Gander Outdoors: 57 locations to remain open

08/1/17 11:00 AM | by

Gander Mountain closes doors after liquidation sale ends. Re-branded Gander Outdoors locations will open later this year. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com)

Gander Outdoors CEO Marcus Lemonis said last month he’d saved little more than a third of the former Gander Mountain stores, closing down more than 100 locations nationwide.

“Our original goal was to initially open seventy or more stores, and while our initial list is now less than seventy, we are not willing to open stores which we do not believe have a clear path to profitability,” he said in a press release June 30.

Gander Outdoors said the final list, assuming store leases can be agreed to, includes:

1. Lake Mary, FL
2. Ocala, FL
3. Valdosta, GA
4. Newnan, GA
5. Davenport, IA
6. O’ Fallon, IL
7. Indianapolis (Castleton), IN
8. Ft Wayne, IN
9. Paducah, KY
10. Flint, MI
11. Traverse City, MI
12. Kalamazoo, MI
13. Saginaw, MI
14. Utica, MI
15. Marquette, MI
16. Port Huron, MI
17. Grand Rapids, MI
18. Hermantown (Duluth), MN
19. Forest Lake, MN
20. Lakeville, MN
21. Baxter, MN
22. Bemidji, MN
23. Hattiesburg, MS
24. Chesterfield, MO
25. Fenton, MO
26. Winston-Salem, NC
27. Fayetteville, NC
28. Greensboro, NC
29. Mooresville, NC
30. Cicero (Syracuse), NY
31. Watertown, NY
32. Kingston, NY
33. Tonawanda, NY
34. Plattsburg, NY
35. Canton, OH
36. Niles, OH
37. Williamsport, PA
38. Greensburg, PA
39. York, PA
40. Chambersburg, PA
41. N. Charleston, SC
42. Jackson, TN
43. Spring, TX
44. Tyler, TX
45. Amarillo, TX
46. Ft Worth, TX
47. Lewisville, TX
48. Roanoke, VA
49. Fredericksburg, VA
50. Waukesha, WI
51. Rothschild (Wausau), WI
52. Onalaska, WI
53. Kenosha, WI
54. DeForest (Madison), WI
55. Baraboo, WI
56. Sheboygan, WI
57. Janesville, W

Gander Mountain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections in Minnesota court on March 10, indicating its intention to shutter 32 stores in 11 states and liquidate more than $500 million worth of assets.

Camping World, the nation’s largest recreational vehicle dealer, led the investor group that bought out $390 million worth of Gander Mountain assets, including its Overtons boating business, during an April 28 auction. Lemonis said a separate liquidation company bought the store inventory currently on sale across the country.

In the days following the auction, Lemonis changed the company’s name to Gander Outdoors. He’s released the latest updates on store closures and changes for the brand via his Twitter account.

“In addition to the locations identified above,” Lemonis added, “we are currently pursuing other locations for expansion and expect to announce additional locations and markets in the near term with all of our Gander Outdoors, Overton’s and Camping World offerings.”

Latest Reviews

  • The Midwest Industries Combat Rail Series is a multi-tool pistol (VIDEO)

    With the .300 AAC Blackout growing in popularity, gun makers have stepped up to fill demand. Standing at the forefront...

    Read Now
  • The Sightmark M-Spec Ultra Shot is high-dollar work at low-dollar prices

    If you’re looking for an optic that puts in high-dollar work at low-dollar prices, give some serious consideration to the...

    Read Now
  • Gear Review: Range days made easy with Uplula mag loader

    Not a single shooter I know enjoys loading rounds into often stiff and difficult mags; however, there is one company...

    Read Now
  • The All-American 500: Big Horn Armory’s AR500 in .500 Auto Max (VIDEO)

    “From prairie dogs to pachyderms to Peterbilts -- ” that’s one helluva promise to hunters on the capability of the...

    Read Now