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Introducing the ACKessories Milk Crate!

| May 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

What is the one accessory item you can always find in the tankwell of a kayak fisherman? If your answer was, ‘A milk crate!’ then you are 100% correct. Kayak fishermen use them to house all of their gear and even turn to some creative rigging to make their crates suit their style of fishing […]

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Beneath the Sleeping Bag: A Guide To Camping Sleep Platforms

| May 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Getting a good nights sleep in the back country can be a daunting prospect, fortunately it doesn’t have to be. Keep reading for a detailed look at all the camping sleep platforms available at ACK.com and to figure out which one is right for you. First thing to consider when picking a solid sleep platform should […]

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How To Wash Your Eno Hammock

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest Blog by the Eno Hammock Team Life happens to hammocks. Mud, coffee and trail mix can most likely be found on or in many hammocks after a full season of hanging around in them. Don’t fret too much though, it’s easy to keep your Eno Hammock clean and fresh throughout it’s lifetime. The nature of […]

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ACK Presents: 10 Fun Facts for Earth Day

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy Earth Day! Today is about celebrating the beauty Earth has to offer and realizing that we can all make a difference when it comes to preserving and taking care of the environment we live in. Did you know that the average person generates over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Whitewater or Touring Kayak Paddle

| March 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

by Danny Mongno, Werner Paddles Marketing Manager Selecting the perfect kayak paddle is probably the most important decision you will make as a boater. That’s because the paddle is your engine, your tool to transfer energy to the water. Choosing the proper blade shape will allow you to perform at the highest level for your […]

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Gearing Up For Stand Up Paddling (SUP)

| March 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Stand up paddling (SUP) has been popular for many years now but it’s still a new and exciting concept for many paddlers. One of the greatest things about SUP is that it requires minimal gear and can take on just about any body of water (though having the right board for the job certainly helps). […]

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Travel Safe: How To Protect Your Bags and Belongings While Traveling

| March 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

If you strategize for travel safety—and plan ahead—you can avoid becoming a victim of theft on the road. Keep these eight tips as you start packing up for your next getaway. From Eagle Creek Blogger Jessica Festa When traveling and exploring unfamiliar territory, your belongings become more vulnerable to being lost or stolen. That said, […]

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Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

As many of you have seen/heard, we will now be adding Viking Kayak to our lineup. These boats are imported from over in New Zealand and we’re very excited to be the first US retailer to offer them. We plan on carrying 2 of the Viking Kayak models: the Profish Reload and the Profish 400 […]

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8 Ways to be a Backcountry Chef

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

From Eno Team Member, Carolyn Ellison With Spring in the air, our weekends will soon be filled with hammocking, camping, playing in rivers and then when we’re all done…we’ll be hungry. Cooking–or eating rather–is personally one of my favorite times of camping trips. You just can’t get that campfire taste at home. There is an art to cooking […]

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YakAttack Surface Mount Retractor + StakeOut Pole Clip = Safe Boga Grips

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

I recently had some time at the house to play around with the YakAttack Surface Mount Retractor and found it is quite handy to use in conjunction with the 3/4″ StakeOut Pole Clip that we sell. I use this combo to hold my Boga Grip to the lid of my Ocean Kayak. If you’re on the […]

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