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John Pierce

Victoria Golden Rods and Reels Fishing and Social Club
Esquimalt Anglers and Zoom Meeting Minutes, Dated 11 Oct 2022
Chaired By:  Dave Cooke
Secretary:  Bill Thomas
Called to Order:  9:30 AM
Members Attending: Dave C. John F. Barry, Gerry, Ken, Bob C, Colin, Winston, Peter, Lee, Ryan, Bill, Mick,
Zoom: Wendy G, Dave R, Wynn, Mike Corry, Dennis G,
Minutes of Last Meeting:  On a motion by Barry F, seconded by Dale minutes approved as presented. CARRIED
Items Arising from the Minutes: N/A
Treasurer: John F.  NOTE: Treasurer Report next week. Our computer is irreparable. Mick will get 2nd opinion on computer.
Looking at using Ipad for meetings.
Sunshine: Nil
Social: Bob and Bill: working on Goldstream November outing.
Membership: DUES ARE DUE:  MEMBERSHIP IS DUE - $60 individual/$90 family and $20 associate Email Transfer Address:  Treasurer@goldenrodsandreels.com
Please put your name in comments section of e-trf.
Fresh Water:  Winston – Langford Lake deep 5 hits. Durrance Lake, no hits.
Salt Water: Bob C and Peter: Limit of Coho: 5-10 lbs, at 400 – 500 feet on White Hoochee last week.
-       No one fished Billings Spit
Fly Tying: next week, Coho Bucktails
Hatchery –
- there is a pit tag array in Goldstream.
- Chum in Goldstream, very early
- Clipping has begun, GRR clipping on Monday, 17 Oct
- Telus donating video, cameras, alarm and software to Hatchery
PSS – Bill – continuing restoration
BCWF – 11 Dec 2022, General Meeting at VFGPA
ACS – minutes sent out this week
Legacy Fund:
Gillie Club: Dennis
Speakers Program: Sandy will do photo talk on Africa and other club speakers lined up.
Fund Raising:
Environment: Mick – Regionally, there is better counting and care throughout from Goldstream to Sooke. Some hope for the future with involvement of Corporations and Conservation groups.
BCWF is giving $5000 for water quality project in Elk Lake.  $1000 from Rotary to support Elk Lake fishing dock. Fishing Dock pictures on our website. Thanked community partners. We contributed to Herring study.
Mick would like to have an Understudy for this year!
New Business:
President        Bill Thomas (agreed to stand)
Treasurer        Sandy Raven (agreed to stand)
Secretary        Bob Comerford (agreed to stand)
Speaker Pro
Environment      Mick Collins (agreed to stand)
Website          John Pierce (agreed to stand)
Membership       Gerry (agreed to stand)
Meeting Adjournment: 10:30 PM