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ACK Visual Diaries: KATS Classic – Lake Naconiche

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

In addition to serving as the fearless leader of our Marketing team, Roland Jimenez is an amazing amateur photographer. Last Fall, while at the KATS Classic, he had the opportunity to take some epic kayak fishing shots….

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Outdoor Gear Lab’s Top 3 Soft Coolers

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

When looking for new gear, one of my favorite parts is researching reviews. Depending on how much I’m investing and how technical my needs are, this can be a very involved process.

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A First Time For Everything

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

I recently got hired on full-time at Austin Canoe & Kayak as a graphic designer on the marketing team. Among my first few weeks, I got the opportunity to take a “Go Play Day.

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2016 Spring Demo Days: Another One for the Books!

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

We recently wrapped up the 2016 ACK Spring Kayak and Stand-Up Paddleboard Demo Days and man were they one for the books! We had a record number of boats on the water as well as vendor representatives present and we hope y’all were able to take advantage of the great clinics they hosted.

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Why You Need to Catch a Screening of the 2016 Fly Fishing Film Tour

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

When it comes to fishing, the majority of my personal experience is with a conventional rod, not fly fishing. However, hanging out with fly fishing aficionados like Ryan Schaper and Nate Wilson from our Austin store has certainly sparked an interest in getting more involved with the fly fishing scene.

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Meet Summit Sports

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chances are if you’ve shopped with us, you’re a fan of going on adventures outside. At ACK, we work hard to provide you with all the gear you’d need for all enjoying the outdoors and your favorite paddlesports.

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ACK Visual Diaries: Running in The Sahara Desert

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jacob, on our Customer Service team, was lucky enough to visit Morocco earlier this month. On this trip, he fell in love with the unique culture, locals’ hospitality, and delicious cuisine.

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Chacos “Challenge”: San Diego Beaches

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Before I got my Chacos, I was jumping around from brand to brand of men’s sandals. Columbia’s would slip off in even the smallest of currents, Tevas were better but they didn’t fit my feet comfortably, and water shoes would get rocks and sand in them when porting my kayak.

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National Park Week Kicks Off with Free Park Admission!

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visit the National Park of your dreams for free this week! Starting tomorrow, April 16th National Park Week kicks off offering National Park visitors free admission

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ACK Visual Diaries: Kayak Fishing on the San Marcos River

| April 8, 2016 | 6 Comments

About an hour away from ACK headquarters, is the laid back college town, San Marcos, TX home of  one of our stores and the beautiful San Marcos River. A balmy 72°, this stretch of water is home to Sunfish, Large Mouth Bass, Long-Nose Gar, Small Mouth Bass, and Guadalupe Bass (Texas’ state fish!).

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