President’s Message July 2023

July Presidents message for The Gig Harbor chapter of The Puget Sound Anglers

President: Art Tachell

Our guest speaker for the June general club meeting was Bob Buchanan of SMI/BEAUMAC.Bob is a great advocate for the recreational fishing community and gave a talk about crab fishing. Bob covered gear, baits, tides, weather and habits of these tasty shellfish.The presentation was very informative and enjoyed by all.

The winner of our membership drawing was Scott Smith who took home $150.00.  John Hager of Southworth Marine in Port Orchard sponsors our membership drawing, thank you John. 

On June 21st at 6:00 PM we will be releasing the 120,000 + Chinook smolt that we have been caring for the last couple of months and all are invited, the location is at one of the transient floats closest to Anthony’s restaurant at the Pt. Defiance Marina 5912 N Waterfront Dr. Tacoma Wash. 98407. The following day, June 22nd we will be disassembling the pens and putting away for the year.

Puyallup Tribal biologist Blake Smith will be our guest speaker for our July 12th general club meeting. Blake is a seasoned fisheries biologist, and this should be very informative for our club members.

Our board meeting is on the first Tuesday of the month at 6PM at the Club House Grill, 6501 6th Ave. Tacoma Wash.

Our general club meeting is on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Ave. Tacoma Wash.

All are invited so come check us out.

President: Art Tachell  253-691-0811

Vice President: Pat Leahy also Derby Chairman 253-680-9603

Treasurer: Ron Hunt

Secretary: Scott Douglas

Membership: Derrick Wallace

Raffle: Jeff Stockman

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