Wottermen Chronicles

Lobster Bisque by Hawaiian Spearfisherman/Freediver Kim Werner October 01, 2015 05:57

Growing up on a farm in Maui with her freediving father taught Kim Werner how to live a sustainable lifestyle. The family lived in small house where she following her dad out to the ocean while he hunted daily. Fast forward many years and she became a trained chef which brought her back to her family’s…

Looking For Marine Biologists September 21, 2015 05:39

If you share in our ocean trivia geekiness, you would have liked or shared our posts about various sea life on our social media pages. We scour the Internet for crazy new stuff we have yet to see as well as look for information on our favorite sea life. If you have any suggestions or would…

The Best Post-Paddle Protein Drink May 22, 2015 10:27

Three months ago,  I finally decided to join an outrigger team. It’s an ass kicking workout with 5 other people in a skinny boat powered by aloha spirit!  Its as close to feeling like you are part of the ocean as surfing or SCUBA/free diving. The boat sits deep in the waves and every paddle…

Sex Sauce: Secret Sauce for Your Catch of the Day March 19, 2015 10:07

The directions for this closely guarded secret sauce has been passed on between white seabass fishermen. Legend has it that after eating the sauce, certain activites follow…if you know what I mean. 1 cup Mayonaise 1/3 cup soy sause 2 TBS olive oil 2 TBS sherry 1 lime (juice) 1/2 TBS sesame oil (we…

Part Three: Brave the Elements Tour February 05, 2015 06:00

Written by Cynthia Issel Next stop was Cannon Beach for the plunge with Cannon Beach Surf Shop. We had a lot of watchers, and not a lot of plungers, which seemed to be the theme at almost every plunge. The shop is ran by Mark who grew up in California during the beginning of the surfing…

Part Two: Brave the Elements Tour January 20, 2015 10:01

Written by Cynthia Issel “The ocean called our souls and we answered with all our hearts.” -unkonwn On the next segment of our tour, we started to feel more like storm chasers. We had braved so many storms in the now leaky trailer (we forgot to attach part of the cover into the wood… sorry El Diablo), and we…

Ottertalks Q&A with Kathy Zuk December 16, 2014 08:01

Clyde the Otter recently laid back in the ocean with owner Kathy Zuk of Central Point, Oregon’s Rogue Aquatics for a special Surf-fur Brave the Elements tour interview. Clyde the Otter: Tell us a brief history of Rogue Aquatics. Kathy Zuk: Rogue Aquatics was established in 2011 but was previously Rogue Scuba.  We still hold the Rogue Scuba name and still offer the…

Surf-fur Pacific Polar Plunge- Coming to a Beach Near You! September 25, 2014 07:54

SURF-FUR Challenges Locals To Plunge The Pacific Company’s “Brave The Elements Tour” hits the 101 Hwy in search of “Plungers” to benefit Ocean Futures Society Leucadia, California: Surf-fur, A Southern California based company specializing in “the best darn warming products for watersports”, will take to the road this Holiday Season to spread the good word…

Adventures in Central America September 22, 2014 08:36

Our adventures brought us to Nicaragua this Summer. We brought along the new SurfCheck hoodie just in case we came across a cold morning or couldn’t find a towel. The weather was balmy 24 hours a day, but it sure felt good to put on the SurfCheck after a longer sessession at the end of…