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Sorry this is off the fishing vein, but I saw in the paper that there is going to be an auction of a substantial amount of Benson's equipment. Are they going totally out of business or just unloading old equipment? The place has been around since 1896 and many times I enjoyed their pizza and cold beer after a long fishing outting.

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I hadn't heard anything like that so I called a connection of mine in Walker and he hadn't heard of it either. Unless you hear otherwise here I'd expect you're right on them selling older equipment and being at the current location. Remember when Benson's was the Goalpost?

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Actually, I do think I recall it being the Goalpoast - did they have old black and white pictures of local football teams on the wall? The ad in the paper was for a complete liquidation of Rumorz (the new place next to The Outdoorsman) and also listed a substantial amount of equipment for Benson's, but did not indicate that Benson's was a complete liquidation, so I'm hoping for the best. For the person who asked where it is: if you are coming into town from the east go a few blocks past Hardees and it is the first building past the gas station on the same side of the street.

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