RSSKayaking

Best Kayaking Spots in Central Texas

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

When most people think Texas, they think cowboy hats, horses, and country music. While some of that is certainly true, most people don’t associate Texas with great outdoor beauty. With high plains, rolling hills, and even a gulf coast, Texas offers a variety of gorgeous geography. In addition, Texas is home to 3,700 named streams […]

Continue Reading

Wanderlust: The New River

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

We asked all of you where you would paddle if you could choose anywhere in the world and received so many great answers that we decided to start a special column focused entirely on traveling! Wanderlust is in all of us and with our Facebook followers recommendations, we will guide you on a written tour of […]

Continue Reading

Introducing the ACKessories Milk Crate!

| May 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

What is the one accessory item you can always find in the tankwell of a kayak fisherman? If your answer was, ‘A milk crate!’ then you are 100% correct. Kayak fishermen use them to house all of their gear and even turn to some creative rigging to make their crates suit their style of fishing […]

Continue Reading

Mother’s Day 2014 – Sunshine & Quality Time

| May 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and if you’re still grasping at straws trying to figure out what to do May 11th (Mother’s Day if you didn’t already know that), look no further. Some of us at ACK came up with a few awesome ideas that will surely have your mother anxiously awaiting work on Monday […]

Continue Reading

10 Reasons To Go Paddling

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

At ACK we love paddling for a number of reasons- but we don’t want to focus on why we are obsessed! We took to our Facebook page and asked all of our customers what makes them want  to go out paddling and got some great answers. Y’all answered with everything from waking up to getting excited […]

Continue Reading

Learning to Fish the Hard Way!

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Early Years I have found that most people who enjoy the outdoors as adults were exposed to the joys of nature at an early age through a grandparent, uncle or parent. I however, was lucky enough to experience it with all three. I grew up hunting and fishing and enjoyed it all the way […]

Continue Reading

How to Choose the Perfect Whitewater or Touring Kayak Paddle

| March 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

by Danny Mongno, Werner Paddles Marketing Manager Selecting the perfect kayak paddle is probably the most important decision you will make as a boater. That’s because the paddle is your engine, your tool to transfer energy to the water. Choosing the proper blade shape will allow you to perform at the highest level for your […]

Continue Reading

Yak Gear Announces US Distribution of Viking Kayaks

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vikings are coming!  The Vikings are coming! Yak Gear is proud to announce the United States distribution of Viking Kayaks, a New Zealand based kayak manufacturer. As the United States distributor of Viking Kayaks and the accompanying line of paddling and fishing accessories, Yak Gear is distributing the newly designed Viking Kayak Profish Reload and the Viking Kayak […]

Continue Reading

Native Ultimate FX Has Landed at ACK!

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Native’s long awaited update to their highly popular hybrid canoe/kayak Ultimate series has landed at the ACK warehouse and for my unwrapping I couldn’t resist going with a St. Patty’s Day Green. So what’s new on the Native Ultimate FX? A whole lot. I opened up Ultimate FX 15 Solo, but it also comes in […]

Continue Reading

10 Pieces of Advice For 1st Time Paddlers

| March 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s one piece of advice you’d give to a 1st time paddler?” Some of the responses were serious and some were just downright funny. Here’s 10 of our favorites: 1. Don’t go without wearing your PFD. — Advice from Don P., JT L., Gary L., Lisa W., Billy M., Jonathan B., Travis […]

Continue Reading