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Group gives rods, reels and bait to kids to help them get back to fishing.

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JOPLIN, MISSOURI -

 Fishing rods, reels and bait are free for the kids.

The Joplin Back Lashers gave the fishing equipment away today to 400 lucky boys and girls.
    

A booth was set up inside North park Mall where the group handed out the gear and as you can imagine, kids were very grateful to receive a new rod and reel.
    

The Back Lashers wanted to give back to the children of Joplin by helping them get back into the water with their new poles.

"We were contacted by a gentleman a few months ago with an organization called tackle the storm, its foundation is to designed to go into tornado areas and give away free fishing gear to kids in the area, so he contacted us and today we gave away fishing supplies that were donated all over the country to kids here in Joplin," says Braden McBride, Joplin Back Lashers.

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