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Lincoln Ryan stands in front of 130 rod and reel combos that will be given to this year’s Bemidji area Take a Kid Fishing participants who could benefit from a new fishing outfit. The rods and reels were bought at garage sales or were donated to the TKF program. Submitted Photo

Take a Kid Fishing officials appreciate used rods and reels


BEMIDJI – Each summer the Bemidji Area Take a Kid Fishing guides introduce more than 150 area youngsters to fishing.

Introducing a young angler to fishing is important but the ultimate goal of the TKF officials is to have the youngster develop an appreciation for fishing. For that to happen the young angler needs the proper equipment and Bruce Aalgaard has taken it upon himself to make sure the kids have dependable rods and reel.

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