Puyallup Hawg Hunters
March 9, 2016 Meeting Minutes



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Meeting called to order: The meeting was called to order at 7:04 PM. Due to a large school function Round Table provided us with a room the size of a broom closet to meet in. some members left due to lack of room.

Special Guest: Anthony introduced several guests to speak at the meeting, the first was George and Jim Lind from St. Croix rods. Jim spoke of the process and quality of St. Croix rods and brought several rods for members to see. Jim donated a rod to our raffle.

Curtis from Sportco also spoke as the Trokar Rep. He brought several products for us to see and asked for feedback as to what baits members would like to see it the store. Curtis donated several packages of Trokar hooks to the raffle.

Capuche Headgear was also present and demonstrated their 5 in 1 headgear system. We were advised that the club could get a wholesale rate if we made a mass order but if members wanted to make their own order to call and advise they are from Puyallup Hawg Hunters to receive beneficial rates.

Treasurers Report: Aaron was not present. Mark advised that we currently have $1419.68 in checking and $886.66 in savings.

Tournament Report:  Jaymee reported that the Silver lake tournament will no longer be a draw and that the Lake Smammish tournament will be our only draw tournament this year. The draw for that tournament will be held at the April meeting.

Conservation: nothing new to report.

Tips and Tactics: Luke talked about knowing your strengths and then challenged us to put them away to develop other skills. He reminded us to fish with a positive attitude and to always show good sportsmanship. Luke chose Jo for tips and tactics for the next meeting.

Federation: Charity advised that the federation is having trouble with permitting for the regional and the possibility of the regional being on the same day as our Lake Washington open. General consensus was that that would be a bad idea.

New Business: Russ Baker reminded everyone about the March Big Bass tournament on Lake Washington on the 26th and 27th. Yes the 27th is Easter Sunday.

Old Business:  no old business to discuss.

Meeting Adjourned:  8:49 PM

Raffle:  The raffle was a big hit with a St. Croix rod donated by Jim. The raffle made $87 back to the club.