Youngsters benefit from donated rods and reels
The rod and reel donation program in Bemidji is alive and well, according to Bruce Aalgaard who is among the donation program volunteers.
Begun in 1995 by Aalgaard and Jo Clayton as an offshoot of the community's Take a Kid Fishing event, the rod and reel project has presented 713 completed outfits to area TKF youngsters.
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