Archive for January, 2012

New Product Category Notice: Rescue and Safety

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been visiting our website ( over the last several years, you may have noticed an evolution of how we organize our products. The reason behind this is simply focused on your shopping experience. We continually strive to provide an easier more convenient path to the products you are looking for specifically in how […]

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Hi, I’m Joseph…

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

I recently joined the ACK team this January and wanted to introduce myself along with some of the projects I have already started working on. First off, I’m a native Austinite and take pride in that fact. Although I don’t always have the time for it lately, I used to take advantage of the Texas […]

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Werner Paddles Expansion to Facilitate Better Customer Service, Bigger Orders

| January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

We are proud to be a Werner Paddles retailer. Werner Paddles recently expanded their operation to include a new shipping facility and warehouse. With the investment in new infrastructure, Werner has doubled their paddle storage space, increased their ability to stage orders and will be better equipped to provide increased customer service to their dealers — like […]

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Belton Boat Show Report

| January 11, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Belton boat show may have come and gone but it certainly left a lasting impression on me — it should be called the “Belton Boat and Fishing show”. While all boat shows cater to attendees with an in interest in fishing the folks at this show view it as a way of life. The […]

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Traffic Getting You Down?

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Frustrated with your morning commute? You might take inspiration from Theo Maryeski, who decided over six years ago that he couldn’t handle the stress of driving. Instead, he employs a number of alternative methods of transportation to get to work. One such method — kayaking. Check out the video to see for yourself! Thanks to […]

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In the News: College Kid Paddles Home for Christmas

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

As seen in the Cape Coral Daily Breeze 20 year old Nathan Jangraw, a senior at West Florida University, decided to partake in an 18 day commute to his home for the Christmas break. According to a report by the Cape Coral Daily Breeze, he traveled about 20 miles a day before finding shelter each […]

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Jack’s First Fish

| January 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

Many of our readers will appreciate this since many are Kayak fisherman, it is a natural fit since the Kayak can get you to places that walking and/or motor boating cannot.  My son, Jack (4), caught his first fish this past weekend.  While I would love to say that my son’s first fish was caught […]

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Dutch Oven Cooking – Getting Started

| January 4, 2012 | 3 Comments

Biscuits, just a few simple ingredients is all it takes, but how you bake them will make a world of a difference. If you have yet to experience the warm, buttery taste of biscuits cooked in a Dutch oven after a long day of paddling or hiking, you seriously need to add it to your […]

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Getting to Know Us: Joe Provil, Associate Buyer

| January 4, 2012 | 2 Comments

I joined the team back in June of 2011 and have since been working behind the scenes as an Associate Buyer. I moved to Austin from Omaha, Nebraska to take this job and it’s been a fantastic change. While this past summer proved to be the hottest and driest on record for central Texas, the experience […]

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