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Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak Announces 2013 Kayak Demo Days

| March 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Austin, Texas (March 11, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC announces the 2013 Spring Kayak Demo Days & Outdoor Expo in Austin, San Marcos, Houston and Spring, Texas. The annual event is designed to give paddlers the opportunity to demo a combination of over 90 kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards.

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Two New Videos with Blake from Wilderness Systems!

| March 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Not only is the Kayak Angler Tournament Series (KATS) a great place to kick back and enjoy the outdoors, fishing and camaraderie but it’s also a great place to learn from the experts in their field. Wilderness Systems representative Blake Bartlett took some time off from promoting his products at the Lake Bastrop event last weekend to talk to us about the unique features of the Wilderness Systems Commander which make it ideal for the fisherman or someone looking for a canoe / kayak hybrid as well as the 2013 Wilderness Systems Ride 115 / 135 with the new, upgraded AirPro seat.

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Outsider Perspective : KATS Fishing Tournament

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s a lot of talk around the ACK offices and our stores about the Kayak Anglers Tournament Series (KATS) and if you aren’t an angler, that can leave you feeling a little left out at times. Case in point:

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Pigs in a Tent…Well Almost

| March 6, 2013 | 3 Comments

Back in January, I wrote a short article ranting about partaking in new adventure this year. Shame on me, two full months later and I had yet to do any of it, that is until just recently.

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Update: ACKTVnetwork YouTube Channel

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Howdy! We’ll be shooting and releasing some awesome videos over the next couple of weeks and if you haven’t noticed, ACK recently moved to a new YouTube channel, ACKTVnetwork!

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New Video: How To Properly Secure a Kayak to a Roof Rack

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Transporting a kayak can be a little tricky. Trust us.

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New Video: Kayaks 101 – Differences Between Kayak Designs

| February 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Are you looking for a kayak but overwhelmed by all the different choices? Well you’ve come to the right place!

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KATS Report: Decker Lake Deals a Winter Hand

| February 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

On January 23rd at 7:15am, 62 kayaks competing in KATS parted the morning mist, all with an angle to hook a Big Bass.

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In Focus: the Black Diamond Spot Headlamp

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

ACK’s Steve Messana has taken quite a… shine…

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Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) Surpasses Major Milestones in 2012

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (February 12, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, surpassed several milestones in 2012 with the expansion of staffing, business facilities, an additional storefront, as well as an increased online presence. ACK has experienced significant growth since brothers Steve and Peter Messana, along with friend and co-owner Chris Hackerd, took over the company back in 2005.

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