The Idaho Bass Federation

May 15, 2008



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


TREASURE REPORT:                  Karen:        Read and approved.


YOUTH REPORT:                 Gary and Scyler:   Introduction of new youth director Debbie

                                                 Strickler, (Sam Chavez mom)

                                                 The state Junior Championship will be June 15th @ Milner

                                                  The turn should be good, new youth coming from the north region.  We will need help with boats and observers.


CONSERVATION:                Cliff:  Report the Riverside Bar and Grill @ Milner did burn; Jay is trying to repair and is making adjustments so that the   tournaments will not be effected.   The structure that was Lake   Havasu was interesting thoughts for Idaho structure plant.


                                                Bruce South, Karen East:  The first qualifier for the first of the four qualifiers is coming up.  The South is at Owyhee and the East is American Falls Res:  In July they will be together at Milner. 

                                                Justin Soppe:  SRB is having an open youth tournament in Owyhee on May 18th and is hoping for a good turn out any one interest please contact him.



  COMMUNICATION   Steve:  Still trying to get various clubs to get articles for a newsletter.



      OLD BUSINESS:                  Club Championship September 6 @ C.J.

                                                     State Award from Lowrance presented at Nationals.

                                                     Director for Conservation (TBF) is getting ready to hire.

                                                National Guard (The Sgt) at Nationals said they are chain of command to contact for help.  We have names to help.

                                                Airfare for FLW Cup at S.C in August for the youth State Champions and one parent.      


NEW BUSINESS:                  Change monthly meetings to quarterly. This needs changed in By-Laws

                                                            CAST @Walcott and Black Canyon

                                                King of the Water Tournament in August with Walleye and Bass people.