December 19, 2002 MEETING MINUTES
The regular membership of the Idaho State B.A.S.S. Federation was called to order by President J.C. Worthen at 7:30 P.M. at the Tri State Marine.† There were 14† officers, representatives and guests present.
The minutes of† November 2002 were approved as written.
TREASURY REPORT: The Treasurer reported a balance of $12,014.93 of which $2811.44 is Conservation; $1,016.02 in the South Operating fund, $230.64 Youth; $5952.43 South State Team and $2,004.40 in General Funds. Treasury report was approved.
INTRODUCTIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS: Guests introduced were:
® The annual Get Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs program is scheduled for Feb. 1 & 2 at Karcher Mall.† Larry Raganit said that he needs volunteers to make this program work be cancelled.† Please contact Larry with names and numbers of volunteers. BBB is planning to do a Casting Kids qualifier there.
® Casting Kids State Final will be held at the Tri State Marine open house Feb. 22 at 2:00 p.m..† IBM and Snake River clubs will try to hold qualifiers prior depending on scheduling.† The clubs need to contact their champions.† Denny will advertise with the open house.
CONSERVATION: Conservation Officer STEVE BURK
Legislation has been proposed in 14 States, including Idaho, to ban lead weights.† This is proposed to protect the endangered Loon.† Steve will keep us posted on further developments.
® Locations for the South Qualifiers are as follows:
o April 19, 2003†† ††††††††††† C.J. Strike Reservoir
o August 16, 2003††††††††††† Owyhee Reservoir
o September 13, 2003††††††††††† C.J. Strike Reservoir (Both East and South together!)
o October 18, 2003††††††††††† Brownlee Reservoir
® A volunteer is needed to be South tournament director.
STATE TEAM :
® Bink Desaro has moved to Florida to fish the FLW Tour.† The President spoke to him about meeting his State Team obligations and making it back here to fish the Divisional Tournament in Montana. He has agreed to work to fulfill his requirements and stay in contact with J.C.
® Marco Rodriguez will act as team coordinator.
® Steve Day will take over as communications director.† Everyone needs to get newsletter materials to him by Feb. 1
® The banquet is set for Jan. 18 at the Caldwell Elks Lodge.† Dusty has lined up a band for dancing.† He is still working on speakers.† There are raffle prizes including rods, reels, flowmaster etc.† The Motorguide trolling motor will be auctioned off.† George Roth offered to build a rod at cost for the Federation to raffle.† It was determined that we didnít have the money to spend at this time.
It was suggested that a future board† meeting be held in the East.† President Worthen said that he would make that happen.
Dusty reported that he has a Federation program form Lowrance offering members discounts of 25%.† For more information contact Dusty.
Skyler† & Jeannie Hill have welcomed Hunter Thomas Hill (aka Skeeter) as the newest Magic Valley Bassmaster.
There being no more new business, President Worthen reminded all that the next meeting would be on January 16, 2003.† The meeting adjourned at 8:30p.m.