AUGUST 5, 2013 MEETING MINUTES
The regular membership of the Snake River Bassmasters, Inc., was called to order by President Horrace at 7:10 P.M. at the Nampa IHOP Restaurant. There were 11 club members and guests present.
§ July meeting minutes approved
§ July Treasury Report approved
INTRODUCTIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
COMMITTEE REPORTS: President Horrace asked for committee reports:
Scales of Justice tournamen
CONSERVATION / WILDLIFE COUNCIL: no report
§ SRB needs a conservation director if anyone wants to volunteer.
Need to do a
§ Federation Conservation Director still needed.
§ Youth Championship Tournament was August 3-4, 2013, on Cascade Reservoir.
§ The Federation is looking into making motor bands since we are having problems buying them.
2014 Banquet planning. New location at the
Kid's First Cast Carp Shoot on
§ C.A.S.T. is coming up August 17 on Black Canyon Reservoir.
§ Jack & Jill tournament is on Brownlee Sept 29.
§ Bill brought up scheduling conflicts, namely IBM scheduling on top on our Youth Open and HSN.
TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Tournament director Jay Bagley reported:
§ Brownlee tournament payout given out.
§ Club needs to try and build up club numbers for next year so that we can pay out more than two spots in club tournaments.
§ Club needs to look into ways of reducing fish mortality. Ideas include going back to using the portable air pumps for weigh bags, looking into a wet-weigh system and buying or encouraging the use of catch-n-release chemicals.
§ voted to add a Big Fish Option for second day of the tournament; will weigh in early on Sunday
There will be a potluck Saturday evening about 6:00 p.m. at
§ We will do a raffle at the potluck again; everyone needs to bring a pre-wrapped raffle prize or two.
YOUTH: Youth Director Jason Bousquet reported:
§ BWW is kicking back 15% on the food/drink tickets for people attending the award ceremony; kick-back came to about $95.
CLASSIC / HAN: Directors Steve Day reported:
§ HSN was July 20 on Owyhee Reservoir. We ended up with 16 boats and everyone caught quite a few bass. The winners were Sawin & Sawin with 18.61 lbs.; Chuck got Big Fish with a 4.22 lbs. largemouth.
§ There were a fair number of dead fish, so we need to look at ways to reduce that.
§ 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.
Still waiting to see what happens at
There being no more business, the meeting was
adjourned at 7:45 p.m. The next meeting
will be on September 9 due to the Labor Day holiday, at the IHOP Restaurant in
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