Huge news for the fishing, boating and hunting crowd, Bass Pro Shops announced just a short time ago that it was opening a store in Tacoma.
The outdoor retailer will be moving into the former Lowe’s location near South 72nd Street and Interstate 5.
The store will be 170,000 square feet and is scheduled to open in summer 2014.
This will be the first Bass Pro Shops retail store in the Northwest. The nearest store to the South Sound is in Manteca, Calif., south of Stockton.
This will certainly set up some interesting competition with Cabela’s, which has a large …