CALLED TO ORDER:
Special Guests: New
club prospects Bryan Justice and Doug
Robbins attended the meeting.
Craft talked about red channel markers for
the upcoming tournament on Tri-Cities.
Always remember Red,Right,Return.
The August minutes were accepted as posted on the web site.
Mark Jones started taking over treasurer
duties from Joe Scheperle. Club
balance was $3,730.66. Club owes Doug
Jorgensen $45 and Mark Mrzena $92.
No Conservation Report.
Safety: Doug stressed the
potential boat traffic on Tri-Cities along
with bad weather. Do your boat maintenance
before hand: check motor and jackplate
bolts. Make sure they are tight. Then a
small discussion about the New Mercury issue
with the trim actuator bolt backing out.
Double check those bolts for tightness.
Big Fish of the Year: Doug
reported the the pot is sitting at $580 with
a 6.10 leading.
Rich read off the results of the Potholes
tournament. Jaymee talked about his
winning ways. He hit his key locations in
Crab creek before the Mullet Racers showed
up. In crab he fished shallow with a
smaller bait presentation. In
the afternoon, he fished ledges. Early
morning he ran the dunes targeting wood
stick-ups. Rich also talked about the
upcoming tournament on Tri-cities. Discussed
how to run the river, watch out for rock
shallow areas, and where to avoid with bad
for the semi-final closes on 16 September.
Club discussed about offering up some money
to help pay back registration fees for the
members fishing the semi-finals. Pay backs
would happen after the event once they
showed proof of competing.
New Business: Doug
announced a new constitutional amendment
for the Tournament Weighing section.
“You may not cull a dead fish. Any fish
that is placed in your livewell and dies
must be kept as part of your limit.”
Russ Baker discussed that Wild West Bass
tournament trail is coming to WA state.
This will be a single day team format.
Club officer elections took place. Mark
Mrzena - President, Doug Jorgensen -
Vice-president, Rich Craft - Secretary, Mark
Jones - Treasurer. Mark Mrzena appointed
Nick Culver as Tournament director and Eric
Hills is takin over Raffle chairman.