Attending: Dale Greene, Bud Bedry, Cindy Bedry, Donny Endicott, Melanie Endicott, Jenny Howerton, Jake Howerton, Barb Gillespie, Dave Gillespie, Kevin Elmore, Elton Dawson, Carter Sandahl, Christine Sandahl, Will Crook, Bob Snider, Gale Belgarde, Denton McGlothlin, Frank Gruden, Mike P. Mattes, Kerry Anderson, Rose Anderson, Ryan Roslak, Jay Tintinger, Eric Gilbert and Candace Gilbert.
Minutes from 10-13-21 read and accepted
Correspondence: Ed O’Hara 27.54# Rainbow weighed McDonald’s 10-16-21. Doug Sheldon caught, weighed and RELEASED the first patch fish out of a derby 11-10-21!! 26#
Mack of the Month: October: Pete Comstock 10.18#. November no entry yet
Management Committee: Ryan Roslak reported: Committee guides Avista mitigation money. Largest expenditure is the ongoing Cabinet Gorge Dam fish elevator, $25,000,000 so far. Moved F&G storage and local office to Trestle Creek. Walleye tracking. Erosion mitigation (Clark Fork Delta and others), Bank stabilization and other.
2022 Pin Design for Spring Auction won by Gale Belgarde.
Fall Derby: Derby Masters for each day. Weigh Masters for all three locations.
Food Bank Donations
Door Prize: Carter Sandahl $30 gift Certificate North 40.
Tackle Share: Gale Belgarde Maglip $5. Dave G. 6 flies–$8, $10, $8, $12, $10 and $5.
Open Forum: Suggested by some members that there are too many derbies, too many fish killed, and combine clubs. Fewer Derbies. Catch and release fish die. Dave Gillespie gave an impromptu presentation on “Fishing with Flies”. Hope to have more presentations at future meetings.