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Click the links below to go to separate photo gallery sections for specific events:

Photo Gallery photos from 1998 to 2004.
Fishing Excellence Award winners.
Annual Scholarship Winners.
Lake Audrey Project.
Annual Fishermen's Flea Market since 2010.
Annual South Jersey Youth Outdoor Day.
July Member Meetings (Barbecues).
Annual Pine Hill Harvest Fest youth fishing events since 2008.

Miscellaneous photos for year: 2013     2012     2011     2010     2009     2008     2007     2006     2005


2014
Union Lake Parking Lot & Ramp Clean-up - June 20
Union Clean-up
Some of the volunteers at our annual pre-tournament clean-up.

May Member Meeting - May 21

Chris S
NJ Fish & Wildlife principal fisheries biologist
Chris Smith speaks to meeting attendees
Chris S
NJ Fish & Wildlife principal fisheries biologist
Chris Smith speaks to meeting attendees


2013

December Member Meeting - December 18

Xmas Mtg Food
Mike Riordan samples the cold food portion of the holiday food spread.
Hot food portion with ribs & pasta not photographed.



NJDFW Employee Dave Golden Speaks at SJBCA Meeting - February 20
Dave Golden
 
Dave Golden


2012

December Member Meeting - December 19
Holiday Party
Deli Platter
Holiday Party
Ribs & Baked Ziti
Holiday Party
Digging in to the cold cuts & salads
Holiday Party
Beverages & chips
Holiday Party
Sandwich line
Hioliday Party
Ribs - bbq & dry rub

Steve S
Steve Steinmetz receives custom personalized fishing rod
(for accumulating 110 participation points).

Sportsmen's Jamboree in Millville area - October 6 & 7

Casting


Vineland Police Kids Fishing Derby at South Vineland Park - May 20
Derby
Derby
Derby
Derby
Volunteer Al Franchetta observes
the post-derby activities


Derby
Volunteer MaryAnne Franchetta helps out


Union Lake WMA parking lot & ramp clean-up - June 14
(Eight adults & three kids volunteered for this project)
Cleanup
Cleanup
Cleanup

Joe Hoban and Tom Schwarzman (rear) of South Jersey Bass Stalkers
shop for tackle during the "SJBCA Night" at Blackwater Sports Center, March 17
                                             Joe H & Tom S

Todd Pride of Mid-Atlantic Youth Anglers & Outdoors Program speaks at January 18 Meeting.
     Todd P


2011
NJDFW Employee Lee Widjeskog Speaks at SJBCA Meeting, December 21

Lee W
Lee W


2010
Barbecue at July 21 member meeting
Rob K
SJBCA 2nd VP Rob Kunze mans the grill.
MaryAnne F
MaryAnne Franchetta works on food preparation
Rob K & Mike G
Rob gets supervision from SJBCA food coordinator Mike Graham


NJDFW Employee Lee Widjeskog Speaks at SJBCA Meeting, March 17

Lee W
Lee W


2009
Maskells Mill Pond Ramp Improvement Project, November 29

Maskells Mill
Volunteers cut up fallen trees and move tree parts to
nearby forest for wildlife habitat
(left to right:  Joe Hoban, Rob Kunze, Dave.
Not pictured is Fred Lentz)
Maskells Mill
Maskells Mill
Volunteer Bob Russell cuts tree stump down to ground level.
Maskells Mill
Tree parts were piled in nearby forest to serve as habitat.


Bass fishing pro Mike "Ike" Iaconelli visits SJBCA Meeting, November 18

Ike & Officers
Ike & SJBCA Board Members
left to right:  Gary Corliss, Mike Graham, Mike Iaconelli,
Al Franchetta, Fred Lentz, Carmen Bersani, Joe Hoban
(sorry for the photo quality)


Ike
Ike speaks to the members about The Bass University



SJBCA Weigh-in Trailer (after addition of some preliminary graphics), October 13
Trailer
Trailer

New SJBCA Weigh-in Trailer (before addition of graphics)

Trailer
Trailer
 
Fishermen's Flea Market, Millville Elks Lodge, March 7
Sign
Elks Lodge marquee
Admissions
Admissions & raffles table
with Steve Steinmetz and MaryAnne Franchetta

Shopping
Shopping for bargains
Shopping
Shopping for bargains
Shopping
Shopping for bargains
Shopping
Shopping for bargains
Kids Casting
Kids casting activity with participant,
Rashawn Lewis and Rob Kunze

Kids Casting
Kids casting activity with Rob Kunze and participant
Seminar
Fishing seminar with Tim Fitzgerald
Seminar
Fishing seminar with Tim Fitzgerald
Franzwa
Franzwa's RV & Marine display with Joe Franzwa
Parking Lot
Parking lot was busy almost all day.


2008
HarvestFest/Trailblazer Kids Fishing Event, Pine Hill, November 1
Click here for photos.

Sportsmen's Jamboree, Millville, September 13 & 14

Al F & MaryAnne F
Al & MaryAnne Franchetta at the SJBCA booth before the event.
Jamboree
Fred Lentz talks to visitors at the SJBCA booth.

South Jersey Youth Outdoor Day, Carney's Point, August 16
Pole Barn
Event pavilion at Salem County Sportsmen's Club
Booth
SJBCA Booth with giveaways
(Bill Ridel and Fred Lentz  prepare the goodies)
Bass Boats
Bass boat display.  Rich Pettit's Triton in the foreground.
Loaner Rods
Loaner rod & reel combos, which were in heavy use all day.

Fishermen's Flea Market, Millville Elks Lodge, March 1

Sign
Elks Lodge marquee
Admissions and Raffles
Admissions table with tackle box raffles
(left to right:  Steve Steinmetz, Greg Carter, Al Davis)

Flea Market Floor
Flea market floor
Flea Market Booth
Flea market vendor booth
Flea Market Floor
Flea market floor
Kids Casting
Kids casting event. Must have been tough in that stiff wind.
(left to right: unidentified participant, Rob Kunze)
Franzwas Display
Franzwa's boat & trailer display
Flea Market Floor
Flea market floor
NJA and NJDFW
Friends of the SJBCA - "The New Jersey Angler" magazine
 and NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife
(left to right:  NJA editor Curt Bobzin,
NJDFW conservation officers Scott Risher & Paul Toppin)
Flea Market Floor
Flea market floor

Fish Habitat Improvement Project, Menantico Sand Ponds WMA, January 26
Menantico
NJDFW employee Lee Widjeskog (center) gives
instructions at the start of the project

Menantico
Friend of the SJBCA, Joe Matter, tends to the
coffee and venison stew.

Menantico
Lee Widjeskog (center) ensures things are organized
Tree Cut 1
One tree cut begins...
Tree Cut 2
Halfway done...
Tree Cut 3
Done!
Parking Lot
Parking lot crowded with volunteers
Menantico
The project volunteers.  SJBCA members who participated were: 
Dave Walukiewicz, Rob Kunze, Rashawn Lewis, Fred Lentz, Sam Wisnewski and Al Davis (not pictured).



2007
Sportsmen's Jamboree in Millville, September 15 & 16
SJBCA Booth
SJBCA Booth.  Al Franchetta at left.
SJBCA Booth
SJBCA Booth.  Fred Lentz at left.


Fishermen's Flea Market, Vineland Moose Lodge, March 10
Set Up
Volunteers setting up tables: Steve Steinmetz, Rob Kunze, Joe Hoban, Carmen Bersani
Set Up
Volunteers setting up tables
Parking Lot
Parking lot
Sign
Street-side sign


Taping of ESPN Radio "Rack & Fin" Show, February 24
Rack&Fin
Left to right: SJBCA president Carmen Bersani, radio show host "Tom P", SJBCA director Fred Lentz

2006
 
Trailblazer/Havestfest youth event at Pine Hill Scout Reservation, October 28
Pine Hill
Kids fishing, with parental supervision
Pine Hill
Kids fishing, with parental supervision
Pine Hill
The biggest (okay, only) fish of the day
Pine Hill
SJBCA table with loaner rod & reel combos
and giveaways.  Lynn Bobzin monitors the table.
(Lynn and husband Curt, both employees of "The New
Jersey Angler" magazine, volunteered at the event and brought along a bunch of giveaways including sample magazines & gift subscriptions.)

  SJBCA weigh-in trailer at Bass Bowl, Union Lake, October 15
(click here for more 2006 Bass Bowl photos)
Trailer
with Tournament Director Steve Steinmetz


  SJBCA booth Sportsmen's Jamboree in Millville, September 17
Jamboree
with MaryAnne & Al Franchetta manning the table

South Jersey Youth Outdoor Day at Salem County Sportsmen's Club in Carney's Point, August 19
More photos are posted on the event web site at www.sjyouthoutdoorday.org.

Booth
SJBCA booth with lots of giveaways
Booth
Another shot of our booth (volunteers in yellow shirts)
Bass
A nice little bass
Bass
Another nice bass
Al Bass
Volunteer Al Franchetta helps out with a bass
Bluegill
Nice bluegill
Boat
Part of our bass boat display
Shirt
Free SJBCA/SJYOD t-shirts we gave away


Fishermen's Flea Market at Vineland Moose Lodge, March 25
2006 Flea Mkt
2006 Flea Mkt
2006 Flea Mkt
2006 Flea Mkt


2005
  South Jersey Youth Outdoor Day, Salem County Sportsmen's Club in Carney's Point, August 20
More photos are posted on the event web site at www.sjyouthoutdoorday.org.
Booth
SJBCA booth manned by MaryAnne Franchetta,
Al Franchetta, Scott Bowen & Rick Lentz

Fishing
  Kids fishing at the pond
Safety Session
Required safety session conducted at the start of the event
Bass Boats
SJBCA bass boat display


  Fishermen's Flea Market at Vineland Moose Lodge, March 5

FM #!
Franzwa's bass boat display outside
FM #2
Customers looking for bargains
FM #3
Some of our 500+ customers
FM #4
SJBCA supporters "New Jersey Angler Magazine"
FM #5
Lots of new & used stuff to choose from
FM #6
Wide choice of Case Plastics on display
FM #7
Custom bucktails being tied
FM #8
SJBCA Pres Carmen Bersani announcing door prizes
(on stage in blue SJBCA jacket)
FM #9
Many fishing rods are among the sale items
2005 Flea Mkt
Al Davis & Steve Steinmetz man the admissions table

2005 Flea Mkt
Prepping for the kids casting event...
2005 Flea Mkt
...and the cast

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