Don’t miss out on all of NerdWallet’s highly anticipated 2016 Black Friday ad leaks this season. Visit regularly for tips and announcements about the best holiday deals from your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. 25.
The sale starts Wednesday, Nov. 23, and runs through the Thanksgiving weekend, with doorbusters offered from 5 to 11 a.m. Friday. The sports and outdoor gear chain is open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and offers giveaways on Saturday and Sunday, plus up to $100 in Bass Bucks, depending on how much shoppers purchase (with coupon).
Bass Pro 2016 Black Friday deals
The Bass Pro Shops 2016 Black Friday ad is finally here and includes savings on men’s and women’s clothing from brands such as Under Armour, The North Face, Carhartt and Columbia. There are stocking stuffers like flashlights, caps and knives for less than $10.
Kids will be able to do free crafts, activities and games while parents shop, and Santa will be available for free photo ops through Christmas Eve.
If you’re a generous gift giver, make sure to mind your credit card balance. In the 2015 holiday season, 44% of Americans incurred debt and took about two months to pay it off. If you’re part of this crowd, make sure to avoid paying interest with the right credit card. NerdWallet’s list of best credit cards for holiday shopping includes cards with 0% interest periods that may last from 9 to 21 months. There are plenty of reasons to stress over the holidays; don’t let credit card interest be one of them.
Here are some of the best deals we found in the 28-page ad:
Thanksgiving Day specials:
- $5 for 50 rounds of Remington 9 mm ammunition, with $5 rebate (usually $13.99).
Six-hour Friday doorbusters:
- $10 fleece jackets for the whole family (marked down from $29.99).
- $10 dog beds (regularly $19.99).
- $9.97 Red Head men’s five-pocket jeans (regularly $29.99).
- 50% off Lowrance Hook-9 Fishfinder/Chartplotter ($499.99, marked down from $999.99).
- $150 off Masterbuilt Sportsman Elite 40-inch smoker with window ($199.97, marked down from $349.97).
- $10 for a Blackhawk waterproof 50-caliber ammo box (usually $19.99).
- $20 off Firefly Camera RC Drone ($49.97, marked down from $69.97).
On sale Wednesday through Sunday:
- Free Bass Pro Shops mug with coffee purchase ($5.99 value).
- Up to $100 off in-stock guns, with rebate, using Bass Pro Shops credit card.
- $30 off Shimano Sahara FE Spinning Reel ($49.97, marked down from $79.99).
- $50 off The North Face men’s ultra Gore-Tex trail shoes ($69.97, marked down from $119.99).
- $10 for women’s Natural Reflections thermal shirts (usually $17.99).
- $199.97 for a Johnny Morris Titanium 8 Baitcast Combo ($269.98 if purchased separately).
- $149.97 for the Deluxe Sportsman game-processing package, including meat grinder, vacuum sealer and dehydrator ($249.99 if purchased separately).
- $25 off Archery Brave or Flash bow sets ($39.97, marked down from $64.99).
- $99.97 Ariat men’s Sahara boots (marked down from $159.99).
- 33% off My First Camo Collection baby clothes.
- 50% off Bass Pro Shops outdoor watches ($9.99).
Bass Pro 2015 Black Friday deals
Though the chain certainly sells its share of hula poppers and tackle boxes, despite what the name might suggest, Bass Pro caters to all sorts of outdoors enthusiasts, not just those who like to fish.
2015’s 28-page Black Friday ad featured deals on an array of goods from outerwear to ammunition — the retailer even marked down a 7-foot-tall, light-up inflatable snowman. Besides special bargains from 5 to 11 a.m. on Black Friday, the store held a five-day sale that started the day before Thanksgiving and ran through Sunday.
Some highlights of the early-morning Black Friday sale:
- RedHead five-pocket denim jeans starting at $9.97 (66% off).
- Men’s, women’s and youth zip-up fleece jackets for $10.
- Federal 40-grain AutoMatch .22-caliber long-range ammunition (325 rounds) for $19.99.
- 50% off pillow-style dog beds ($10).
- 50% off remote-controlled spy drone ($39.97).
- $150 off a Masterbuilt Sportsman Elite 40-inch meat smoker with viewing window ($199.97).
The five-day sale also had no shortage of bargains:
- 50% off Sherpa-lined sweater fleece jackets — marked down to $37.50.
- Bass Pro outdoor watches for $9.97 (50% off).
- GoPro Hero4 Silver Edition action video camera for $399.99 (with free sportsman’s mount, valued at $69.99).
- Carhartt jacket with flannel lining at the lowest price of the year ($69.99).
- $200 off a Remington 11-87 Sportsman 12-gauge rifle ($499.97).
Check out our full list of 2016 ad leaks for up-to-date deal news from a wide range of retailers.
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