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KATS 2016 Kicks Off On Bastrop

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kicking off the New Year big, the FishKATS X event on Lake Bastrop set the all time record with 147 participants! As check-in progressed, more and more anglers crowded the area, filling the bone-chilling, cold air with anxiousness and excitement.

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45 Minutes of Serious Kayak Fishing Action

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Craving a little bit of kayak fishing action but the weather is holding you back? Live vicariously through the 2015 Kayak Angler Tournament Series(KATS) competitive anglers duking it out in a 2-day battle for the title of Classic Champion!

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What are Paddle Floats For?

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

What is a kayak paddle float? If you’ve never seen a kayak paddle float in action, it can be a bit confusing to know what paddle floats are for.

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Lured in by the Lure 11.5

| January 12, 2016 | 4 Comments

Whenever I hit the water the primary objective is always to have a safe, fun experience doing something that I enjoy. However, if I am paddling a boat for the first time or using new equipment, it is my responsibility as a kayak salesman to test our products for performance and usability and share my findings with our customers.

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14 Best National Forest Destinations to Paddle

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

When I re-joined the ACK team in mid 2015, one of my goals was to try and get outside more. With unlimited access to the best in paddling and camping gear, it only made sense.

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C’mon, Share Your Outdoor Product Photos!

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a world of too much information and too little time, we know how valuable focused and resourceful product information is to our customers. We also know that second to product information, providing our customers with the opportunity to see the product being used in a real world situation can not only help drive a buying decision but perhaps inspire them to go out and enjoy the great outdoors.

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Why Kayak Polo is like Narnia – ACK Profiles: Austin Aquabats

| November 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

In The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, Lucy discovers the magical world of Narnia when she’s poking around in a wardrobe. After chancing upon this unknown Narnia she becomes obsessed, there is a similar mindset when it comes to kayak polo .

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It’s Here! YakAttack Track Mount Paddle Holder

| November 12, 2015 | 4 Comments

Before our Austin store manager could even stock the YakAttack Track Mount Paddle Holders on our shelves, kayak anglers who had seen them on our website  were calling him up to see if they were available in the store too! These paddle holders are a game changer because you can easily place or retrieve your paddle in one motion single-handed – the wheels allow your paddle to slip right in place.

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Kayak Fishing 101: Why We Call It Fishing, Not Catching

| November 10, 2015 | 6 Comments

Prior to working at ACK I had no idea kayak fishing was a thing. Since such a large part of my job is researching, talking about, and interacting with kayak fishers it didn’t feel right to have never gone out on the water for a kayak fishing session of my own.

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ACK Profiles: Meet Wheelchair Fisherman and Outdoorsman Michael Williams

| October 29, 2015 | 3 Comments

If you were to go out on the water on Lake Bastrop, just East of Austin,Texas chances are you’d paddle by Michael Williams seeing as it’s his favorite spot to fish. You’d probably think he’s just like any other angler out there, but Michael is much more than your average kayak fisher.

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