September 13, 2006 Meeting Minutes


The meeting was called to order at 7:08 pm and adjourned at 8:30 pm.  No one claimed the big fish pot although Larry Williams reported that the state smallmouth record was broken ( no details).

Program Activity:  None

Tips, Tactics and Techniques:   Mike Peters did a great presentation on fish mortality and some tips to prevent it.   Check your live wells before a tournament in your driveway and bring a spare live well fuse as well.  Fill your live wells somewhere else besides the boat launch to get clean water. The water around a boat launch has a tendency to get stirred up. The use of additives is highly recommended to reduce the stress on the fish as well as protect there slime coat.   Keep your measuring boards in cool area in between use, dip in the water if needed.   Carl Dykstra is still on for October and Rob Towers is on for November.

Raffle: The raffle generated  some money.

Treasurerís Report: Mike Buse reported a balance of $1603.15 with the bill for the Mickelsen trophies still outstanding.

The August minutes as posted on the Internet were approved.

Conservation Report:  No report

Federation Report: Chuck Warner talked about the Federation Scholarship tournament.  Mac Randle made the 2007 state team.

Fishing Report:  The ramp at Lake Kapowsin is now open.

Tournament Report: Tom Melowitz talked about the Roosevelt tournament.  Details for the Sammamish tournament are on the Web site.  Washington State Parks is charging a $136 special event fee to hold a tournament on Lake Sammamish.  Deflate you fish's air bladder if needed.

Safety: No report

Old Business: The new officers for 2007 are:

                         President - Gerald Dunn
                         Treasurer - Stephanie Strasbaugh
                         Secretary - Jaymee Strasbaugh
                         Tournament Director -  Tom Melowitz

Stephanie Strasbaugh with the help of Kenny G will be the Sponsor Director.  Larry Williams will be the Federation Representative.

New Business:  Membership dues are payable by the October club meeting.  There will be a $10 late fee if the dues are not paid by the October meeting.  Please give you Banquet options to Frank White so we can get it booked and out of the way.  The tournament committee will be Larry Williams, Marv Walker, Bryan Vance and Doug Jorgensen. 

New Members:  Mike Peters and Rob Huber were voted in as new members. 
Klutz nominations: No nominations