MAY 7, 2012 MEETING MINUTES
The regular membership of the Snake River Bassmasters, Inc., was called to order by President Kriner at 7:05 P.M. at The Deer Flat Refuge Visitor's Center. There were 10 club members and one guest present.
§ The April meeting minutes were approved.
§ Steve reported that some dues money still needed to be deposited; the April Treasury Report was approved.
INTRODUCTIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
COMMITTEE REPORTS: President Kriner asked for committee reports:
PUBLIC RELATIONS: no report
CONSERVATION / WILDLIFE COUNCIL: no report
§ SRB needs a conservation director if anyone wants to volunteer.
Let Us Recreate -
We need to
schedule trash pickups at
§ Refuge want the Federation to do another kid's casting event at their Bio-blitz Days on Free Fishing Weekend. Steve Day is setting it up and needs volunteers. The event is from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
§ The 2012 Northwest Divisional is on C.J. Strike on May 6-11, 2012. Idaho HS Champions and a Soldier Appreciation tournament will be held on Strike on May 12. Anyone that can show up at Strike to help with the tournament would be appreciated.
§ The 2012 High School Championship is May 12 on C.J. Strike; need to get kids signed up.
§ Current Federation officers are done after this year, so new people need to step up for 2013.
§ Jr World Championship is Aug 15; Jon Hickey is representing the older group. A drawing was done to find a rep for the younger age group; Carson Miller was the winner.
§ A discussion was held on State Team participation in youth, Federation and conservation events.
§ Bruce reviewed his Federation President's meeting notes.
TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Tournament director Jim Thornock reported:
§ Sign up for Cascade tournament was done; 13 boats so far. Members planning on fishing club tournaments need to get their proof of boat insurance papers in to Jimmy before the tournament.
There is a date conflict with our July 21 tournament; the South
Qualifier was moved to
§ Reminder for all club members fishing tournaments: first three boats out in each tournament are release boats. Boat 4 needs to be ready to step in if we need an additional release boat.
YOUTH: Youth Director Jason Bousquet reported:
§ SRB Youth Open is scheduled for July 7, 2012 on Cascade Reservoir; possibility of Lady Bass Open tournament on Sunday July 8. Entry forms are on the club website.
§ The park at City Ramp is reserved.
§ Buffalo Wild Wings to going to do something for the youth open; possible catering or ?.
§ Our donation request from Cabela's is approved; Tackle Tom will donate again this year. Good Woods and Roaring Springs are donating items. Jason also requests that club members donate unused tackle for the youth tournament.
CLASSIC / HAN: Directors Steve Day reported:
§ HSN tournament scheduled for August 4, 2012 on C.J. Strike; looking at Air Force Ramp. The permits are applied for.
§ The entry form will done by mid-May.
§ 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.
§ Lady Bass Open on Cascade on July 8; will be a potluck BBQ, but no raffle. Entry forms are on the club website
§ Members that have not yet paid their dues need to do so ASAP.
Still waiting to see what happens at
Bill brought up that IHOP on
§ Jay accidently put his $15 change from buying raffles tickets in the raffle money last month; the raffle money was spent before we caught it. Jay will get $5 of free raffle tickets each of the next three meetings.
There being no more business, the meeting was
adjourned at 8:20 p.m. The next meeting
would be on June 4 at the Visitor's Center at
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