new members, Jeff Eby and son Curtis from
Puyallup and Brandon Baugh from Arizona,
Meeting Minutes: The July
minutes as posted on our web site was
Tips & Tactics:
No tips and Tactics
was not present. Doug Jorgensen
reported a balance of $2874.29, which was
$529.31 less than July. Since Joe was
not present there was no explanation for the
expenses since July.
No Conservation Report.
Big Fish of the Year: Doug
reported the the pot is sitting at $580 with
a 6.10 leading
Josh Lucas talked about fishing the Wild
West bass tournament at Tri Cities. He
also indicated that John Branch blew a lower
unit there. We will be launching out
of Lind Coulee for the Pot Holes tournament.
Take your boat out of the water with your
fish still in your live wells for the Pot
Holes weigh in.
Doug reminded everyone to be careful the
water level on Potholes is dropping.
Do not run between the dam and Goose Island.
No Federation report
A motion was made, seconded and approved
for Doug Jorgensen to make catch and release
samples to be given to members at
tournament. No financial amount was
discussed but should be discussed at a
future meeting. Club Elections will be
held in September. Mark Mrzena was
nominated for President, Doug Jorgensen was
nominated for Vice President, Rich Craft was
nominated for Secretary, Nick Culver was
nominated as the Tournament Director and
Mark Jones was nominated as the Treasurer.
Additional nominations can be be made before
the September elections. Eric Hills
volunteered to take over the Raffle.
Matt Milatz volunteered to investigate
finding a method to pay club dues online.
Mark indicated that
club members had to join BASS themselves and
provide Rich Craft with their BASS number.
Club dues are payable by the October club
Mark reported that we were able to get
our meeting room at the RAM for free as long
as sufficient food and drinks were ordered
by the club. Buy drinks and food at
our future meetings. Mark had sample
hats. Additional orders can be made if
the volume warrants the setup costs.