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Lara Kaylor

Lara Kaylor

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Stories have begun to pour in from OWAC members' adventures at the Spring Conference in Placer County. See below for links to what has come in so far, and then send your story links in, too! Hardy catches 8.4-pound largemouth bass — by Bill Ryan Rafting and reflecting on the American River —…

Story Opportunity

  • Wednesday, 01 June 2016 20:51
Who's interested in an international climbing story? This summer my brother, two friends and I are going to Tanzania to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro and also to raise money for Badjao Bridge, the nonprofit Dan Johanson founded to help impoverished Filipino children out of poverty. We're paying all our own expenses, so 100% of…

April 2016 Newsletter

  • Sunday, 27 March 2016 15:46
The Spring Conference in Placer County is a major highlight of the April newsletter. Click on the link below to check it out! April 2016 Newsletter

February 2016 Newsletter

  • Wednesday, 10 February 2016 00:48
There are a lot of exciting things going on in OWAC. Check out the February newsletter at the link below to learn more! February 2016 Newsletter
Oceanside, California – January 18, 2016 - Who said Top Gun is only about Navy Strike Fighter Pilots? In 2015, Hobie® introduced their first Top Guns: a fiercely driven group of kayak anglers chosen from the company’s Fishing Team. For 2016, a new slate of Top Guns will build on the legacy of…

November 2015 Newsletter

  • Sunday, 15 November 2015 21:14
There are lots of members featured in the November Newsletter. Click on the link below to check it out! November 2015 Newsletter
By Tom Stienstra If you have written an outdoor-themed book in the past four years, the purpose of this letter is to ask you to join me and donate a copy of your book to create a new library of outdoors books at a town largely incinerated by fire and now rebuilding. In…

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