Bass Pro Shop
Yates Construction provided construction services for the Bass Pro Shop, a 130,000 SF outdoor mega-store featuring a wide range of items including sporting goods, hunting and fishing items, golf equipment, sportswear, and shoes. Amenities of this facility consist of a large aquarium displaying fish and reptiles indigenous to the Mississippi area, a two story waterfall, and other outdoor features and educational programs. The site features a stocked 10-acre lake for fishing and boating demonstrations, as well as a climbing wall and indoor shooting gallery. The interior finishes include many exotic materials and specialty fabrics that possesses a “rusty” weathered look, as well as support columns finished with material that resembles tree bark, and many types of wood and brush decorations. One wall is decorated with a hand painted mural depicting scenes of wildlife found in Mississippi, while others are accented with trophy mounts of animals ranging from bobcats, bears, and deer to ducks, pheasants, and turkeys.