Meeting called to
order by Mark Mrzena at 7:11. No one claimed the big
Special Guests: Chad Ashbaugh, Russ Baker and
returning member Larry Williams.
Report: Tom said the smallies were still spawning on
the south end of Banks Lake. Seikiu
Salmon fishing is good. Lake Washington is
getting into the summer pattern.
Larry Williams and Russ Baker talked about Big Bass
Tournaments and the results from the Potholes Big
Techniques: Tim Griswold talked about
Treasurer's Report: Kila Higgins added her
report via email:
With the Riffe tournament right around
the corner I expect the club will start to
recoup the money floated for the seven
remaining camp sites. As of 7/10/14
only Mark, Tim G. and Kevin have the sites
paid for. All three are powered units
meaning there are only two left with power,
five without. At $50.00 per site, this will
bring in $350.00.
July 19th is take a Warrior Fishing on American Lake
from 6am until noon. Boats are needed.
The June minutes as posted on the internet were
Watch out for other boats. Lots of accidents
Federation Report: Doug talked about Lake
Washington Federation Qualifier results and
standings after two Qualifiers. Dez and
Bob Steiner are working on finding a location for
the November Federation Banquet. No location
had been selected as of this meeting.
There was significant discussion on how to increase
participation at club meetings and other club
events. Ideas like: removing politics, keep it
fun, focus on fishing, comradre, officers meeting in
advance of meetings, and many others were all
brought up. It's up to the club officers
to take the next step on this issue.
Old Business: Doug brought up a proposed
change for the Big Fish Pot. He proposed
making it annual to include club tournaments only.
This was generally supported by the members present.
Doug will present the proposed change at the next
Klutz: Tom Melowitz was nominated for hitting
a rock pile at the Jamboree. Ty Watterson was
nominated for throwing a fish away with the cull pin
still attached at Lake Tapps. Russ Baker was
nominated for running out of gas at the Jamboree.