Lakes area FOCAS meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at the Sawmill Inn in Brainerd, unless otherwise specified.
For example, the January meeting will be at 7 p.m. this Thursday at the Bonanza Restaurant in Baxter. The speaker will be Jim O'Rourke, In Fisherman radio host.
Most summer meetings are held at landings, with fishing following.
Dues are $25 per year for individuals and $35 per year for families (mostly to cover the costs of newsletters, meetings and other operating expenses.)
Lakes area FOCAS club's year 2000 roster of speakers include Dave Csanda, editor, In Fisherman magazine; Mark Dorn, director, Professional Walleye Trail; Jim Kalkofen, executive director, Professional Walleye Trail; and Dan Sura, TV fishing personality.
Planned activities for year 2000 include a Canada trip in June, launch trip this summer and Dakotas trip in the fall.
For more information on FOCAS membership, or upcoming meetings or events, contact Mike Simpson, club president, at 828-0726, or Rick Anderson, club chaplain, at 829-3828.
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