The Idaho Bass Federation

August 17th, 2006


President Gary Keith called the regular membership of the Idaho Bass Federation to order at 7:45 at Tri State Marine.The minutes from the August meeting were read and approved.


TREASURE REPORT:Karen read treasure report and it was passed.


YOUTH REPORT:Scyler:The CAST will be this weekend at Black Canyon we need as many boats as possible.††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mike and Anthony had a great time at the FLW/TBF Nationals they fished well and enjoyed the Alabama heat.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Scales of Justice is expected to have a turn out of 35-40 kids.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Release boat is running well up and ready for the various tournaments.


CONSERVATION:Cliff:†† ††††††††††† Castleford Days went well the first day was slow but the 2nd was great.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The fishing clubs in the east area are discussing the items that they can do at the Riverside Dock for conservation.The owner said that it would be fine to do things that would help his support is there.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Again Gary reminded the board that we could schedule possibly with the National Guard on their drill weekend to help us with heavy equipment and other items when we want to do conservation improvements.


TOURNAMENT REPORT:†† Bruce:Scales of Justice plans are going well with entries out in the mail and on the internet.Please make plans to attend this will be on the 10th of September at C. J. Strike.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The forth and final qualifier will be on the 9th of September at C.J this will be the east and the south.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† A suggestion to have the year end banquet alternate from Boise to Twin Falls the board voted and it passed.Bruce made the motion that Twin Fall area hosts the TIBF Banquet this year.It was voted to have it on November 18th.Karen will have tickets and other information at the next meeting.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Turkey Bowel and the Snow Bowl are coming up.


COMMUNICATION REPORT:†† Steve & Gary:Discussion regarding the newsletter Steve needs all information no later than the middle of October so he can get the layout again the advertisements cost as follows: $20, $40, $75 and $150.†† Please send information from the clubs.


Old Business:††††††††††††††††††††††††† Division of funds for the IBFN and TIBF.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Strategic plan for the state and the path forward.


††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Report from Bruce and Gary about the FLW they attended in Alabama.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Garyís list of items that need to be addressed in the coming year for the TBF/FLW and the state level. ††††††††††††††††


†† New Business:††††††††††††††††††††††† Scheduling meeting on November 2nd at Campbell Tractor in Nampa.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nomination of officers for 2007 President, Vice President and Secretary/Treasure.



Meeting adjourned. ††9:00 p.m.


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