, 2014- 9am-4pm Class and Range
July 23rd-WEEKNIGHT Class 5-9pm, Range portion 6/24 5pm at The Shootist

Contact:  Joe@suresightfirearmstraining.com or Scott@suresightfirearmstraining.com                                                         

Registration: Please register online at: www.suresightfirearmstraining.com – Pre-Payment & Reg. Required

June 7, 2014
Reel Family Fun Class Presented by Angling University

REEL FAMILY FUN - Learning How to Catch Fish!

1-DAY FAMILY FISHING CLASSES AT BASS PRO SHOPS & BARR LAKE STATE PARK

Family fishing camps are a great outdoor bonding experience for the entire family. This fun and interactive class is designed to educate parents on fundamental fishing basics to share with their kids while youngsters learn the basics through fun, kid-friendly activities.

In this class, participants learn how to use basic spin casting equipment to fish with bait, spinners and even flies. Families also get to test out their newly learned skills at a nearby fishing location under the watchful eye of an Angling University instructor.

Class start at Bass Pro Shop’s “Frying Pan Lodge” classroom from 10:00am-12:00pm and conclude at Barr Lake State Park (*or other nearby location) from 1:00pm-3:00pm


SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT: Rods and reels, Bait Hooks, Bait (worms, salmon eggs, fireballs, etc.), Bobbers, Spinners/lures/flies, Bubble bobbers, Snap swivels, Hat, Sunglasses (Polarized if possible), Sunblock
**Equipment is available upon request, but supplies are limited**


Families of 2-4: $40. Additional family members: $10/each

$7 per vehicle entrance fee to Barr Lake State Park is not included

To register, visit www.anglinguniversity.com and sign up for the Reel Family Fun class All participants over the age of 16 must have a valid Colorado fishing license (available for purchase at Bass Pro Shops.)

www.anglinguniversity.com   Office: 303-861-0240   info@anglinguniversity.com

June 11, 2014
Bird Dog Training Lessons Presented by Hunt Smart Productions

Do you want to get your pup off to a good start or get your older dog ready for the upcoming hunting season? Then you will want to register for our upcoming bird dog training series. This seven (7) session program is designed to make you a better trainer so you can train your dog to be a reliable hunting companion. There will be six (6) sessions at the store and one field session.

The program is open to a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 dogs divided equally among pointers and retriever/flushers. First come, first served. The course will be conducted by C. J. Kausel, Hunt Smart Productions and member of the Rocky Mountain Sporting Dog Club along with Carol Brady, Sunshine Labradors and member of the Colorado Foothills Retriever Club.


Course Schedule:

Lesson 5 – June 11th (Wednesday)
6:00 pm at Bass Pro
   Tracking
   Yard training drills
   The blind retrieve

Lesson 6 – June 25th (Wednesday)  
6:00 pm at Bass Pro in Frying Pan Lodge
   Field Training Day Schedule
   Field first aid presented by Deer Creek Hospital

Lesson 7 – June 28th (Saturday)
Field Training Day
8:00 am at Rocky Mountain Sporting Dog Club in Strasburg               
   Putting it all together in the field

Note:
1. Lesson 5 will be held in open space area west of the store across the street.

 

To Register: This is a very popular course and fills up fast. Cost for the class is $255 per dog which includes all 6 store sessions and the field training day session. Pre-registration is required. To register contact C. J. Kausel at Hunt Smart Productions, www.huntsmartpro.com / contact us or call 303-699-7199.

June 14, 2014
Pistol Course, Handgun Safety, CCW

SureSight Firearms Training

NRA Certified Instructors, Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association Members. Combined 25 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Firearm Instruction.

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a handgun safely.

This course covers handgun safety, handling, cleaning and ammunition. Marksmanship fundamentals and shooting positions. Classroom and range time is 6 Hours classroom and 2 Hours Range time (approx). Meets and Exceeds Colorado CCW Permit application requirements.

Class and Range fee with NRA Certification in Basic Pistol is $165.00, Additional Family/friend $145.00.  Handguns for Range Qualification will be provided for $20.00 (ammunition included) and are .22 caliber semi-auto or revolver handguns. You may bring your own handgun and ammo if you wish.

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shops:         
June 14th, 2014- 9am-5pm  Class and Range
July 12th, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range
August 30, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range
September 13, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range

Contact:  Joe@suresightfirearmstraining.com or Scott@suresightfirearmstraining.com                                                         

Registration: Pre-payment & Registration required: Please register online at: www.suresightfirearmstraining.com

FAMILY & YOUTH ORIENTED-AGES 10 & UP

June 21, 2014
Conceal Carry Weapon Permit Class

SureSight Firearms Training - CCW PERMIT CLASS

NRA Certified Instructors, Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association Members. Combined 25 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Firearm Instruction.

This is not a crash course - This is a 6-8 hour course. Topics in this course will cover all Colorado CCW Permit Requirements and Beyond.

Includes firearm safety, handling, maintenance and marksmanship and proficiency.

1. Conceal Carry State Laws
2. Use of Physical Force
3. Permit Application Process
4. Use of Deadly Force
5. Scenario Based Discussion
6. Firearm Laws

Class and Range fee with certification is $165.00, Additional family/friend $145.00. Handguns for Range Qualification: Students will provide handgun and ammunition for the Range. Rental handguns are available with ammunition for $35.00. We prefer you have your own handgun and qualify with that handgun. Prior Firearms Experience Recommended-Please Inquire

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shops:
June 21st, 2014- 9am-4pm Class and Range
July 19th, 2014- 9am-4pm Class and Range
July 23rd-WEEKNIGHT Class 5-9pm, Range portion 6/24 5pm at The Shootist

Contact:  Joe@suresightfirearmstraining.com or Scott@suresightfirearmstraining.com                                                         

Registration: Please register online at: www.suresightfirearmstraining.com – Pre-Payment & Reg. Required

June 25, 2014
Bird Dog Training Lessons Presented by Hunt Smart Productions

Do you want to get your pup off to a good start or get your older dog ready for the upcoming hunting season? Then you will want to register for our upcoming bird dog training series. This seven (7) session program is designed to make you a better trainer so you can train your dog to be a reliable hunting companion. There will be six (6) sessions at the store and one field session.

The program is open to a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 dogs divided equally among pointers and retriever/flushers. First come, first served. The course will be conducted by C. J. Kausel, Hunt Smart Productions and member of the Rocky Mountain Sporting Dog Club along with Carol Brady, Sunshine Labradors and member of the Colorado Foothills Retriever Club.

Course Schedule:

Lesson 6 – June 25th (Wednesday)  
6:00 pm at Bass Pro in Frying Pan Lodge
   Field Training Day Schedule
   Field first aid presented by Deer Creek Hospital

Lesson 7 – June 28th (Saturday)
Field Training Day
8:00 am at Rocky Mountain Sporting Dog Club in Strasburg               
   Putting it all together in the field


To Register: This is a very popular course and fills up fast. Cost for the class is $255 per dog which includes all 6 store sessions and the field training day session. Pre-registration is required. To register contact C. J. Kausel at Hunt Smart Productions, www.huntsmartpro.com / contact us or call 303-699-7199.

June 27, 2014
Bowhunting & Wilderness Survival Class

Join us for a Rocky Mountain School of Bowhunting & Wilderness Survival class Friday, June 27 from 6:30-8p. This course is free and will be taught by Dale Petefish, member of the Colorado Bowhunters Association, in our Frying Pan Lodge.

Topics Covered:
Rules of Three
Preparedness
Fire building in snow & rain
Shelters
GPS
Compass
Maps
Gear
Proper clothing
and more!

For more information contact Dale Petefish at 970-723-8449.

June 28, 2014
Hunter Education-Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Everyone born on or after January 1, 1949 who applies for a Colorado hunting license or preference point must have successfully completed an approved hunter education course.  If you do not have your hunter safety card you need this class.  The Colorado Division of Parks & Wildlife recommends that a student be a minimum of ten years of age to take this course.  This class will inform people about firearms safety, hunting laws, survival and first aid, provide instruction on rifle, shotgun, pistol and archery safety.

There are two options available for students to complete the hunter education requirements.
1.Standard Course – 12 hour instructor led course spread over 2 dates (2 locations).
2.Internet Course – Students complete the classroom portion online and then attend an “Internet Conclusion Course” to finish the remaining portions of the class.

Register online at: http://my.register-ed.com/programs/Colorado_Hunter_Education_Course

The cost is $10.00 per student.  Limited to 40 students.  Students remit the $10.00 registration fee through the hosting instructor’s website at www.arapahoearms.com.


Dates and Times of Upcoming Classes:

Standard Course:
6/28/14 (Saturday) - 9am-5pm - Bass Pro Shops, The Frying Pan Lodge - 7970 Northfield Boulevard Denver, CO
6/30/14 (Monday) - 6pm-10pm - CO Parks & Wildlife, Hunter Ed Building - 6060 North Broadway Denver, CO

Internet Conclusion Course:
7/26/14 (Saturday) - 9am-12pm - Bass Pro Shops, The Frying Pan Lodge - 7970 Northfield Boulevard Denver, CO
7/26/14 (Saturday) – 1:30-2:30pm - CO Parks & Wildlife, Hunter Ed Building - 6060 North Broadway Denver, CO

Internet Conclusion Course:
9/6/14 (Saturday) - 9am-12pm - Bass Pro Shops, The Frying Pan Lodge - 7970 Northfield Boulevard Denver, CO
9/6/14 (Saturday) – 1:30-2:30pm - CO Parks & Wildlife, Hunter Ed Building - 6060 North Broadway Denver, CO


Contact:  Master Hunter Education Instructor Tim Rathgeber: tim@arapahoearms.com


For more information, Click Here.
June 28, 2014
Bird Dog Training Lessons Presented by Hunt Smart Productions

Do you want to get your pup off to a good start or get your older dog ready for the upcoming hunting season? Then you will want to register for our upcoming bird dog training series. This seven (7) session program is designed to make you a better trainer so you can train your dog to be a reliable hunting companion. There will be six (6) sessions at the store and one field session.

The program is open to a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 dogs divided equally among pointers and retriever/flushers. First come, first served. The course will be conducted by C. J. Kausel, Hunt Smart Productions and member of the Rocky Mountain Sporting Dog Club along with Carol Brady, Sunshine Labradors and member of the Colorado Foothills Retriever Club.

 

Lesson 7 – June 28th (Saturday)
Field Training Day - Putting it all together in the field
8:00 am at Rocky Mountain Sporting Dog Club in Strasburg               
  
To Register: This is a very popular course and fills up fast. Cost for the class is $255 per dog which includes all 6 store sessions and the field training day session. Pre-registration is required. To register contact C. J. Kausel at Hunt Smart Productions, www.huntsmartpro.com / contact us or call 303-699-7199.

June 29, 2014
Beginner Bowhunter-Colorado Bowhunters Association, Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Objective of the Beginner Bowhunter Classes:

Getting started in any sport is tough.  This class gives you the information you need to start bowhunting in Colorado, from equipment to where to bowhunt to how to hunt in Colorado.

The following topics are covered:
Equipment
Shot Placement
Planning a Hunt- maps, statistics, etc.
Methods of Bowhunting- Stalking, Blinds, Tree Stand Safety, etc.
Camo Choice and Scents
Laws and Regulations
Survival
Basic First Aid
A range session

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shop:

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 1 pm – 5 pm
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 1 pm – 5 pm


Class Fee: $35 (includes Colorado Bowhunters Association Annual Membership)

Registration Required:  CONTACT:  CAROL ASHURST  (720) 231-5826 Colorado Bowhunters Association

Master Bowhunter Education Instructor - Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Roy Poole
Bowhunter Education Instructor – Rose Ashurst (720) 936-5778

July 12, 2014
Basic Pistol Course, Handgun Safety, CCW

SureSight Firearms Training

NRA Certified Instructors, Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association Members. Combined 25 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Firearm Instruction.

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a handgun safely.

This course covers handgun safety, handling, cleaning and ammunition. Marksmanship fundamentals and shooting positions. Classroom and range time is 6 Hours classroom and 2 Hours Range time (approx). Meets and Exceeds Colorado CCW Permit application requirements.

Class and Range fee with NRA Certification in Basic Pistol is $165.00, Additional Family/friend $145.00.  Handguns for Range Qualification will be provided for $20.00 (ammunition included) and are .22 caliber semi-auto or revolver handguns. You may bring your own handgun and ammo if you wish.

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shops:         
July 12th, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range
August 30, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range
September 13, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range

Contact:  Joe@suresightfirearmstraining.com or Scott@suresightfirearmstraining.com                                                         

Registration: Pre-payment & Registration required: Please register online at: www.suresightfirearmstraining.com

FAMILY & YOUTH ORIENTED-AGES 10 & UP

July 13, 2014
Bowhunter Education-Colorado Bowhunters Association, Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Objective of the Bowhunter Education Classes:

To instill in bowhunters a responsible attitude and to assist them to adopt and follow an acceptable behavior toward people, wildlife and the environment in which they hunt.

The following topics are covered:
Your Responsibilities as a bowhunter
Equipment
Shot Placement
Planning a Hunt- maps, statistics, etc.
Laws and Regulations
Tree Stand Safety
Survival
Basic First Aid
A range session that covers following up the shot, tracking, and shoot no shoot situations – the candidate is also required to shoot three broadheads and three fieldpoints


Class Dates at Bass Pro Shop:

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 9 am – 5 pm

        
Students must have already completed their CPW Hunter Safety Course.  Upon completion of this class, students will receive their IBHE Bowhunter Education Certificate.

Class Fee:$10

Registration Required:  CONTACT:  CAROL ASHURST  (720) 231-5826 - Colorado Bowhunters Association

Master Bowhunter Education Instructor - Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Roy Poole
Bowhunter Education Instructor – Rose Ashurst (720) 936-5778

July 19, 2014
Conceal Carry Weapon Permit Class

SureSight Firearms Training - CCW PERMIT CLASS

NRA Certified Instructors, Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association Members. Combined 25 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Firearm Instruction.

This is not a crash course - This is a 6-8 hour course. Topics in this course will cover all Colorado CCW Permit Requirements and Beyond.

Includes firearm safety, handling, maintenance and marksmanship and proficiency.

1. Conceal Carry State Laws
2. Use of Physical Force
3. Permit Application Process
4. Use of Deadly Force
5. Scenario Based Discussion
6. Firearm Laws

Class and Range fee with certification is $165.00, Additional family/friend $145.00. Handguns for Range Qualification: Students will provide handgun and ammunition for the Range. Rental handguns are available with ammunition for $35.00. We prefer you have your own handgun and qualify with that handgun. Prior Firearms Experience Recommended-Please Inquire

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shops:
July 19th, 2014- 9am-4pm Class and Range
July 23rd-WEEKNIGHT Class 5-9pm, Range portion 6/24 5pm at The Shootist

Contact:  Joe@suresightfirearmstraining.com or Scott@suresightfirearmstraining.com                                                         

Registration: Please register online at: www.suresightfirearmstraining.com – Pre-Payment & Reg. Required                     

July 20, 2014
How to Use a GPS with a Topographical Map

How to Use a GPS with a Topographical Map! Fishing – Hunting – Camping

Trained Instructor – Peggy Ellis will teach you how to “return” to your favorite fishing holes, hunting locations and “always” be able to find your way back to your campsite… using a GPS

Class includes instruction on Using a Compass and GPS with a Topographic Map.   This class focuses on the fundamentals of outdoor navigation with a compass, GPS receiver and a printed topographic map.  Students will receive instruction on compass use, map reading, GPS setup, accuracy, coordinate systems, map datums, waypoints, and tracklogs. Receivers and compasses are available for loan if you don't already have one. Students should be prepared for a combination of classroom instruction and outdoor exercises at  nearby locations at Bass Pro Shops Denver.

The emphasis is on using a compass and GPS with a published map for outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and 4-wheeling.

ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED

6-Hour Clinic - $20 per person, Limited to 10 people  

Sunday, July 20, 10a – 4p
Sunday, September 28, 10a – 4p
Sunday, November 9, 10a – 4p

Instructor Contact:  Peggy Ellis at 303-464-0606 or pellis1234@msn.com.

 

July 23, 2014
Conceal Carry Weapon Permit Class

SureSight Firearms Training - CCW PERMIT CLASS

NRA Certified Instructors, Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association Members. Combined 25 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Firearm Instruction.

This is not a crash course - This is a 6-8 hour course. Topics in this course will cover all Colorado CCW Permit Requirements and Beyond.

Includes firearm safety, handling, maintenance and marksmanship and proficiency.

1. Conceal Carry State Laws
2. Use of Physical Force
3. Permit Application Process
4. Use of Deadly Force
5. Scenario Based Discussion
6. Firearm Laws

Class and Range fee with certification is $165.00, Additional family/friend $145.00. Handguns for Range Qualification: Students will provide handgun and ammunition for the Range. Rental handguns are available with ammunition for $35.00. We prefer you have your own handgun and qualify with that handgun. Prior Firearms Experience Recommended-Please Inquire

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shops:
July 23rd-WEEKNIGHT Class 5-9pm, Range portion 6/24 5pm at The Shootist

Contact:  Joe@suresightfirearmstraining.com or Scott@suresightfirearmstraining.com                                                         

Registration: Please register online at: www.suresightfirearmstraining.com – Pre-Payment & Reg. Required

July 26, 2014
Hunter Education-Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Everyone born on or after January 1, 1949 who applies for a Colorado hunting license or preference point must have successfully completed an approved hunter education course.  If you do not have your hunter safety card you need this class.  The Colorado Division of Parks & Wildlife recommends that a student be a minimum of ten years of age to take this course.  This class will inform people about firearms safety, hunting laws, survival and first aid, provide instruction on rifle, shotgun, pistol and archery safety.

There are two options available for students to complete the hunter education requirements.
1.Standard Course – 12 hour instructor led course spread over 2 dates (2 locations).
2.Internet Course – Students complete the classroom portion online and then attend an “Internet Conclusion Course” to finish the remaining portions of the class.

Register online at: http://my.register-ed.com/programs/Colorado_Hunter_Education_Course

The cost is $10.00 per student.  Limited to 40 students.  Students remit the $10.00 registration fee through the hosting instructor’s website at www.arapahoearms.com.


Dates and Times of Upcoming Classes:

Internet Conclusion Course:
7/26/14 (Saturday) - 9am-12pm - Bass Pro Shops, The Frying Pan Lodge - 7970 Northfield Boulevard Denver, CO
7/26/14 (Saturday) – 1:30-2:30pm - CO Parks & Wildlife, Hunter Ed Building - 6060 North Broadway Denver, CO

Internet Conclusion Course:
9/6/14 (Saturday) - 9am-12pm - Bass Pro Shops, The Frying Pan Lodge - 7970 Northfield Boulevard Denver, CO
9/6/14 (Saturday) – 1:30-2:30pm - CO Parks & Wildlife, Hunter Ed Building - 6060 North Broadway Denver, CO


Contact:  Master Hunter Education Instructor Tim Rathgeber: tim@arapahoearms.com

July 27, 2014
Reel Family Fun Class Presented by Angling University

REEL FAMILY FUN - Learning How to Catch Fish!

1-DAY FAMILY FISHING CLASSES AT BASS PRO SHOPS & BARR LAKE STATE PARK

Family fishing camps are a great outdoor bonding experience for the entire family. This fun and interactive class is designed to educate parents on fundamental fishing basics to share with their kids while youngsters learn the basics through fun, kid-friendly activities.

In this class, participants learn how to use basic spin casting equipment to fish with bait, spinners and even flies. Families also get to test out their newly learned skills at a nearby fishing location under the watchful eye of an Angling University instructor.

Class start at Bass Pro Shop’s “Frying Pan Lodge” classroom from 10:00am-12:00pm and conclude at Barr Lake State Park (*or other nearby location) from 1:00pm-3:00pm


SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT: Rods and reels, Bait Hooks, Bait (worms, salmon eggs, fireballs, etc.), Bobbers, Spinners/lures/flies, Bubble bobbers, Snap swivels, Hat, Sunglasses (Polarized if possible), Sunblock
**Equipment is available upon request, but supplies are limited**


Families of 2-4: $40. Additional family members: $10/each

$7 per vehicle entrance fee to Barr Lake State Park is not included

To register, visit www.anglinguniversity.com and sign up for the Reel Family Fun class All participants over the age of 16 must have a valid Colorado fishing license (available for purchase at Bass Pro Shops.)

www.anglinguniversity.com   Office: 303-861-0240   info@anglinguniversity.com

August 24, 2014
Beginner Archery-Colorado Bowhunters Association, Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Objective of the Beginner Archery Classes:

Getting started in any sport is tough.  This class gives you the information you need to start shooting the bow and arrow.

The following topics are covered:
Equipment
Aiming and Proficiency
Where to Shoot
Safety
Equipment Maintenance, Repair and Tools
A range session


Class Dates at Bass Pro Shop:

Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 1 pm – 5 pm
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 1 pm – 5 pm


Class Fee: $35 (includes Colorado Bowhunters Association Annual Membership)

Registration Required:  CONTACT:  CAROL ASHURST  (720) 231-5826 Colorado Bowhunters Association

Master Bowhunter Education Instructor - Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Roy Poole
Bowhunter Education Instructor – Rose Ashurst (720) 936-5778

August 30, 2014
Basic Pistol Course, Handgun Safety, CCW

SureSight Firearms Training

NRA Certified Instructors, Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association Members. Combined 25 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Firearm Instruction.

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a handgun safely.

This course covers handgun safety, handling, cleaning and ammunition. Marksmanship fundamentals and shooting positions. Classroom and range time is 6 Hours classroom and 2 Hours Range time (approx). Meets and Exceeds Colorado CCW Permit application requirements.

Class and Range fee with NRA Certification in Basic Pistol is $165.00, Additional Family/friend $145.00.  Handguns for Range Qualification will be provided for $20.00 (ammunition included) and are .22 caliber semi-auto or revolver handguns. You may bring your own handgun and ammo if you wish.

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shops:         
August 30, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range
September 13, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range

Contact:  Joe@suresightfirearmstraining.com or Scott@suresightfirearmstraining.com                                                         

Registration: Pre-payment & Registration required: Please register online at: www.suresightfirearmstraining.com

FAMILY & YOUTH ORIENTED-AGES 10 & UP

August 31, 2014
Reel Family Fun Class Presented by Angling University

REEL FAMILY FUN - Learning How to Catch Fish!

1-DAY FAMILY FISHING CLASSES AT BASS PRO SHOPS & BARR LAKE STATE PARK

Family fishing camps are a great outdoor bonding experience for the entire family. This fun and interactive class is designed to educate parents on fundamental fishing basics to share with their kids while youngsters learn the basics through fun, kid-friendly activities.

In this class, participants learn how to use basic spin casting equipment to fish with bait, spinners and even flies. Families also get to test out their newly learned skills at a nearby fishing location under the watchful eye of an Angling University instructor.

Class start at Bass Pro Shop’s “Frying Pan Lodge” classroom from 10:00am-12:00pm and conclude at Barr Lake State Park (*or other nearby location) from 1:00pm-3:00pm


SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT: Rods and reels, Bait Hooks, Bait (worms, salmon eggs, fireballs, etc.), Bobbers, Spinners/lures/flies, Bubble bobbers, Snap swivels, Hat, Sunglasses (Polarized if possible), Sunblock
**Equipment is available upon request, but supplies are limited**


Families of 2-4: $40. Additional family members: $10/each

$7 per vehicle entrance fee to Barr Lake State Park is not included

To register, visit www.anglinguniversity.com and sign up for the Reel Family Fun class All participants over the age of 16 must have a valid Colorado fishing license (available for purchase at Bass Pro Shops.)

www.anglinguniversity.com   Office: 303-861-0240   info@anglinguniversity.com

September 6, 2014
Hunter Education-Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Everyone born on or after January 1, 1949 who applies for a Colorado hunting license or preference point must have successfully completed an approved hunter education course.  If you do not have your hunter safety card you need this class.  The Colorado Division of Parks & Wildlife recommends that a student be a minimum of ten years of age to take this course.  This class will inform people about firearms safety, hunting laws, survival and first aid, provide instruction on rifle, shotgun, pistol and archery safety.

There are two options available for students to complete the hunter education requirements.
1.Standard Course – 12 hour instructor led course spread over 2 dates (2 locations).
2.Internet Course – Students complete the classroom portion online and then attend an “Internet Conclusion Course” to finish the remaining portions of the class.

Register online at: http://my.register-ed.com/programs/Colorado_Hunter_Education_Course

The cost is $10.00 per student.  Limited to 40 students.  Students remit the $10.00 registration fee through the hosting instructor’s website at www.arapahoearms.com.


Dates and Times of Upcoming Classes:

Internet Conclusion Course:
9/6/14 (Saturday) - 9am-12pm - Bass Pro Shops, The Frying Pan Lodge - 7970 Northfield Boulevard Denver, CO
9/6/14 (Saturday) – 1:30-2:30pm - CO Parks & Wildlife, Hunter Ed Building - 6060 North Broadway Denver, CO

 

Contact:  Master Hunter Education Instructor Tim Rathgeber: tim@arapahoearms.com

September 7, 2014
Reel Family Fun Class Presented by Angling University

REEL FAMILY FUN - Learning How to Catch Fish!

1-DAY FAMILY FISHING CLASSES AT BASS PRO SHOPS & BARR LAKE STATE PARK

Family fishing camps are a great outdoor bonding experience for the entire family. This fun and interactive class is designed to educate parents on fundamental fishing basics to share with their kids while youngsters learn the basics through fun, kid-friendly activities.

In this class, participants learn how to use basic spin casting equipment to fish with bait, spinners and even flies. Families also get to test out their newly learned skills at a nearby fishing location under the watchful eye of an Angling University instructor.

Class start at Bass Pro Shop’s “Frying Pan Lodge” classroom from 10:00am-12:00pm and conclude at Barr Lake State Park (*or other nearby location) from 1:00pm-3:00pm


SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT: Rods and reels, Bait Hooks, Bait (worms, salmon eggs, fireballs, etc.), Bobbers, Spinners/lures/flies, Bubble bobbers, Snap swivels, Hat, Sunglasses (Polarized if possible), Sunblock
**Equipment is available upon request, but supplies are limited**


Families of 2-4: $40. Additional family members: $10/each

$7 per vehicle entrance fee to Barr Lake State Park is not included

To register, visit www.anglinguniversity.com and sign up for the Reel Family Fun class All participants over the age of 16 must have a valid Colorado fishing license (available for purchase at Bass Pro Shops.)

www.anglinguniversity.com   Office: 303-861-0240   info@anglinguniversity.com

September 13, 2014
Basic Pistol Course, Handgun Safety, CCW

SureSight Firearms Training

NRA Certified Instructors, Colorado Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association Members. Combined 25 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Firearm Instruction.

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a handgun safely.

This course covers handgun safety, handling, cleaning and ammunition. Marksmanship fundamentals and shooting positions. Classroom and range time is 6 Hours classroom and 2 Hours Range time (approx). Meets and Exceeds Colorado CCW Permit application requirements.

Class and Range fee with NRA Certification in Basic Pistol is $165.00, Additional Family/friend $145.00.  Handguns for Range Qualification will be provided for $20.00 (ammunition included) and are .22 caliber semi-auto or revolver handguns. You may bring your own handgun and ammo if you wish.

Class Dates at Bass Pro Shops:         
September 13, 2014- 9am-5pm Class and Range

Contact:  Joe@suresightfirearmstraining.com or Scott@suresightfirearmstraining.com                                                         

Registration: Pre-payment & Registration required: Please register online at: www.suresightfirearmstraining.com

FAMILY & YOUTH ORIENTED-AGES 10 & UP

September 28, 2014
How to Use a GPS with a Topographical Map

How to Use a GPS with a Topographical Map! Fishing – Hunting – Camping

Trained Instructor – Peggy Ellis will teach you how to “return” to your favorite fishing holes, hunting locations and “always” be able to find your way back to your campsite… using a GPS

Class includes instruction on Using a Compass and GPS with a Topographic Map.   This class focuses on the fundamentals of outdoor navigation with a compass, GPS receiver and a printed topographic map.  Students will receive instruction on compass use, map reading, GPS setup, accuracy, coordinate systems, map datums, waypoints, and tracklogs. Receivers and compasses are available for loan if you don't already have one. Students should be prepared for a combination of classroom instruction and outdoor exercises at  nearby locations at Bass Pro Shops Denver.

The emphasis is on using a compass and GPS with a published map for outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and 4-wheeling.

ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED

6-Hour Clinic - $20 per person, Limited to 10 people  

Sunday, September 28, 10a – 4p
Sunday, November 9, 10a – 4p

Instructor Contact:  Peggy Ellis at 303-464-0606 or pellis1234@msn.com.

 

October 12, 2014
Beginner Bowhunter-CO Bowhunters Association & CO Parks & Wildlife

Objective of the Beginner Bowhunter Classes:

Getting started in any sport is tough.  This class gives you the information you need to start bowhunting in Colorado, from equipment to where to bowhunt to how to hunt in Colorado.

The following topics are covered:
Equipment
Shot Placement
Planning a Hunt- maps, statistics, etc.
Methods of Bowhunting- Stalking, Blinds, Tree Stand Safety, etc.
Camo Choice and Scents
Laws and Regulations
Survival
Basic First Aid
A range session

Class Date at Bass Pro Shop:

Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 1 pm – 5 pm


Class Fee: $35 (includes Colorado Bowhunters Association Annual Membership)

Registration Required:  CONTACT:  CAROL ASHURST  (720) 231-5826 Colorado Bowhunters Association

Master Bowhunter Education Instructor - Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Roy Poole
Bowhunter Education Instructor – Rose Ashurst (720) 936-5778

October 19, 2014
Reel Family Fun Class Presented by Angling University

REEL FAMILY FUN - Learning How to Catch Fish!

1-DAY FAMILY FISHING CLASSES AT BASS PRO SHOPS & BARR LAKE STATE PARK

Family fishing camps are a great outdoor bonding experience for the entire family. This fun and interactive class is designed to educate parents on fundamental fishing basics to share with their kids while youngsters learn the basics through fun, kid-friendly activities.

In this class, participants learn how to use basic spin casting equipment to fish with bait, spinners and even flies. Families also get to test out their newly learned skills at a nearby fishing location under the watchful eye of an Angling University instructor.

Class start at Bass Pro Shop’s “Frying Pan Lodge” classroom from 10:00am-12:00pm and conclude at Barr Lake State Park (*or other nearby location) from 1:00pm-3:00pm


SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT: Rods and reels, Bait Hooks, Bait (worms, salmon eggs, fireballs, etc.), Bobbers, Spinners/lures/flies, Bubble bobbers, Snap swivels, Hat, Sunglasses (Polarized if possible), Sunblock
**Equipment is available upon request, but supplies are limited**


Families of 2-4: $40. Additional family members: $10/each

$7 per vehicle entrance fee to Barr Lake State Park is not included

To register, visit www.anglinguniversity.com and sign up for the Reel Family Fun class All participants over the age of 16 must have a valid Colorado fishing license (available for purchase at Bass Pro Shops.)

www.anglinguniversity.com   Office: 303-861-0240   info@anglinguniversity.com

November 9, 2014
How to Use a GPS with a Topographical Map

How to Use a GPS with a Topographical Map! Fishing – Hunting – Camping

Trained Instructor – Peggy Ellis will teach you how to “return” to your favorite fishing holes, hunting locations and “always” be able to find your way back to your campsite… using a GPS

Class includes instruction on Using a Compass and GPS with a Topographic Map.   This class focuses on the fundamentals of outdoor navigation with a compass, GPS receiver and a printed topographic map.  Students will receive instruction on compass use, map reading, GPS setup, accuracy, coordinate systems, map datums, waypoints, and tracklogs. Receivers and compasses are available for loan if you don't already have one. Students should be prepared for a combination of classroom instruction and outdoor exercises at  nearby locations at Bass Pro Shops Denver.

The emphasis is on using a compass and GPS with a published map for outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and 4-wheeling.

ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED

6-Hour Clinic - $20 per person, Limited to 10 people  

Sunday, November 9, 10a – 4p

Instructor Contact:  Peggy Ellis at 303-464-0606 or pellis1234@msn.com.

 

November 16, 2014
Beginner Archery-Colorado Bowhunters Association, Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Objective of the Beginner Archery Classes:

Getting started in any sport is tough.  This class gives you the information you need to start shooting the bow and arrow.

The following topics are covered:
Equipment
Aiming and Proficiency
Where to Shoot
Safety
Equipment Maintenance, Repair and Tools
A range session


Class Date at Bass Pro Shop:

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 1 pm – 5 pm


Class Fee: $35 (includes Colorado Bowhunters Association Annual Membership)

Registration Required:  CONTACT:  CAROL ASHURST  (720) 231-5826 Colorado Bowhunters Association

Master Bowhunter Education Instructor - Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Roy Poole
Bowhunter Education Instructor – Rose Ashurst (720) 936-5778

December 28, 2014
Bowhunter Education-Colorado Bowhunters Association, Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Objective of the Bowhunter Education Classes:

To instill in bowhunters a responsible attitude and to assist them to adopt and follow an acceptable behavior toward people, wildlife and the environment in which they hunt.

The following topics are covered:
Your Responsibilities as a bowhunter
Equipment
Shot Placement
Planning a Hunt- maps, statistics, etc.
Laws and Regulations
Tree Stand Safety
Survival
Basic First Aid
A range session that covers following up the shot, tracking, and shoot no shoot situations – the candidate is also required to shoot three broadheads and three fieldpoints


Class Date at Bass Pro Shop:

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 9 am – 5 pm

        
Students must have already completed their CPW Hunter Safety Course.  Upon completion of this class, students will receive their IBHE Bowhunter Education Certificate.

Class Fee:$10

Registration Required:  CONTACT:  CAROL ASHURST  (720) 231-5826 - Colorado Bowhunters Association

Master Bowhunter Education Instructor - Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Roy Poole
Bowhunter Education Instructor – Rose Ashurst (720) 936-5778

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April 12, 2014 - April 20, 2014
Easter Event

Join us at Bass Pro Shops Denver around the Easter holiday and enjoy photos with the Easter Bunny, FREE kid’s crafts and FREE Easter egg hunts.

The kid’s crafts will take place Saturday April 12 & 19 and Sunday April 13 & 20 from 1-4p, and Friday April 18 from 4-7p while supplies last.

Easter egg hunts will take place for 1 hour only Saturday April 12 & 18 and Sunday April 13 & 20 from 2-3p for kids ages 2-10.

**You must register for the hunt at 1:30p each day. Each child is allowed to find 5 eggs and return for candy**

The Easter Bunny hours are 11a-4p Saturday April 12 & 19 & Sunday April 13 & 20, 6-8p Monday-Thursday April 14-17 and 2-7p Friday April 18. Each individual will receive a free 4x6 photo and additional packages for purchase will be available.

You won't want to miss this FREE event!

May 3, 2014 - May 4, 2014
Kids' Outdoor Skills Challenge

Join us for this Free, Fun-Filled event for the kids Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4 from noon-5pm!
 
Activities Include:
Casting buckets-
cast your lure towards the buckets & try to get the lure inside.
Outdoor Archery Range-learn proper technique and test your skills at either the Soft or Youth archery challenge.
Knot Tying-learn to tie a proper knot for camping and enjoying the outdoors.
Store Scavenger Hunt-First 50 kids to complete the scavenger hunt each day will receive a Bass Pro logo water bottle!
 
**First 50 kids that participate in the activities listed above will get an opportunity to spin our Prize Wheel  for a chance to win a prize!
**First 100 kids to get their punch card filled by completing all activities listed above will receive a Yellow Bass Pro Shops logo tackle box!

 
Kid Seminars: 1:30p, 2:30p, 3:30p
“Think Like a Fish” - these seminars will be educational and fun for kids of all ages!
 
Craft: 12-5p
Kids will have the opportunity to color a wooden turtle magnet to keep and take home!
 

 
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April 25, 2014
Hunting Wild Turkeys

On Fridays at 6:30pm the Bass Pro Shops hunting team will show you how to bag that elusive Spring gobbler! This weekly workshop will cover new products, new guns, calls and camouflage to use during turkey season. Join us and make sure you have all the right gear before you enter the woods this Spring!  This workshop will take place in our hunting department.

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April 23, 2014
Trout Fishing in the Rocky Mountains – Spin and Bait Casting

On Wednesdays at 6:00pm our Bass Pro Shops fishing team will be hosting a workshop at our Super Aquarium on trout fishing in Colorado. The team will cover the tackle used from ultra spin fishing to trolling. We will show you what is hot at local and regional waters from rivers and streams to lakes and reservoirs.

April 24, 2014
Fishing for Pike and Lake Trout – Spin and Bait Casting

On Thursdays at 6:00pm the Bass Pro Shops fishing team will be teaching a workshop on fishing for pike and lake trout at our Super Aquarium. Come learn what it takes to catch these fish successfully from Colorado to Canada. Come see tips and techniques used to catch these huge freshwater fish successfully. You will learn the latest innovations in pursuing these monsters from trolling to casting and everything in between.

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April 22, 2014
Get Hooked on Fly Tying for Beginners

This class meets at 6:30pm in our Frying Pan Lodge the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of each month. The class is led by Bass Pro Shops Associate Alan Reyes. You must make a reservation to take the class and can do so by calling Bass Pro Shops at 720-385-3600 and ask for the White River Fly Shop. The class is limited to up to 10 students, so make your reservation today! Students are responsible for providing their own tools and materials.

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April 23, 2014
How to Use Fish Finders

On Wednesdays at 6:30pm our Bass Pro Shops marine team will be hosting a workshop on using Fish Finders at the marine counter. Come see the latest models for 2014 and learn what advancements have been made. See the latest features in these new models and learn what the differences and advantages are to having certain features in your Fish Finder. You won’t want to miss this!


 

April 24, 2014
Learning to Use GPS

On Thursdays at 6:30pm the Bass Pro Shops marine team will be hosting a workshop on learning to use GPS at the marine counter. Our GPS experts will be conducting a workshop that will help you learn how easy these new units are to operate. GPS units have changed the way we hunt, fish and backpack in the Rocky Mountains. Come hear what you have been missing!