Bass Federation (TIBF) meeting Minutes Thursday, October 15, 2009, 7:00pm.
The TIBF September monthly meeting
was brought to order 7:00pm., Western Marine, Nampa, Idaho. Those in attendance were: Bruce, Flesher, President; Tammy Shuyler,
Secretary-Treasurer; Steve Jones-Conservation Director; Steve
Day-Communications and SRBM; Tony Shuyler, IBM; Mike Tauscher-SRBV(via teleconference); Mike Ball-SRBM; Bob Yelland-Panhandlers (via teleconference)
meeting minutes approved.
Qualifiers are done.
Team is comprised of following: 6
South, 3 East, 3 North. Watch for State Team posting on TIBF
tournament will be held at Yellowtail Res., Hardin, Montana,
May 30-June 4.
The reservoir is part of the Big Horn River System. Extreme caution is advised if travelling
in winter weather as access can be treacherous and possible road closure
needs to be considered.
Championship is scheduled for somewhere in Tennessee, April 14-15-16.
of Justice tournament again a success.
There were 44 boats and 48 youth who attended.
award will be awarded at the TIBF Annual
Banquet in November.
advised there was a recent conference call between Western Presidents and
Robert Cartilage to discuss new FLW contract. TBF wants to become self-sufficient but
in the interim still needs FLW. It
will be imperative membership renewals be registered online by individual
clubs and payment received by TBF no later than December 31, 2009. REEL Kids program will be sold or simply
discontinued. Sponsor changes are
also underway as follows: FLW will
provide funds for Divisional Banquet; National Guard and Cabelas are expected to increase their commitment; Walmart (for FLW, limited for TBF), Castrol, Berkley and Evinrude are gone.
There is reportedly another retailer waiting in the wings to take
over Walmart’s space. FLW and TBF membership renewal dates
will now align commencing with 2010 renewals and run Jan. 1 to Dec. 31.
All FLW annual membership will be $35/year. If a member chooses to accept an online
magazine, then $17.50 will be rebated to TBF.
made and approved by attending members to amend TIBF By-laws to read that
all members must pay for FLW dues simultaneously with TIBF dues. Bruce will provide written form at
November meeting at which time club reps will take back to member
clubs. Final vote of new by-law
will be completed at December meeting.
Member clubs should also consider amending their own club by-laws.
changes effective for 2010 season as follows: No more joint events; Two tournament
weekends; All tournament fees to be paid in advance no later than the
first qualifier boater meeting; Substitutes will have to draw.
Idaho tournament scheduling meeting will be held November 5, 2009, at
Campbell Tractor, Nampa,
7:00pm. A banquet planning only
meeting will be scheduled for same date prior to tournament scheduling
meeting. Details will be announced
by Bruce Flesher.
made and approved by membership for Steve Day to create business cards for
all Board members and representatives after 2010 Elections in December.
Officer elections will be held at December
meetings. Member clubs need to
discuss at respective club meetings, determine their nominations for
President, Vice-President and Secretary-Treasurer. Those nominates
then need to be delivered by club reps to November meeting.
November meeting time will be moved up to 4:30pm. November 21, prior to
the banquet start.
TIBF Banquet planning. Date:
November 21, 2009
1) Location: Hilton Garden Inn-Spectrum, Boise, Idaho
rooms will be discounted at $79/night.
When reserving rooms, mention The Idaho Bass Federation for discounted rate.
will be sit down dinner.
menu: 2 items-Prime Rib with Baked
potatoes and Citrus Peppered Chicken with green salad, red potatoes, green
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
tickets. Banquet tickets will be two (2) colors to differientate
from meals only and dues included. Tickets
are available from club members, Western Marine, Tri-State Marine, Dry Creek
Outfitters, Howards Tackle Shoppe, American
Classifieds. When tickets are sold, seller to retain ticket stub and give
purchaser the main body of ticket. Ticket sellers to fill in blanks of their
retained stub. Final date to sell tickets November
17. All ticket sellers must notify
Bruce November 18 of dinners sold
including # of chicken and prime rib dinners.
TIBF member banquet attendees will be asked to pay their FLW dues of $35 as a result of recent
TBF renewal changes and simultaneous online registration.
tickets can be purchased separately and at the banquet. Major raffle prize ticket cost is $10 and need
not be present to win. Regular raffle
tickets will be $1/each or $5/6 tickets and can be purchased at the banquet and
will need to be present to win.
have been printed are currently being disbursed to various locations for
posting. Poster is also published on
TIBF website www.idahobassfed.com
8) Powerpoint Presentation:
Steve Day is assembling the presentation. Please submit photos to him via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
card charging at banquet is being explored by Tammy Shuyler. There is a cost involved which needs to be
weighed verses convenience for members.
10) A raffle, (12)
silent auctions and a live auction will be held. MORE RAFFLE AND AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED. PLEASE REMEMBER THE LADIES AND NON-FISHING GUESTS IN YOUR
CONTRIBUTIONS AND DONATIONS. Campbell
is sponsoring the major $10 raffle item which is a $400 Traeger
BBQ gift certificate. Window Welder has
donated a 17 Cal.
Savage Blue Barrel Shotgun valued at $300.
Stock will be embossed with TIBF Logo. The gun will be an auction
item. Kelly Lee has announced he will donate a set
of tires through his business. IBM has
donated $250 for purchase of raffle/auction items. MVB, Mini-Cassia and IBH have each donated
$125 for purchase of raffle/auction items.
Raffle and auction items are
accumulating which will be stored with Bruce Flesher. Be
sure to include retail value of item and sponsor name for recognition and
follow up. Bruce has drafted a
letter which can be utilized by membership in soliciting donations and
sponsors. It is uploaded to TIBF website. Tammy
will make the TIN# available for donation receipts. Banquet sponsor with minimum $500 cash or
merchandise donation will receive recognition. 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 the banquet.
11) Dinner only
comp tickets will be made available to following business: (2)
Idaho Fish and Game; (2) Western Marine; (2) Howard’s Tackle; (2)
12) Schedule: Gary Dobyns Seminar
will be held at Western Marine on Saturday. 4:30pm. Regular TIBF meeting at motel
pre-banquet start; 4:30pm. Youth Meeting with Mark Gintert
at Western Marine; Banquet
will start at 5:00pm. with No host Bar;
6:00pm.-6:20pm. Guest Speaker; 6:30pm. State Team and Castrol Awards; Following awards, dinner will begin approximately 7:00pm. There will be a powerpoint presentation during dinner. 7:15pm. General Raffle will begin during
13) Each TIBF member club is asked to provide one
(member) as a raffle runner during raffle event.
14) Banquet Guest
Speakers-Gary Dobyns and Mark Gintert,
TBF Youth Director.
Meeting adjourned 9:05pm.