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The Fall Hunting Classic, held at the Bass Pro Shops Pearland location, is set for August 21- 30, 2015. This annual event offers free seminars led by nationally recognized professional hunters, special offers, and a chance to win a hunting trip to Argentina with RedHead Pro Hunting Team member and competitive shooter, Doug Koenig.

“The Fall Hunting Classic is a popular and beloved tradition at Bass Pro Shops,” said Jerry Martin, captain of the RedHead Pro Hunting team. “For 28 years, 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.”

Many sportsmen and women look forward to the event all year long. This 10-day event is expected to draw more than 100,000 people to participating locations.

During the Fall Hunting Classic, nationally recognized professional hunters, local pros, and outdoorsmen and women will conduct seminars at the stores and answer hunters’ questions.

Free seminars include:

August 21

7 p.m.: Advanced game camera strategies for year-round scouting

August 22 & 23

1 p.m.: Archery tune-up: Prepare your gear for the hunt

2 p.m.: Get close: Scent control and scent products that give you the edge

3 p.m.: Boots 101: Choosing the right footwear for your outing experience

4 p.m.: Knives and tools to guide your hunt from field to freezer

Other special events include:

• August 21 – 30 – Game camera, hunting boot, and riflescope trade in.  Hunters with game cameras, boots, and/or riflescopes that don’t get a lot of action can trade them in at a participating Bass Pro Shops store during the Fall Hunting Classic. This trade-in event allows hunters to trade in game cameras and riflescopes for a coupon worth up to $100 off the purchase price of a new game camera or riflescope. Hunters can trade in hunting or rubber boots for a coupon worth up to $40 off the purchase of new hunting boots. The game cameras, boots, and riflescopes will be given to local nonprofit organizations to help with their outdoor education programs.

• August 29 – Women’s Hunting Workshop 3 p.m. – Women are invited to a free seminar to learn hunting tips and how-to information on outdoor cooking and more. The first 25 women, ages 18 or older, will receive a free Bass Pro Shops tumbler.

• August 29  & 30  – Next Generation Weekend- Kids are invited to come Saturday, August 29, and Sunday, August 30, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. for Bass Pro Shops Next Generation Weekend. This family-friendly, free event includes a free craft, workshop, giveaway, and activities.

The Fall Hunting Classic is just one of many free family events that Bass Pro Shops offers throughout the year. The Spring Fishing Classic, “Go Outdoors,” Halloween and Easter events along with special nostalgic events such as “Santa’s Wonderland” and “Family Summer Camp” offer families a way to reconnect with life’s simpler times and create new traditions and memories.

For more information about the free Bass Pro Shops Fall Hunting Classic, go to basspro.com/classic or visit Bass Pro Shops Pearland, 1000 Bass Pro Dr., Houston 77047.