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Berkley And Abu Garcia To Sponsor The Bass University

COLUMBIA, S.C. (December 4, 2009) – Berkley and Abu Garcia will partner with the Bass University as a supporting sponsor. Berkley pro Michael Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek will be on hand to provide instruction and tutelage at each seminar to anglers looking to stay ahead of the curve.

"Bass University is perfect for the avid angler looking to gain a better understanding of the techniques that professional anglers use," said Iaconelli. "This will allow myself and fellow pro anglers to teach avid anglers the tricks of the trade in a classroom type setting. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to share with other anglers that want to learn more."

Berkley and Abu Garcia will provide giveaways and prizes at each Bass University seminar. Students that attend the seminar will receive two days of intensive classroom education taught by today's top anglers. Iaconelli and Gluszek will provide one-on-one instruction and offers an open forum for discussion.

"Berkley and Abu Garcia is thrilled to have this opportunity," said Tammy Cox, Berkley Marketing Manager. "It is a great opportunity to grow our sport and pass along a greater understanding for today's top techniques among professional anglers. Students have a great opportunity to learn from the best and Pure Fishing is proud to have the chance to be part of Bass University."

The Bass University provides students with the most comprehensive bass fishing instruction available. In its first year in existence, Bass University students will gain access to the most cutting edge techniques, tackle, and equipment. Students will also receive a one-year subscription to BASSIN' Magazine, course literature, Berkley items in official tackle gift pack and Bass University t-shirt. For more information please visit www.thebassuniversity.com

Upcoming Bass University Schedule

January 9-10, 2010
Sacramento, Calif.

January 23-24, 2010
Nashville, Tenn.

February 6-7, 2010
Dallas, Texas