January 10, 2007 Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:10 pm and adjourned at 8:20 pm.  Jaymee Strasbaugh ran the meeting in the President's absence.  No one claimed the big fish pot.   Mary Alverado from Mary Bridge Children's Hospital came to the meeting to accept the toys and money raised at the 2006  Mickelsen Team Bass Tournament.  She thanked everyone for their donations and explained how the money and toys are put to use at the Children's Hospital.  Perspective new members, Daniel Thomas, Shawn McDaniel, Rob Graf and Ron Ryan attended the meeting as guests.

Program Activity:  There was no program activity.

Tips, Tactics and Techniques:  
Kenn Brainerd showed off his baits.  You can find his baits on his web site www.kgmcustombaits.com .  Chris Ferry is on for next month.  

Raffle: There was no raffle.

Treasurerís Report:  Stephanie Strasbaugh reported a balance of $3214.15 with no outstanding debts.

The November 2006  minutes as posted on the Internet were approved.

Conservation Report:   Marv Walker will look into scheduling the club to build structure ( net pens ) on Pot Holes.

Federation Report: No Report

Tournament Report: 
Larry Williams mentioned that the 2007 tournament schedule is posted on the web and that the Sammamish club tournament falls on Easter Sunday. We also talked about the LARGEMOUTH ban.

Fishing Report:  A group of club members met up at Lake Sammamish on New Years Eve to enjoy the nice weather and catch quality fish. What a way to end the year!

Safety: Doug Jorgensen talked about wearing your life vests at all times and how you would be weighed down if you were to fall in with multiple layers of clothing.   He also talked about the water temperatures this time of the year and how fast hypothermia could set in.

Old Business: The 2006 Banquet went well.  The club thanked Doug Jorgensen for handling the trophy presentations.  Tony Roma's has been booked for Saturday December 8th, 2007 for the 2007 Banquet.  

Contact Larry Williams if you are a club member and are interested in promoting bass fishing at Sportsman's Show at the Puyallup Fairgrounds on Wednesday the 24th from 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

New Business:  Tom Melowitz made a motion to change the constitution to add a Vice President as a club officer.  Frank White is Ron Ryan's club buddy.  Kenny G is Emanuel Gonzalez's club buddy.  Mike Peters is Shawn McDaniel's club Buddy.  

Ron Ryan, Mike Peters, Shawn McDaniel, Glen Baker and Emanuel Gonzalez are interested in ordering club jackets.

Klutz nominations: None

                                                 The February club meeting date is the 1st Wednesday (February 7th)
                                rather than the second Wednesday to avoid a conflict with Valentines Day