Tag: Bass Pro Shops

BPS Museum and Original Site

A few years later, after starting this site, I determined the original Brown Derby Bass Pro Shops was a few blocks away from the new BPS. If I ever got back to Springfield, I’d have to find the original.

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The Beginning of Packaged Boats

Of course, Morris had founded the Bass Pro Shops brand, a combination store and mail order catalog business, a few years before. That operation and his experience fishing the BASS Master Tournament Trail gave him a good idea of what the fishing public wanted in the way of fishing and boating accessories.

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