Steve (left) and Peter (right). Photo by Ralph Barrera.

As seen in the Austin American Statesman: Over the years, the retailer — which stocks an assortment of camping, fishing and hiking gear, in addition to canoes and kayaks — has grown from a single location at 9705 Burnet Road in North Austin into a multi-store company, with a pair of locations in Houston and one in San Marcos. More are likely on the way, said Peter Messana, who co-owns Austin Canoe and Kayak with his brother, Steve. Read the full story here.