Bass Federation (TIBF) meeting Minutes Thursday, April 16, 2009, 7pm.
The TIBF April monthly meeting
was brought to order 7:00pm., Western Marine, Nampa, Idaho. Those in attendance were: Bruce, Flesher, President; John Lancaster,
Vice-President/Youth Director; Tammy Shuyler, Secretary-Treasurer and IBM;
Steve Jones, Conservation Director; Steve Day, Webmaster; Mike Ball, SRB; Kurt
Campbell, Idaho Walleye Unlimited & Magic Valley; Don Sechler,
Idaho Walleye Unlimited and TVB; Dave Keever, Mini-Cassia
and IBH; Scyler Hill, Magic Valley Bassmasters
March 19, 2009, TIBF minutes approved.
Report reviewed and approved.
Day will amend current report format to include Survivor Fund as well as
Qualifier accounts for North, East & South
Ranger boat disbursement: Youth
$1,000; Conservation $1,000; Survivor $250
Fund will be retained and rolled over annually
- $1 per
TIBF membership allocated to Survivor Fund
Championship will be held at Harrison
State Park, Coeur D Alene, ID, June 20-21,
2009. Information on the Harrison State Park can be found in the web.
Division is now officially established in Idaho.
will be participating in a REEL Kids event May 1-3, 2009, in Magic Valley.
line recycling-Steve advises recycling bin plans and/or kits can purchased
online from the BoatUS. Weblink: http://www.boatus.com/foundation/Monofilament
Sportsman WH, Meridian and Twin Falls; Howard’s Tackle; Tristate
Marine; Western Marine and boat launch/takeouts
- He has
uploaded Tom McVay’s Open info onto website. The Open proceeds
funds the North Idaho Youth.
are encouraged to review weblink on TIBF website
for TBF Championshionship. http://www.idahobassfed.com
are requested to have all members sign waiver and retain the signed waiver
at club level. Each club
representative at 4-16-09 TIBF meeting received a copy for respective club
to use in this effort.
Banners and decals-Mike Ball, TIBF member and The Sign Shoppe employee
will provide TIBF a cost quote for banners and decals. Mike will share examples at May TIBF
Website Business Directory-Steve has created the directory. TIBF members can email their business
information to Steve Day at firstname.lastname@example.org
who will post it to Federation website.
- Scyler Hill provided an update on the CAST planning
and pending litigation. CAST future
is unknown in Magic
Valley at this
point. Unfortunately, the pending
litigation may eliminate the event.
Cup money is $400. We will need to
advise Ranger how to disburse. The
following ideas were discussed:
finishing Raner owner receives at end of year.
four ways between North, South, East and Walleye. Exception would be three ways if Walleye does
not provide a minimum of three Ranger boat owners.
- Lowrance-Bruce Flesher along with the entire State
Team are registered to purchased Lowrance product at discounted pricing. Three units are allowed per person.
- Minkota-Bruce Flesher has sold three Minkota motors to date. TIBF is allowed to sell up to six motors
Bat-All TIBF members are encouraged to solicit a dealer. A percentage of Solar Bat proceeds will
be referred to participating TIBF member clubs.
format-Qualifiers are fast approaching for North, April 18; East, May and
South, June. Important points of
percentage determines how many will qualify from each Division for State Team.
2) Bruce Flesher is proposing changes to
qualifier format to minimize actual events.
These changes will be implemented for the 2010 fishing year.
TIBF meeting will be held in Twin
TIBF Banquet planning. Date: November 21, 2009
search is being handled by Steve Jones.
Tentative location is Holiday Inn-Airport, Boise-The room will be free of charge.
will be sit down dinner.
cost: Individual $70 which will include
State/National TBF Dues, dinner, 1 big item raffle ticket, 20 regular raffle
tickets. Couple $100 which will include
state/National TBF Dues, dinner, 1 big item raffle ticket, 20 regular raffle
menu: Beef, Chicken, Fish. This may be reduced to just two items.
tickets can be purchased separately.
Those will cost $10 and will not need be
present to win. Regular raffle items can
be purchased at the banquet and will need to be present to win.
ticket item suggestions: Gunsafe; ATV; Pellet Stove; Big Screen TV or other ideas.
raffle item suggestions: All kinds of
retail services and merchandise. Don’t
forget the Ladies as well as non-bass fishing guests.
sponsor with minimum $500 cash or merchandise donation will receive
9) Schedule: 5:00pm. Start-No host Bar; 6:00pm.-6:20pm.
Guest Speaker; 6:30pm. State Team Awards; Following
awards, dinner will begin. There will be
a powerpoint presentation
10) Each TIBF member club is asked to provide 1
raffle runner during raffle event.