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About Otto

Otto Gasser grew up mostly in southern California and obtained his Doctorate In Educational Psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He was hired as a professor to teach in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, where he initiated a multilevel Scuba training curriculum on campus. Dr. Gasser spent 37 years at Cal Poly before recently retiring. During that time, he certified over 2,000 students in Scuba. He served as the University’s Diving Safety Officer and represented the campus on the California State College and Universities Diving Safety Committee. Off campus, Dr. Gasser spent ten years on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles County Underwater Instructors Association, three of them as President. Over the years, he has volunteered time on a number of county Scuba training programs and has authored several articles about diver training. Otto is now an active recreational diver. In addition to the California coast, his more frequently visited dive locations include Hawaii’s Big Island, Indonesia, and the Caribbean islands.

California Ocean Fishing Fun: Humboldt Sportfishing

If you’re interested in ocean fishing I’ve got a recommendation for you. My wife Pam and I just returned from a very excellent two days of fishing with Humboldt Sportfishing in Eureka, California and we had a blast. Here are … Continue reading

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Fishing Fishing is going to be a little different around the Mammoth Lakes area this year. After all the snowfall this last winter, the season is going to be late starting, figure at least three weeks. We were camped at … Continue reading

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Yellowstone National Park – 2018

This August we went back to Yellowstone National Park for our third time, and if you’ve never been there, you should put it on your bucket list, you won’t be disappointed. Instead of tent camping on this trip, we traveled … Continue reading

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