Wottermen Chronicles

Warmth Is The New Cool April 23, 2015 10:41

As I was doing some important water research, I noticed a common theme among all types of water sport…it is imperative to maintain your body heat before, during and after your sport. I am sure everyone reading this can remember a time when they were out enjoying themselves in the water until it came time to get…

Paddling For 24 Straight Hours To Fight Cancer March 26, 2015 13:57

Monster And Sea, A West Coast Clothing Company, Is Organizing A 24 Hour Relay-style Paddle This April To Benefit Families Who Have Been Effected By Cancer. By Troy Nebeker Over goes the hand, banging, searching for that sliver of a button called snooze. Genius design really. By the time you find it, you are beyond…

Sex Sauce: Secret Sauce for Your Catch of the Day March 19, 2015 15:07

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 One: A Colorado River Expedition February 10, 2015 07:40

A story adapted from the tales of Gary Mortimer. MEET THE THREE AMIGOS! One day last year, Gary Mortimer was sitting on the beach with his friend Mark Geraghty shooting the bull after paddling around the island at Lake Havasu. Suddenly, Gary had an idea only a true adventurer could inspire: paddle an OC1 the length of the…

Part Three: Brave the Elements Tour February 5, 2015 10:00

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…

Ottertalks Q&A with Kathy Zuk December 16, 2014 12:01

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…

Ottertalks Q&A with Cheryl Babineau December 5, 2014 08:25

Clyde the Otter recently laid back in the ocean with Co-owner Cheryl Babineau of Scotts Valley, California’s Pro Scuba Dive Center for a special Surf-fur Brave the Elements tour interview. Clyde the Otter: Tell us a brief history of Pro Scuba Dive Center. Cheryl Babineau: We opened our doors as the first Dive shop in the town of Scotts Valley on…

What is Ocean Futures Society? December 2, 2014 10:10

Since we’ve started our Brave the Elements Tour to benefit Ocean Futures Society, you’ve been asking, “What is Ocean Futures Society?” and “How is Jean-Michel Cousteau involved?” Today, we are going to answer your biting questions. So nibble on this. Clyde the Otter laid out in the Pacific Ocean with Marine Biologist and Executive Coordinator for Jean-Michel Cousteau, Holly S.…