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ACK Visual Diaries: KATS Classic – Lake Naconiche

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

In addition to serving as the fearless leader of our Marketing team, Roland Jimenez is an amazing amateur photographer. Last Fall, while at the KATS Classic, he had the opportunity to take some epic kayak fishing shots….

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A First Time For Everything

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

I recently got hired on full-time at Austin Canoe & Kayak as a graphic designer on the marketing team. Among my first few weeks, I got the opportunity to take a “Go Play Day.

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ACK Visual Diaries: Kayak Fishing on the San Marcos River

| April 8, 2016 | 6 Comments

About an hour away from ACK headquarters, is the laid back college town, San Marcos, TX home of  one of our stores and the beautiful San Marcos River. A balmy 72°, this stretch of water is home to Sunfish, Large Mouth Bass, Long-Nose Gar, Small Mouth Bass, and Guadalupe Bass (Texas’ state fish!).

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5 Quick Tips When Shopping In Our Stores

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Here at ACK, we want to make your shopping experience the best it can be whether it be online or in our 5 store locations. To make your trip as easy and fluid as possible, we asked our Austin Store Manager, Ryan Schaper (read more about him here), to put together a list of questions every ACK shopper should come prepared with.

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Yakety_Yak BTB Report: Tandem Island Fun Part 3

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

While cruising along about half way back, guess what I see.  I see the Marie Teresa out there trying to catch whatever it is that it’s trying to catch.

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Yakety_Yak BTB Report: Tandem Island Fun Part 2

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Friday was finally upon us! The game plan was for us to meet at FTU on I-10 around 4:

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Yakety_Yak BTB Report: Tandem Island Fun Part 1

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yakety_Yak here once again with another BTB report.  Sit back, relax, grab a beer, put your reading glasses on, and get ready for the show because it’s about to begin!

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How to Turn Your Predator XL Into a Fishing Beast

| March 25, 2016 | 4 Comments

So, you’re already in love with your Old Town Predator XL with that sweet Minn Kota motor, but looking to take your fishing to the next level? Perfect.

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Fishing Team Tip: DIY Tandem Island Trailer

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Hobie Tandem Island (TI) can sometimes be a challenge when it comes to transportation due to it’s size. Some people have even car topped this mammoth kayak but for me personally, I do everything in my power to avoid a hernia.

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After School Special

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

I was in school and inside for about 7 hours, once I got home I decided to go out fishing for an hour or so because the conditions were perfect. I grabbed my GoPro and my phone and went straight down to the lake where my new Hobie Pro Angler 12 was waiting for me.

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