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Fibers Smaller Than a Strand of Human Hair

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Austin Assistant Store Manager Bill Newberry A towel might not be the first thing that comes to mind when listing out favorite paddling accessories, but it is for me. When I hit the water, I almost always have a McNett Microfiber Towel with me.

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Pack Rack Plus Kayak Gun Mount Makes Kayak Hunting Easy

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Austin Store Manager Justin Fees Gun mounts are not just for atv’s, four wheelers and trucks…they can also be used on kayaks!

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ACK Austin Paddling Seminars Revamped for Fall

| October 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

Got cold weather blues? ACK Austin Paddling Seminars are just what you need!

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Paddling the Ride 115 with Some New Toys

| December 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

I recently had the chance to take out my Ride 115 on the Colorado River (Little Webberville, Texas). It’s always a pleasure to take this kayak out, I truly love it.

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SUPs, Always a Hit

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently a few friends and I rented a house in Gun Barrel, Texas on Cedar Creek Lake. I decided to bring along a few kayaks as well as a couple stand up paddleboard’s (SUP’s) and needless to say, they were hit throughout the weekend.

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Quest for a Kayak Ends at Tarpon 120

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

I have been on a quest the past few months. No, not for hunting dragons, but for a kayak.

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Austin to Denver

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: We are sad to announce that Michael, a valued ACK Austin store employee, will be leaving ACK to pursue his education in Colorado with his girlfriend.

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Gulf Coast Redfish Fever!

| November 2, 2011 | 6 Comments

An early fall Redfish round up by Kristian Kolflat It wasn’t my birthday weekend but it might as well have been! The late summer, early fall seasons provide some of the best redfish fishing here on the Texas coast.

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Happy Birthday to Me

| July 5, 2011 | 3 Comments

A coastal kayak fishing adventure by ACK Employee, Kristian Kolflat I hadn’t planned on getting struck by the whip-like harpoon-resembling barbed tail of a large stingray, but as I shuffled foot-by-foot in the waist deep, mucky-waters of the back bays of Port Aransas’ world-class fishing waters, this seemed more and more likely. “Always shuffle your feet,” an old friend preached to me for years.

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A Bittersweet Kayak Fishing Adventure

| June 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

I am hard pressed to remember a day of fishing that was quite so wildly unsuccessful as the day that Kristian and I spent fishing the lower Colorado. I mean we could not pull a fish out of that river to save our lives.

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