Cabela’s Fall Great Outdoor Days kicks Off 2011 hunting season

Posted Aug. 10, 2011, at 4:01 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 11, 2011, at 9:06 a.m.

SCARBOROUGH — Cabela’s in Scarborough is kicking off the fall hunting season with Fall Great Outdoor Days, Aug. 18-24.

This annual event has become a required stop for Maine hunters and fall fishermen as they gear up for the upcoming season. In addition, Cabela’s has teamed up with Famous Dave’s BBQ to raise money for Maine Operation Game Thief during this year’s event.

Cabela’s and Famous Dave’s invite all visitors to Fall Great Outdoor Days to enjoy a BBQ pork sandwich, bag of chips and a Pepsi for only $4 on Aug. 20. Proceeds from this special event will go to Maine Operation Game Thief. Maine Operation Game Thief (Maine OGT) is a private, non-profit organization that works with the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Warden Service to pay rewards to citizens who turn in poachers and can remain anonymous.

Cabela’s will offer a full schedule of seminars on a variety of topics during Fall Great Outdoor Days. Scheduled seminars include:

Saturday & Sunday Aug. 20 – 21

11 a.m. — Turkey & white tail Calls with Josh Cottrell from Primos

Noon — Fall Salt Water Fishing with Capt. Jim Harkins from Atlantic Adventures

1 p.m. — Benelli Shot Guns with Jim Clemons from Benelli

1:30 p.m. — Flies for Fall Fishing with Trout Unlimited

2 p.m. — Waterfowl 101 with Eric Bartlett from Avery

Other highlights of Cabela’s Fall Great Outdoor days include:

  1. Vendors, Pro Staffers, and local Outdoor groups will be on hand.
  2. Saturday, Aug. 20 – Cabela’s and Famous Dave’s benefit BBQ. Proceeds go to Maine Operation Game Thief 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  3. Sunday, Aug. 21 – The first 100 people through the door will receive a free tee shirt. One per household, must be 18 years of age or older.

For more information about Cabela’s Fall Great Outdoor Days or to shop the most comprehensive selection of hunting and outdoor gear available on the Web, visit www.cabelas.com /scarborough

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