June 2021 President’s Message

GIG HARBOR PUGET SOUND ANGLERS PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE June 2021

We have decided to suspend the ZOOM meetings for June and July, since 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. We will be looking for volunteers to man the fish weigh-in. If interested, please contact me. Look for details on the prize schedule in future emails.

The club is now registered with Amazon Smile Charity. When purchasing thru Amazon logon via the following link:  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-5305897

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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May 2021 President Message

GIG HARBOR PUGET SOUND ANGLERS PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE May 2021

Our next club meeting is scheduled for May 12, 2021. This meeting will be presented via a ZOOM virtual meeting. You will receive an email with the logon information to connect to the meeting.  The guest speaker for May will be a video produced by Captain John Keizer on Downrigger fishing the Ocean and Puget Sound that was presented at this year’s Seattle Boat show .

Member Captain John Keizer #1 was drawn and was not present. The next membership drawing will be for $250 at our May 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. Please try to renew your dues for 2021 either on-line or by mailing a check to our P.O. Box. The club still has recurring expenses even when not meeting face to face. All memberships expired January 31 and only current members are eligible for the drawing.

The club has received a new shipment of hats for sale for $15.00, let me know if you would like to purchase one.

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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April Presidents Message

GIG HARBOR PUGET SOUND ANGLERS PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE April 2021

Our next club meeting is scheduled for April 14, 2021. This meeting will be presented via a ZOOM virtual meeting. You will receive an email with the logon information to connect to the meeting.  The guest speaker for April is Art Tachell from Pt. Defiance Marina to discuss the upcoming fishing season and the outcome of the NOF process for the recreational community. We would like to thank Wayne Harmond from Northwest Salmon for his discussion on upcoming salmon rearing projects at the March meeting.

Member Frank Auman #271 was drawn and was not present. The next membership drawing will be for $260 at our April 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. Please try to renew your dues for 2021 either on-line or by mailing a check to our P.O. Box. The club still has recurring expenses even when not meeting face to face. All memberships expired January 31 and only current members are eligible for the drawing.

The club has received a new shipment of hats for sale for $15.00, let me know if you would like to purchase one.

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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March Presidents Message

GIG HARBOR PUGET SOUND ANGLERS PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE March 2021

Our next club meeting is scheduled for March 10, 2021. This meeting will be presented via a ZOOM virtual meeting. You will receive an email with the logon information to connect to the meeting.  The guest speaker for March is Wayne Harmond from Northwest Salmon Research. Wayne will discuss the upcoming spring net pen projects and what is in planning stages for the future.  It was announced at the February meeting the board approved supporting the Fish Northwest group in their effort to regain equal fishing rights for the recreational community.

Member Pat Sanchez #196 was drawn and was present. The next membership drawing will be for $150 at our March 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. Please try to renew your dues for 2021 either on-line or by mailing a check to our P.O. Box. The club still has recurring expenses even when not meeting face to face. All memberships expired January 31 and only current members are eligible for the drawing.

The club has received a new shipment of hats for sale for $15.00, let me know if you would like to purchase one.

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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