A Field Test with the Diablo Chupacabra

| September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chupacabra Field Test I want to offer our customers a quick review of an outstanding kayak that I paddled this year.  The Chupacabra, or “Chupa” as it is commonly referred to, is a kayak I had paddled previously at our 2014 Demo Days but the true test came in early June of this year when my father and I paddled a nine mile stretch of the Medina River.

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Help Fight Breast Cancer with Outdoor Gear

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

This month, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness, ACK is donating 5% of all sales for select products to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to aid in the fight against this awful disease.  You can find all the products that are eligible for this donation at ACK.

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Illuminate Your Adventure

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

During prime fishing season, we love getting outside before sunrise and after sunset. The water tends to be cooler, less crowded, and abundant with fish.

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ACK Introduces Ultimate Direction Trail Running Gear

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

When it comes to trail running, ACK Customer Service Representative, Anthony, is our go-to pro. He’s participated and won several trail running competitions and spends many of his lunch breaks training while most could only think about what kind of sandwich they crave.

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8 Things to Consider When Buying a Paddle

| July 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

How do I know which length suits me best? If you hold the paddle straight up and down on the floor next to you the blade on the floor should be touching the ground and the top blade should be about six inches above your head from the bottom of the top blade.

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Engel Limited Edition Pink Coolers

| July 15, 2015 | 3 Comments

Today walking through the endless lineup of tents and new products at the On the Water Demo at ICAST 2015 I was immediately drawn to the brand new Pink Engel Dry Box Cooler under the familiar blue Engel tent. The pink Engel Dry Box Cooler still boasts the original cooler’s best features including stainless steel screws, carry handles, and an air-tight “O” ring seal to keep your goods air and water tight.

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ACK Welcomes Cloud 10 Gear

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

ACK is excited to announce that we are now proud carriers of Cloud 10 Gear! All of their essentials are made with a comfortable anti-microbial marine grade foam and solar weave tech-mesh fabric.

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ACK On the Road: El Grande Paco Pad

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The El Grande Paco Sleeping Pad is the ultimate road trip essential.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again to acknowledge your dad, husband, or grandfather’s appreciation for the great outdoors. While you can buy into another year of, “Best Dad Ever” mugs, t-shirts, and key rings, why bother when you can give him something that speaks to his true passions. This year, we encourage you to not only give a worthwhile piece of gear, but to get outside with your dad and make a memory.

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Best Summer Coolers

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

This summer, when the weather’s undeniably hot, make sure your yak is on the water and your beverages are ice cold. Whether you plan on storing food, beverages, bait, ice, or fish – here are some of the best coolers for the season.

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