2012 Club Officers
RHBC Vice President
and Tom Blackshear
Ray Hubbard Bass Club - Lake Lavon
Saturday August 11, 2012
Launch: Lavonia Park South (by the Dam)
Time: 6:00am to 2:00pm
Lake Lavon in August should provide a welcome
outing close to home. Its August, it will be hot but Lake Lavon should
impress with large bags of solid bass. Rocks, timber, boat ramps, marinas,
points humps and more.
Lavonia Park South (by the dam).
Ray Hubbard Bass Club August Tournament-
Best Pattern: Crankbaits
Water Temp: Low-Mid 80's
Weather: 70's-90's, Bluebird, light wind
Claiming their second win of the season were David Simmons and Jared Fish
with 5 for 23.19. Congratulations guys!
Big bass paid out two places because we had 30 boats or more. 2nd place
big bass went to Simmons & Fish with Jared catching this 6.89 toad.
Second place went to Tommy and Tony Climer with a giant bag of 5 for 22.19
that included big bass of the tournament an 8.49 beast!
We knew we were in for an interesting weigh in when the first team to
the scales Tommy Morris and Jay Knox pulled these two toads from the bag.
Fourth place went to the above mentioned Tommy Morris and Jay Knox who
had an outstanding bag of 5 for 19.26.
Club AOY leaders Vince Burt and Mark Werner continued their strong season
with a 6th place finish with 5 for 13.64.
Herman Larkin and Frank Story with a nice limit.
Here's David Taylor with a nice chunk.
August Meeting Minutes:
- Call to Order - 7:15 p.m.
- Partner Finder - Justin Watts and John Bruner both found partners.
Hubbard July 14, 2012
# of Teams:
- Lake Lavon Tournament - Ramp - Lavonia South (free ramp) -
Tournament Times - 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with registration starting
at 4:00 a.m. to 4:45 a.m. Club voted unanimously to change times to
6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with registration starting at 5:00 a.m. to 5:45
a.m. Fish Care - Tom talked about fish care, using ice, 'Release Me'
and hydrogen peroxide and keeping livewells cool. Trailering allowed
-Jay Messersmith talked about the off limits at the pump stations, power
plant, and dam.
- Top Six Tournament -Jeff Cartwright gave the following report;
Possum Kingdom Lake -Bonita Shores Marina. Tournament Date - Sunday
September 30th. Off Limits- September 17th thru 27th. Practice Days
- Friday September 28th and Saturday September 29th. Skeeter giving
demo rides on Saturday and automatically registers you for a $1000.00
give away. Saturday evening - All Participants must be off the water
by 5:00 p.m. for mandatory registration, meeting and dinner. Bean Bag
Toss Tournament-Saturday at 5:30 p.m. with Cash Prizes. Club voted to
participate in the Top Six.
- Financial Report - Championship Fund-$2075.00 and total Funds
at $5090.00.Jeff Cartwright gave this report to the Club.
- Lake Fork Tournament - Set Times - Club voted for 6:00 a.m.
to 2:00 p.m. with launch out of Lake Fork Marina. Guest Speaker - Tom
Reddington will be at the September meeting.
- Championship Tournament- Nov. 3rd & 4th on Lake Bob Sandlin.
Club will be staying at Ragan's Lodging. Tom went over the Championship
details and lodging again.
- Other Club Business -
Announcement - PVA will be the first weekend in October and Club members
were encouraged to volunteer so the Club could have the most members
help out again for the third year in a row.
BLT Feb. 2, 2013 - Charlie Davis asked for the Club to help with launching
at Chandler's, weigh-in at Market Hall in Dallas. Will be discussed
again at future meetings.
Take Soldier Fishing on Grapevine -Will be launching from Katie Woods
Ramp and tournament times are 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with 5-fish limit.
This is set for September the 16, 2012. 10.
- Adjournment -8:05 p.m.
Attended August Meeting:
- Tom Brouillette
- Chad Dearen
- John Bruner
- Douglas Moore (NM)
- Doug Rener
- Eric Vidal
- Ronnie Manning
- Tony Schnurr
- Mark Werner
- Chris Derrick (NM)
- Bobby Finta (NM)
- Vince Burt
- Robert Oleson
- Brandon Putnam
- Joey Deans
- Jay Messersmith
- David Simmons
- Mark Stiles
- Shawn Garber
- Phil Bollam
- Joe Watts
- Justin Watts
- John Bailey
- Damon Machost
- Dennis Machost
- Tommy Climer
- Jack Scheel
- Fly Scheel
- Jerry Brown
- Tommy Morris
- Jeff Cartwright
- Kenny Bunch
- Howard Bunch
- Tucker Cappella
And don't forget to walk your Fish!