Getting to Know Us
Did you know that each of our five Texas retail stores has its own page? That’s right! On our blog, you will find pages dedicated to each retail store and its local happenings; just browse the top header to navigate between the stores.
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.
The plan was to put in around 10 am, paddle until we reached the island we’d camp on, spend the night, then pack up and paddle until we reached our take-out point under a bridge around mid-afternoon the next day, where Rising Phoenix would pick us up and take us back to Bastrop.
The experience was probably the best I’ve ever had camping anywhere, and it probably wouldn’t have worked out if I didn’t have help from work-the gear that ACK provided make the trip possible.
The number one cause of drowning is medical emergencies, and a proper fitting PFD could be the difference in making it home alive or not making it home at all. For that reason, I decided to write a blog about how much I enjoy my PFD of choice, the NRS Chinook.
“I’ve had this grand scheme to steal away for a few weeks during the Alaskan summer to be dropped off on an island in the PWS with a kayak and all my saltwater fishing gear and no connection to the outside world except a pickup date.”
Here’s a blog by ACK San Antonio Store Associate Brice Mayfield documenting his experience fishing Ingram Lake, about two hours west of Austin, Texas.