June 12, 2017 Minutes



June 12, 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 May 22 were read and approved. The treasurers’ report was read and approved.




TRUSTEES:                             No report.


GACF:                                      Charlie did send the correct amount of $250.00 in the original check, there is some confusion at the GACF. There were only 13 boats in the tournament. The tournament will be discussed at Wednesdays meeting to see if it should continue.


SUNSHINE:                             No report of anyone sick.


FEDERATION:                       No Report.




HOOKED ON FISHING:       No report


WEBSITE/FACEBOOK:        After some debugging and getting the guys at Camweb design to help I was able to create links to the GACF and GABT websites.


COMMUNICATIONS:           Received bank statements.


MEMBER APPLICATIONS: Received 3 new applicants; Ed Fisher, Leo Capone, & Joseph King Jr.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS:     Only a few members have not paid dues. The club is up to over 70 paying members. Bob will send a thank you to Rich & Cathy Troger who donated several rods, reels, &  and tackle to be given to kids at the Kids bluefish tournament next May. The Absecon channel is now marked.


NEW BUSINESS:                    Nothing reported


TOURNAMENTS:                  John Reese reported he caught a 1,89 Perch. Discussed open tournament rules.  Jim and Lou plan to meet with owner of Pitney Pub to work out detail of open and in-house tournament. Agreed to order 150 t-shirts this year. Assigned members to solicit sponsors. Agreed to locations to place signs. Plan to order a few more signs.


GOOD OF THE ORDER:      Ed helped with the Semper-Fi fund in Tuckerton and took wounded warriors out fishing for the day and a BBQ afterwards.




Next meeting:  Monday, June 12 at 8:00 PM.


Respectfully submitted,

Bob Cusack, Secretary


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