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2022-03-08: GRR Weekly Meeting, Minutes

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John Pierce

Golden Rods and Reels Fishing and Social Club

Meeting Minutes, Dated 8 March 2022

Place:  Esquimalt Anglers Clubhouse and Zoom

Chaired By:  Dave Cooke

Secretary:  John Francis

Called to Order:  9:30 AM

Members Attending:
Ken, Dale, Barry, Dave R, Dave C, John F, Ron Art, Sandy, Brian, Peter L, Colin, Lee, Ryan, Gary, Bob, Ron King (16) and By Zoom Tony, Mike C, Dennis/Wendy Peter P, and one other I forgot to record.  Sorry.

New Associate Member Ron King was recognised and gave brief outline of his commercial fishing background and new charter fishing club he is starting

Minutes of Last Meeting: Moved, Seconded and Adopted.

Items Arising from the Minutes: None

Treasurer: John F.  Reviewed the financial statement for February.

Sunshine: Peter P had an operation.

Social: Bob – St Patrick's Day social and Clubhouse Grand Opening announced for next week.  Wait for email description.

Membership: New Associate Member Ron King was recognised and gave brief outline of his commercial fishing background and new charter fishing club he is starting.  The Treasurer announced that 12 people had not yet paid their dues.

Fresh Water:
Dale landed 28 fish in one outing.  He also went to Prospect L and noted many Choronomids on the surface.  Caught just a few fish that day.  Also went to Durrance L and had some luck with bunny hair leech.  He said the Lake looked very fishable.
Ken went to Elk Lake fishing off the dock.  He saw or heard of a 5, an 8, and a 12lb trout caught using salmon eggs!
Brian P caught 10-12 trout at Durrance

Salt Water:
Bob C went out to near cruise ship dock and caught a salmon.  He heard Constance Bank is fishing well.

Fly Tying:
Dave R will be tying a Zonker next Saturday on Zoom.  Florin also tying something.

ACS: No meeting this month

Library:

Legacy Fund: $1000 pre-approved for WFT. Require approval for Coastal Collaboration - $1000, PSS - $1000.   Sooke Net Pen (SVIAC) received $1000 Legacy Fund grant.

IT/Audio/Video Equipment:  Some more gear will be acquired in next week for a better combined Zoom/In-Person meeting experience.  Cost around $200.

Gillie Club: No report this week.

Trips
Dennis—Buttle Lake Trip starts 19 May.  You can book on 19 March.
                                         
Speakers Program:

Fund Raising: No report

Hatchery/Fence: Brian still attending.  All clipping (around 100,000 fish) is done

Environment: Mick away, No report

Website: JP away, No report

New Business: None

Meeting Adjournment: 10:16

Speaker: None this week.  Next week's topic Earthquakes and Tsunamis