I just read an article on Guns.com stating that some Bass Pro Shop’s will not allow a person to carry in their stores. David Lapell, who wrote the the guns.com article, e-mailed Bass Pro Shops directly and got the following response from their corporate offices:
Thank you for contacting basspro.com. Your business is truly appreciated. Most of our stores do ask that you check and have your weapons secured upon entering a store. If you are wishing to know the guidelines for carrying a firearm into one of our stores you will need to contact the store directly. You can find the contact information for our stores from the link below. Please contact us again if you require further assistance.
The last Bass Pro Shop I visited was in Indiana, and it was a VERY gun friendly store (as they all are, after all they cater heavily to gun lovers and hunters.) I do not recall any “gun free zone” or anything like that. The corporate offices said the policy depends on the store. What experiences have you had with this? Do you know if your Bass Pro Shop is actually gun friendly? What do you think about this? If you were asked to check your carry weapon at the door, what would you do?