January Meeting Minutes 2023

January 11, 2023, Meeting Minutes

President: Will Presley called meet to order @ 7:03pm

Members Present: Andy Hill, Bob Pharris, Bob Schinker, Chad Steman, Chris Fisher, Greg Surratt, James Maynard, Joe Stark, Joe Wilcox, Karl Guegold, Matt Bertram, Mark Kibble, Rob Doughty, Rich Carter, Scott Gordon, Ted Nixon, and Will Presley

Treasure Report: $4, 676.41

Old Business:

Hoover Fishing Seminar, Saturday, January 28, @ 888 East Walnut Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081, meet @ 5:30am, lunch $16.00. Club will have a table setup to sale baits and fishing equipment.

Club Banquet: February 25th, @ Central City Auto Parts @ 4:00pm

New Business:

Election of Officers:

  • Vice President: Bob Pharris
  • Tournament Director: Bob Schinker
  • Secretary: James Maynard

Raffle tickets were distributed, if you didn’t pick up your tickets, please reach out to Matt Bertram or Chris Fisher

Ohio Bass Nation finalized scheduled for 2023

State Qualifier:

  • Grand Lake St. Mary’s, April 22nd, – West Branch Ramp
  • Indian Lake, May 20th, – Lake View Ramp
  • Lake Erie, July 22nd, – Dempsey Ramp – (All US and Foreign waters open unless restricted)
  • Alum Creek, August 19th, – Hollenback Ramp

No WIN and you are in this season. Best of 3 events will be used to determine the top 12 Angler and Co-Anglers

Top 2 Anglers and Co-Anglers via points receive birth directly to the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship (No Entry Fee 250 Max Boat Field). The tope 3 at the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship qualify for the Bassmaster Classic

Top 10 Anglers and Co-Anglers via points receive guaranteed berth to B.A.S.S. Nation sponsorship programs “must sign OBN contract to obtain sponsorship discount.” Qualifying anglers and co-anglers determined by B.A.S.S. will move onto the BNC.

OBN Team Bassmaster Trail Schedule: 80/20% payback

  • Grand Lake St. Mary’s, April 23rd, – West Branch Ramp
  • Indian Lake, May 21st, – Lake View Ramp
  • Lake Erie, July 23rd, – Dempsey Ramp
  • Alum Creek, August 20th, – Hollenback Ramp

Top Team from the trail will earn a spot to the Bassmaster Team Championship

College H.S. Championship & Youth Event (College on April 30th only)

  • Alum Creek, April 29th & 30th – Hollenback Ramp

Ohio Bass Nation annual meeting: February 18th, $15.00 entry fee, Location: Caesar Creek Visitors Center, 4030N Clarksville Rd., Waynesville, Ohio

The Ohio Bass Federation annual meeting: February 4th, @ Quest Center, Polaris. Lunch $20.00, see website for contact information to register.

Club bait making event for the youth, January 29th @ Central City Auto Parts @ 9:00am

Alum Creek club tournament moved to Sunday, June 18th, (Father’s Day)

Next Meeting: February 8th, @ 7:00pm

Meeting Adjourned: 7:56pm









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