September 9, 2009 Meeting Minutes

The meeting began at 7:15 PM and adjourned at 8:30 PM.   No one claimed the Big Fish Pot.  There were no special guests.

Tips, Tactics, and Techniques: No Tips, Tactics and Techniques.  Mike Buse and Chris Ferry are on for October.

Program Activity:

Raffle:  The raffle generated some money but I didn't get the amount from Frank.    We need more raffle items!

Treasurer’s Report: Stephanie Strasbaugh  reported a balance of
$1273.50  with no outstanding bills. 

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

Banquet Report:    Hoss reported that we will again be holding the annual banquet at the Milton Tavern the 3rd week end in January.  Hoss will report later on the possible menus. 

Conservation Report: The club agreed to clean up the Pot Holes Lind Coulee launch as our annual conservation activity.  Gerald will bring the garbage bags.  Plan on spending up to an hour on Saturday picking up trash at the Pot Holes tournament. 

Federation Report:  No report but there is a scheduled meeting on the 12th of September that Gerald will be attending. 

Tournament Report:  Hoss went over the Riffe Lake results.  Kenny G talked about how he won the tournament.  Hoss went over the tournament hours for the Pot Holes tournament.  The Pot Holes club will be holding a tournament and launching from Lind Coulee on Saturday so we will have some congestion at the launch.  Hoss will not be at the tournament so Mike Coffey will be handling the weigh in.  Hoss went over the Mickelsen preparation.  Aaron talked about the sponsors donations so far.  It's not going well.  We have 15 sites reserved at O'Sullivans where we will be having a club cook out on Saturday night.  Gerald will bring all of cook out food. 

Fishing Reports:  None

Safety: Doug Jorgensen said to follow the rules. 

Old Business:  None

New Business: Wayne Bailey was voted in as a full member.  Club officer nominations.  No vote was needed as there were single candidates for each office.  President - Gerald Dunn, Vice President - Bob Graf, Secretary – Mike Peters, Treasurer – Wayne Bailey, Tournament Director – Mike Hostetter and Mike Coffey.

Club Dues are payable by the October club meeting.  A $10 late fee will be charged if dues are not paid by the November meeting. 

Klutz Nominations:  None