Bob Semerau

Bob Semerau

The many years I have spent running my own business gives me a unique perspective on managing projects and creating effective programs. Coupled with the ten years I have been writing for Western Outdoor News these experiences have allowed me a set of skills perfectly suited for the OWAC Board of Directors. During my tenure as OWAC Vice President we have achieved substantial progress in the way OWAC operates and how we serve our membership. These contributions have been some of the most enjoyable and rewarding experiences of my professional life. The further development of the craft awards program, working with each successive chair person, is among the many progressive developments I have accomplished as a volunteer on the OWAC Board. My interest in making OWAC work better, adding value both professionally and personally for each member, is the driving force behind my desire to stay aboard and complete initiatives recently begun. I seek your vote for re-election to the board so I may further the cause of OWAC and its membership and help it to continue to build as a unique, and outstanding, professional organization.

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Bob Semerau

Wild outdoor photography

Hard as we try we don’t always get the perfect shot. But on occasion, sometimes fickle as the seasons, the subject simply comes into view.

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Bob Semerau

Executive Director Message

November 15, 2021, OWAC general membership will convene at the beautiful and inspiring town of Sonora, California, hosted by Tuolumne County’s Go Tuolumne organization.

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Bob Semerau

Mac Daddy returns

Owner operator, Scott McDaniels, had been out of the wheelhouse for a while. Sidelined when, after 20-years of fighting chronic embolisms in his left leg, the skipper decided to have the thing removed.

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Bob Semerau

You CAN make a difference…

You CAN make a difference…
With all the bleak forecasts for climate related issues hanging like a bone-dry, gloomy cloud over all of the outdoors, we can all truly make a difference.
After a drought lasting two-years we are now set to have our Fall Conference at an exciting location,

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Bob Semerau

Eldorado scores on rockfish and white seabass

A late departure out of the legendary Long Beach Sportfishing Berth 55 docks for the 85-foot sportboat, Eldorado, did not dampen spirits for the 30-anglers heading offshore for two-days of exciting fishing.
The Western Outdoor News charter aboard Eldorado…

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Bob Semerau

Disappointed, but moving forward

Disappointed, but moving forward…
Our discussions with the host group for a fall conference have been put on hold until spring due to problems with housing availability.

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