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January 9 Minutes

January 9, 2014 in Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Don Alcala at 7:10 PM. There were 16 members and guests in attendance. Motion to approve last minutes by Tom Turner, 2nd by Dorothy. No discussion. Motion passes. Read the rest of this entry →

December 12 Minutes

December 12, 2013 in Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Jeff Mills at 7:10 PM. There were 14 members and guests in attendance. Motion to approve last minutes by Jim, second by Conrad. No discussion. Motion passes. Read the rest of this entry →

November 14 Minutes

November 14, 2013 in Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Jeff Mills at 7:07 PM. There were 8 members and guests in attendance. Motion to approve last minutes by Tom Turner, second by Steve Utley. No discussion. Motion passes. Read the rest of this entry →

June 13 Minutes

June 14, 2013 in Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Jeff Mills at 7:00 PM. There were 12 members and guests in attendance. Motion to approve last minutes by Tom Turner, second by Waukeene. No discsusion. Motion passes. Read the rest of this entry →

April 11 Minutes

April 12, 2013 in Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Jeff Mills at 7:00 PM. There were 21 members and guests in attendance. Motion to approve minutes from last month by Steve U. Second by Tom Turner, no discussion, motion passes. Read the rest of this entry →

March 14 Minutes

March 15, 2013 in Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Jeff Mills at 7:05 PM. There were 24 members and guests in attendance. Read the rest of this entry →

February 21 Minutes

February 22, 2013 in Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Jeff Mills at 7:02 PM. There were 18 members and guests in attendance. Tom Turner made a motion to approve the minutes from January’s meeting; Steve Utley seconded; no discussion; motion passed. Read the rest of this entry →

January 10 Minutes

January 11, 2013 in Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Jeff Mills at 7:05 PM. There were 20 members and guests in attendance. Read the rest of this entry →

December 13 Minutes

December 15, 2012 in Meeting Minutes

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 7:10 pm by Don Alcala. There were 18 members and guests in attendance.

Jeff made a motion to approve the November minutes. Motion was seconded by Jim. No discussion. All for, none against. Motion passed.

Board of Directors and Member Reports

President
Don discussed past events: George Board tied freshwater flies at the November 15 Roundtable. No one showed up for PINS outing so Don fished Ingleside. Roy’s event on December 1 had a good turnout, we got one new member.

Upcoming events: December 15 outing to Swinney Switch for white bass; January 5 is Roy’s event from 9-11 AM

Club decals for car windows are available. First one is free with membership, each additional decal is $3.

Membership drive prizes went to Don Alcala and Steve Utley for bringing in the most members in 2012.

Raffle drawing for G. Loomis Pro 4X 8 wt 9′ rod and Lamson Guru 3.0 reel with backing and Rio flyline – Diego drew raffle and Sydney Alcala won.

Board Elections
Nominations made by committee:

  • President – Jeff Mills
  • Vice President – Steve Utley
  • Secretary – Sydney Alcala
  • Treasurer – George Board
  • Membership – Don Alcala
  • Youth – Stephanie Brandon
  • At-Large – Steve Wells

No other nominations. Jim made motion to accept nominations. Harry seconded. No discussion. All for, none against.

Vice President
Tom caught some redfish last weekend and an 18.5″ pompano in Ingleside.

Secretary
No report.

Treasurer
We have $3129.23 in the bank and $270 cash/checks. 2013 membership open – 1st 2013 new member is Tom Brown.

Membership Director
We have 48 members. Make sure to give out LMFFCC card and write your name on it for the membership drive.

Steve also discussed the new Texas FFF council.

Youth Director
Not here.

At-Large
No report.

Immediate Past President
No report.

Jim Schramm

FFF financials are good. The federation has new people who are doing great, they are very active and helpful. All councils are doing well.

The 3rd week in September there is a fly fishing fair in West Yellowstone.

FFF is now International Federation of Fly Fishers. Their overseas membership through casting program has grown.

Raffle

We raised $46 in the fly raffle.

November 8 Minutes

November 10, 2012 in Meeting Minutes

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 7:05 pm by Don Alcala. There were 13 members and 1 guest in attendance.

Jeff made a motion to approve the October minutes. Motion was seconded by Waukeene. All for, none against. Motion passed.

Board of Directors and Member Reports

President
Don discussed past events: Roy’s fly event went pretty well, one couple were very interested and spent a couple hours learning to cast. Steve Utley tied his surf bunny at the October roundtable. Only George and Don participated in the October outing to PINS, and since the weather wasn’t cooperating, they went to Port Aransas jetty instead.

Upcoming events: November 15 Roundtable – George Board is featured tier; November 18 – outing to PINS; December 1: Roy’s fly event

Club decals for car windows are available. First one is free with membership, each additional decal is $3.

FFF is tentatively dismantling the Gulf Coast Council and creating a Lone Star Council for just Texas. They’re planing to decrease membership costs by moving the magazine to online-only. All LMFFCC members are supposed to join the FFF. The more members we get, the more items FFF will give the club to use for education and community outreach. Members are only covered under our insurance for events if they are FFF members.

We’re going to start a club blog – send any stories or pictures to Sydney and she’ll post on the website.

Always give  out a club card with your name on it to get credit for membership drive. Prize is a Bugger Beast donated by Don.

Vice President
No report.

Secretary
Club is doing a raffle for a G. Loomis fly rod, Lamson Guru reel, plus line and backing. Tickets are $10 each. Drawing is at December meeting.

If you’d like to sign up for the email list, please see Sydney.

Treasurer
We have $3034.23 in the bank and $40 cash and 48 members.

We have decals. First is free with membership, each additional decal is $3.

Membership Director
Get other members to come to meetings. BOD will start calling inactive members to get them to participate in meetings and events.

Youth Director
Not here.

At-Large
Not here.

Immediate Past President
Sell those raffle tickets! Jeff will donate Redfish flyline to member who sells the most raffle tickets.

BOD Elections

Elections for Board of Directors will take place at the December meeting.

Fishing Reports

Diego caught his first red on the fly at the Hells Bay tournament. He was the youngest angler participating.

Mark – Mudhole is coming to Corpus Christi on April 6, 2013 to teach rod building. The class is $149. More information available.

Mindy – reds are hitting live mullet lately; she got 24″ and 26″ reds

Steve Utley – Billy Sandifer says jacks and sharks are down PINS

Raffle

We raised $80 in the rod raffle and $49 in the fly raffle.