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ACK Visual Diaries: Carlsbad Caverns National Park

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

About 20 miles South of Carlsbad, New Mexico are the magnificent Carlsbad Caverns. This National Park and Wilderness Area features

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BTW, Did Your Know We Have 5 Stores + More?

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’re from Texas, you’ve probably already visited one of our brick and mortar stores or perhaps even attended a demo day but did you know we have five locations? From Austin to the Alamo City and eastward to the big city of Houston, we’ve been hard at work over the past ten years making sure we meet the demand of our Texas customers.

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ACK Visual Diaries: Offshore Kayak Fishing

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last month, Carlos Andreu took a trip down south to the coast off Corpus Christi, Texas for some kayak fishing at its finest and took a stab at spear fishing for the first time.

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Getting to Know Us: Meet Brandon Carter

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Imagine taking all of your stuff and condensing it down so you could comfortably live out of a Ford Focus (the station wagon model for those of you who are wondering). Now imagine doing the same for your significant other so he/she could join you in that Focus.

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Levi Cardinal: My First Kayak Fishing Trip…. And It Was Open Water

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

It finally happened. My first ever kayak fishing trip.

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ACK + Granite Gear Photo Contest!

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Warmer weather and longer days make for ideal adventuring conditions. With this in mind, we’re partnering up with our friends at Granite Gear to give one lucky ACK customer a Virga 2 backpack.

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Turn Your Next Adventure Into the Chance to Win $10,000!

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sounds a little too good to be true doesn’t it? Well, there is one catch – your photo needs to be shot at one of America’s federal lands, national parks, or a historical site.

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Ever wonder who you’re talking to at ACK?

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the outdoors world, there are some who casually dabble in it with a hike or occasional float down the river once in a blue moon. Then we have those who are ultra-passionate going out on multi-day kayak camping trips, living out of their cars, and fully embracing what it means to be “outdoorsy”.

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Michigan Based Outdoor Retailer Expands

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Summit Sports’ Brighton, MI location announces a grand re-opening to celebrate a larger paddlesports selection through a store-within-a-store concept. Bloomfield Hills, MI (May 13, 2016) – Outdoor adventure and action gear retailers Summit Sports and Texas based Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) announce the unveiling of a new store-within-a-store concept featuring an expanded selection of kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and related accessories inside the Brighton, MI store location.

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Longer Days means Longer ACK Store Hours!

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

In celebration of longer days and warmer weather we have extended our Austin, Houston, North Houston and San Antonio store hours for your shopping convenience.  This summer, select ACK locations, will be rocking extra hours during the week to help you shop until the sun drops!

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