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The Bellingham Chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers meets monthly the third Thursday of each month, except August, at 6:30 PM at Nicki’s Bella Marina Restaurant, 2615 Harbor Loop Drive at Squalicum Harbor in Bellingham. Club members often arrive around 6:00 pm to socialize and order beverages or dinner.

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Meeting Tonight!

Agenda for January 19th, 2017 Bellingham PSA Meeting

Location: Nicki’s Bella Marina Restaurant – Squalicum Harbor – Bellingham

Time: 6:00pm - 6:30pm – Dinner

6:30 – January Business Meeting

Agenda for Business Meeting:

 Welcome to new members and guests

 Introduction of guest Speaker Ryan Vasak who heads up the Fisheries Curriculum at

Bellingham Technical College. As you’re aware, our Bellingham Puget Sound Anglers

Chapter has been a consistent donor to the college over the years using proceeds from

our annual salmon derby. Ryan will brief us on the curricula and the successes it has

achieved including the number of students who participate.

 Financial Report by Roy Lentz

 Election of 2017 officers. This year, we are ahead of the game with the following

members agreeing to assume these respective posts:

o President – Mark Riedesel

o Vice President – Rory O Conner

o Treasurer – Roy Lentz

o Co-Secretary – Cindy Geri

o Co-Secretary – Kathy Baer

If there are any other people interested in assuming any of these posts, please come

prepared to discuss your interests and credentials and you will be included in the vote.

 State Board review by Merle Herrett

 General discussion regarding the long term plans of the chapter to be led by Mark

Riedesel:

o Items to be included in future agendas

o Chapter Membership Drive

o Mark’s selection to the Puget Sound Recreational Fisheries Enhancement

Committee and the goals and purpose of this committee.

 Fishing Report for area 9

 Adjournment ... See MoreSee Less

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Bellingham PSA October meeting with customs and border patrol

October 20, 2016, 6:00pm - October 20, 2016, 8:00pm

Agenda for October 20th, 2016 Bellingham PSA Meeting

Location: Nicki’s Bella Marina Restaurant – Squalicum Harbor – Bellingham

Time: 6:00pm - 6:30pm – Dinner
6:30 – September Business Meeting

Agenda for Business Meeting:
• Welcome to new members and guests
• Introduction of Officer Eric Brand, our speaker for this evening. Eric, with US Customs and Border Protection, will discuss the procedures required for entering Canada by boat and returning to the US. This should be a timely subject based on an ever increasing interest by US fishermen in fishing the waters north of the 49th parallel.
• Review and approval of minutes from September 15th Meeting
• Financial Report by Roy Lentz
• State Board review by Merle Herrett
• Determination of how proceeds from our 2016 derby should be distributed. Roy to review the distributions from last year’s derby as a guide to how we should proceed this year; ie., between hatcheries, scholarships, and other deserving entities.
• Settle on date and time for the derby appreciation dinner for all those who contributed to the success of this year’s derby. As a guide, last year’s dinner was held at Herb Nieman’s steak-house in Everson on Sunday, October 11th at 6:00 pm.
• Review offers by current members to assume roles of President and Vice President for next year starting in February. I’m very pleased to announce that two of our members who are very qualified have stepped up to assume these roles.
• 2017 Salmon Derby – Early planning discussion.
• Fishing Report for area 7
• Adjournment

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Donate to the Bellingham Puget Sound Anglers

The Bellingham chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers provides a scholarship each year for a student who is studying in the field of fisheries. This scholarship is funded by the Bellingham Salmon Derby.

Donations may be sent to: BPSA, PO BOX 1942, Bellingham, WA 98227

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