Tom Bedell, owner andCEO of Pure Fishing - the parent company of Berkley, Abu Garcia,Fenwick, Coleman Fishing and Red Wolf - has announced the purchaseof the home where his father, Berkley Bedell, spent his childhoodand eventually started the Berkley Fly Company in 1937. The housewill be restored as a museum celebrating Berkley's founding. Readerswho wish to donate items to the museum can call Berkley at (877)777-3850, ext. 0, or simply mail items to Pure Fishing, BerkleyMuseum, 1900 18th Street, Spirit Lake, IA 51360.
September 21, 2007