Attendees: Mike Beachy, Joe King, Bob Hagin, Don Fiwek, Brandon Rasler, Tom Cripe, Court Walker, Leonard Gustin, Tim Magnuson, Tom Martin
Meeting opened at 7:00 PM by Mike Beachy. Meeting Minutes from Sept. 2012 meeting were approved.
Fishing Reports: Joe King caught Salmon at Pucker St. Dam, Niles, MI with egg patterns, Mike Beachy 9/30/12: 5 browns, 1 rainbow, one 4” natural brown?? Sighted some large browns.
Treasurer’s Report: Fiscal year completed 9/30/12. $10,315.38, with an approximate non-profit savings of $710.00. No liabilities at present. TU insurance bill will be paid when due again.
Work Days: September 15, 2012; 14 volunteers were present to work on Barking Dog site. Previous work done at the various work day locations done this holding still looking good and filling in nicely.
Volunteer Hours: LECTU stream cleanup / stream workdays only: Total 203 volunteer hours. Total volunteer hours for Riverfest, Youth Fishing Derby, etc. and above mentioned work days Totaled 869 volunteer hours.
Indiana On The Fly: January 5, 2013, Indianapolis, IN. Patty Beasly contacted LECTU for sponsorship for 2013. LECTU members agreed.
TU Everett Drake Chapter Dissolution: LECTU received the cities of Kokomo and Lafayette, IN. We received approx. 65 new members due to this. A letter will be sent to these new members introducing them to LECTU.
Tie-A-Thon: LECTU would like more participation to help SJRVFF. A list of requested flies may be found at www.sjrvff.com
LECTU Spring Outing: The date for the LECTU Annual Spring Outing will be Saturday May 4, 2013.
Adopt-A-Trout: Discussion regarding a Winston 9’, 5 weight, 4 piece rod with Lamson reel as raffle grand prize. Models to be determined.
Raffle License: Application will be made.
Pavilion Reservation: Mike Beachy to contact Tom Enright of Middlebury Parks Department to reserve the site for the 2013 outing.
Guest Speaker: LECTU to determine guest speaker for the 2013 Outing.
Donations: Bob Hagin to contact manufacturer’s, fly shops, etc. to begin Soliciting prize donations for 2013 Outing.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:17 PM
Minutes Taken By: Court Walker