Bass Federation (TIBF) meeting Minutes Thursday, June 18, 2009, 7pm.
The TIBF June monthly meeting
was brought to order 7:00pm., Idaho Joes Restaurant,
Twin Falls, Idaho.
Those in attendance were: Bruce,
Flesher, President; Tammy Shuyler, Secretary-Treasurer and IBM; Steve Day, Webmaster and SRBM; Dave Keever,
Mini-Cassia, Idaho Walleye Unlimited; Scyler Hill, MVB; Jared Spikelmier, IBA;
Nathan Cooke, MVB and IBH; Dale Taylor, MVB and IBH; Kelly Lee, Mini-Cassia;
Michael Tauscher, SRVB.
May 21, 2009, TIBF minutes approved.
Report reviewed and approved with one addition for E. Qualifier account of
Lancaster-Absent. Bruce reported
Lancaster is at the Youth Championship in Coeur D Alene.
Trophies and gifts for youth awards is $142.04. The additional $22.04 was approved by
Marine, Nampa, ID, donated two Ranger jerseys to be
worn by Youth Champion winners. The
jerseys will have names imprinted and be worn at the upcoming NGJWC.
Jones-Absent. Bruce reported on following:
- Lake Lowell update-Per Sen. Crapo, if
any changes at all to Lake management, they will be implemented 2012. A F&G study will be required. There is a petition authored by Lou
Steiner to keep boating on lake.
procedures-Fisherman are reminded of Steve Jones document outlining proper
weigh-in procedures. The document can be downloaded from www.idahobassfed.com off the
Fish Tagging study update-Fish were found to have moved from “Wally World”
up to Jackson
are encouraged to review TIBF website http://www.idahobassfed.com
will begin uploading info to Youth and Conservation section of website.
and North have held qualifiers.
South upcoming June 27 on Owyhee.
members can fish any division they choose and no one can be turned away if
a paid TBF member.
East and South qualifier is a combined tournament, they will draw
and decals-Banners delivered by Mike Ball, The Sign Shoppe. A motion made
and approved for TIBF to purchase 500 stickers. MVB has committed to 100. Clubs may purchase the tickets for
Gorge, Wyoming update by Bruce-12 Idaho
Fisherman participated with Idaho
capturing 3rd overall.
He stated it was tough fishing due to strong winds and
thunderstorms. Congratulations to
Brandon Palaniuk(North) and Bill Golightly(East) who were Idaho’s top
finishers and will move on to the Championship.
By-law change-First Reading
as previously published. A suggestion was made and added to change as
follows: If State/National dues paid after Dec. 31, add $5. (See full
proposed change below)
Qualifier Format change consideration-Bruce is seeking suggestions from
TIBF members regarding format changes.
Suggestions to date: Qualify
at club level by sending top 10 fisherman to State Championship. Suggested funding would be 1) raise
State dues or qualifying fisherman from the club, if interested, pay entry
fees to fish in the State Championship. Bruce wants to implement change by
first of 2010.
Qualifier water choice discussion-Comments discussed regarding Twin Lakes choice. Explanation of choosing Twin Lakes involved the first choice was
on Memorial Day weekend. Bruce
stated that better diligence in date selection will be adhered to at the
Major Scheduling meeting in November.
State Team payouts-Bruce seeks input for a method of fair payouts to
divisional state team fisherman.
New guidelines will be implemented with a revised Divisional
Fisherman Code of Conduct contract.
He will prepare and present at next meeting.
Anglers Club-Jared Spickelmier spoke about the newly organized college
level fishing club. He indicated
that some of the benefits are no tournament fees and some expenses are
paid. He is encouraging all TBF
members to spread the word about College bass fishing.
2009 TIBF Banquet planning.
Date: November 21, 2009
Location: Hilton Garden
Inn-Spectrum, Boise, Idaho
Hotel rooms will be discounted at $79/night.
will be sit down dinner.
cost: Individual $70 which will include
State/National TBF Dues, dinner, 1 big item raffle ticket, 20 regular raffle
tickets. Couple $100 which will include
state/National TBF Dues, dinner, 1 big item raffle ticket, 20 regular raffle
Dinner menu: 2 items-Prime Riber
and Citrust Peppered Chicken with green salad, red potatoes, green beans.
tickets can be purchased separately.
Those will cost $10 and will not need be present to win. Regular raffle items can be purchased at the
banquet and will need to be present to win. Update: Steve Day to deliver
tickets at the July meeting and
disbursed to member clubs.
Tammy Shuyler volunteered to design a banquet poster. Draft will be delivered at July meeting.
There will be both a Silent Auction and Live Auction.
ticket item suggestions: Gunsafe; ATV;
Pellet Stove; Big Screen TV or other ideas. Update: Big ticket item
choices narrowed to Big Screen TV or Gun Safe.
raffle item suggestions: All kinds of
retail services and merchandise. Don’t
forget the Ladies as well as non-bass fishing guests.
Banquet sponsor with minimum $500 cash or merchandise donation will
receive recognition. Update: Recognition
will be in the form of 1) Banquet poster
2) TIBF website for 1 year 3) Banner displayed at TIBF Banquet 4) Recognized at
12) Schedule: Update: Late morning start for pre-banquet
activities. Banquet will start at 5:00pm.
with No host Bar; 6:00pm.-6:20pm. Guest Speaker; 6:30pm. State Team Awards;
Following awards, dinner will begin.
There will be a powerpoint presentation during dinner.
13) Each TIBF member club is asked to provide one
(member) as a raffle runner during raffle event.
Guest Speaker-Gary Dobyns. As a
side note, problems with Dobyn Rods has been eliminated.
Section 1: Nominations
Nominations for the Federation officers shall be accepted
during the November meeting.
Section 2: Elections
Elections will be held at the regular December Federation
Section 3: Voting
Each member club representative will present to that clubs
membership the list of nominees.
Following a vote by the club members the representative will place a
vote for the club at the election meeting as directed by their club members.
Section 2: Dues
Individuals of member clubs will be required to pay dues
to The Idaho Bass Federation in the amount of $8.00 annually and to The Bass
Federation, Inc. in the amount of $15.00 annually. From dues paid to The Idaho Bass Federation
$1.00 will be set aside as a Survivor Fund.
This fund will pay to the immediate survivor relative $100.00 on the
loss of any current paid member to The Idaho Bass Federation. Added
at 6-18-09 meeting: If State/National
dues paid after December 31, add $5 per membership.