SOURCE: The Sportsman's Guide

February 17, 2006 10:00 ET

The Sportsman's Guide Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Year End Earnings Release and Conference Call

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 17, 2006 -- The Sportsman's Guide, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGDE) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and December 31, 2005 year end results of operations after the close of the market Tuesday, March 7, 2006. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss the results of the quarter at 10:30 a.m., CT, Wednesday, March 8, 2006. Gregory R. Binkley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and Charles B. Lingen, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be present on the call.

Participants may access the call by dialing 1-800-616-9004 five to 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and asking for The Sportsman's Guide conference call. The call may also be accessed via the Internet at

On January 24, 2006 the Company reported that it expected that fully diluted earnings per share for the year would be higher than the then current average estimates and well above the levels reported one year ago.

The Sportsman's Guide is an Internet and catalog retailer offering value-priced outdoor gear and general merchandise, with a special emphasis on outdoor clothing, outdoor equipment, golf apparel and equipment and footwear. The company sells through both Internet websites and catalogs. The Company's websites include, and

This release contains forward-looking statements which are subject to change based on various important factors, including but not limited to general economic conditions, a changing market environment for the Company's products and the market acceptance of the Company's catalogs, Internet sites and offerings.

Contact Information

    William P. Bartkowski

    411 Farwell Avenue
    South Saint Paul, Minn. 55075