The regular membership of the Snake River Bassmasters, Inc., was called to order by president Tom Horrace at 7:05 P.M. at Deer Flat Visitor's Center.  There were 6 club and family members present.


Meeting minutes from the July meeting were reviewed and approved.



July Treasury Report was reviewed; an incorrect version was sent to Tom for printing, so a correct version will need to be reviewed and approved next month.




COMMITTEE REPORTS:       President Horrace asked for committee reports:




CONSERVATION / WILDLIFE COUNCIL: Conservation Officer Jason Bousquet reported:

J    We need to do our second trash pickup at Lake Lowell.  It was decided to do it before the September meeting.  Meet at the Caldwell Dam ramp at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 to do pickup, we will hold the meeting after the trash pickup.


IDAHO BASS FEDERATION: Roger Sheltrown gave the following Federation report:

J    2012 Youth Championship will be August 28 on Cascade; only a couple kids signed up.

J    Lake Lowell-Deer Flat Refuge update:  Jennifer Brown-Scott came to the meeting, gave a CCP presentation and answered questions.

J    TIBF By-laws Update:  The by-laws were reviewed with recommended changes.  Board recommended additional changes to be made.  These revised changes need to be read at next July club meetings for discussion, approval and representatives need to report back to the Board with club response.  These will not be read at July TIBF meeting.  August meeting the by-laws will be read and adopted.  Or, if additional changes recommended, they will then be read in September and adopted if all members approve.

J    C.A.S.T. and Scales of Justice events are coming up and need volunteers.


TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Tournament director Steve Day reported:

J    Hells Canyon and Oxbow tournaments coming up Aug. 27 & 28.  We will have a potluck Saturday evening at Copperfield Park.  Since the last two club meetings have been sparsely attended, we will have the raffle at the tournament during the potluck.  Sunday weigh-in will be 3:00 p.m.


YOUTH: Youth Director Cody Murray was no present and had no report


CLASSIC / HAN: Directors Steve Day and Bill Kriner  reported:

J    The  2011 Hot Summer Night tournament is scheduled for the full moon on Saturday Aug. 13.

J    We have all of the permits.

J    We need to get club members to volunteer to help at the HSN tournament, plus we need people to bring potluck items.



J    The autographed BSU mini helmet and football didn't draw any bids on Craig's List. Roger bought the football and we will try to sell the helmet.

J    Everyone needs to remember to bring a can of food or a dollar to each meeting for the Needy Family program. Tom will collect the money / food.



J    None



J    None


There being no more new business, President Horrace reminded all that the next meeting would start with the trash pickup at the Caldwell ramp on Sept. 12.  The meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.







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