There are so many benefits to getting them excited to be outdoors from an early age: Lasting family memories, physical and mental health benefits, a lifelong appreciation for the natural world, and so on.
If you’re fishing the Texas Gulf Coast (or any other coast) and want to use a simple yet effective technique to catch inshore species like reds, trout or flounder, then try a popping cork rig. Here’s some quick info on gathering your supplies and mastering the movement.
We officially declare May 6, intentionally set in the spring season (feeling like summer in some states), as a day in the year where we urge everyone to get out and enjoy the Great Outdoors on the water, celebrating the hobby, sport, and lifestyle that is kayak fishing.
For those who don’t know, we offer four Go Play Days (paid workdays) a year for all employees to get outside and learn more about our products through personal experience. Of course, it doesn’t take much pushing to get ACK-ers outside. Here’s a blog by ACK San Marcos Store Associate Casey Billingsley documenting his experience kayak fishing on the Texas coast.
Foot-powered kayaks, boats that are equipped with a pedal drive, are becoming more and more common as innovation in the kayak fishing world expands the realm of options. We thought a side-by-side comparison of popular pedal models would be helpful for those looking to make the investment.
Anticipation is high, but the wait for FeelFree’s Overdrive to be released is almost over. It’s coming out this summer and is designed to retrofit into the Lure 11.5 and 13.5. To quell your curiosity (or fuel it…), here’s some never-before-seen close-up photos of the drive.
There’s a lot of accessories available for kayaking and kayak fishing, but you’ve got two essentials to get out on the water: A PFD and a paddle. Knowing this, we want to draw attention to a very handy section of our site: The Kayak Packages Page!
Barometric pressure is essentially the weight of the air; it constantly pushes down on everything – on us, on the earth and on the surface of the water. Since weather is such an influential factor when it comes to fishing, my time on the water has confirmed that barometric pressure can be very accurate.