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Campfire Cooking: Rocking at Ramen

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oh ramen, such a beloved staple in any dirtbag’s pantry (aka that giant tupperware nestled in the back of their van). While some give ramen a hard time because it’s 19 cents a package and can get old pretty quickly, I invite you to up the budget a little and immerse yourself in the world of ramen mix ins.

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How to Pick the Right PFD for Kayak Fishing

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Awwwww yeah! You got your kayak all rigged up for a great day of fishing, have all your rods and lures packed and ready to go, but wait – what about your PFD?

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Behind the Scenes: How Your Order at ACK.com is Shipped

| January 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

Ever wonder what happens next after you confirm your order at ACK.com ?

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KATS 2016 Kicks Off On Bastrop

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kicking off the New Year big, the FishKATS X event on Lake Bastrop set the all time record with 147 participants! As check-in progressed, more and more anglers crowded the area, filling the bone-chilling, cold air with anxiousness and excitement.

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Feeling Tipsy with Sierra Designs

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

We recently teamed up with Sierra Designs for a gear giveaway on our Facebook page. The “Feeling Tipsy with Sierra Designs” giveaway called for you, our loyal readers and Facebook followers, to give us your best and most unique tips on how to stay warm outdoors during the winter.

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ACK Teams with Local Nonprofit Explore Austin

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you caught my earlier blog about why I woke up early on a Saturday to hang out with a group of strangers, then you’re familiar with how amazing Explore Austin is. This Austin, Texas based nonprofit is on a mission to empower underprivileged youth of Austin through outdoor exploration.

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PK Fridays: 7 Gear Essentials for Adventuring with Your Dog

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Going on adventures is one of my favorite things. So are dogs.

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45 Minutes of Serious Kayak Fishing Action

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Craving a little bit of kayak fishing action but the weather is holding you back? Live vicariously through the 2015 Kayak Angler Tournament Series(KATS) competitive anglers duking it out in a 2-day battle for the title of Classic Champion!

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3 Easy Ways to Improve your Next Kayak Fishing Trip

| January 26, 2016 | 6 Comments

I chatted with Barrett Fine, ACK’s Regional Operations Manager about ways anglers can improve their kayak fishing experience. Always a wealth of information, Barrett had the wise comment that increasing comfort while on the water is the best bet for improving your next kayak fishing trip.

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Leading Outdoor Adventure Retailers Join Forces

| January 26, 2016 | 3 Comments

Bloomfield Hills, MI (January 26, 2016) – Specialty outdoor gear retailers, Summit Sports and Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) announce the merger of the two companies under Summit Sports LLC. The merger, backed by Digital Fuel Capital, brings together two outdoor specialty retail leaders in snow, paddle, and other outdoor adventure sports.

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