OCT 16, 2003 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 11 officers, representatives and guests present.

 

The minutes of September 2003 were approved as written.

 

TREASURY REPORT: The Treasury report was approved.

 

INTRODUCTIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

YOUTH:

Scyler Hill reported That Youth divisionals need to be held. Currently only Idaho and Utah have eligible kids. Nationals will be held May 2-8 2004 at a yet to be announced location. Much more to come.

 

CONSERVATION:

 

Mike Lembke reported that he has found artificial structure called fish condos that are 29 and weigh about 9 lbs. That can be purchased for 4 for $50. He is looking for a project to incorporate these.

 

Mike has talked with Will Wagnin, the Canadian Federation President. They are working with Shimano to develop a system of weighing fish in water eliminating some of the stress on the fish.

 

Our support was requested on a water flow issue on the Arkansas River. Anyone interested can contact Mike for more info.

 

 

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR:

Qualifiers will be over for South Oct. 18. Results will be posted soon after and the Team named.

 

 

COMMUNICATION: Steve Day

 

Web site up and running. Clubs can contact Steve with questions about their site and get him their current info.

 

Newsletter deadline is Nov. 20. He needs recipes.

OLD BUSINESS:

 

The banquet will be held January 24, 2004 at the Caldwell Elks Lodge. Chris Horton, National Conservation Manager will be the guest speaker.

 

Scheduling meeting is November 6, 7:30 p.m. at Tri State Marine

 

Federation Officer Nominations for 2004

 

President JC Worthen

Vice President Gary Keith

Secretary Steve Day

Karen Keith

 

A new group is forming to hold tournaments and possibly form a club for retired or otherwise freed up anglers over 55. Contact Roger Sheltrown.

 

 

Elections to be held November 20, 2003

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

There being no more new business, President Worthen reminded all that the next meeting would be on November 20, 2003 at Tri State Marine. The meeting adjourned at 8:50p.m.

 

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Secretary

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