Call to order:
Roll Call and introduction of guests:
Make sure feed is working for webcam
Presentation of Minutes: read minutes
Presentation of Treasurer’s Report:
Old Business: Still need a
Feedback on head to head format-
possibly put in place for 2015 since most clubs have
already put their schedules together.
Dream Team tournament- we have not
received notification that we have not had any teams
registered for this tournament. Is anyone planning
on fishing this tournament and should we plan on
Conservation Update: position vacant
as of now
We have not received any input for
what clubs have done for their yearly requirements.
Please remember this is a WSBF requirement of 40
hours of conservation per year.
Youth Update: Dave discussed the
schools he is going to and the upcoming events for
the youth and his plans for next year. Lots of good
Discussion about the number of boaters
needing non-boater- extend the deadline to April 15th.
If there are any boaters near that deadline we will
discuss at that time. There was discussion about the
choices to make between fishing the qualifiers or
the other various circuits.
March 15th Federation
Meeting in Ellensburg
Jamboree – May 24th-26th
Long Lake in Spokane (must rent entire park)
September 13th Federation
Meeting in Ellensburg
October 4th & 5th
- TBF Dream Team Banks Lake
November 8th- Banquet (West
Raise qualifier entry fees to $330
(additional $30 to cover park expense at Long Lake
and then camping and launch is included for this
Jim Lind made a suggestion to remove
the Friday off limits for the qualifiers to make it
an official pre fish day.
There was discussion about moving a
qualifier to the fall (September or October)
Jamboree- May 26th-28th
seemed to be a success. What can we do to make it
We need more volunteers to help put on
We will have 2 wine tours available at
the banquet for daytime activities and they have
already acquired 12 wine baskets for the raffle.
2014 giveaway at the qualifiers to be
$700 and $300 to be randomly drawn. Dollar amounts
will be awarded based on finish (higher finisher
gets $700 lower finisher gets $300)
2014 State team members are required
to attend the banquet and one of the youth events.
Failure to fulfill this requirement will result in a
breach of contract and the angler will not be
supported by the WSBF (either the high school
championship or the junior event either as a boater
or helping on the dock)
The federation will be purchasing
weigh-in bags and tournament banners to be available
for sale next year during the tournament season.
We are looking at aeration tanks to
have at weigh-ins to help preserve our fish.
Open Forum: Jim Lind brought up a
discussion of consistent hours for tournament days.
Whether it is a set start time and weigh in time or
a set number of hours.
Jim Lind brought up a discussion of
guaranteeing a number of backseaters for our state
team whether it is a number of spots. Please
discuss with your clubs
Dave discussed not having an event in
October and the reason why so he will not be having
Meeting Adjourned: Chris Bedwell made
a motion to adjourn the meeting at 11:34am seconded
by Dave and accepted. Meeting adjourned at 11:34am