May 9, 2016 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN
MINUTES
May 23, 2016

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 May 9 meeting were read and approved. The treasurers’ report was not available.
Closing balances: Raffle Account: N/A General Account: N/A Charity Account: N/A.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEES: No report.

GACF: Tournament is scheduled for June 4. Volunteers are needed.

SUNSHINE: Jack Snyder is feeling better.

FEDERATION: No report.

NJ MARINE FISHERIES: No report.

WEBSITE/FACEBOOK: The Land & Sea Facebook page is up to 130 “likes.” Photos of the kids’ bluefish
tournament were posted on Facebook and the Club website.

TOURNAMENTS: The 1st In-House tournament is this Saturday (5/28). Need to confirm weigh-in at Chestnut Neck boat yard. There are 18 signed up for the Land & Sea tournament. Paul Stonerod is working on improving the open flyer. Need to sure up sponsors for the open tournament. The Pomona Gun Club tournament is June 11 (same day as 2nd In-House tournament).

COMMUNICATIONS: No report.

MEMBER APPLICATIONS: No new members.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: The kids’ Bluefish tournament was well attended with 45 kids fishing. Several fish caught were over 10 pounds and a couple over 15 pounds. Mike Shepherd (“Shep on Fishing”) gave a plug on the radio and The Press of Atlantic City published an article. In future tournaments need to inform the children that all fish should be weighed as there is a prize for the smallest fish.

NEW BUSINESS: No report.

GOOD OF THE ORDER: No report.

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

Respectfully submitted,
Bob Cusack, Secretary

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