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Bass Federation (TIBF) meeting Minutes Thursday, April 21, 2011, 7:00pm.
The TIBF April monthly meeting
was brought to order 7:00pm. at Western Marine, Nampa, Idaho.
Those in attendance were: Bruce Flesher,
President; Tammy Shuyler, Secretary-Treasurer; Steve Day-Communications; Steve
Jones-Conservation Director; Roger
Sheltrown-SRBM; Tony Shuyler-Idaho Bassmasters; Amber Bentley (Youth)-Idaho
Bassmasters; Via phone were Michael Tauscher-Snake River Valley Bass; David
Arthaud-Idaho Bassmasters; Larry Burton-Idaho Basshunters.
- March meeting
- As of
April 21, 2011, there are 211 active members. Additionally, there are also 13 Active
of Silver Creek Supply bill for $654.18 approved. This was bill for Conservation structure
for $358.19 rental car bill for Bruce Flesher and National Championship
fishing members presented for payment and approved.
Ashton-Bruce reported in absence of Brian.
School Fishing tournament is Sunday, May 1, at CJ Strike. One team was registered as of
meeting. There is a pre-tournament
briefing 4-8pm. Saturday April 30 at Mountain Home Hampton Inn. Late entries are ok. Register by going to BassFederation.com,
click on Youth and then High School Fishing. Registration fee is $25.
Championship is May 21 at Cascade.
Two youth are currently registered.
Brian has put a lot of work and effort into planning for this event
including sponsors, contributions/prizes and volunteers.
structure plant in Cascade will occur May 15. Snake River Bassmasters has volunteered
to assist Fish and Game with the plant with Steve Day coordinating (Thank
you Steve!). More volunteers are
Day is offering a service to TIBF member clubs to create and maintain club
websites. Cost annually $100. He is
currently working on the Idaho Basshunters website soon to be completed.
can go to TIBF website http://www.idahobassfed.com
for all updates and information.
members have free ad space available on website.
2011 Qualifiers-Bruce reported there were 21 boats at first South
Qualifier at Brownlee with 41 fisherman.
Next qualifier is Owyhee.
NW Divisional upcoming at Hood
River April 27-29. The Idaho
team is defending Champion. A house
has been rented for all 12 members of the team plus Bruce and Cindy.
Angler Event applications now available on TIBF website.
National Championship- April 12-17, 2011, Lake Nickijack
update. Don Boeger took 5th
place overall in the event taking home $2,000. He will go on to compete in
BFL, in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Annual banquet planning update-The Annual TIBF Banquet date is February 18, 2012.
Location voted to be Hilton Inn, Boise,
same as last two years.
River Outdoor Sports Show date changed to June 25, 2011, Pocatello. Mike Iconelli will be presenting three
in lieu of two seminars with final seminar at 5pm. There will be Kids Casting event
11-2/3pm. Watch for flyer to be
posted on www.Idahobassfed.com
Shuyler discussed details of “butterfly” banners and costs. Cost for 12’ banner 1 sided is
$230. It was decided to have Tammy
researche potential availability thru TBF as well as cost for doublesided
banners. There is a general
consensus that purchase of at least 2 banners is good idea and budgeting
up to $600 for the purchase.
Decision tabled until next meeting
Tauscher will email Steve Day for website publication Open Schedules on
East side of State that will qualify for the Ultimate Angler Event.
Northwest Divisional planning-Mountain Home was voted to be the location
for 2012 NW Divisional tournament the first weekend of May, 2012. Local sponsors and contributors in
Mountain Home will be solicited to sponsor welcome BBQ and banquet. The
banquet will have approximately 85 people including anglers, spouses and
TBF representatives. Tournament
would launch from the Air Base Ramp
event at Cabelas, Father’s Day June 19.
Bruce asks members to bring ideas to the table for TIBF
participation at the event.
reviewed FNC President Meeting minutes.
will set up TIBF Facebook page.
Submitted by Tammy Shuyler