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Gander Mountain Coming To Frisco


ST. PAUL, MN, February 9, 2015 --- Autumn in North Texas means more than just football and the start of hunting seasons. In 2015, it also means new opportunities for outdoors enthusiasts to find great prices, the top selection and friendly service when shopping for the best in gear and apparel.  Gander Mountain is once again expanding the nation’s largest and fastest-growing network of outdoor specialty stores with a new location in Frisco, set to open in the fall.

“Gander Mountain is already a well-known and trusted name in Texas among those who love the outdoors, and who enjoy great traditions like hunting, fishing, hiking, boating and camping,” said David Pratt, Gander Mountain’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are thrilled to bring a new Gander Mountain store to Frisco, and to give our friends in North Texas and the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex more opportunities to experience our top-quality gear and knowledgeable service at great prices.”

The newest Gander Mountain will be located in a new 60,100-square-foot store in the Eldorado Marketplace, near the northeast corner of Eldorado Parkway and Dallas North Tollway. It will be the 22nd Gander Mountain location in Texas, and the fifth in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

“We’re elated Gander Mountain is adding Frisco to its budding list of future store locations,” said Mayor Maher Maso from the City of Frisco. “As one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, a growing company like Gander Mountain is a great fit for Frisco. We look forward to working with Gander Mountain and its team.”

“We appreciate the warm welcome we have received from the people in Frisco and look forward to the grand opening of our most recent Texas store in the fall,” said Eric Jacobsen, Gander Mountain’s Executive Vice President and Director of Real Estate.

Gander Mountain’s newest store will feature one of the largest selections of new and used firearms in Texas, together with the best selection of gear and accessories for hunting, fishing, camping, boating and archery. The store will offer an extensive selection of men’s and women’s active performance outdoor and casual apparel featuring exciting brands like Under Armour, The North Face, GSX, Columbia, Carhartt, Guide Series and Kühl, and a wide variety of men’s and women’s active footwear featuring brands like Asics, Merrell, Rocky, Reebok, Reef, Keen, Irish Setter, Teva, New Balance, Patagonia, Timberland, LaCrosse, Itasca, Saucony and Salomon.

Customers will enjoy easy access to Gander Mountain’s unmatched selection of new and used firearms around the country, whether the firearms are located at other stores, in central distribution facilities or on Gander Mountain’s market-leading online store. Customers have access to all of Gander Mountain’s firearms, equipment, merchandise, apparel and footwear by using simple online order kiosks with easy delivery and pick-up at their favorite Gander Mountain store.

Gander Mountain also features the outdoor retail industry’s first system-wide free Online Order Pick Up system, enabling customers to purchase products on-line and pick them up in-store the same day.

Additional details on special events, activities and promotions that will be a part of the new store grand opening celebration will be available at

The new Frisco store is the most recent location announced in a sizeable expansion. In 2012 and 2013 new Gander Mountain stores opened in:

Albany, GA

Charlottesville, VA

Dothan, AL

Florence, AL

Gastonia, NC

Lafayette, IN

Lewisville, TX

Mesquite, TX

Monroe, NC

Morrisville, NC

Opelika, AL

Rogers, MN

Round Rock, TX

San Antonio, TX

Tampa, FL

Tuscaloosa, AL

Valdosta, GA

Winston-Salem, NC

In 2014 Gander Mountain opened 23 new stores:

Algonquin, IL

Arlington, TX

Augusta, GA

Avon, IN

Champaign, IL

Chattanooga, TN

Charlotte, NC

Fenton, MO

Gadsden, AL

Greenfield, IN

Johnson City, NY

Lake Worth, TX

Mt. Juliet, TN

McDonough, GA

Mobile, AL

Montgomery, AL

Newnan, GA

North Charleston, SC

Pensacola, FL

Raleigh, NC

Waco, TX

West Houston, TX

Woodbridge, VA

For 2015, Gander Mountain has announced stores for:

El Paso, TX                                     Marion, IL                                         Tulsa Hills, OK

Frisco, TX                                        Myrtle Beach, SC                            

Killeen, TX                                      O’Fallon, IL                                      

More new store announcements are expected soon.

Those interested in careers with Gander Mountain can explore current opportunities and submit an application on-line at

About Gander Mountain Company

Gander Mountain Company headquartered in St. Paul, MN, is the nation's largest retail network of outdoor specialty stores for hunting, fishing, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, Gander Mountain has offered the best selection of outdoor equipment, technical apparel, active casual wear, and footwear featuring national, regional and specialty brands at competitive prices. Focused on a "We Live Outdoors®" culture, Gander Mountain dedicates itself to creating outdoor memories. There are currently 127 conveniently located Gander Mountain outdoor lifestyle stores in 24 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 based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.