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Gear Up for Cold Weather Paddling

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just because winter is approaching does not mean you have to hang up your yak and paddle until spring. Of course it’s your choice if you want to hunker down this winter with a cup of hot chocolate and a Charles Dickens classic because, (and if that is your decision then might I suggest our recent post on storing your kayak?

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Boondoggle 2014

| October 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Boondoggle… What is it?

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Winter is Coming: Kayak Storage Solutions

| October 29, 2014 | 9 Comments

With winter on its way it is time to think about storage solutions to keep your outdoor gear warm and cozy during its cold weather hibernation.

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Brad’s Journey to the Huntsville Half

| October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Written by Brad Martin, ACK Web Content Manager When you start college people talk about the “Freshman 15″ aka those 15 pounds one gains during their freshman year of college. Well, my Freshman 15 quickly turned into the Senior 55.

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Wilderness Systems AirPro MAX Seat

| October 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wilderness Systems upgraded their kayak seating in a big way with the newest addition to their Ride kayak series. They recently launched their brand new Ride MAX series featuring the Phase 3® AirPro MAX high/low seating system.

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Big Boats On Small Water: A Possibility Brought to you by C-TUG

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest blog written by Matt Moccia, Hobie Pro Staff For years I’ve enjoyed fishing out of a small kayak on various rivers and other small waters inaccessible to larger watercraft. The problem with this was they were inaccessible to vehicles as well, which meant limiting the amount of gear you could bring along.

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Advice for New Kayak Anglers

| September 18, 2014 | 12 Comments

With kayak fishing growing in popularity by the minute we thought it would be a great idea to ask our seasoned kayak anglers to provide some advice and tricks for the newbies. By far the most popular piece of advice was to wear Buy the best PFD you can afford and ALWAYS wear it Always check the weather forecast  Keep everything tied down Learn how to self rescue Buy a sit-on-top kayak for easiest kayak fishing Test a bunch of kayaks before you buy one Tie down what you cant afford to lose Dont use your anchor in fast flowing rivers Look both ways before crossing an intracoastal Be anchored or tied off- big fish will pull you around!

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Preparation Tips for the Upcoming Waterfowl Hunting Season

| August 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Guest Blog Written By Cal Brock an avid hunter and angler. If the popularity of the television series “Duck Dynasty” is any indication, Americans certainly enjoy waterfowl hunting.

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2014 Fall Demo Days: What’s New

| August 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Here at ACK we always aim to bring the latest and greatest to our  Demo Days and the 2014 Fall Demo Days is no exception. This season we’ve got a line up featuring new kayaks from Old Town, Wilderness Systems, Dagger, FeelFree and Hobie and we cant wait to get you all out on the water!

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First Look: Wilderness Systems A.T.A.K

| August 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

The ACK merchandising team spent last week at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City to check out the latest and greatest products as well as revisit others that remained tried and true. On day one of the show the team was  invited to the Wilderness Systems booth to go over new products, review changes to current products, and best of all get a sneak peek of something very special, The Wilderness Systems Advanced Tactical Angler Kayak.

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