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3 Steps to Kayak Fishing

3 Steps to Kayak Fishing

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Looking to try your hand at kayak fishing but don’t know where to start? With all of the gear and kayaks available we understand that it can be somewhat overwhelming. No need to fret! We have created a 3 step guide to kayak fishing that will walk you through the before, during and after of your adventure. Included […]

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Casting for a Cause- Chris’s Story

Casting for a Cause- Chris’s Story

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

I got the opportunity to fish the Casting for a Cause tournament for the second year in a row last week.  The word tournament might be featured in the name but the event is far more than a tournament.  The people that come to this event are there to support injured veterans.  As the child […]

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Casting for a Cause 2014- Barrett Takes the Coast

Casting for a Cause 2014- Barrett Takes the Coast

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Living in Florida I’d heard nothing but good things about the Casting for a Cause tournament held annually in Port Aransas, so when I moved back to Texas I had to add this tournament to my schedule. This year’s beneficiaries for the tournament are The National MS society, Haven for Hope, Heroes on the Water, […]

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Product Review: Wilderness Ride 135

Product Review: Wilderness Ride 135

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eugene Mora III, a Wilderness Systems Ambassador and avid kayak angler, reviews his Wilderness Ride 135.  Fishing from the Wilderness Systems Ride 135 has been amazing. Although there are many platforms to choose from, this is the ATV of kayaks for me. The pontoon hull design allows for maximum stability and weight capacity. This kayak weighs […]

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“ACK” as well as “Your Kayak Fishing Gear Headquarters” are Now Registered Trademarks of MSP Holdings, LLC.

“ACK” as well as “Your Kayak Fishing Gear Headquarters” are Now Registered Trademarks of MSP Holdings, LLC.

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

ACK now holds two new trademarks that expand the brand and development of its core business. Austin, Texas (July 1, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC announces their registered trademarks “ACK” and “Your Kayak Fishing Gear Headquarters” through the United States Patent and Trademark Office of […]

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Understanding Fish Finders

Understanding Fish Finders

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what exactly fish finders are and how they work? We have! That is exactly why we gathered all of our information into one, easy to read infographic to share with you all. This breakdown will help you understand what fish finders are, how they work, and the most common ways to install […]

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How To Properly Transport Your SUP

How To Properly Transport Your SUP

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest blog written by Adam Champagne Although, at first glance stand up paddle boards look easy to transport, their long and flat shape actually makes them act like wings. On top of that you have to be careful not to damage their surface. If you’re driving a pickup a van or vehicle big enough to safely […]

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5 Essentials of Climbing

5 Essentials of Climbing

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest blog written by Samarth Vasisht. Climbing is an awesome way to have fun while staying in shape. One of the best things about climbing is that anyone, no matter body type, size, or age has unique strengths and weaknesses that make almost any crag possible to scale. There are many times where I have […]

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Hunter Katich: Youth Kayaker

Hunter Katich: Youth Kayaker

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Andrew Andress, an ACK Customer Relationship Manager and avid whitewater kayaker, is a supporter of junior kayaking and is passionate about youth involvement and the growth of whitewater kayaking. He has had the pleasure of paddling with Hunter Katich, a talented youth freestyle kayaker, and shared his experience with us. Andrew sent a short introduction to the Next Big Thing and […]

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Dell Children’s Hospital Fishing Event

Dell Children’s Hospital Fishing Event

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

                Two weeks ago ACK was able to participate in the annual Dell Children’s Hospital Fishing Event hosted by Cody Greaney, TJ Greaney and Chris Roberts from the Texas Outdoor Zone at the Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin, TX. This event has been held for the past 6 years and continues to […]

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