January Newsletter

Leavenworth Bass Club

Newsletter and General Membership Meeting Minutes


January 24th,  2015

2015 Officers

President: Steve Read (816) 233-8474
Vice-President Larry Stoafer (913) 240-5254
Treasurer: Ken Hackworth (913) 240-4884
Secretary: Bill Horvath (913) 306-1110
Webmaster: Brent Goss (913) 775-2063
Youth Director: Bill Horvath (913) 306-1110
Members at Large: Bob Greene (913) 240-4474
Members at Large: Lou Engler (913) 888-7424
Tournament  Director Randy Kenton (913) 927-6777
Tournament Committee Ray Cates (816) 588-8351
Tournament Committee Dennis Edwards (913) 683-3195
Tournament Committee Bob Jorgensen (913) 683-1708
Tournament Committee Steve Read (816) 233-8474
Tournament Committee Larry Stoafer (913) 240-5254

The next regular club meeting will be on February 2nd, 2015. We will be discussing the new security procedures for access onto Ft Leavenworth .

The website is located at the following address: http://theleavenworthbassclub.org/  If your information on the current roster is not correct, please notify the secretary. If you need assistance signing up for the forum, contact the webmaster.

The Banquet Minutes follow:

WELCOME: The Leavenworth Bass Club held its annual banquet on January 24th, 2015 at the Leavenworth Eagles Club.  There were 25 members present. The banquet chairman called the festivities to order at 6:00 pm.

Secretary’s Report:  No report.

The roster will be updated with current membership at the February meeting.

Treasurer’s Report:   No report.

Conservation Committee Report: No report.

 Youth Committee Report:  Five members of the NW Missouri State Fishing Club attended the banquet.

Banquet Committee Report:  The banquet was held at the Eagles Club in Leavenworth. There were 58 members, spouses, guests and sponsors there. After a terrific dinner, sponsors and the 2014 officers were presented with certificates of appreciation, guests were recognized and  the top 10 anglers, the guide of the year, co-angler, and rookie of the year were presented with their jackets or shirts.  After awards, the door prize drawing was conducted and a plethora of cool and neat fishing tackle was distributed.


The following members won the major drawings at this year’s banquet:


  • $100.00 gas cards, donated by Shoreline RV and Boat Repair
    • Bill Peterson and Dennis Edwards


  • Free boat detailing, also by Shoreline RV and Boat Repair
    • Stephen Smith


  • Wiley X sunglasses, donated by Hackworth Family Eye Care
    • Bob Jorgensen


  • One week at Big Canon Resort, donated by Sam and Cynthia Guse
    • 1st , Randy Kenton
    • Runner up, Ray Cates
    • Next, Bob Greene
    • Next, Bill Gevedon
    • Next Bob Jorgensen


Webmaster Report:  No report.


If you have suggestions for the web site, contact Brent, and if you need a password for the forum, contact Brent.


Vice President’s Report:  If there is something you would like to recommend for a presentation, see Larry.


He is still selling tickets for an HDS 9 with side scan, as a fund raiser for TBF, which will be raffled off in April next year.


President’s Report:  No report


Old Business:  No report

New Business:  No report

By-Law changes. No report

New Members: None.

Tournament Director’s Report:  Randy deferred the Table Rock results to the February meeting.

Randy gave a presentation of the annual awards for 2014:

1 Bob Jorgensen Angler of the Year
2 Dennis Edwards Guide of the Year
3 Larry Stoafer 1st Big Bass  6.61
4 Sam Morton
5 Rich Pearl  2nd Big Bass  6.4
6 Danny Lee 3rd Big Bass   6.01
7 Ray Cates Co-Angler of the Year
8 Bill Gevedon
9 Jeff Sell Rookie of the Year
10 Randy Kenton
Sportsman of the Year was presented to Mike Brooks


There being no further official business, the banquet  was completed at 9:15 PM


SUBMITTED BY:                                          APPROVED BY:


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Bill Horvath                                                   Steve Read

Secretary                                                       President

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