June 10, 2009 Meeting Minutes


The meeting was called to order at 7:05 pm and adjourned at 8:40 pm.  Bob Graf claimed the Big Fish Pot with a 6.01 Pound Largemouth.  Special guests attending were:  Tim Griswald, Michael Jones, Leland Patron and Kimberly Gilbert. 

Program Activity:  None

Tips, Tactics and Techniques:  Larry Williams talked about bed fishing and the importance of good vision.  Frank White also talked about bed fishing in heavily fished areas.  Mike Buse and Bob Graf will do Tips, Tactics and Techniques in July. 

Raffle:  The  raffle made $82. 

Treasurerís Report:  Stephanie Strasbaugh reported a balance of $2181.50

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

Banquet Report:   No report.

Conservation Report:  Tom Melowitz left several messages with the Fish and Wildlife Department of the Colville Confederated Tribes about marking the San Poil no fishing area. 

Safety:   No Report

Federation Report: No Report.

Tournament Report:  Hoss went over the Jamboree results and preparations for the Whatcom tournament.  2010 tournament permits have been submitted for:

       Lake Sammamish      March 27 & 28
       Lake Washington     April 24 & 25
       Tapps                      May 15 & 16
       Moses Lake              June 26 & 27
       Rife Lake                 July 10 & 11
       Pot Holes                 September 18 & 19
       Lake Washington      October 16 & 17

Fishing Report: 
Luke Morgan talked about the largemouth bed bite as did Ron Ryan. 

Old Business: The club passed the Tournament Rule change brought up in May.  After reviewing the 2008 Mickelsen Open results the club will be donating $1356 to Mary Bridge.  The club agreed to produce a report for our two open tournaments showing expenses and payouts along with raffle profit. 

New Business:   Kenny G talked about Ballew's trailer repairs in Tacoma and Frank talked about discounts at NAPA. 

Klutz nominations:  No Nominations