Guest blog written by Matt Moccia, Hobie Pro Staff For years I’ve enjoyed fishing out of a small kayak on various rivers and other small waters inaccessible to larger watercraft. The problem with this was they were inaccessible to vehicles as well, which meant limiting the amount of gear you could bring along.
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.
by Mike Garcia, an avid kayak angler and paddling cinematographer who you can find on YouTube or at www.AdventureOnTheWater.
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.
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.
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 what’s called a Go Play day, where we get to leave the store, office or warehouse for the day and pick up a paddle (or whatever other outdoor gear we most feel like ‘playing’ with).
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!
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:
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: