Gander Mountain - Hunting and camping equipment
Gander Mountain is a sporting goods retailer. They sell a variety of outdoor equipment, including supplies and gear for hunting and fishing, camping, boating and archery. Hunting apparel like camouflage, waterproof clothing and insulated layers is available, as well as fishing apparel and winter gear. Athletic shoes, hiking boots and work boots are also available for a variety of climates and weather conditions. Many firearms for hunting and range shooting are sold, including shotguns, rimfire rifles, and handguns. Tactical optics, apparel, footwear and tools are also available in the tactical section. Optics, ammunition and other firearms accessories are in the shooting department. Camping equipment ranges from tents and sleeping bags to camp furniture, lighting and outdoor cooking supplies. Marine electronics and anchoring and docking equipment are also sold. Trailering and hitching supplies in a variety of fits are sold for towing and RV needs.
Gander Mountain - American outdoors since 1960
Gander Mountain is a sporting and outdoors retailer that was founded in 1960 by Robert Sturgis in Wilmot, Wisconsin as a catalog based retailer. In 1999, the company was sold to Cabela's and introduced boating and watersports products to its stores in 2007 with the purchase of Overton's. There are currently 162 stores operating in 27 US States under the current CEO is David Pratt and the Erickson Family. Over 5,600 people are employed by the company, and it earned over $1 billion in revenue in 2008. At the beginning of May 2017, Gander Mountain was acquired by the company Camping World Holdings, Inc., which began restructuring of the company in the form of liquidation sales to recalibrate its inventory. Although the Camping World Holdings, Inc. is required to leave 17 Gander Mountain stores open, they have stated that there will likely be more than 17 open.