February 12, 2003 Meeting Minutes


The meeting began at 7:04 PM and adjourned at 8:50 PM.  No one claimed the big fish pot.  Special guests attending were Larry Williams, director of 100% BASS and Steve Norris representing the Washington State BASS Federation.

Program Activity:   Larry Williams talked about 100% BASS and the future  plans for that circuit.

Tips, Tactics and Techniques:    Frank White talked about and passed  around some samples of Helix baits who is a possible new sponsor.

Raffle:  The club raffle generated $56.

Treasurer’s Report: 
Mike Buse reported a balance of $1465.25.

Minutes:  The minutes from January were as accepted as posted on the Internet.

Banquet Report:   No report.

Conservation Report:  Larry Guck is working on the 2003 conservation plan for the club.

Safety:  There are still a few people who have not turned in Safety Certificates.  Any full  members without a certificate by the first tournament will not be eligible for tournament points

Federation Report:  Steve Norris talked about the Federation proposal to change the Federation tournaments to a Pro-Am  style format, which will send six boaters and six non-boaters as our state  team to the Regional.  Further discussion is to follow.

Tournament Report:  The  2003 schedule was finalized as follows:

  March 29th & 30th Lake Sammamish Open/club
  April 12th & 13th Lake Roosevelt
  May 10th  Riffe Lake
  June 21st & 22nd Pend Oreille River
  Aug. 2nd & 3rd  Scootney Reservoir
  Sept. 6th & 7th  Potholes Reservoir
  Oct. 11th & 12th  Lake Washington Open/club

Old Business:  The club voted on the proposed Constitution change regarding the definition of “strolling” and it’s use.  The proposal passed 17 to 2.

New Business:  The club 2003 State Team was finalized.  
Boaters:                          Non-boaters:

Mike Buse (captain)         Eric Woods
Kenny G.                         Mike Hostetter
Brian Vance                    Joe Schepperle
Frank White                    Blaine Wesner
Tom Melowitz                 John Davis

    Alternate:  Doug Jorgensen

Klutz nominations: Mike Hostetter was nominated for not being prepared for  the tips, tactics, and techniques 2 months in a row.

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