Next Meeting Date: January 8th @ 7:00pm
Meeting will be held in room 508!
Speaker: Karen Roberts.
Karen Roberts, a TAC member, is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to these two important parts of our fishing activities. As the Sales Manager for West Marine she is involved with these elements of
water sports every day. We have asked her to talk about the different types of PFDs and how to choose
the correct one for boaters or wade fishing. According to Coast Guard Statistics in 2017 where the
cause of death was known 76% of fatal boating accident victims drown. Of those drowning 84.5% were not wearing a life jacket. Karen will also tell us how and where to register our electronics and why this is a must do and “what is that red button on your VHS radio”. She will also cover topics like wearing dry suits in the Winter Months to avoid Hypothermia, having Float Plans and fire extinguishers. Once you leave this meeting you will be a lot more knowledgeable about safety on the water and the use of your