Cabela’s Plans Grand Opening Events September 9-18, 2005

Lehi Festivities to Include Celebrities and Hunting, Fishing Experts

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ — Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is planning its Grand Opening activities September 9-18, 2005 at its new 173,000-square-foot store in Lehi, Utah. The 10-day Grand Opening festivities will feature celebrities and hunting and fishing experts sharing stories and advice. Grand Opening giveaways and special prices on clothing and merchandise will also be offered.

Celebrities attending the Grand Opening include former Dallas Cowboy Randy White; golf legend Johnny Miller; and outdoor TV personalities Larry Weishuhn, Jack Brittingham, Cee Dub and Phil Phillips. Other special guests include hunting and fishing authorities, expert dog trainers, wild game chefs, authors and wildlife artists.

In addition, Cabela’s co-founder Dick Cabela and his wife, Mary, will sign copies of their hunting chronicles “Two Hearts, One Passion,” Friday through Sunday, September 9-11, from 10-noon & 1-3pm.

Cabela’s ( ) is located on Interstate 15 at the SR92 Alpine Highland Highway interchange in the Traverse Mountain Development near Thanksgiving Point. Store hours are Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., and 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Sunday.

Lehi Cabela’s is the company’s 13th retail location in a line of famous destination stores. Cabela’s, headquartered in Sidney, Neb., also operates retail stores in Sidney and Kearney, Neb.; Prairie du Chien, Wis.; Owatonna and East Grand Forks, Minn.; Mitchell, S.D.; Dundee, Mich.; Kansas City, Kan.; Hamburg, Pa.; Wheeling, W.Va.; and Fort Worth and Buda, Texas.


Phil Phillips – TV personality Sept. 9 – 9am-noon & 2-5pm
Cameron Hanes – bowhunting expert Sept. 9 – 9-11am & 1:30 – 3:30pm
Randy White, Dallas Cowboy Legend Sept. 9 – 10am-2pm
Larry Weishuhn, author and TV personality Sept. 9-10 – 9-11am & 1-5pm
Tom Dokken, pro dog trainer Sept. 9-10 – 9-11am & 1-3pm
Haydon Lambson – wildlife artist Sept. 9-10 – 9-11am; 2-4pm & 6-
Myles Keller, bowhunting authority Sept. 9-11 – 9-11am & 3-5pm
Dick and Mary Cabela Sept. 9-11 – 10am-noon & 1-3pm
Brian O’Keefe – fly fishing expert Sept. 16-17 – 9-11:30am & 2 -
Johnny Miller, golf legend Sept. 17 – 10am – 2pm
Cee Dub, outdoor cooking expert Sept. 17 – 11am – 5pm
Jack Dennis – USA team fly fishing coach Sept. 17-18 – 9-11am & 1:30 -
Jack Brittingham, TV personality Sept. 18 – 2-4pm


This press release (other than historical information) contains “forward- looking statements” that are based on the Company’s beliefs, assumptions and expectations of future events, taking into account the information currently available to the Company. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause the Company’s actual results or performance to differ materially from the expectations of future results or performance that the Company expresses or implies in any forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: expansion into new markets; market saturation due to new destination retail store openings; increasing competition in the outdoor segment of the sporting goods industry; the cost of the Company’s products; supply and delivery interruptions; adverse weather conditions; adverse economic conditions; increased fuel prices; labor shortages or increased labor costs; changes in consumer preferences and demographic trends; other factors that the Company may not have currently identified or quantified; and other risks, relevant factors and uncertainties identified in the “Factors Affecting Future Results” section of the Company’s most recently filed Form 10-K, which is available at the Company’s website at and the SEC’s website at The words “expected,” “will,” “scheduled” and similar statements are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Given the risks and uncertainties surrounding forward-looking statements, you should not place undue reliance on these statements. The Company’s forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. Other than as required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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