Give 5% to Mother Earth is an annual Austin environmental campaign that takes place on Earth Day where participating businesses pledge to donate 5% of their gross sales from that day to benefit local environmental non-profits. We are proud to report that we donated just over $1,000 to help preserve Austin’s green spaces!
Here’s a photo blog by ACK Customer Relationship Manager Morgan Jennings documenting his experience skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling on a family trip to Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Spring has sprung, and our KATS season is moving along full steam! As of now, we only have one regular season event left to fish before the championship this fall. We will be out on Lake Travis in Austin, Texas on June 10th. The championship will include the top 25 anglers from the regular season and put them to the test over a two-day tournament.
We’d like to take this opportunity to spread the word about the good work being done over at Heroes On The Water, a non-profit organization that works to provide therapeutic kayak fishing for military veterans, active-duty and their families.
The cleanup was organized by the American Rivers and was part of their National River Cleanup®, an American Rivers program that keeps rivers and streams trash-free. Austin saw 128 volunteers come out to clean up about 2,575 lbs of trash from four sites along the river.
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.
We officially declare May 6, intentionally set in the spring season (feeling like summer in some states), as a day in the year where we urge everyone to get out and enjoy the Great Outdoors on the water, celebrating the hobby, sport, and lifestyle that is kayak fishing.
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.
Anticipation is high, but the wait for FeelFree’s Overdrive to be released is almost over. It’s coming out this summer and is designed to retrofit into the Lure 11.5 and 13.5. To quell your curiosity (or fuel it…), here’s some never-before-seen close-up photos of the drive.