Mary Cabela, shown here with her husband, Dick, right, and his brother Jim, expressed support for the sale of the company to Bass Pro Shops in a letter she wrote earlier this month. Dick, Mary and Jim Cabela are members of the Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame, and Dick Guns List is a member of the Direct Marketing Association Hall of Fame. Over the years Cabela’s has received numerous recognitions for its work with conservation organizations.
May 26, · Cabela helped found the company with his brother, Dick Cabela, and Dick’s wife, Mary Cabela. But Jim Cabela was not interested . Dick’s passion for the outdoors transformed Cabela’s from a small company in western Nebraska to a $ billion globally recognized brand.” The transition is part of the company's long-term.