RSSGear Guide

The Essential Gear Guide to Fall Whitewater Rafting

| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

As you may have read in my introductory blog I had the opportunity to immerse myself in the whitewater rafting scene this past summer. Buena Vista, Colorado is the Mecca of whitewater rafting with people across the country making a pilgrimage to get their whitewater fix for the summer.

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Top 5 Things You Need to Survive ACL This Weekend

| October 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

omg you guys, in case you live under rock and didn’t know, ACL kicks off today! This is one of the biggest music festivals in Austin with approximately 75,000 people heading to Zilker each day to soak up the sun and rock out to their favorite musicians.

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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 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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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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The 5 Items Your Mom Really Wants for Mother’s Day

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are only so many years in a row that you can get away with approaching your mom with flowers on Mother’s Day. Yes, of course she’ll lovingly accept, but there are other things, more interesting things she’s found on that she just can’t stop thinking about. And I’m sure that after getting a peek at these picks yourself, you’ll agree. Here are the top five favorites that your mom shouldn’t go without this Mother’s Day.

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How to Choose a SUP for Summer

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since you rented that SUP (standup paddleboard) last summer, you can’t seem to get it off your mind, we get it – It’s fun, you get a great workout, and all the while your getting perfectly sun-kissed. There are a few different kinds of boards to choose from and choosing correctly can be difficult. So, in efforts to avoid making some mistakes, we’ve detailed the different kinds of choices you can opt for with descriptions and examples to boot.

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The 10 Best Kayak Fishing Tools for a Lucky Year on the Water

| March 30, 2015 | 8 Comments

Here at ACK, now more than ever, we take kayak fishing gear very seriously and we know that you do too, that’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive list of what we believe are this year’s best tools. We hope it takes you out on the water and leads you to your biggest and best catches yet. Peruse the list and click the links for more information on any item of your choice.

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