May 11, 2005 Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:10 PM and adjourned at 8:29 PM.  No one claimed the big fish pot.  Special guests were Josh Dykstra and Jerry Wolfgang.

Program Activity:  

Tips, Tactics and Techniques:  Rick Knauer talked about fishing gitzits on beds and Jamie Wegmann talked about things to put in your boat.   Chuck Warner is up for next month.

Raffle:  The club made $55 from the raffle.

Treasurerís Report: 
Mike Buse reported a balance of $1630.34 with a bill of $200 to be paid for trophies.

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

Banquet Report:   No report.

Conservation Report:   Larry Guck talked about possible club conservation projects.

Safety:  New club members are reminded to complete the online boaterís safety course linked to our club website.

Federation Report:  The club will be responsible for the casting kids competition at the Jamboree.

Tournament Report: Silver Lake times were set from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm each day.  The launch site for the club tournament on the lower Columbia has been moved to Kalama.  Tom Melowitz is the club captain for the Jamboree. Tom Melowitz reported no bed fish on Lake Roosevelt or Banks Lake yet.

Old Business: None

New Business:  A motion to increase membership to 50 members passed by a vote of 23 to 3.  A motion to eliminate draw tournaments from our club tournament rules was passed 24 to 0.

Klutz nominations:  None