April 22, 2019 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN

MINUTES

April 22, 2019

The meeting was brought to order by Vice President Lou Schott with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence.  Lou asked if everyone had read the minutes. They had, so a motion was made to accept them.  The treasurer’s report was read and accepted. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:  

TRUSTEES:                                      No report.

GACF:                                                They will not have a fishing tournament this year.  They are trying to determine other ways to raise money.

TOURNAMENTS:                            To date, 8 boats are signed up for the in-house tournaments.  The fluke season will be 5/24 to 9/21, with the limit being 3 fluke at 18 inches each.   

SUNSHINE:                                       No report.

FEDERATION:                                 No report.      

NJ MARINE FISHERIES:                No report.                                     

HOOKED ON FISHING:                  Volunteers are needed atPatriot Lake “Hooked on Fishing” on May 11 and for the Kids’ Bluefish Tournament on May 18 at Chestnut Neck.  

President Van Daley arrived and continued the meeting.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:                  No report.

COMMUNICATIONS:                     No report. 

MEMBER APPLICATIONS:           No new applications.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:               Joe Ricciardi is working on the May 4 Absecon Sportsmen Show on

Pitney Road.  Some members have volunteered to help Joe: Ed Goldman, Rich Oeser, Lou Schott.  We will have a table, a display of eels, our applications for membership and a display of various fishing rigs.    

NEW BUSINESS:                              Chris Pezka finished the kids display for first and second place in the bluefish tournament.  He also made donations to the kids and open tournaments.                                                        

GOOD OF THE ORDER:                 Lou Schott brought up that John, Jeff and Hunter Reese came in second place in the Landisville Perch Tournament.    

Next meeting:  Monday, May 13 at 8:00 PM.

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

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