10 inch Abalone Hunter – Roger Rude

November 11, 2013

Napa Valley Divers November 2013 club meeting speaker was Roger Rude.  The photo below shows Roger sharing a 7 inch abalone shell and a 11 inch abalone shell.  Roger is a retired Lieutenant with the Sonoma County Sheriff.  His career in law enforcement included the Helicopter Unit, Search and Rescue, Marine Unit, Dive Team, SWAT […]

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Lobster for Napa Valley Divers

October 15, 2013

Napa Valley Divers club member and SCUBA instructor, Mitch E. caught this 11 pound lobster on opening day (9/28/13) of lobster season.  He caught this giant on the “Conception” dive boat at Santa Rosa Island, Talcott Shoals.  Come join the club as we explore all aspects of diving locally and internationally.  

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NVD Movie Night

September 9, 2013

If you can judge the level of fun that was had at this years Movie Night…..by the fact that everyone was so busy having fun that they forgot to take pictures…. this years movie night was over the top successful!  We watched “Shallow Hal” on a giant 9×12 foot screen.  The weather could not have […]

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Abalone Scientific Survey Meeting

September 6, 2013

At the request of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW), the California Ocean Science Trust (OST) has convened a Science Advisory Committee (SAC) to conduct a scientific and technical review of the survey design and methods currently used to estimate densities of red abalone (Haliotis rufescens) in northern California. The first meeting is […]

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Lake Berryessa Cleanup September 21, 2013

August 23, 2013
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Lake Berryessa Clean Up – September 21, 2013

August 15, 2013

The annual Lake Berryessa Clean Up will be on September 21, 2013.  Always a fun event to collect thousands of pounds of trash and recyclables, and help keep our lake clean.  Divers are needed, as well as boats, kayaks and land support.  BBQ to follow with awards.  Contact the coordinator of this years event, Robin […]

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August 12, 2013 Club Meeting Guest Speaker

July 19, 2013

Napa Valley Divers welcomes Art Fallon, Manager of the Novato Pinnacles Dive Center.  Art will give an overview of Pinnacles Dive Center (with stores in Novato and Santa Rosa), the classes, products and services that they provide, as well as tell us about the dive trips they currently have scheduled, as well as their monthly […]

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NVD Club BBQ/Swim Party: A complete success!

July 15, 2013

The Napa Valley Divers Club BBQ/Swim Party on July 14, 2013 was a complete success.  Perfect weather, a warm pool, appetizers, ribs and chicken, plenty of side dishes, and desert.  Mike celebrated his 75th birthday and had fun on the slide.

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NVD Upcoming Events – July 2013

July 8, 2013

  July 14, 2013:  Club BBQ and Swim Party at Keith & Pam’s home. September 7, 2013:  Club Movie Night at Jon & Sonya’s home. Upcoming events under discussion and soon to be announced: August Club Abalone Campout on the Sonoma Coast Monterey Dive and/or Whale Watching Weekend San Francisco Whale Watching Trip August 17-18 Lake Tahoe […]

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October 5, 2013 World Championship Abalone Cook-Off, Fort Bragg, CA

July 8, 2013

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ABALONE COOK-OFF COMPETITION Saturday, October 5, 2013, South Noyo Harbor Drive, Fort Bragg, CA  Register to cook in the 2013 competition for a chance to win the World Champion Abalone Cook Trophy & Title. Other prizes: Grand Prize is 8 days and 7 nights at a private villa in the Yucatan for two, […]

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