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Kick Off Summer with the Best Outdoor Gear Sales

Published:Jun 2, 2023Last updated:Jun 7, 2023
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Summer is the time to get outside, and we want to help you gear up to do just that. With school wrapping up and warm weather activities kicking off, we’ve found the latest deals on sporting goods and outdoor gear to start off right. Keep reading to learn more about the discounts you’ll find at Bass Pro, Academy Sports and Outdoors, and Backcountry.

Bass Pro deals that can’t be beat

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Bass Pro is the ultimate store for outdoor enthusiasts and has equipment for just about every outdoorsy type. They’ve started June sales by focusing on deep discounts of up to 40% on Father’s Day gifts. You’ll find tons of savings on gear for boating, camping, fishing, hunting, clothing, shoes, and more. Plus, you’ll get free shipping when you spend $50 or more.

With a name like Bass Pro, you know there will be good deals on fishing gear. Right now, you can save up to $40 on fishing rods and reels and 40% on select tackle bags. If you prefer other water sports, you can also find a nice selection of kayaks for $200 off and inflatable standup paddle boards for $50 off.

For land-based activities, check out mountain bikes and road bikes and save $100 on select models. You’ll also see discounts of 25% on tech shorts and performance tees. Hikers and campers can also save money on gear, including up to 25% off hiking boots and sport sandals.

If you’re still exploring which outdoor activities suit you best, you can buy a gift card for a future purchase. You’ll get 10% off the price of promotional gift cards, which makes it a smart idea to get them now. In addition, when you sign up for emails, you’ll get a Bass Pro promo code to save $10.

Breakout Backcountry discounts

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Backcountry has thousands of summer styles on sale, saving you up to 70% on hiking and camping gear, bikes and equipment, men’s and women’s clothing, shoes for the family, climbing and fishing, and more from hot brands, including The North Face, Mountain Hardware, and Patagonia.

For hiking and camping, you’ll find socks, apparel, hip packs, and survival kits starting as low as $5. Shop a selection of stuff sacks, sleeping bags, pillows, pads, and tents starting around $10. Make sure to check out essentials, like water bottles, portable chargers, and trekking poles for $6.50 and up.

Cyclists will have a blast sorting through the summer sale, with bike tubes, valve tubes, water bottle cages, grommets for more than 70% off. Plus, shop bikes and frames, helmets, shoes, and accessories for up to 75% off from your favorite brands, like Specialize, Pearl Izumi, and Castelli.

Make sure to sign up to receive emails, and you’ll get a Backcountry promo code for 15% off your next order. Plus, you’ll always get free shipping when you spend at least $50.

A+ Academy savings

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Academy Sports and Outdoors is also featuring excellent markdowns on outdoor items for the summer, with 50% off camping and fishing gear and sportswear for the entire family. In addition to Father’s Day discounts, they also have a host of other sales, including weekly deals and hot buys.

Check out Magellan tents, Coleman sleeping bags, Columbia hiking boots, Merrell hiking shoes, CamelBak water bottles, and more on clearance for savings of up to 60%. You can also save more than 30% with hot buys on select Magellan tents, Yeti Rambler mugs, and Columbia men’s apparel.

Hunters and fishers can also save at Academy, with camo shirts and caps starting as low as $5 and fishing shirts starting at $15. You can also shop clearance waders for 25% off and snake-bite-proof boots for more than 60% off. Gloves, glove liners, and lighted fleece beanies start at $7. You can also save more than 30% on select kayaks, fishing jackets, rods, and reels. Make sure to use an Academy coupon to get free shipping when you spend at least $25.

With savings like these, you’ll be able to stock up on new gear for summer adventures and get outside in no time.

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