Attending: Dan Harder, Tom Mahler, Melanie Endicott, Don Endicott, Dale Greene, Dave Gillespie, Barb Gillespie, Grant Hillen, Debbie Hillen, Clint Nicholson, Dave Ivy, Gale Belgarde, Larry Eng, James Mullen and Kevin Elmore.
Correspondence: Info from LPO School District on scholarships. Clint Nicholson will talk at the Sandpoint High School 2-15-18 about LPOIC’s scholarship.
Minutes of 1-10-18 read by Dale Greene and accepted.
Mack of the Month January was Dan Harder 34” 18.34#. February so far is Tom Mehler 33” 16.76# on the 10th.
Nominations for 2018/2019 LPOIC Officers and Board Members
Officers, Pres.- Barb Gillespie, Treasurer-Dave Gillespie, VP-Clint Nicholson and Sec-Dale Greene. Board Members Kevin Elmore, Dave Ivy, James Mullen, Grant Hillen and Larry Eng.
LPOIC 47th Annual Pin Auction – 4/27/18 – Elks Lodge Ponderay, ID – Auction 6:30 PM
Members should push buying a Pin for it’s multiple Derby payouts over the year.
Handed out forms for donations. Clint N. thanked James M. for his Auctioneer efforts over the years, but suggests a Pro Auctioneer could pay off with higher sales. Possibly Troy Black? Left open.
LPOIC 71st Annual Spring Derby – 4/28/18 through 5/6/18
Spring Derby Awards at Bonner Mall Ponderay ID May 12th 7:00 PM.
Set up scale certification, already licensed.
Discussion of type of Derby: Length 31-32 inch minimum, maybe 2 fish challenge, no challenge in Spring, etc.
Gale Belgarde Sr. brought an example sheet for proposed changes such as cumulative weights and biggest weight splits to contemplate. Holding off for more discussion.
Tackle Share Auction: Two Big Jacks and a Mack Squid won by Melanie Endicott for $40.
Door Prize won by Dave Ivy.
Next Members Meeting 3-14-18 at Connie’s 6:30 PM. Voting on Silver Platter President’s Award Recipient.
Next Board Meeting 2-28-18 at Connie’s at 6:30 PM.