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Cabela's Mitchell to Host 2013 Fall Great Outdoor Days

Cabela's Mitchell is hosting its annual Fall Great Outdoor Days event Saturday and Sunday.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, outfitters will teach latest tips, tactics and techniques for a variety of outdoor activities, no matter what your skill level.

An annual and free event at Cabela's stores across the country, the Fall Great Outdoor Days event kicks off a two-and-a half-week promotion that runs from Thursday until Sept. 2. Free seminars are featured all weekend, while vendor representatives and experts from many of the brands Cabela's offers will be on hand to share knowledge and tips with everyone from beginners to outdoor enthusiasts.

The National and State Cowboy Fast Draw Competition will also be held during the event to the east of the Mitchell store. The Powder Horn Ranch Regulators of Mitchell host the competition that runs Wednesday through Sunday starting at 8 a.m. daily.

The store's Dutch Oven Cook-Off will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Cabela's parking lot. This event is free of charge and open to the public. Registration is required by calling the Mitchell store at 605-996-0337.

Customers are also invited to enter for a chance to win a $20,000 Fall Dream Season Hunts of a Lifetime, which includes a Utah Bull Elk Hunt and a Kansas Whitetail Hunt.

Weekend Seminar Schedule


10 a.m -- Calls of the Wild: Big Game Tactics and Strategies

11 a.m. -- Range Finders

Noon -- Reloading Basics

1 p.m. -- Selecting the Perfect Smoker

2 p.m. -- Advanced Ground Blind Tactics

3 p.m. -- Fishing This Fall


11 a.m. -- Three Steps to a Comfortable Backpack

Noon -- Reloading: Beyond the Basics

1 p.m. -- The Art of Blending In: Cabela's Zonz Camo

2 p.m. -- Concealed Weapon Accessories

3 p.m.-- Advanced Duck Calling Techniques