Hell’s Gate Bass Club Meeting September 8, 2014

Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm by Bill Pillans, second Steve McCain.


Discussion was held regarding the Fund Raiser Shoot, various options were discussed.

Barry Smith offered that the Patterson Group might be interested in setting up a Sporting Clays

Range at their Ranch at Graford. Barry offered to pursue this discussion further.


Eddie McCracken brought up the idea that we should post the information on our Webb-site of

how to join the Bass Club, the amount to join and entry fees etc.

Barry Smith stated that someone should take pictures at the Weigh-in of the winner and Big

Bass. Any one there should take pictures and forward to Ric, then we can post to them web-site

and in the Lake Country Sun.


It was announced that Coleman Crook had graduated from Texas Tech University.  I will try to get a picture.

Discussion was made as to having a fishing event for the Graford High School Fishing Club, no

date was decided and this was tabled for further discussion at a later date.

Discussion was made about the October 2-day tournament; it was decided that we would fish

PK both days and would have Saturday Dinner at John’s; Fried fish, beans, fix’ns etc.

Meeting was adjourned at 7:21pm first Steve McCain, second Bobby Koncak.

The raffle was held and $84.00 was raised; Bruce Ray won a Lew’s Reel.

Members present: Steve McCain, Mike Halford, Johnnie Hicks, Bill Pillans, Bob Koncak, John

McCracken, Don Welch, Eddie McCracken, Barry Smith, Tony Wallace, Bruce Ray.

Bruce Ray