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Event Recap: Alamo Chapter National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet 2011

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

ACK recently attended the 2011 Alamo Chapter National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet. The event was held in San Antonio where over 200 members and guests attended making it a great success. This yearly banquet is held to raise funds to help restore, conserve and manage wild turkeys and their habitats. The NWTF did a great […]

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Event Recap: San Marcos River Clean-Up

| March 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

We recently participated in the 25th Annual Great Texas River Clean-Up (San Marcos River Clean-Up). Folks from all over Texas joined forces in what is known as the world’s longest river clean up. People were cleaning up the entire length of the San Marcos River (approximately 90 miles). The section of river we took part […]

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Night Fishing with the Wildcat Lighting System

| March 9, 2011 | 8 Comments

For me kayak fishing is not just a hobby or an activity to pass time, but an obsession. I am always on the water whenever I have a few hours to spare. However, since I am a working college student, my spare time is very limited so I usually fish at night. Fishing from a […]

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Don’t Leave Home Without It!

| February 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

A simple anchor float is rarely an item of discussion when talking about paddling gear. However when kayaking on a less than perfect day it can really save you from losing your gear, especially if you are in a kayak in less-than-perfect conditions.   Point in case: Recently I was kayak fishing one or our […]

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Brrr, I’m cold!

| January 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s 29˚F outside and I can’t help but feel that chill creeping into our store. Sure, I’m wearing two jackets, jeans, a hoodie, beanie and a hat but what’s really keeping me warm are the Grabber Hand and Toe Warmers. I was curious and thought I would give them a try to see how well […]

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ACK San Marcos Seminar Recap

| January 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Friday, January 7th, San Marcos ACK held an informal seminar with Chris Roberts. Chris has a long history in the paddle sports industry. He worked for Wilderness Systems in 1996 and continued on as the Production Manager after they merged with Confluence Watersports through 2001. Today Chris is working with Pyranha and Feel Free […]

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Kayak Racks for Trucks

| January 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

If you’ve stopped by any of our stores here in Texas, you can easily see why some call this “truck country”, seems like every other vehicle that pulls up into our parking lot is a truck. Of course, this is because if you own a truck chances are you probably plan to use it to […]

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No More Holes! Attaching Kayak Accessories Without Drilling

| December 26, 2010 | 1 Comment

I’ve always noticed that we sell a large number  Wilderness System’s Tarpon series and the Native Manta Ray series kayaks here at the San Marcos store. One of the many reasons these kayaks sell so well, especially among anglers, is their patented accessory attachment systems. These innovations make it easy for paddlers to add and […]

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ACK Seminars: Understanding the Differences Between Kayaks

| December 16, 2010 | 1 Comment

Speaker: Chris Roberts Date: Friday, January 7th 2011 Time: 5pm-7pm Location: ACK San Marcos Store Address: 4554 South IH35, San Marcos, Texas 78666 ACK San Marcos would like to invite you to join us for a free seminar discussing the differences between the many styles of kayaks. With so many different types and models available […]

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Kayaking Season Isn’t Over Yet!

| November 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

You are probably starting to notice a slight trend in topics related to colder weather paddling. I think it is pretty obvious why,  just because the temps are dropping, doesn’t mean that you have to put your kayaks in storage yet! This is especially true for those in the southern regions. If you prepare yourself […]

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