GREAT PLANERS TROUT & SALMON CLUB
P.O. Box 7085
Bismarck, ND 58507-7085
"Promoting Trout and Salmon Fishing in North Dakota"
CONTACTS - Officers for 2005-2006
President: Dale Twardoski
Vice President: Al Nosbusch
Sec/Treas: Barb Fischer – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Chair: Monte Babeck
Newsletter Editor: Della Schick
Derby Chairs: Blair Ihmels, Jon Mitzel
OUR GOALS AND PURPOSES
The Great Planers Trout and Salmon Club
promotes sport fishing upon Lake Sakakawea, the Missouri River,
Lake Oahe, and other waters in North Dakota. More specifically,
the Club's purpose is to promote trout and salmon fishing based
on the following principles:
To encourage the exchange of fishing information between Club
To provide educational opportunities in trout and salmon fishing
techniques to Club members and non-members.
To help instruct the public and assist agencies to fight pollution
of the State's waters.
To encourage the respect of the right of others while engaged
in fishing and other marine activities.
To provide all practicable assistance to government agencies
responsible for fish management programs in North Dakota.
To operate as a non-profit, public service organization.
Membership Benefits: The annual dues
of $15.00 per family allows you to participate in the following
activities: Summer Outings: Mini Salmon/Trout fishing contests are
held monthly July, August, and September to co-inside with our monthly
Salmon boils where delicious Salmon and fixings are prepared and
great prizes are awarded. Annual Salmon/Trout Derby: A yearly derby
is held in August with a lot of fun and prizes. All of these activities
are typically held at the main shelter of Lake Sakakawea State Park.
Annual Salmon/Trout Derby: A yearly
derby is held at Lake Sakakawea State Park. The derby begins Friday
evening with sign-up and review of rules. Fishing runs from 7:00
am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, ending with trophies and prizes being
awarded. Cost to enter the derby is $30.00/boat, maximum of three
persons per boat.
Annual Meeting: In January, members
hold a “Pot Luck Supper” and elect the Executive Board
for the upcoming year. Also upcoming events and items of interest
are discussed and voted upon. The winner of the 'Early Bird' contest
is announced. All members who have paid their club dues for the
upcoming year are entered in this contest.
Annual Pizza Party: In appreciation
of the hard work of the Garrison Hatchery and the North Dakota Game
and Fish Department, we invite them to a Pizza Party held in Bismarck.
The cost is $5.00 per person.
Spring Meeting: Members meet in Bismarck to swap strategies and
listen to presentations on tackle and techniques.
Newsletter: The club newsletter is
published several times a year to keep the membership informed of
upcoming events, President's message, technical tips and information
on salmon and trout fishing, recipes, want ads and much more!
*All activities are held at the main
shelter of Lake Sakakawea State Park. For further details contact
one of the club officers above.