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Record Breaking Numbers at KATS Lake Austin / Lady Bird Lake

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Re-posted from FishKATS.com Not only was Saturday’s tournament the biggest KATS event ever held (94 competitors), it also produced some healthy limits for many and one Lake Austin big bass for Larry Martin (a KATS newcomer).

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Join the Texas Stream Team

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join the Texas Stream Team – a group of some 8,000 men, women, and children who have been active stewards of Texas waterways since 1991. If you canoe, kayak or stand up paddle – or would like to –you can become founding members of the Texas Stream Team Paddlers.

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The Terrible Kayak Word Search

| February 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

This is the kind of stuff my friends send me because I work at ACK. If you’ve got some time to kill, then try your hand at this self-proclaimed “Terrible Word Search”.

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Proper Kayak Maintenance

| February 3, 2014 | 10 Comments

If every paddler had their way, kayaks would glide through the years without a scratch or dent to it’s hull. But let’s be realistic here – a well used kayak takes a beating!

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Paddle Tandem For Valentine’s Day!

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Valentine’s Day is nearly here, and if you’re ready to change things up and try something a little different, look no further than kayaking. Outdoor adventure is a great way to be engaging with your loved one (and even the whole family) and visiting a secluded, unique destination by kayak can be quite romantic.

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Storing Your Hobie Kayak

| January 31, 2014 | 5 Comments

Original content reposted from the HobieCat Forum. Kayak storage isn’t often given much thought, but doing it improperly can lead to permanent damage.

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Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) Announces the Grand Opening of its Newest Store in San Antonio, Texas

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join ACK on Feb 8th and 9th for the Grand Opening Celebration Austin, Texas (Jan. 28th, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings LLC, is gearing up for the Grand Opening of it’s 5th location in northwest San Antonio, Texas, which is slated to take place over the weekend of Feb.

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The New Portable Camp Chair (and Table) Solution

| January 23, 2014 | 3 Comments

One issue I face when going kayak camping or backpacking is how to bring along my camp chair. I have a Kelty Folding Mesh Chair which I love using on camp outs and tailgates, but at 8 lbs and nearly 3 feet tall when packed down it’s not a truly portable camp chair option.

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Get Excited for KATS 2014!

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Re-posted from FishKATS.com After gathering some kayak fishing footage from our KATS 2014 season kickoff at Decker Lake as well as 2013 footage from competitor Mike Garcia (see his profile and blog on Adventure on The Water), we’ve put together our first ever KATS Teaser Video!

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Prowler Big Game II Lands At ACK!

| January 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

The Prowler Big Game II is here! Our first shipment of the newly revamped Prowler Big Game II has landed at ACK and I gotta say, this ‘yak is slick!

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