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May 19, 2011 Minutes

May 19, 2011 Minutes

JOSFC Reular Meeting Minutes – May 19, 2011

Meeting chaired by:  President – Don Cook
Note Taker:  Secretary –  Alison Thornton

Board Member Present Absent Board Member Present Absent
Don Cook X Paul Gallup X
Danny Del Rio X AJ Proescher X
Alison Thornton X Greg Wallace X
Tina Proescher X Alan Shepard X
Larry Hixenbaugh X Chris Rooney X
Butch Ogin X



The meeting was called to order at 8:10

Don made announcements: Mahi deMayo has been cancelled.

David Garrard tournament, Fishing for the Cure is Saturday May 21

JOSFC May trolling tournament is Sunday May 22

June 2 meeting is the JOSFC Club birthday/past presidents meeting. Menu will be a Low country Boil!

June 10 and 11 is the Jacksonville Rodeo and the Kingbuster


June 19 is JOSFC Jr. Angler tournament

June 4 & 5 and June 18 & 19 are license free fishing weekends.

Jimmy from Current Productions attended the meeting, Chris welcomed and thanked him for all his does for the club!


Pot Luck dinner tonight, lots of great food, plenty to eat!


Mark from DOA Lures was the speaker.  Mark is from Houston, TX but currently lives in Stuart FL.  He fished in

Galveston TX as a child.  
he has invented a shrimp bait.   The Lures are shot in Jacksonville FL.   
All parts are made in USA, Plastic from NC, Jig head from IL and hooks from Denver CO.  

Mark talked about knots.  He uses a triple surgeon knot – leader to line.  Uses this knot to add bulk to knot  (overhand knot)

Mark said to ultimately fish an outgoing tide.  

He showed a variety of lures and handed some out..  
He likes the Gold Glitter in the wintertime.  
He also likes to use a loop on lure, uses the bowline knot

Mark talked about techniques.  Showed his different shrimp lures and weedless ones.
Snap and Pause technique, gets more bites.  

Mark handed out samples of his lures to everyone and answered questions.


Great demonstration., thank you Mark and DOA Lures!


Chris announced the new members.. Lisandro (Chico) Rosales
Travis Church, Victor Raynor and David Day.


May trolling tournament is Sunday May 22.  Chris read the rules.. Limit to 3 miles east of BR (JOSFC chart)



1st Place Tom Meyer
Sailfish              50 pts
Blackfin Tuna    12.4 lbs
Dolphin         11.3 lbs
TOTAL        73.7

2nd  Place Chris Rooney
Dolphin         20.0 lbs
Dolphin        18.4 lbs
Dolphin        17.2 lbs
TOTAL         55.6

3rd place Tim Altman
Dolphin        20.8    lbs
Dolphin        17.0 lbs
Dolphin        16.5 lbs
TOTAL         54.3


1ST  place, Peter Kovicac   21.4 lb  Cobia
2nd place, Tom Darga      20.0 lbs Dolphin
3rd place, Patrick Jallup (jr)17.6 lbs Dolphin
CONGRATS to all winners and participants!


Jason Cook            Jr Angler 11 & under      5.4  lb Dolphin
Dan Lom            Mens board            10.8 lb Bonita
Chris Rooney        Bluewater board        20.0 lb Dolphin
Rob Cripe            Light Tackle            16.3 lb Kingfish
Rob Cripe            Light Tackle            11.3 lb Dolphin
Zach Miller            Jr. Angler 12-17         8.2 lb Dolphin
Larrissa Ogin        Jr. Angler 12-17        28.3 lb Jack Cravelle
Kaitlyn Kiel            Jr Angler inshore         1.25 lb Whiting                


Bean Bag, lures, lots of stuff!

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at  9:40pm.


Respectfully submitted,

Alison Thornton
JOSFC Secretary

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