Gander Mountain Opens New Store in Eau Claire

Company adds 13th Wisconsin store

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Gander Mountain, the nation’s largest retail network of stores for apparel, hunting, fishing, camping, boating, marine, and outdoor lifestyle products and services will open its newest store at 6440 Skully Drive in Eau Claire on May 20.

The 65,000 square foot store is built in the new larger format similar to other stores recently opened by Gander Mountain. The format allows the Eau Claire Gander Mountain store to carry a broad selection of products for the outdoors enthusiast. Customers will have access to thousands of firearms, equipment for hunting, fishing, and archery, apparel and footwear, camping equipment, and gifts.

Canoes and kayaks will be displayed inside and outside of the Gander Mountain store. The store offers a range of services including: an on-site gunsmith, an archery lane and full-service archery shop, line winding, and a staff of associates with a wealth of knowledge about the outdoor products they provide.

The store also features a “Gander Mountain Lodge”, a meeting room provided free of charge for meetings of local outdoor groups. During the year Gander Mountain provides educational courses for outdoor enthusiasts in the Lodge and offers more hunter safety programs through its lodges than any other retailer in the United States.

The grand opening of the Eau Claire Gander Mountain store will begin on May 30 and will feature in-store specials, a limited number of free promotional items for “first shoppers” and appearances by outdoors celebrities. Additional details on the grand opening celebration will soon be available at

About Gander Mountain Company

Gander Mountain Company (NASDAQ:GMTN) , headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is the nation’s largest retail network of stores for apparel, hunting, fishing, boating, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, the Gander Mountain brand has offered an expanding assortment of competitively priced outdoor equipment, technical apparel and footwear, as well as gunsmith, archery, boat, ATV and marine services. The stores feature national, regional and local brands as well as the company’s owned brands. Focused on a “We Live Outdoors” culture, Gander Mountain dedicates itself to creating outdoor memories. There are currently 114 conveniently located Gander Mountain outdoor lifestyle stores in 23 states. For the nearest store location call 800-282-5993 or visit Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton’s (, a leading catalog and Internet retailer of products for boating and other marine enthusiasts.

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