Magic Valley Bassmasters April 2011 Meeting

Scyler opened the meeting at 7:00 and gave account balance.

Federation news:
-TIBF 2011 qualifier application is available on the TIBF website. Bruce has 21 anglers signed up at this time. Ultimate angler event applications is also available on the website. The TBF National Championship was this week at Kingman, Tennessee. Brandon Craner was the boater and Don Boeger was non-boater. The TIBF banquet will be held in February 18, 2012, location still has not been determined. Snake River Outdoor Sports Show will be May 20-21, 2011 in Pocatello. Mike Iconelli will be presenting two seminars.

The C.J. Strike tournament went well congratulations to the winners:

We have 4 new sponsors on the trailer: Century Boat Land, and Avid Sportsman, thanks to Dale Jarrell for getting those; Grandma Julia’s Snacks and Upper Crust Bakery & Grill, thanks to Rocky Vickers for getting those.

May 14th is our OPEN. We will not have a hog feed this year but Jay will do 1/2# hamburgers, hotdogs, salads and all the fixings. We will add Frank Rife and Don Workman to the list of lost anglers. CSR sponsored our OPEN for $1,500.00. Thank you very much for sponsoring the open. We will add the Ultimate Anglers optional pot onto the entry form. I will mail out forms and the late fee will be May 11th. We will discuss duties at the next meeting. Scyler ordered the outhouses and 2 lights for the parking lot. We need to gather some raffle items so we can a great raffle.

Our Brownlee tournament was great. The weather was not to bad if you liked a little rain and some wind. The bbq went very well. Thank You to everyone...You guys made it great. We had a lot of different side dishes and the ribs went over well again. Thanks Scyler. It is great to see everyone standing around and visiting and having a good time. Thank you for all the help setting and cleaning up.
Congratulations to the winners:

Our next tournament will be May 1st, at Anderson Ranch. It is off limits as of Monday April 25th. This will be an 3 club combined event again.

We voted in 2 new members: Steve Gentry Jr. and Andy Alexander. Welcome and have a great time in the club.

Dale Taylor reports that Denton Crofts is doing well, we all wish him a speedy recovery and can't wait to see him and Patsy on the water.

Scyler closed the meeting at 8:00, See everyone Sunday May 1st...
Jeanne