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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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You’re Wearing What To Work?

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whether you paddle a canoe, kayak or SUP, we at ACK want you to be safe on the water. The easiest way to do is is by wearing your personal flotation device, or PFD. We’re happy to share this piece about the upcoming Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day by Rachel Johnson, Executive Director […]

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You Saw What?! 10 Interesting On The Water Finds

| February 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s the strangest thing you’ve found while out on the water?” As you might imagine, there were some interesting responses. Here were 10 of our favorites on the water finds: 1. A canoe which had been lost in a tornado and floated 30 miles down river. (It was returned to […]

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Get Your Predator Kayak Moving with the Malone Scupper Cart

| February 27, 2014 | 5 Comments

by Mike Garcia, an avid kayak angler and paddling cinematographer who you can find on YouTube or at www.AdventureOnTheWater.com. Not too long ago I picked up a new Malone Scupper Cart and I’ve found it’s made it easy to transport my gear-loaded Predator kayak. Just a reminder that the Predator kayak is quite heavy at 82 lbs and that’s before […]

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10 Crazy Questions About Your Outdoor Pastime

| February 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s the craziest thing people ask you about your outdoor hobby?” The answers were incredible! Here’s 10 of our favorites: 1. Where do you pee? — Asked to Tim C. 2. You go out into the ocean in THAT?! — Asked to Christopher H. 3. Don’t you have enough kayaks? […]

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New Kayak Models for 2014

| February 25, 2014 | 6 Comments

Every winter, manufacturers begin releasing new products for the new year in time for spring and every year the selection at ACK.com gets a little bigger. In 2014, we added quite a few new models for kayak fishing like the Striker, Big Game II, Lure, Slayer Propel and Ride 115X. Ya, that’s a lot! But […]

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The Design and Development of the Native Watercraft Slayer Propel Fishing Kayak

| February 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

By Shane Benedict of Legacy Paddlesports (Liquid Logic & Native Watercraft), Reposted from Shane’s Logic with Permission. The Development of the Slayer Propel 13 really started when Native Watercraft first developed the pedal drive Propel system in 2008.  I had just joined the Native Watercraft design team so I hadn’t had any input on the […]

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Trip Report: Galveston Bay Lunch Sail

| February 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Reposted from the TexasIslandClub.com Forum. Trip report comes from Club Captain Steve Mullins, AKA Crazy Yak, who took a fun trip along the Texas coast just south east of Houston in a pair of Hobie sailing kayaks. My family and I met up with Bob and Kathleen and sailed from Kemah to San Leon. After […]

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