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ICast Showcases New Hobie, Wilderness, and Old Town Kayaks

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 ICAST Trade Show showcased a plethora of brand new kayaks that are a true advancement in the industry. Between Hobie’s Pro Angler 17T, Old Town’s Predator XL and Wilderness System’s Thresher 140, the innovation at this years ICAST was at an all time high. For your convenience we have broken down the soon-to-be newest additions […]

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Product Review: Wilderness Ride 135

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eugene Mora III, a Wilderness Systems Ambassador and avid kayak angler, reviews his Wilderness Ride 135.  Fishing from the Wilderness Systems Ride 135 has been amazing. Although there are many platforms to choose from, this is the ATV of kayaks for me. The pontoon hull design allows for maximum stability and weight capacity. This kayak weighs […]

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Get Your Predator Kayak Moving with the Malone Scupper Cart

| February 27, 2014 | 5 Comments

by Mike Garcia, an avid kayak angler and paddling cinematographer who you can find on YouTube or at www.AdventureOnTheWater.com. Not too long ago I picked up a new Malone Scupper Cart and I’ve found it’s made it easy to transport my gear-loaded Predator kayak. Just a reminder that the Predator kayak is quite heavy at 82 lbs and that’s before […]

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Tired of Your Milk Crate? Try the Watertrail Fishing Buddy!

| January 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

Cliff from ACK Houston shares his personal perspective after replacing his milk crate with a Watertrail Fishing Buddy and using it for the past 6 months. I purchased the Watertrail Fishing Buddy w/ Rod Holders because it gave me a lot more features than the conventional milk crate that I had previously used. I was able […]

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Fibers Smaller Than a Strand of Human Hair

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Austin Assistant Store Manager Bill Newberry A towel might not be the first thing that comes to mind when listing out favorite paddling accessories, but it is for me. When I hit the water, I almost always have a McNett Microfiber Towel with me. With fibers smaller than a strand of human hair, […]

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Kayak Fishing San Marcos with Assistant Store Manager Ryan Schaper

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Written by San Marcos Assistant Manager Ryan Schaper Having the opportunity to work at an outdoor retailer like ACK gives us, the employees, many awesome opportunities to learn about and use products so that we can better understand how they work and relay that information to you, the customer. One of the biggest opportunities is […]

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Pack Rack Plus Kayak Gun Mount Makes Kayak Hunting Easy

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Austin Store Manager Justin Fees Gun mounts are not just for atv’s, four wheelers and trucks…they can also be used on kayaks! Kayak hunting is a favorite pastime for many paddlers, including myself and it all starts with the gun mount. The Pack Rack Plus Kayak Gun Mounts make it easy to carry […]

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Feel Free Prostaffer Goes Offshore Kayak Fishing with the Moken 14

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Moken 14 Continues to Impress for Offshore Kayak Fishing Feel Free Kayaks pro-staffer “Scribs” Perry submitted this report from the Florida coast, giving us another reason why the Moken 14 rocks for offshore kayak fishing. Here’s what he had to say: Launched into the gulf in Navarre,  FL around 10:30. We had a steady north […]

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Lighten the Load with the Extend-A-Truck Bed Extender From Darby

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Extend -A- Truck Bed Extender Darby solved an age-old question for the paddlesports fan – How can I make hauling my gear down to the water even easier? The Extend-A-Truck Bed Extender has long been one of our more popular products and there are several reasons why: It is easy to use. It is relatively inexpensive. It […]

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Starting Off The Morning Right With Breakfast Camping Food

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

For our fourth day of cubicle camping, Trent and I elected to get our cooking in early and try some of the breakfast camping food options at ACK. We’ve all heard the saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and that’s even more true when you’re out on the trail. A […]

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