Gander Mountain was acquired last May by Illinois-based Camping World Holdings Inc. The first Gander Outdoors in the region will open in Mooresville, Gastonia and Monroe, the company said in a statement this week.
The stores – which sell hunting, camping, fishing, shooting and sporting equipment – are expected to open sometime in mid-March to early April.
"It was important to me to bring the Gander Outdoors back to the wonderful community of Charlotte because the employees were top notch and the store was a great performer serving the outdoor enthusiast community," said Marcus Lemonis, a TV personality and CEO of Camping World Holdings.
It's unclear how Gander Outdoors will differ from Gander Mountain. A company representative could not immediately be reached.