Attending: Dale Greene, Dave Gillespie, Barb Gillespie, Clint Nicholson, Jeff Laybourne, Gale Belgarde Sr., Grant Hillen, Dan Harder, Don Endicott, Dennis Ponsness, Pam Ponsness, Zac Taylor, Dave Ivy, Larry Eng, Bob Snider and Kevin Elmore.
Minutes of 11-8-17: Read by Dale G. and accepted. (Kevin E. !st, Clint N. 2nd, unanimous)
Mack of the Month November, so far December: Dale G. reported November Jim Brewer 25.22# 38 ½”. December was Becky Morrison 15.94# 35”, now Donnie Endicott 20.06# 36”.
Fall Derby and Awards Ceremony Critique
Numbers: 245 Adults, 33 Youth A and B and 7 Juniors. 318 Members.
What kind of Future Derbies?
Tom Mahler big on Challenge Derby for Rainbows.
Kevin E. suggests Length Challenge Derby(allows all released). Mack expansion to Weight totals, Number totals and Heaviest.
Maybe support and assist a Walleye Derby for Pros?
Update on Pin Design:Clint N. and Barb G. say Edie has the design, is on schedule and going for a slightly larger number of pins,100 Pins this year.
Grant H. looking into a “Fisher’s Emporium” for around mid-February, maybe at Sunnyside Grange,to have seminars, presentations and sales.
Yardsticks about $10 with Logo and take about a week.
Rubber stamp for bags about $100 in 5” by 5”.
Log Books for F&G probably will soon go to 3 ring binders and cover all species.
Food drive for Food Bank-Food or a Buck each meeting.
Scholarship Program-Clint N.-To graduating Seniors, Wildlife related studies, $500 by 1-25-18.
Nothing yet from IDF&G on Club’s Derby Permits for 2018..
Clint N. is talking to Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce.
Serious Fisherman John Waite is selling his Polar Bear hair supply.
Tackle Share:Kevin Elmore brought 2 4.5 Apex, Watermelon and Rainbow, Jeff Laybourne $20.
Door Prize: Grant Hillen won $30 Gift Certificate to North Forty.
Next Members Meeting 1-10-18 at 6:30 PM at Connie’s.
Next Board Meeting 1-24-18 at 6:30 PM at Connie’s.