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2021-06-29: GRR Weekly Meeting, Minutes
« on: June 29, 2021, 09:22:02 AM »
GOLDEN RODS AND REELS - WEEKLY MEETING MINUTES
Jun 29, 2021

CHAIRED BY: DavidC.

SECRETARY (Vacant): JohnP, Acting.

LOCATION: Zoom Videoconference.

ATTENDANCE: 14 Members, 0 Guests.

CONVENED: 9:30 am.

MINUTES: Adopted from Jun 22, 2020.

ITEMS ARISING FROM MINUTES: None.

TREASURER'S REPORT (JohnF): No report.

SUNSHINE REPORT (WendyG & PatP): Discussion.

SOCIAL (BillT & BobC): August Corn Roast scheduled for Aug 19, 2021, BillT visited second option, and CRD Island View Beach which has rotunda and great view, not reservable.

MEMBERSHIP (JohnF): No report.

FRESHWATER FISHING REPORTS (RonD):
1) No member reports, too hot.
2) RonM: Friend still catching searun Cutthroats.
3) DaleS: On Langford Lake last Thursday, ~16 trout trolling with wet chartreuse and blue Bunny Leech flies near boat launch.

SALTWATER FISHING REPORTS: None.
1) RonD: Becher Bay allowing Chinook to be retained (in addition to hatchery Coho).
2) RyanA: Offshore Secretary Island to Otter Point, ~20 small Coho, retained four hatchery Coho, people catching many Chinooks but return.

VOLUNTEERING (BillT & TonyO):
1) Goldstream Hatchery: Quiet as hot.
2) BCWF: Jul 7 & 21 two webinars via their website for over 55's fishing.

FLY TYING MEETING (DaveR): Next Saturday.

LIBRARY REPORT (ColinC): No activity.

GILLIE REPORT (DennisG):
1) Cluxuwe Fishout no update.

AMALGAMATED CONSERVATION SOCIETY (BillT): No report.

WEBSITE (JohnP): Added weekly Fly Tying video.

LEGACY FUND (BarryF): No requests.

FUND RAISING:
1) GRR branded fly boxes still available, contact JohnF.
2) Thrifty Cards: JohnF to re-contact Thrifty's and email out proposal.

NEW BUSINESS:
1) BarryF: ~100 GRR branded stainless and ceramic mugs stored at home, for sale at $10 each, will hold until face-2-face meetings.
2) JimM: Raised discussion on releasing salmon from beach vs in water.

CONSERVATION REPORTS (MickC): Year end report -
1) BCWF: Taking larger role for BC Govt funding conduit and more involved reclamation and education.
2) Elk Lake Fishing Dock Replacement: Application for Federal Govt funding submitted.
3) Peninsula Streams & World Fisheries Trust: Four interns via govt grant.
4) Colquitz Fish Counting Fund: $1000 GRR commitment from Legacy Fund waiting on studies.
5) Elk/Beaver Lake: RFP for Consultant under review by CRD for 2 months, to be issued soon.
6) Watershed Management Plan: Progress via Interns.

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday's 9:30am informal via Zoom, no minutes. Next formal meeting is Sep 14, 2021.

ADJOURNED: 10:20 am.

SPEAKER PROGRAM: None, anyone can speak.
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