Puyallup Hawg Hunters
November 9, 2011 Meeting Minutes



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11-9-11 call to order at 7:05pm


Special guest: Mike & Jonathan


Big Fish: No claim


Program activity: Russ Kroeker is arraigning a guest speaker from Interstate Battery for next months meeting.


Tips, Tactics, and techniques: Joe absent and is on for next month


Treasurer’s Report: Total $1,738.19 (PDF file attached)


Conservation Report: Discussion of clubs line recycling and recovery stations continuation and possible expansion. The conservation committee brought up the idea of hosting a fishing day for kids of single mothers. We would provide proper gear for the children to use and teach them how to catch pan fish. Russ has contacted a women shelter to work out the details and possibilities of getting this organized. The also decided to get more involved with the “Take a Warrior Fishing” program. Ryan Gates has contacted the Sportsman’s Warehouse and they have agreed to allow us (our club) to put on a bass fishing seminar at their store in Puyallup . Russ Baker has volunteered to allow us to use one of his Phoenix boats as a speaking platform during this event (date to be determined).


Tournament Report: Gerald and Ryan discussed the club fish off and their win. The club place 2nd overall and the team decided to donate our winnings to the club general fund.


Fishing Reports; Shawn and Ryan Talked about the Bite or Wash , Lawrence & Heart LK.


Safety Report: No report from Doug. Announced that Boater Safety Cards are required for club members.


Federation Report: Chelan banquet announced, Russ Baker gave a report on the planned events & agenda. He also talked about his goals as a TBF president and his focus to grow the TBF membership.


New Business: A discussion of the pros and cons of the club moving to a dual membership with BASS and TBF.


Old Business: Club dues are due! Constitution Amendment #1 that was presented at last month meeting was voted on and did NOT pass (vote was 7-6). Constitution Amendment #2 that was presented at last months meeting was voted on and PASSED with a unanimous vote.


Raffle: no raffle


Notes: Big bass Dez announced a tackle swap meet on the 19th of this month. Details are posted on www.wafish.com

Jan 14th we are having the club banquet at the Milton tavern. Shawn McDaniel will help obtain raffle items for the women.