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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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Meet the Team: Tim McFarland, San Marcos Store Manager

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

For our fifth installment in the Meet the Team series we’d like to introduce Tim McFarland, San Marcos Store Manager. He is our newest Manager to join the ACK fam and we are excited to have him!

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ACK Visual Diaries: Camping at Lake Somerville State Park

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last weekend a few ACK-ers took full advantage of our

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Getting to Know Us: PK Fridays

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of the many perks of living the #ACKlife is our fabulous tradition of PK Fridays ( PK = Product Knowledge). We truly strive to live up to our mission statement when it comes to knowing the ins and outs of all the gear we carry.

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Shop ACK and Support Texas State Parks!

| February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’m not one to deep dive into new legislature, but upon hearing of House Bill 158’s recent passing, I got pretty stoked. Through this new bill, 94% of state sales tax revenue from sporting goods (aka when you shop ACK) goes to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

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The ACK Mission Statement

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The ACK mission statement is “To inspire our customers to get outdoors by providing high quality products at fair prices with literally the best customer service from passionate employees.” Everyone at ACK embodies this customer-centric approach to the point where we made a video about it – enjoy!

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ACK Visual Diaries: Northern Colorado Escapade

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Always on the quest for adventure, ACK Customer Relationship Manager JJ snuck away from the Texas heat (seriously it was in the 80’s last weekend!) to have fun in the snow.

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