Cabela’s hosts weekend seminars in January
Cabela’s in Hamburg hosts weekend seminars in January.
The following held Jan. 7 and 8.
Ice Fishing at noon in the Fishing Department. Find out exactly what you need to get out and enjoy this great sport. From augers and ice shelters to rods and bait we will have everything you need plus expert advice from our Outfitters.
Archery Challenge at 1 p.m. in the Archery Department. Archery is a fun way to introduce a young person into the shooting sports. This fun and engaging event is a fit for the whole family. Step off on the right foot with expert instruction from our Outfitters in the Archery Department.
Reloading 101 at 2 p.m. in the Reloading area of Hunting Department. The will be long winter months are here and so is the time to learn how to reload your own ammo and at the same time save money and be set for the range. Join our expert Outfitters and learn what you will need to get started with this great hobby.
The following seminars will be held Jan. 14 and 15.
Compound/Traditional Bow Basics will be held at noon both days in the Archery Department. With the increased popularity of bows for hunting, let our experts provide you some basic information and options to get you into the bow you won’t be disappointed in.
Animal ID with Outfitter Tom will be at noon on Jan. 14. Outfitter Tom will be at the mountain with his collection of animal hides and wildlife artifacts. Visit with Tom and learn how to identify different animals from both their pelts as well as the tracks that they leave behind. A fun filled and educational seminar for the entire family. Tom will be located at the Conservation Mountain.
A Tent Pitching Competition will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 15 in the Camping Department. Stop in the Camping Department and show your skills at pitching a tent. This will be a timed based event with the following categories: One Person Pitch, Two Person Pitch, Group Pitch. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest team of a properly pitched tent in each category. Judging and timing will be performed by Cabela’s Camping Outfitters. Be sure not to miss this exciting and fun filled event.
The following seminars will be held Jan. 21 and 22.
A Basic Survival Needs in the Outdoors Seminar will be held both days noon to 2 p.m. in the front conference room. Dan Wowak from the History Channel ALONE SEASON 3 will be the presenter. Dan’s love for the outdoors began as a small child, when his grandfather took him hiking and fishing in rural Pennsylvania. That passion continued to grow and led to countless days spent hunting, trapping, camping and doing anything else that allowed him time in the woods. Learn from Dan the items you will need for basic survival in the outdoors.
An Ice Fishing Seminar will be held both days at 1 p.m. in the Fishing Department. Winter is here and the weather is cold which equals ice on the lakes and rivers and a great time to go ice fishing. Stop in the Fishing Department this weekend and find out exactly what you need to get out and enjoy this great sport. From augers and ice shelters to rods and bait we will have everything you need plus expert advice from our outfitters.
A Kids’ Scavenger Hunt will be held noon to 2 p.m. on Jan. 22 starting in the lobby of the store and held within the store. Kids up to the age of 12 years old can have a fun time and educational experience locating the animals and fish within the different departments. Correctly locate all of the animals and fish to win a prize.
A Hunters Fighting Hunger Seminar will be held on Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the front of the store. Join Roger Mallon, outdoors writer with the Reading Eagle, as he partners with the Berks County Hunters Fighting Hunger. They will be set up in front of the store collecting food and other donations for the Reading Salvation Army. Make a donation to receive a store coupon to Cabela’s.
A nine-week Fly Tying Course from 6 to 8 p.m. will be held in the Upstairs Conference Room starting Wednesday, Feb. 1. The first meeting will be an introductory class in fly fishing techniques and equipment and fly tying tools and materials. The following seven weeks will be hands-on fly tying experience. And the final class will be a field trip to a local stream to study the aquatic invertebrates associated with the food that fish feed upon and why we tie flies to imitate them. The class will be taught by Outfitter Tom Coe who is our resident expert on this topic. Please note that class size will be limited to 15 and pre-registration will be required. There is no fee for this class. Students will be responsible for all materials which will be needed for the class. Please contact Ron Leh at 610-9297089 for further information and a full course listing.