February 11, 2009 Meeting Minutes


The meeting began at 7:06 PM and adjourned at 8:40 PM.   No one claimed the big fish pot.  Special guests attending were Cleveland Taylor, Terri Dobbs, Wayne Bailey and  Dave Brown. 

Program Activity:  Dave Brown with Experience Church is looking for tackle donations for the youth group at his church.  Anything from fishing rods, reels, terminal tackle, baits will help.  Bring your donations to the March meeting.

Tips, Tactics and Techniques:   Daniel Thomas talked about the tips he has picked up from the club ranging from fishing tubes, modifying jigs, knot tying to boat detailing.  He credited most of his improvement to the monthly Tips, Tactics and Techniques presentations.  Shawn McDaniel and Rob Towers are on for March. 

Raffle:  No raffle

Treasurerís Report:  Stephanie Strasbaugh reported a balance of $3084.55 with year end trophies and the Mary Bridge donation still outstanding.

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

Banquet Report:   No report.

Conservation Report:  Chris Ferry is still working on something for 2009..

Safety:  Doug Jorgensen related his conversations with Mustang and the positive testing results with their inflatable PFDs.

Federation Report:  It's mandatory for the President and Secretary to attend the March 28th Federation meeting.

Tournament Report:  Chris Ferry went over changing the tournament schedule to accomodate members who fish money  tournaments or circuits.  Once the tournament committee picks the schedule it can not be altered without the tournament committee researching and approving the change.  Chris will make a motion in writing to present to the club at the March meeting.  He also made a motion to eliminate the 2009 Jamboree as a club tournament.  His motion was approved by the club.  The 2009 tournament  committee for choosing the 2010 schedule is Joe Scheperle, Ron Ryan, Bob Graf and Brent LaGasa.

Fishing Reports:  No reports

Old Business: No Old Business.

New Business:  Buddies were assigned to new members:  Frank White for Cleveland Taylor, Larry Williams for Terry Dobbs and Joe Scheperle for Dave Brown and Wayne Bailey.

The club 2009 State Team was finalized.  

Boaters:                          Non-boaters:

Kenny G                          Shawn McDaniel
Mike Hostetter                Dez Ruffin
Jaymee Starsbaugh         Gerald Dunn
Tom Melowitz                  Ryan Gates
Mike Peters                     Daniel Thomas


Klutz nominations: None