2017 Kerstetter Open Tournament

– Open Fishing Tournament –

 

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN

Presents, In Conjunction with the

Field of Dreams

Annual Roy Kerstetter Tournament & BBQ

* SUMMER FLOUNDER * WEAKFISH * BLUEFISH *

 

Over $5000 in Cash & Prizes (Based on a 50 boat entry)

                         Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Fishing Time: 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM; Weigh-in: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The Pitney Pub, 200 South Pitney Road, Galloway, NJ (Great Creek & Pitney Rd.)

 

Awards will be presented immediately following the weigh-in, plus BBQ, & Door Prizes

 

Entry fee: $65.00 per boat (Free T-shirt for the Captain)

 

Sign up at the Captains’ meeting – 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM on Friday July 14th @ The Pitney Pub, or return the form below with payment to: Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen, PO Box 453, Absecon, NJ 08201.

 

The proceeds from this tournament and T-shirt sales enables the Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen to take special needs children, their parent(s), and some siblings from the Field of Dreams Organization on a back-bay fishing trip on the Fish Finder, followed by a picnic and awards presentation at the Brigantine Elks Lodge. The more boats that fish this tournament not only means larger prizes, but the more Field of Dreams children we can accommodate.

 

Please help us make this an even more special day for the Kids.  Thank You!

 

For more information on sponsoring or fishing the tournament call

Jim Van Daley at (609)748-8208

 

 

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen is a 501(c)(3) organization

 

 

– – – – – – – – – – – — – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Cut Here– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –  Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen Roy Kerstetter Open Fishing Tournament, July 15th, 2017

 

Captain’s Name: ___________________________ Boat Name: _________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________________

Email Address: _________________________________ Phone Number: _________________

Signature: _____________________________________________________________________

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen, its officers, or sponsors hold no responsibilities for any injuries or damage incurred by or to any participants of said tournament; it is up to the discretion of the Captain and/or his crew to fish this tournament.

June 26, 2017 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN

MINUTES

June 26, 2017

 

The meeting was brought to order by Jim Van Daley, President, with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence for our troops. The minutes of June 12 were read and approved. The treasurers’ report was not available.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

TRUSTEES:                                        No report.

 

GACF:                                                 No report.

 

SUNSHINE:                                        No report of anyone sick.

 

FEDERATION:                                   No report, down for summer.

 

NJ MARINE FISHERIES:                  No report.

 

HOOKED ON FISHING:                    No report.

 

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:                     The events tab is outdated.

 

COMMUNICATIONS:                        Received letter from “Friends of Forsythe NWR” thanking the club for the HOFNOD donation. Received letter from Guy Wilkins regarding tournament entries being late. The tournament committee decided that entries need to be submitted within one month.

 

MEMBER APPLICATIONS:              No new applications.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:                 Someone needs to take a T-Shirt to Glenn Insurance.

 

NEW BUSINESS:                                Nothing reported.

 

TOURNAMENTS:                              Next In-House is July 8. Pomona Gun Club fishing tournament had 80 guys, several were from the ASWS. Lou and Jim discussed the open tournament arrangements with the owner of the Pitney Pub.  Cost will be $10 a head.  Dogs, burgers, and salads will be served.  Corn will be cooked outside.  Weigh-In will be outside. Door prizes will be inside. Captains meeting will be outside.  Sunshine Foundation was contacted and fliers were exchanged, their tournament will be on July 8.

 

 

PICNIC:                                              Lou will call Bill Will and secure the Fire House grounds.

 

GOOD OF THE ORDER:                   John Reese caught 55 perch yesterday and around 200 for the week.

 

 

Next meeting:  Monday, July 10 at 8:00 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Bob Cusack, Secretary

 

Note: Minutes are available via email and/or USPS. Please notify the club to change your delivery preference,

contact@abseconsaltwater.com. Minutes may also be viewed on the club web site: www.abseconsaltwater.com.

June 12, 2017 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN

MINUTES

June 12, 2017

 

The meeting was brought to order by Jim Van Daley, President, with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence for our troops. The minutes of May 22 were read and approved. The treasurers’ report was read and approved.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

TRUSTEES:                             No report.

 

GACF:                                      Charlie did send the correct amount of $250.00 in the original check, there is some confusion at the GACF. There were only 13 boats in the tournament. The tournament will be discussed at Wednesdays meeting to see if it should continue.

 

SUNSHINE:                             No report of anyone sick.

 

FEDERATION:                       No Report.

 

NJ MARINE FISHERIES:     No Report

 

HOOKED ON FISHING:       No report

 

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:        After some debugging and getting the guys at Camweb design to help I was able to create links to the GACF and GABT websites.

 

COMMUNICATIONS:           Received bank statements.

 

MEMBER APPLICATIONS: Received 3 new applicants; Ed Fisher, Leo Capone, & Joseph King Jr.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:     Only a few members have not paid dues. The club is up to over 70 paying members. Bob will send a thank you to Rich & Cathy Troger who donated several rods, reels, &  and tackle to be given to kids at the Kids bluefish tournament next May. The Absecon channel is now marked.

 

NEW BUSINESS:                    Nothing reported

 

TOURNAMENTS:                  John Reese reported he caught a 1,89 Perch. Discussed open tournament rules.  Jim and Lou plan to meet with owner of Pitney Pub to work out detail of open and in-house tournament. Agreed to order 150 t-shirts this year. Assigned members to solicit sponsors. Agreed to locations to place signs. Plan to order a few more signs.

 

GOOD OF THE ORDER:      Ed helped with the Semper-Fi fund in Tuckerton and took wounded warriors out fishing for the day and a BBQ afterwards.

 

 

 

Next meeting:  Monday, June 12 at 8:00 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Bob Cusack, Secretary

 

Note: Minutes are available via email and/or USPS. Please notify the club to change your delivery preference,

contact@abseconsaltwater.com. Minutes may also be viewed on the club web site: www.abseconsaltwater.com.

May 22, 2017 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN
MINUTES
May 22, 2017

The meeting was brought to order by Jim Van Daley, President, with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence for our troops. The minutes of May 8 were read and approved. The treasurers’ report was no available. Closing balances: Raffle Account: N/A General Account: N/A Charity Account: N/A

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEES: No report.

GACF: Charlie sent a check to GACF for $200, need to send an additional $50. Captains meeting for the upcoming tournament will be held on June 1 at 7:00PM. So far 8 boats have entered.

SUNSHINE: No report of anyone sick.

FEDERATION: The Patriot lake tournament was discussed.

NJ MARINE FISHERIES: Ed initially reported that the flounder season may not open due to not being in compliance, later in the meeting he received a text indicating it would open as planned.

HOOKED ON FISHING: The tournament was moved to Sunday because of high wind. 54 kids entered and many nice bluefish were caught, the heaviest being 11.96LB.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK: Looking into adding GACF and GABT links.

COMMUNICATIONS: Received and thank you note from Lucky Dog.

MEMBER APPLICATIONS: No new applications.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Jim discussed the possibility of increasing the raffle period to maybe around the time of the picnic in order to raise more money. It was questioned if we could keep it open that long.

NEW BUSINESS: Jim asked that we start thinking about sponsors for the open tournament. Marker updates are behind schedule, only 4 state employees are working it.

TOURNAMENTS: Jim approved the new signs and are on order at $10 each. Jay Lavance caught a 36.25LB Striper. Pomona hunting club fishing tournament will be held on June 10. A member complained about weigh-in slips were filed very late. The tournament committee will meet and discuss. In-house tournament is this Saturday 5/27.

GOOD OF THE ORDER: No report.

Next meeting: Monday, June 12 at 8:00 PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Bob Cusack, Secretary

Note: Minutes are available via email and/or USPS. Please notify the club to change your delivery preference,
contact@abseconsaltwater.com. Minutes may also be viewed on the club web site: www.abseconsaltwater.com.

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen P.O. Box 453 Absecon, NJ 08201