Magic Valley Bassmasters November 2008 Meeting

Scyler brought the meeting to order at 7:10 at Idaho Joe's.

Congratulations to the Snow Bowl Team, they were able to bring home 3rd place and $384.00.

The Federation Banquet was held on November 8th at Jerome Country Club with approximately 65 in attendance. The 2009 Federation Officers are; Bruce Flesher for President , John Lancaster for Vice President and Tammy Shuyler for Secretary/Treasurer.

Steve is still working on the Bass Lakes Ice Fishing Fun Day, we have set a date for January 31st, 2009. We will have more information on this event at our January meeting.

Scyler attended the Federation scheduling meeting in Boise for our Open, it will be May 16, 2009. If you are interested in other major fishing events you can go to the federation web site ( and view them.

Our 2009 Tournament Schedule is:
-February 28th~Dave Withers Derby at Lower Salmon
-March 21st & 22nd~Brownlee-Woodhead===Mini Cassia permit
-April 25th~C.J. Strike
-May 16th~Milner OPEN
-June 20th & 21st~Owhyee
-July 18th~CAST at TBD
-July 19th~Lake Walcott
-August 16th~Masacre Rocks==Co-Ed w/ Mini Cassia
-August 29th & 30th~C.J. Strike==2nd Day DRAW
-September 20th~Masacre Rocks
-October 17th~Salmon Dam==Coffee Can Open, Fun Fishing w/ no points awarded

Here are some other events that you might want to write down on your calendar;
-February 26th-March 1~Boise Outdoor Boat Show at Boise Fairgrounds
-March 26th-29th~Boise Boat Show at Boise Fairgrounds
-June 13th~Idaho Free Fishing Day at Hagerman Fish Hatchery
-September 12th~Dry Creek Open at Milner

Our end of the year banquet is December 7th at Jerome Country Club. The menu is Prime Rib and Chicken, cocktails will be at 5:00 and dinner at 6:00. The price is $25.00 per person, if you choose to go back for seconds, you will need to reuse your plate, they count how many plates are taken to determine the end price. PLEASE let Scyler know if you are attending by November 28th so he is able to notify T-Box with a number of people. Don't forget to gather up all your raffle items.

Your dues for the club are due, $40.00 if MVBM is your main club or $17.00 if you belong to another club.

Your votes are in, the new officers for 2009 are:
-Vice President~Vern
-Tournament Directors~Butch N. (Main), Ron H., Steve P. and Kevin O.
-P.R.~Nate C. and Dale T.

Don't forget we will not have a December meeting due to our Banquet, but be ready for January if you are wanting to make some changes in our rules.

The club closed the meeting at 8:15.

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving and hope to see everyone at the Banquet........