Presidents Message September 2019


September meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Tower Lanes in Tacoma (6323 – 6th Avenue – Tacoma, WA  98406).  Roger Urbaniak will be doing a presentation on “Where have the Sockeye gone”?  I would like to thank Capt. John Keizer for doing his presentation prepping us for our salmon derby.

Ed Chandler member #4 was drawn for the membership drawing and was not present. The September drawing will be for $370. Thanks to John Hager of Southworth Marine for his support.  The drawing is open to all current paid members and members must be present to win.

Results from our 24th Annual 2019 Salmon Derby:

Adult winners

1st place                                   2nd place                                   3rd place

Chris Tremblay   24.98 lbs.     Ken Maxfield    18.49 lbs.       Leroy Bell   18.03 lb.

Ladies winner                          Ashley Shatto    17.48 lb.

Youth winners

1st place                                   2nd place                                              3rd place

Kelsey Medalia   15.98 lb.      Kaitlyn Menigoz  12.27 lb.                  Kaleb Schumacher   11.50

Our Grand Prize raffle winners were:

Ashley Shatto     3night/2day trip to Fish Baranof   Sitka, Alaska

Boots Salatino    Lowrance Hook5   Fish finder/Chart plotter

We would like to thank all of our 2019 Salmon Derby Sponsors and participants for their support:

ACE Hardware – Gig Harbor     Aequalis Photography              Angler Innovations

Anthony’s Restaurant’s           Auburn Sports & Marine             Big 5 Sporting Good

Boathouse 19                              Boat Top Shop                              Budget Battery (Tacoma)

Cutco                                             Dick’s Sporting Goods               Fish Baranof Sitka, Alaska

Foss Harbor Marina                   Gamakatsu                                  Gig Harbor Fly Shop

Grays Harbor Marina                 Greg’s Custom Rods                  Gunarma

Heritage Distilling                      J&G Marine                                 Johnson Cox Printing

King Salmon Marine                  Kitsap Marine                             Les Schwab – Gig Harbor

Lighthouse Marine                     Lowrance/Salt Patrol                Maple Wood Arbor Care    

Narrows Brewing Company     Narrows Marina                      Northwest Salmon Series

Owner Hooks                                    Pt. Defiance Marina             Pro Cure

Puget Marina                                    Scotty Inc. (Canada)             Silver Horde Fishing

SMI                                                     Smokehouse Products          Sportco             

Tacoma Marine Repair                  the Tides Tavern                   TICA USA

Van Wormer Resorts                      West Marine                           Keith Yamaguchi

Please feel free to contact me or any board member with any questions or comments.

Frank Baker


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