Pledge to Take Someone Fishing!

Posted On Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Bass Pro Shops, a Connection partner located here in Pearl, MS, is currently running a promotion for 2016 – Pledge to Take Someone Fishing!

Johnny Morris, Founder of Bass Pro Shops, has been quoted to say “If you’re too busy to go fishing, you’re just too busy.”  During the month of June, Bass Pro shops is offering a myriad of events to get folks to GO FISHIN’! starting with a June 9, NATIONWIDE event, where Bass Pro Shops will donate over 32,000 rods & reels to local nonprofit charities.

There will be an in-store event at Bass Pro Shops, located at 100 Bass Pro Drive, on June 11 & 12, and June 18 & 19, including:

FREE Catch and Release Pond — Noon–4pm

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon at our Catch and Release Pond! Whether it is your first catch or your second, you will have a fish story to tell!

FREE Photo Download — Noon–5pm

Be sure and get a photo taken of you and your catch from our Catch and Release Pond.

FREE First Fish Certificate — Noon–4pm

Get a certificate for catching your very first fish!

FREE Door Hanger

To the first 100 customers per day to visit the pond.

FREE Fishing How-To Guide

While supplies last.


Tag your photos of your catch with the hashtag #GONEFISHING – Post your catch!

 Trade in a video game*

*and save $5 off a new Youth starter rod & reel combo $19.99 or more.

Traded-in video games will be donated to the Amvets Association.  Limit 1 per person.  Amvets is an American Veterans service organization.


You can even learn the basics from their knowledgeable staff during the following easy-to-understand and informative seminars:

  • 11AM – Gone Fishing
    Best local destinations for group fishing.
  • 1PM – Best Bait
    What bait to choose for local fishing.
  • 2PM – Fishing — Anyone Can Do It!
    Best equipment to have for taking friends or family fishing for the first time.
  • 3PM – Go Fish
    Information on how to make fishing fun for kids.


Bass Pro Shops is sending this message to us all – WE WANT THE WHOLE WORLD TO JOIN THE FISHING MOVEMENT THIS SUMMER!