August 28, 2017 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.





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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