October 12, 2020 Meeting

Meeting Notes – October 12, 2020

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen’s Club

The meeting was called to order in the in the upstairs of the American Legion at 7:37 pm.  Attendees were required to wear masks and sit at least 6 feet apart.  Eight members were in attendance:  Lou Schott, Dave Burke, Joe Ricciardi, John Reese, Rich Oeser, Bill Will, Jim Van Daley and Dave Roesch.  A salute to the flag was made. 

September 14 Minutes: Approved as mailed. 

Treasurer’s Report:  Charles Elwell was not present and there was no report. 

Tournaments: No additional club tournaments are scheduled; however, the striper and perch derbies will continue until the end of the year.   A suggestion was again made to post the entries to date.  (We will ask Charlie Elwell to provide info at next meeting.)

40th Anniversary T – Shirts:  Lou Schott has 36 shirts.  Shirts will continue to be sold ($10).   

Membership: No new applications.

Communications: None. 

Sunshine:  No members reported sick.   The Club noted the passing of Frank Elbertson. Frank had been a member for many years. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and passed along his passion for the outdoors to his children and grandchildren.  His son Hunter is a current member. 

Nominations: A motion was made to nominate the current officers.  Nominations will remain open for the next meeting.

Old/New Business:  Joe Ricciardi is coordinating auctioning/sale of donated fishing equipment.  Income received will be deposited in the charity account. 

Good of the Order:  Dave Roesch reported good fishing for blowfish in Tuckerton Bay.  A recent catch was on Facebook.  Perch fishing is also good.  The Forsythe NWR has a kayak launching site on Lily Lake.  Fall trout stocking has begun.  Trout were stocked in Hammonton Lake.  Information is available on the NJ DFG&W website.

Meeting Adjourned: 8:20 pm. 

Next Meeting:  November 9, 7:30 pm. American Legion – Absecon.    

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