February 8, 2006 Meeting Minutes


The meeting was called to order at 7:02 pm and adjourned at 9:02 pm.  No one claimed the  big fish pot.   Special guests were John Allen, Glen Baker and Nick Bar.

Program Activity:  None

Tips, Tactics and Techniques: Larry Williams was on for February but forgot that there was a meeting.   In January Hoss talked about throwing reaction baits on windy flats.  His talk covered  jerk baits, spinner baits and crank baits.  Larry is still on for March.

Banquet Report:  The committee is to start presenting the club with options by the June club meeting.   Joe Scheperle and Mack Randle are also looking into some options to present to the club.

Raffle:  The raffle generated $56.   Since we are not generating enough raffle items, each club member is to bring at least one raffle item to March's meeting.

Treasurerís Report:  
No report

The January minutes as posted on the Internet were approved.

Conservation Report:  Marv Walker talked about building net pens for the Pot Holes an asked when would be a good time of the year to do it.   He is still researching other projects.

Federation Report:  Chuck Warner was absent.   Gerald talked about the benefits of going with  FLW. and made a motion for the club to leave B.A.S.S.   19 votes in favor of Gerald's motion with 0 that were  opposed.  Tom M. made a motion to reword the club's constitution to exclude and not use B.A.S.S. in the wording.   Joe Scheperle also made a motion to rewrite the constitution and present it to the club after it has been rewritten.  The club majority voted in favor of Joe's motion.   Log onto flwoutdoors.com to get your 1st annual membership for 25% off ($18.75).   Send Jaymee your new membership # from FLW via phone or e-mail.

Tournament Report:  Please contact Tom Melowitz if you would like for him to reserve you a camp site at the Riffe Lake tournament on June 17th and 18th.  Tom would also like to have the club cook out that weekend since Lake Sammamish is the September tournament.

Fishing Report:  Dan Iwamoto caught a nice large mouth in 35 ft. of water on Lake  Washington with football head and grub

Safety:  Doug Jorgensen talked about checking all required safety equipment for 2006 including Flare expiration dates, floatation devices, etc.  If you get caught without a life vest on and the kill switched attached with the gas motor running during a club tournament. you will be disqualified.

Old Business: B.A.S.S. will refund the club the money the club sent to them for 2006 Federation Membership because we did not join the Federation  Nation.

Klutz Nominations:  Larry Williams was nominated because he forgot that there was a club meeting.

New Business:  Gerald Dunn made a motion to start charging current members a $10 late fee if they don't pay there dues by November 15th.   Gerald tabled the motion for March's meeting.   Gerald suggested that the club get together for a jig pour on March 11th 8:00 am at his work.  He will bring maps to March's meeting.  The club will supply the lead and members are responsible for there hooks.  

New Members:
John Davis will be John Allen's buddy and Gerald Dunn will be Nick Bar's buddy.