Cabela's brand of pellets?

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by darwin101, Jun 7, 2015.

  1. darwin101

    darwin101 Meat Mopper

    Hi all,

    Has anyone tried the Cabela's brand of wood smoking pellets?  It looks like they are replacing the Traeger brand with their own in my local store. I will be using them in my A-MAZE-N trays & tube.  

    My primary question would be on performance in an A-Maze-N tray or tube and secondly what do you think of the taste/quality of smoke?

    The Competition blend (hickory & cherry) and the Pecan & Peach sound interesting, but I don't need a 20# door stopper.  The GF gave me five 20# bags of Traeger that I am still using, so no rush for more, just curious.

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    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2015
  2. pbibler

    pbibler Newbie

    Hi, I was just searching to ask the same thing, though it's been a while since you posted.  I thought the Cabela's apple pellets were good, but I'm using the peach pecan now, and the amount of ash is ridiculous.  There's so much, it leaves a gray tinge on the skin when I smoke a turkey.  So I'm not using them anymore, I'm going to find another brand.  Even the Menard's brand were better, but I don't want to buy a 40lb. bag.  I may try another flavor of Cabela's, but the peach pecan are OUT.
     
  3. darwin101

    darwin101 Meat Mopper

    Thanks for the update on the Cabela's brand of pellets.  The heavy ash sounds like a no go for me.  I still have not tried them and I am overstocked with other brands.  I added to my stock while not remembering what I had in the garage and I got a bag of pure cherry from BBQ Island and pure hickory from Amazon.  I like both so far, but I only use them in the A-Maze-N pellet smokers.  I almost purchased a pellet smoker the other day just to help use up my supply, but I thought I should come on here and other places a do a bit of research first.  Good thing I did.  [​IMG]
     
  4. knightoftears

    knightoftears Newbie

    The Cabela's pellets are manufactured for them by Lumberjack pellets.
     

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