May 10, 2006 Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:15 PM and adjourned at 8:35 PM.  No one claimed the big fish pot.  Special guests Craig Taylor attended the meeting.

Program Activity:  
Frank White was unable to deliver the Program Activity.

Tips, Tactics and Techniques:  Kenny G talked about fishing Senkos and Texas Rigged small baits at Silver Lake in 1 - 5 feet of water.  Bryan Vance is on for June.

Raffle:  The club made $79 from the raffle.

Treasurerís Report: 
Mike Buse reported a balance of $1176.15.

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

Banquet Report:   No report.

Conservation Report:   Marv Walker talked about the 4/29 Conservation Activity at Pot Holes.   The pictures are on the WEB.  Besides Marv the club members that participated were:  Carl & Josh Dykstra, Chuck Warner, John Davis and Jaymee Strasbaugh.

Safety:  Doug Jorgensen provided an emergency number for Lake Washington ( 206 625-5011) that we will put on the Club Website.  Check your bilge pumps at home occasionally before going out to the lake.

Federation Report:  The club will be responsible for the casting kids competition at the Jamboree.  Tom suggested we get an item on the agenda for June or July to discuss possible Federation Qualifier changes for the future.

Tournament Report: Silver Lake times were set from 5:30 am to 3:00 pm each day from Streeters Resort.  The Drivers Meeting will be at 5:15 am on Saturday.  Streeters will be charging us a $100 a day event fee which is going to cover boat launching and camping.  Mack Randle did very well at the Federation Qualifier on Lake Washington and is sitting in 5th place after 2 tournaments.

Fishing Report:  Bryan Vance and Chris Ferry finished 2nd on Lake Whatcom on April 29th with 18.79 pounds caught on crank baits.

Old Business: The club voted 16 - 0 to adopt the new constitution that Joe Scheperle had worked on to replace Bass with either FLW or the Washington State Bass Federation.

New Business:  None

Kutz nominations: 
 Larry Williams was nominated for leaving the big fish info at Round Table Pizza at the last meeting.  Tom was nominated for knocking over a beer glass while give the Tournament Report.