MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Monday, WestRidge, Inc. announced a Bass Pro Shops store will anchor the new mixed-use development called WestRidge Crossing.
“West Virginia, the Monongahela River area and nearby southwestern Pennsylvania are some of the best regions in the country for fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation,” said noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris. “We are thrilled to be part of this fantastic new development in Morgantown and look forward to bringing our iconic outdoor brands including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and TRACKER Boats and ATVs to outdoor enthusiasts in the area.”
Governor Jim Justice said, “As a lifelong outdoorsman and fisherman myself, I can tell you that having a Bass Pro Shops store at the new WestRidge development by Morgantown will be a total game-changer for our state. It will make the area an absolute destination location for anyone and everyone who loves the outdoors across the entire region. I can’t wait to visit for myself when it opens.”
Officials from Bass ProShops say they will hire 100 “outfitters”, most of them will come from the immediate area. Click here for employment information.