Minutes of Tallahassee Bass Anglers Meeting
March 17, 2015
Attendance: Don Gainey, Billy Owens, Wayne Bennett (P), Mike Thomas, John Vickers, Dick Durbin, Chris Edrington (P), Dallas Johnson, Rick Johnson, Les Shope, John Beal, Bryce Harvey, Marty Spears, Kevin Copland, Brooks Woodward, Mike Ray (P)
Meeting called to order by President Dick Durbin at 7:30 PM
The minutes from the March 3, 2015 meeting were approved as posted on the club website. (motion to accept John Vickers, 2nd Les Shope)
Treasurer’s report was presented by President Dick Durbin in the absence of Treasurer John Rudolph.
Treasurer’s report was approved as presented. (motion to accept John Vickers, 2nd Rick Johnson)
Guest Mike Ray presented to today’s meeting and announced his intent to pledge the club. Mike is an experienced kayak angler with numerous online tournament wins.
Brooks Woodward announced that Whit Tedder has decided to pledge the club and sent his pledge fee with Brooks. Rules generally require pledge to be present; however, the club voted to provide an exception as Whit has attended a past meeting. Whit will be fishing the Lake Jackson tournament with Brooks.
Tournament Director Les Shope announced that he has contacted the Econo Lodge in Eufaula and reserved rooms for 18 people for our Lake Eufaula tournament in April.
The dollar pot was drawn and awarded to Wayne Bennett.
Tournament Director Shope set up the Lake Jackson tournament for Saturday, March 21st from safe daylight to 4:00PM.
The draw was conducted with the following pairings:
1. Chris Edrington(p)/John Vickers 2.Mike Ray (p)/Dick Durbin 3.Wayne Bennett (p)/Les Shope 4.Whit Tedder (p)/Brooks Woodward 5.Marty Spears/Kevin Copland 6.Rick Johnson/Bryce Harvey 7.John Beal/Van Sutton 8.Mike Thomas/Don Gainey 9.Dallas Johnson/John Rudolph 10.Billy Owens
Meeting was adjourned at 7:53PM (motion made by John Vickers and 2nd by Bryce Harvey)