September 11, 2017 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN

MINUTES

September 11, 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 the August 28 meeting were read and approved. The treasurer’s report was not available.   Closing balances: Raffle Account: N/A General Account: N/A Charity Account: N/A.

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

TRUSTEES:                             No report.

 

GACF:                                         Beef & Beer at Pitney Pub on September 24 1-4 PM. The go cart event was

                                                     canceled. Annual Gift auction on November 4 at the Parkertown firehouse, doors

open at 3PM. Also selling $5 coupon to get 25% off at Boscov’s.

 

SUNSHINE:                              No report of anyone sick.

 

FEDERATION:                         Meeting this Thursday, September 13. The Venison dinner is moving to the Greek

                                                     church on Mill Road in EHT.

 

NJ MARINE FISHERIES:       Meet last Thursday to discussed Sea Bass season. Un-willing to change quota

 

HOOKED ON FISHING:         No report.

 

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:          Need to post picnic pictures.

 

COMMUNICATIONS:              Received GACF B&B flyer, Jersey Shore boar sale & expo at Lakewood Blue

                                                      Claw Stadium.

 

MEMBER APPLICATIONS:   One new application for Irene Ryan; members approved the applicant.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:       Discussed when to run the raffle in 2018.  Several options were talked about.  Issue

                                                      was tabled for later discussion.

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:                      No new business.

 

TOURNAMENTS:                    Perch and Stripped Bass tournament ongoing to 12/31.

 

 

PICNIC:                                      Lou thanked everyone who helped. $2,150 was collected, still working bills but it

                                                     looks like around $1,300 for the club.  Elaine Will won the dessert contest. Over 90

people attended. Ran out of crabs, clams, and perch.

 

GOOD OF THE ORDER:        Absecon mayor and dignitaries attended the 9/11 memorial on Mill Road.  Channel

                                                     10 did a report.

 

 

Next meeting:  Monday, September 25 at 8:00 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Bob Cusack, Secretary

 

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August 28, 2017 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN

MINUTES

August 28, 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 the August 14 meeting were read and approved. The treasurer’s report was read and approved.

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

TRUSTEES:                             No report.

 

GACF:                                        Coach Bag Bingo was sold out and a success.

 

SUNSHINE:                              Bob Hagel is starting to recover.

 

FEDERATION:                          No report, down for summer. Meetings will start up in September.

 

NJ MARINE FISHERIES:        No report.

 

HOOKED ON FISHING:          No report.

 

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:          Posted Day on the Bay pictures.

 

COMMUNICATIONS:             Received bank statements and RFA membership.

 

MEMBER APPLICATIONS:  No new applicants.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:       The FOD kids had a great time fishing, lots of Sea Bass and one Flounder were

caught. Paid the state for the 401C license.

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:                      Start thinking about next year’s raffle. Crap Trap is asking an additional $5 per

person for the installation dinner.

 

TOURNAMENTS:                    Perch and Stripped Bass tournament ongoing to 12/31. The last weigh-in was good

cooking our own hot dogs.

 

PICNIC:                                      Decided on 1 bushel of #2 crabs, 800 clams. Music by John Smallwood. Need help

with the picnic tables on the Saturday before the picnic at 6PM at the Cologne fire

house. Jim may not make the picnic. Bob will run the dessert contest. Send email

with flyer again asking members to call Lou with head counts. Lou will purchase

50/50 tickets.

 

GOOD OF THE ORDER:        The Reese’s were in a Perch tournament and a person tried to weigh in an illegal

old fish and was disqualified, so the Reese’s took 1st place.

 

 

Next meeting:  Monday, September 11 at 8:00 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Bob Cusack, Secretary

 

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August 14, 2017 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN

MINUTES

August 14, 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 the July 24 meeting were read and approved. The treasurer’s report was not available.   Closing balances: Raffle Account: N/A General Account: N/A Charity Account: N/A.

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

TRUSTEES:                            No report.

 

GACF:                                          Coach Bag Bingo will be held on August 25 at the Somers Point Fire House.  See flyer for

                                                      details: http://gacf.org/img/2017/Bingo_Flyer.png

 

SUNSHINE:                            No report of anyone sick.

 

FEDERATION:                       No report, down for summer.

 

NJ MARINE FISHERIES:        Club is concerned on ruling for next year. State   may need to pay for study.

 

HOOKED ON FISHING:          No report.

 

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:           Posted open tournament pictures.

 

COMMUNICATIONS:              Received bank statements.

 

MEMBER APPLICATIONS:   One new member application sponsored by Jay Lavance. New member Zach Fiedler was

                                                      approved to join.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:       It was reported that the fish and wildlife commissioner needs 2 months to schedule.  Hopefully

next year we can get him down for Day on the Bay. Joe and Ed participated in the Brigantine

National Night out.

 

NEW BUSINESS:                       No new business.

 

TOURNAMENTS:                     Perch and Stripped Bass tournament ongoing to 12/31. Probably will not give out coolers next

                                                      year, just cash.

 

DAY ON THE BAY:                  The solar eclipse and day on the bay will happen at the same time.  Need to look for solar

                                                      glasses to pass out. Jim needs to check and see if there are enough medals. Scoops not on

board yet for ice cream.

 

 

PICNIC:                                       Need to get flyer ready.

 

GOOD OF THE ORDER:         16 boats entered in Mako boat tournament in AC; the food and prizes were good.

 

 

Next meeting:  Monday, August 28 at 8:00 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Bob Cusack, Secretary

 

 

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