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October is Ducks Unlimited Month at Bass Pro Shops

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Oct. 6, 2015 – While most people are prepping for Halloween during October, outdoorsmen and women will also be gearing up for this fall's hunting seasons. To support these conservation-minded hunters and anglers gearing up for the fall, Bass Pro Shops has designated the entire month of October as Ducks Unlimited (DU) month.

During the month of October, Bass Pro Shops' retail stores in the United States will offer the "Round-up for Conservation" program at the register when making purchases. In addition to the donations from customers, Bass Pro will match each donation by 50 percent.

"DU Month is but one more way Bass Pro Shops Founder Johnny Morris and his associates at Bass Pro Shops support conservation and the Ducks Unlimited mission," said DU CEO Dale Hall. "His generosity has put DU in front of tens of thousands of outdoorsmen and women across the country. The great team at Bass Pro doesn't just advocate for conservation, they help make it happen."

Last year's DU Month raised nearly $100,000 for wetlands and waterfowl conservation delivery. Since its inception in 2007, the program has raised nearly half a million dollars for conservation.

For more information about DU Month, visit www.basspro.com/ducks.

About Ducks Unlimited
Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world's largest non-profit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 13 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit www.ducks.org. Connect with us on our Facebook page at facebook.com/DucksUnlimited, follow our tweets at twitter.com/DucksUnlimited and watch DU videos at youtube.com/DucksUnlimitedInc.


About Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops, which specializes in outdoor fun, operates 95 stores and Tracker Marine Centers across America and Canada that are visited by more than 120 million people every year. Bass Pro Shops stores, many of which feature restaurants, offer hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear while their catalogs and website serve shoppers throughout the world. The company's Tracker Marine Group (http://www.trackermarine.com), a leading brand of fishing boats for more than 37 years, manufactures and sells a variety of boats for fishing and cruising. Family fun is on tap at Bass Pro Shops resort Big Cedar Lodge (http://www.bigcedar.com), voted by Travel + Leisure as one of the top 50 Best Hotels for Families in the U.S. For more information, visit http://www.basspro.com. To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS PRO. Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/bassproshops.

Media Contact:
Matt Coffey
(901) 758-3764


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