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John Pierce

Victoria Golden Rods and Reels Fishing and Social Club

Zoom Meeting Minutes, Dated 15 Nov 2022

Place: Esquimalt Anglers and Zoom

Chaired By:  Dave Cooke

Secretary:  Bill Thomas

Called to Order: 9:30 AM

Members Attending: Tony, Dave R, Bob C, Mike G, Sandy M, Ken Evans, Winston, Jack, Gerry, Barry, Peter, Ryan, John F, Dave C, Bill T, Brian C, Jack M Zoom Wynn, Jim M.

Minutes of Last Meeting: On a motion by Dave R, seconded by Bob C, adopted as presented. CARRIED

Items Arising from the Minutes:

Treasurer: John F.: Financial Statements Fiscal Year 2022 were presented. Members are encouraged to get a Fairway Card
   The Balance Sheet was explained.
   The new GRR postal address: 1101 Munro St,
   Membership – New member dues paid after June of current year, good for next year
On motion by Winston, seconded by Bob C treasurer report adopted as presented. CARRIED

Membership: Membership list will be updated in next few weeks as Gerry takes over Membership.
A Committee was struck to address attracting New Members. Gerry, Ken, Sandy M, Mike G.
Some suggested avenues were Vitoria Outdoor Show and Senior Show. Our website is good for attracting new members.


Fresh Water: Sandy M looking for a pair of oars for his new boat. Tony going to Prospect.

Salt Water: Bob C and Peter – perfect day for Halibut, but they weren't hungry.

Fly Tying: Fly Tying Saturday, 19 Nov 2022 Closer Minnow

Hatchery Bill– last year 30,000 eggs, last Friday over 24,000 Lots of coho
and chum -   Millstream 140 past camera
PSS – Bill    – send out Volunteer info for Colquitz this today
BCWF    – General Meeting 11 Dec 2022 VFGPA,
ACS       – mins forwarded to members


Legacy Fund:

Gillie Club: Dennis

Social: Bill & Bob C:    GRR Soup in Goldstream, Tomorrow 10:30 AM

GRR Xmas Pot Luck - We are having our Christmas Potluck
Date:       Friday, 16 Dec 2022
Location:   Esquimalt Anglers, 1101 Munro St, Esquimalt, BC
Time:      5:30 for 6:30 PM
GRR will provide turkey and stuffing. The kitchen is available, and the oven works.
Please RSVP and tell us what you are bringing.
We need to know numbers so we can order the correct size/number of turkeys.
Bring your own beverage, crockery and cutlery.
Bill and Bob Social Committee

Speakers Program: Bob C Dr Shelia Wyatt 22 Nov, Marine Phyto Plankton Diversity in changing oceans, Nov 29, Barbara and Sandy M on Africa

Fund Raising:

Environment: Mick


New Business: On a motion Sandy M, seconded by Dave R, we purchase a laptop for GRR amount not to exceed $1000. John F will talk with John P/Sandy R before purchase.

Petz Rods and Reels – a suggestion was to sell online or at Outdoor show.
   Dave R contact HBFFA about Petz rods and reels
Mike G – donate 3' Xmas Tree   
Santa's Anonymous – On a motion by Mike G, seconded by Ken, GRR donate $100.00. CARRIED
Barry – bring in 3 spinning rods and reels for club to decide what to do

Dave R: Dec 3 Choir and String Orchestra at UVic presentation $36.00 per pp
Elections (all positions by Acclamation) effective 1 Jan 2023   
Pres          Bill Thomas
Past Pres       Dave Cooke
Vice Pres      Tony Otten
Treasurer      Sandy Raven
Membership      Gerry
Fresh    Water      Dale Scheel
Saltwater      Peter

Meeting Adjournment: 10:52 AM