August 26, 2019 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN

MINUTES

August 26, 2019

The meeting was brought to order by President Jim Van Daley with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence.  Minutes from the August 12, 2019 meeting were read and approved with two corrections:  President Van Daley presided over the meeting, not Lou Schott.  Also, the GACF auction will be held at Eaglewood Fire Station, not Eaglewood Landing.   The treasurer’s report was not available.   

COMMITTEE REPORTS:  

TRUSTEES:                                       No report.

GACF:                                                Ed Goldman advised that the state of NJ now allows organizations to

auction off alcohol, so they will do so.  Ed also reported that the GACF is considering a fishing derby for stripers and bluefish in the month of June.  They are considering using overall length instead of weight.  

TOURNAMENTS:                             No report.

SUNSHINE:                                        Steve Pinkus had spine surgery, and is recuperating at Betty Bacharach for

at least two more weeks; Frank Elbertson is fighting lung cancer.

FEDERATION:                                  Off for the summer but will have a meeting in September.   

NJ MARINE FISHERIES:                There will be an open-to-the-public meeting at the Ocean City Library

on Wednesday, September 4 from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.

HOOKED ON FISHING:                  No report.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:                   No report.

COMMUNICATIONS:                      No report. 

MEMBER APPLICATIONS:            No new applicants.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:                None.

NEW BUSINESS:                               None.

PICNIC:                                              Lou Schott reported that picnic plans are progressing.  Brian Smallwood will again provide music.  Food and beverages will be purchased next week. Crab cleaning will take place on Saturday, September 7 at Andersons on Oyster Creek.  Members are needed to help to set up picnic tables at the Cologne Fire House on Saturday at 6 PM. 

GOOD OF THE ORDER:                 None.

Next meeting:  Monday, September 9 at 8:00 PM. 

Minutes recorded and respectfully submitted by Lou Schott for Bob Cusack, Secretary.

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2019 Picnic

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen
2019 Annual Family Picnic


 Sunday, September 8th, noon to 4pm
Admission:
 $20 per person (children 10 and under free)

Cologne Fire House, 2870 S Cologne Ave, Mays Landing NJ

Bring as many guests as you wish!

Clam chowder, fried perch, steamed clams, crabs, hot dogs, hamburgers, Jersey corn and tomatoes, potato salad, watermelon, soda and beer. 

Bring your favorite homemade dessert for the annual
“Dink Sykes” Dessert Contest (cash prizes)!

***** Music provided by Brian Smallwood *****

RSVP Lou Schott 742-2382 with the number of guests or for more info.

It’s a great time, don’t miss it!

August 12, 2019 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN

MINUTES

August 12, 2019

The meeting was brought to order by Vice President Lou Schott with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence.  Minutes from the July 8, 2019 meeting were read and approved.  The treasurer’s report was read and accepted.   

COMMITTEE REPORTS:          

TRUSTEES:                                     No report.

GACF:                                               There will be a meeting next Wednesday. Chinese auction was moved to Eagles Landing firehouse on November 2. 

TOURNAMENTS:                          Results from the open and fourth in house results were read. Discussed moving the open tournament to June, as this year was very hot and may have deterred folks from entering.  Also discussed lowering the weakfish and bluefish sizes, and possibly charge $25-30 for each person fishing on boat.

SUNSHINE:                                     No report.

FEDERATION:                               No report.      

NJ MARINE FISHERIES:            Jim attended the NJMF meeting.

HOOKED ON FISHING:              No report.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:              Need to post the picnic.

COMMUNICATIONS:                  Received $100 from BJ recycling. 

MEMBER APPLICATIONS:       No new applicants.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:           None.

NEW BUSINESS:                            None.

PICNIC                                             Lou was not in attendance so no report.

GOOD OF THE ORDER:             None.

Next meeting:  Monday, August 26 at 8:00 PM. 

Minutes recorded and respectfully submitted by Bob Cusack, Secretary.

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