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How to Choose a Trolling Rod Holder

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest blog written by Stephen Snider with Railblaza This year, we have seen multiple big water kayaks like the Viking Reload and the Wilderness Thresher introduced to the market.

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Wilderness Systems AirPro MAX Seat

| October 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wilderness Systems upgraded their kayak seating in a big way with the newest addition to their Ride kayak series. They recently launched their brand new Ride MAX series featuring the Phase 3® AirPro MAX high/low seating system.

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Fall Camping Essentials

| October 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

With fall finally here we have one thing on our mind fall camping! The fall season not only brings gorgeous weather and emptier campgrounds, but it also creates some pretty awesome views.

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Austin Canoe & Kayak Receives Sixth Bizrate® Circle of Excellence Award

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

ACK hits another milestone with sixth consecutive year of outstanding customer service award. Austin, Texas (September 30, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC is excited and honored to have received the Bizrate® Circle of Excellence award for the sixth year in a row.

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Thank You For Another Fantastic Fall Demo Days!

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our 2014 Fall Kayak Demo Days took place earlier this month and as usual we had a great time putting them on! Our demo days are a company wide favorite not only because it give us the opportunity to interact with customers and manufacturer representatives twice a year, but we also get to do a little paddling of our own!

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Big Boats On Small Water: A Possibility Brought to you by C-TUG

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest blog written by Matt Moccia, Hobie Pro Staff For years I’ve enjoyed fishing out of a small kayak on various rivers and other small waters inaccessible to larger watercraft. The problem with this was they were inaccessible to vehicles as well, which meant limiting the amount of gear you could bring along.

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Yeti Limited Edition Breast Cancer Awareness Coolers

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

With October fast approaching, the color pink  has been blossoming all around us as we near Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  After first appearing in the fall of 1992, the pink ribbon has become synonymous with breast cancer research and the importance of regular check ups for men and women alike.

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Advice for New Kayak Anglers

| September 18, 2014 | 12 Comments

With kayak fishing growing in popularity by the minute we thought it would be a great idea to ask our seasoned kayak anglers to provide some advice and tricks for the newbies. By far the most popular piece of advice was to wear Buy the best PFD you can afford and ALWAYS wear it Always check the weather forecast  Keep everything tied down Learn how to self rescue Buy a sit-on-top kayak for easiest kayak fishing Test a bunch of kayaks before you buy one Tie down what you cant afford to lose Dont use your anchor in fast flowing rivers Look both ways before crossing an intracoastal Be anchored or tied off- big fish will pull you around!

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3am Coffee

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a kid, I was fortunate to be exposed to the outdoors by my family. My father’s side of the family enjoyed hunting as much as Grandpa River enjoyed the coast, so hook and bullets became a way of life for me.

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Farewell Warehouse, Hello Marketing!

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Looking back, no one told me it would be easy.  I suppose the young naive man I was just assumed that would be the case.

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