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Trending: #TrashTag

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Working in the Social Media landscape, I see a ton of hashtags floating among the interwebs – s0me are inspiring (#MotivationMonday), others not so much (sorry, #humblebrag – you’re not that humble). When I heard of UCO’s #Trashtag campaign, a spark flew – I love this one.

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#ACKlife: Burger Bash + Easter Egg Hunt

| March 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

With Easter this Sunday, we felt the urge to celebrate with an Easter Egg hunt of our own this afternoon. Followed by burgers.

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2016 ACK Spring Kayak and Stand-Up Paddleboard Demo Days Announced

| March 22, 2016 | 3 Comments

Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) is excited to announce their annual Spring Demo Day events featuring over 90 kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards as well as educational clinics from industry experts. Austin, Texas (March 21, 2016)- Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of Summit Sports, LLC, announces its annual Spring Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Demo Days & Outdoor Expo.

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Oh, the Places Weego!

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week we launched a photo contest for our instagram fans (follow us here if you don’t already). We asked for photos from your most exotic adventures and were extremely impressed with the amazing adventures y’all have had!

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Texas Kayak Tournament Donation Benefits Heroes on the Water & Explore Austin

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series (KATS) donates funds raised by anglers to help support the Fort Hood, Texas chapter of Heroes on the Water and Explore Austin. Austin, Texas (March 21, 2016) – The Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series (KATS) organization is pleased to announce a donation total of $4,720, which was raised through charity raffle sales, to help support two Texas based non-profits, the Fort Hood Chapter of Heroes on the Water and Explore Austin.

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900 Brown Trout are Calling Your Name

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the first time in 10 years, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is stocking the Guadalupe River with brown trout.This is exciting news for Texas anglers as brown trout are more of a challenge to catch than their counterparts, rainbow trout.

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Getting to Know Us: Meet Warren Shafor

| March 9, 2016 | 2 Comments

As a military brat, it’s tough to “officially” say where Warren of our Austin, Texas store is from – he was born in Georgia, bopped around several states, and even spent time living in Japan – until his family settled in Northern California. He found his way into the ACK family after stopping by our store to pick up some gear, “My wife and I had just moved to Austin from California three days ago and I couldn’t find our anchors anywhere – maybe the never even made it into the uHaul…

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The 41st Annual Houston Fishing Show Is Almost Here!

| March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Join us at the 41st Annual Houston Fishing Show taking place Wednesday March 16th through Sunday March 20th at the George B. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas!

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ACK Visual Diaries: Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Approximately two hours away from Austin, nestled in the Texas hill country there’s this massive pink granite dome, Enchanted Rock, or E-Rock as locals refer to it.  Attracting roughly 300,000 visitors each year, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is an oasis for outdoors enthusiasts and casual daytrippers looking for some gorgeous scenery.

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Meet the Team: Ryan Squires, Spring Store Manager

| February 29, 2016 | 3 Comments

For our fourth installment in the brand new Meet the Team series we’d like to introduce Ryan Squires, Spring Store Manager. He is our go-to-guy for everything salty and a long time member of the ACK fam.

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