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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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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