Cabela’s was founded in 1961 by Richard N. Cabela as a mail order company.
In 1963, Cabela’s mailed their first catalog.
In 1970, the first location was opened in Sidney, Nebraska.
During the 80s, the company expanded their product offerings to including new products such as Gore-Tex and Leatherman.
In 1991, the company opened it’s first signature showroom in Sidney.
In 2004, Cabela’s went public and has expanded it’s retail store locations since that time.
Today, there are 35 Cabela’s showrooms in the US and 3 in Canada. Cabela’s corporate office is still located in Sidney, NE.