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John Pierce

Victoria Golden Rods and Reels Fishing and Social Club

Esquimalt Anglers
Zoom Meeting Minutes, Dated 13 Sep 2022
Place:  No Zoom
Chaired By:  Dave Cooke
Secretary:  Bill Thomas
Called to Order:  9:30 AM
Members Attending: No attendance taken
Minutes of Last Meeting: No minutes
Items Arising from the Minutes: n/a
Treasurer: John F.  No report
Sunshine: No report
Social: Bob and Bill
 No corn roast.
Will be doing Soup Competition in Goldstream Park in Nov, Date TBD
Dave C to arrange tour of Duncan Hatchery
Membership: No report
Fresh Water:  Dave C, Bill, etc. all report great fishing in Campbell River for Pinks. Dale reported many Pinks in Cluxewe
Barry and Dale discussed Carp fishing in Elk Lake. Dale to bring an example of gear required to this for next meeting. A day of Carp fishing was suggested for Club
Salt Water: Bob and Ron fished Beecher Bay, springs 10 and 12 lbs. Bob and Peter fished with Anchovies. Sandy fished Poet Nook for 4 days. Good fishing. Lost 11 fish to seals.
Fly Tying: Dave R is away. Saturday tying will resume in mid Sep
Hatchery - Bill
Clipping to resume in Oct, date TBD
Phil Grayson passed away in August.
PSS - Bill
Repairing Atkins Fishway from damage from Nov 21 flooding. Suggest a donation
80-100 m of spawning beds put in Colquitz last month. Over 800 coho fry found in river during this work.
Booth at Saanich Fair, over 500 visitors. Raised profile with many people
 ACS - Bill
Minutes in GRR chat
HBFFA - Bill
Their 45 Anniversary this year as well
Fund Raising – 6 Salmon cards available, $25.00 a set.
A new Cowachin River map, updated and larger, available $20.00
 Fur and Hair- Bill
I have moose, deer, wolf hair available, see me after meeting.
Library: books available
Legacy Fund: no report
Gillie Club: No Zoom available, Dennis could not give report
Buttle Lake: no report
Speakers Program: Bob C
Request input from Members. If members would like to present or suggest speakers, that would be greatly appreciated.
 UVic Speakers will be presenting again this year.
Fund Raising: no report
Environment: Mick –
July was Lake Appreciation Month
Copley Park Restoration
WFT – Gorge Creek
Elk Lake dock – installation this week. There will be an official opening by CRD.
Discussed 30 Year Water Plan
Website: John P away. New Zoom connection is up and running
New Business:
Dirk to speak next week on fishing dock
Sandy Raven has volunteer to be Treasurer
Jerry volunteered for Membership
Need more volunteers for Executive Positions
Executive Meeting
Next week, 20 Sep 2022, following meeting
Meeting Adjournment: 10:45 AM
Speaker: Dirk