Bass Federation (TIBF) meeting Minutes Thursday, September 17, 2009, 7:05pm.
The TIBF September monthly meeting
was brought to order 7:05pm., Western Marine, Nampa, Idaho. Those in attendance were: Bruce, Flesher, President; John Lancaster, Vice-President-MVBM;
Tammy Shuyler, Secretary-Treasurer; Steve
Jones-Conservation Director; Steve Day-Communications and SRBM; Tony Shuyler,
IBM; Don Sechler,
Walleye Unlimited; Mike Tauscher(via
teleconference), SRVB; Mike Balls-SRBM; Jared Spickelmier, IBA
July 16, 2009, TIBF minutes approved.
Report reviewed and approved.
Kids-Proposed event locations: Cabelas, Nov. 21 (same weekend as TIBF Banquet)
will order 12 kits total for 2010.
Event organizers will need to ensure event reporting results
including total public count in addition to youth participation numbers.
- Reminder: For any TIBF events, there are 3 TIBF
banners available for use.
Creek Outfitters flew Zach Messer out for the Dry Creek Open tournament
weekend. Zach is the current TBF
World Champion and Anthony is former Idaho Champion. There were 55 boats in tournament with
37 paid places. Zach and Anthony fished together and placed 34th.
Strike structure plant planning is underway. Details to follow.
Unlimited are planning a structure plant at Salmon Falls Res. They will also be repairing the ramp.
Camp rebuild has been stalled. No
details regarding the stoppage.
South and East Qualifier set for CJ Strike next weekend.
North qualifiers are done.
Team will be chosen with conclusion of South and East Qualifier.
budget is $84.00 per angler. $5.00
of individual fee per tournament goes into apparel fund. $5.00 of individual fee goes to
of Justice-September 27. There are
37 boats and 55 youth. Additional
boaters are needed. Application can
be downloaded off TIBF website www.idahobassfed.com
award-This award is sponsored by Castrol and is a $100 Walmart
gift card. Three nominees and
nominations now closed. Final
recipient will be chosen by TIBF Board with the recipient to be awarded at
the TIBF Banquet.
Lancaster advises TIBF is the recipient of $1000 grant from Lowrance/Berkley as a result of Zach Messer, an Idaho
Youth Angler, winning the World Championship. The monies will be split
50/50 allocated to Youth Account and 2009 TIBF Banquet.
Qualifier format change discussion.
The following will be implemented or futher
discussed: 1) No more joint events
(east/south will not fish together) 2)
TBD-Payment in full of
$220 prior to first tournament 3) TBD-Go to two weekend format (4
tournaments total) 4) TBD- East will be run out of Magic
Valley if minimum of 10 Anglers participate from Magic Valley; 4) TBD-Statewide
Championship comprised of 4 qualifier tournaments. (TBD:
to be determined)
TBF sponsorship update: Lowrance sponsorship-Bruce signed contract with Lowrance in March this year. Benefits are free package of promo items
plus some cash. We will need to contact Robert Cartilage for update. Hummingbird-They have now contacted TBF
requesting they be allowed to sponsor TBF exclusively (Lowrance
would be discontinued as a sponsor).
Their benefits would be: 6
serialized purchases at cost; 24 caps; $1500 in free retail merchandise to
be used at State President discretion.
Bruce advised we are having problems with Lowrance. A Motion was made and approved by those
present to pursue Hummingbird contract.
Lowrance will remain exclusive sponsor
through end of 2009.
TIBF Banquet planning. Event Date:
November 21, 2009
1) Location: Hilton Garden Inn-Spectrum, Boise, Idaho
rooms will be discounted at $79/night.
will be sit down dinner.
menu: 2 items-Prime Rib Update: 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. Update: 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.
tickets can be purchased separately.
Those will cost $10 and will not need be
present to win. Update: 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.
Steve Day to finalize poster design and arrange for printing and disbursal to
locations for posting.
Powerpoint Presentation: Steve Day is assembling the
presentation. Please submit photos to
him via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
will be both a Silent Auction and Live Auction.
10) Update: Credit usage is being explored by Tammy to
allow credit card charges during the banquet.
11) Auction and
raffle items update: Update: Campbell Tractor donated a $400 gift
certificate for purchase of Traeger BBQ which will be
the Major raffle prize. Window Welder
has donated a 17 Cal.
Savage Blue Barrel Shotgun valued at $300.
Stock will be embossed with TIBF Logo. Kelly Lee has announced he will
donate a set of tires through his business.
The need remains for large and small raffle and auction items. Additional suggestions were Tracker Boat,
Cruise, Gun Safe.
Raffle and auction items are accumulating which will be stored with
Bruce Flesher. Be sure to include retail
value of item and sponsor name when donated for recognition and follow up. Bruce has drafted a letter which be utilized
by membership in soliciting donations and sponsors. It will be uploaded to TIBF website. Tammy
will make the TIN# available for donation receipts. Regular 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. 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.
12) Dinner only
comp tickets will be made available to following business: (2)
Idaho Fish and Game; (2) Western Marine; (2) Howard’s Tackle; (2)
13) Schedule: Late morning start for pre-banquet
seminars/activities will be held respectively at Tri-State Marine and Western
Marine. Update: 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
14) Each TIBF member club is asked to provide one
(member) as a raffle runner during raffle event.
Speakers-Gary Dobyns and Mark Gintert,
TBF Youth Director.