SEPTEMBER 2013 MEETING MINUTES
The regular membership of the Snake River Bassmasters,
Inc., was called to order by President Horrace at 6:45
P.M. on August 24 at
§ August meeting minutes approved
§ August 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. The material is ordered and should be here in November. Price will be $25 per band in quantities under 25, $19 per band for 26 - 50, and $18 per band for 51 and up.
2014 Banquet planning. New location at the
§ C.A.S.T. was August 17 on Black Canyon Reservoir; there were about 45 kids and SRB had three members attend.
§ Jack & Jill tournament is on Brownlee Sept 29.
§ Bill brought us scheduling conflicts, namely IBM scheduling on top on our Youth Open and HSN.
YOUTH: Youth Director Jason Bousquet reported:
BWW kicked back 15% on the food/drink tickets for people attending the
award ceremony; kick-back came to $95. We got that much because of the Qualifier
§ Jason is looking at possibly holding the Youth Open on a different body of water next year, maybe Swan Falls Reservoir.
TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Tournament director Jay Bagley reported:
§ 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.
§ Cascade tournament is Sept. 14.
§ Jeremy suggested that the Snow Bowl Team members have a meeting Friday before the Snow Bowl.
CLASSIC / HAN: Directors Steve Day reported:
§ Club made $573.76 on HSN. Should be enough to pay for Snow Bowl and banquet.
§ There were a fair number of dead fish, so we need to look at ways to reduce that. Also possibly change the dead fish penalty for increased penalty for numbers of dead fish.
§ A motion was made and passed to drop the night tournament opens and go back to a one or two day SRB Classic format for 2014. Looking at going to Owyhee Reservoir as the fishing is good and no one is currently holding an open there.
§ 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.
§ We have enough money for one needy family that year.
Still waiting to see what happens at
· Nominations for 2014 officers will be at the October meeting with the election at the November banquet meeting.
Banquet: need a location and menu.
Jason and Kira volunteered to let us use their house again. Jay is looking at a restaurant in the
· A motion was made and discussed to remove the by-laws rule involving not fishing within 50 yards of a boat that is anchored with a marker buoy out. It will be discussed again at the October meeting and voted on at the November banquet meeting. Here is the by-law:
188.8.131.52 Participants' boats may not touch another angler's boat when fishing a spot. Participants may not fish within 50 yards of a boat that is anchored with the trolling motor up and a marker out unless specifically invited to do so by that angler.
A discussion was held abou
There being no more business, the meeting was
adjourned at 7:50 p.m. The next meeting
will be on October 7 at the IHOP Restaurant in
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