October Presidents Message

GIG HARBOR PUGET SOUND ANGLERS PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE October 2021

NOTE:  We ask that all members and guests wear a face covering (mask) if you are planning to attend. We would like to avoid any conflict at the meeting, so if you choose to attend and not plan on wearing a mask, you will be asked to leave.

Our next scheduled meeting will be on October 13th at Tower Lanes in Tacoma. Just in case you forgot here is the address 6323 6th Ave Tacoma WA. 98406. (253) 564-8853. Meeting will start at 7:00 PM but feel free to come early and swap fish stories.

The guest speaker will be Dave Schamp from the Hatchery & Wild Coexist organization. Hatchery & Wild Coexist is a group highlighting the importance of fish hatcheries and the role they play in wild fish recovery and providing abundant fisheries.

At the September meeting, member #245 Roe Simmons was drawn and was not present. The next membership drawing will be for $490 at our October meeting. Do not forget that at each monthly meeting, all present and paid members are eligible for the monthly membership drawing for a cash prize of not less than $150 sponsored by John Hager of Southworth Marine. We would like to thank John for continuing to support us during the Covid19 pandemic.

At the September meeting it was announced we are planning to have the Christmas party on Friday, December 3rd. Current plans are for it to be held at the same location Scottish Rite Temple in Tacoma. It was also announced we will be selling $5.00 raffle tickets at the meeting for a Scotty 1106 downrigger to be drawn at the XMAS party and the winner need not be present. It is also time to get those BIG FISH pictures into the club for the drawing at the XMAS party.

We will be voting for directors for the 2022 board at the meeting. We need a President, Vice president and Treasurer. We also need to replace the Membership Chairman and Raffle Chairman. If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact me. Remember without the board, the club cannot continue. Being a 501C we are required to have a board of directors. Please contact any one of us if you have any comments, questions, or concerns.

Frank Baker

President

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September Presidents Message

 
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE September 2021

NOTE:   
 
We ask that all members and guests wear a face covering (mask) if you are planning to attend. We would like to avoid any conflict at the meeting, so if you choose to attend and not plan on wearing a mask, you will be asked to leave. 

Our next meeting is scheduled for Sept 8th at Tower Lanes in Tacoma. Just in case you forgot here is the address 6323 6th Ave Tacoma WA. 98406. (253) 564-8853. Meeting will start at 7:00 PM, come early and renew old friendships. Memberships, hats, and raffle tickets will all be for sale.

The guest speaker will be Wayne Harmond from NW Salmon Research recognizing the volunteers that have contributed to the salmon raising projects over the last few years.
  
At the August meeting, member #57 Mike Lindbo was drawn and was not present. The next membership drawing will be for $380 at our September meeting. Do not forget that at each monthly meeting, all present and paid members are eligible for the monthly membership drawing for a cash prize of not less than $150 sponsored by John Hager of Southworth Marine. We would like to thank John for continuing to support us during the Covid19 pandemic.
  
We would like to thank everyone that supported our 25th salmon derby and a special thank you to the sponsors that made our derby a success. A total of 69 fish were weighed in.
  
 Results from our 25th Annual 2021 Salmon Derby:
  
 Adult winners
 1st place               2nd                      3rd place
 Bill Combs 18.93 lb.   John Aikeen 17.83 lb.   Jerry Foss 16.64 lb.
  
 Ladies’ winner   Annalise Kors 12.45 lb.
   
 Youth winners
 1st place                2nd Place                3rd place
 Annalise Kors 12.45 lb. Tucker Kross 11.48 lb.  Lyla Walker 7.29 lb.
  
 Our Grand Prize raffle winners were:
 Duane Bower     Camp Tyee and Tyee Wilderness Lodge Murder Cove,    Alaska fishing trip
 Eileen Sonnier-Bell  Lowrance Hook 5   Fish finder/Chart plotter
    
We would like to thank all our 2021 Salmon Derby Sponsors and   participants for their support: 
 
 ACE Hardware – Gig Harbor         
 Auburn Sports & Marin
 Beau Mac Enterprises
 Boathouse 19                     
 Boat Top Shop 
 Budget Battery (Tacoma)
 Camp Tyee and Tyee Wilderness Lodge
 Gamakatsu
 Gunarma
 J&G Marine
 Johnson Cox Printing
 Keith Yamaguchi
 King Salmon Marine
 Kitsap Marine
 Lowrance/Salt Patrol       
 Narrows Brewing Company
 Narrows Marina
 Northwest Salmon Series
 Pt. Defiance Marina        
 Pro Cure
 Puget Marina
 Scotty Inc. (Canada)  
 Silver Horde Fishing Supplies
 SMI                        
 Sportco
 Tacoma Marine  Repair  
 TICA USA
 Van Wormer Resorts      
 West Marine
 Yuasa Family 
   
The 2021 board looks forward to working with you this year. At the September meeting we will be nominating members for the 2022 board. We need a President, Vice president, Secretary and Treasurer. We also need to replace the Membership Chairman and Raffle Chairman. If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact me. Remember without the board, the club cannot continue. Being a 501C we are required to have a board of directors. Please contact any one of us if you have any comments, questions, or concerns. 

 Frank Baker
 President
   
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2021 Derby Results

Results from our 25th Annual 2021 Salmon Derby:

Adult winners

1st place                                  2nd place                                  3rd place

Bill Combs 18.93 lb.        John Aikeen 17.83 lb.               Jerry Foss 16.64 lb.

Ladies’ winner   Annalise Kors 12.45 lb.

Youth winners

1st place                                   2nd place                                            3rd place

Annalise Kors 12.45 lb.           Tucker Kross 11.48 lb.             Lyla Walker 7.29 lb.

Our Grand Prize raffle winners were:

Duane Bower     Camp Tyee and Tyee Wilderness Lodge Murder Cove, Alaska fishing trip

Eileen Sonnier-Bell    Lowrance Hook 5   Fish finder/Chart plotter

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August President Message

GIG HARBOR PUGET SOUND ANGLERS PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE August 2021

Great news, we will meet face to face on August 11 at Tower Lanes in Tacoma. Just in case you forgot here is the address 6323 6th Ave Tacoma WA. 98406. (253) 564-8853. Meeting will start at 7:00 PM, come early and renew old friendships. Memberships, hats, and derby tickets will all be for sale.

The guest speaker for August will be Art Tachell filling for Capt. John Keizer prepping us for our Salmon Derby scheduled on August 14th.

At the May ZOOM meeting member Fred Olness #100 was drawn and was not present. The next membership drawing will be for $370 at our August meeting. Do not forget that at each monthly meeting, all present and paid members are eligible for the monthly membership drawing for a cash prize of not less than $150 sponsored by John Hager of Southworth Marine. We would like to thank John for continuing to support us during the Covid19 lockdown.

The club is having their 25-year Silver Anniversary Salmon Derby on August 14th. The weigh-in station will be located at Pt. Defiance boathouse. The hours will be daylight to 2:00 PM. The weigh station will be open 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. We are looking for volunteers to man the fish weigh-in. If interested, please contact me. Look for details on the prize schedule in future emails. Tickets are on sale at Narrows Marina, ACE Hardware Gig Harbor and Sportco or on-line at GigHarborPSA.org. The Pt. Defiance boathouse has chosen not to sell tickets due to new Metro Parks and Marina policy.

The club is now registered with Amazon Smile Charity. When purchasing thru Amazon, logon via the following link:  https://smile.amazon.com/gp/charity/homepage.html

You will need to choose Gig Harbor PSA as your selected charity when creating your logon. The club will receive a .5% donation of your purchase.

The 2021 board looks forward to working with all of you this year. The same officers will remain in place until we have a face-to-face meeting to elect new officers. Please contact any one of us if you have any comments, questions, or concerns.

Frank Baker

President

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July2021 Presidents Message

GIG HARBOR PUGET SOUND ANGLERS PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE July 2021

The ZOOM meeting for July is canceled, the State is planning to reopen the end of June. Hopefully, our next scheduled meeting will be August 11 at Tower Lanes in Tacoma and will be face to face.

The guest speaker for August will be Capt. John Keizer prepping us for our Salmon Derby scheduled on August 14th. We need to thank Capt. John for providing the video on downrigger techniques shown at our May meeting.

Member Fred Olness #100 was drawn and was not present. The next membership drawing will be for $370 at our August meeting. Do not forget that at each monthly meeting, all present and paid members are eligible for the monthly membership drawing for a cash prize of not less than $150 sponsored by John Hager of Southworth Marine. We would like to thank John for continuing to support us during the Covid19 lockdown.

The club is planning the 25-year Silver Anniversary Salmon Derby scheduled for August 14th. The weigh-in station will be located at Pt. Defiance boathouse. The hours will be daylight to 2:00 PM. The weigh station will be open 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. We are looking for volunteers to man the fish weigh-in. If interested, please contact me. Look for details on the prize schedule in future emails. Tickets will be going on sale the first of July. Ticket sales will be at Pt. Defiance boathouse, Narrows Marina, ACE Hardware Gig Harbor and Sportco.

The club is now registered with Amazon Smile Charity. When purchasing thru Amazon, logon via the following link:  https://smile.amazon.com/gp/charity/homepage.html

You will need to choose Gig Harbor PSA as your selected charity when creating your logon. The club will receive a .5% donation of your purchase.

The 2021 board looks forward to working with all of you this year. The same officers will remain in place until we have a face-to-face meeting to elect new officers. Please contact any one of us if you have any comments, questions, or concerns.

Frank Baker

President

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