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Casting for a Cause 2014- Barrett Takes the Coast

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Living in Florida I’d heard nothing but good things about the Casting for a Cause tournament held annually in Port Aransas, so when I moved back to Texas I had to add this tournament to my schedule. This year’s beneficiaries for the tournament are The National MS society, Haven for Hope, Heroes on the Water, […]

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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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“ACK” as well as “Your Kayak Fishing Gear Headquarters” are Now Registered Trademarks of MSP Holdings, LLC.

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

ACK now holds two new trademarks that expand the brand and development of its core business. Austin, Texas (July 1, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC announces their registered trademarks “ACK” and “Your Kayak Fishing Gear Headquarters” through the United States Patent and Trademark Office of […]

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Understanding Fish Finders

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what exactly fish finders are and how they work? We have! That is exactly why we gathered all of our information into one, easy to read infographic to share with you all. This breakdown will help you understand what fish finders are, how they work, and the most common ways to install […]

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How To Properly Transport Your SUP

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest blog written by Adam Champagne Although, at first glance stand up paddle boards look easy to transport, their long and flat shape actually makes them act like wings. On top of that you have to be careful not to damage their surface. If you’re driving a pickup a van or vehicle big enough to safely […]

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5 Essentials of Climbing

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest blog written by Samarth Vasisht. Climbing is an awesome way to have fun while staying in shape. One of the best things about climbing is that anyone, no matter body type, size, or age has unique strengths and weaknesses that make almost any crag possible to scale. There are many times where I have […]

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Hunter Katich: Youth Kayaker

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Andrew Andress, an ACK Customer Relationship Manager and avid whitewater kayaker, is a supporter of junior kayaking and is passionate about youth involvement and the growth of whitewater kayaking. He has had the pleasure of paddling with Hunter Katich, a talented youth freestyle kayaker, and shared his experience with us. Andrew sent a short introduction to the Next Big Thing and […]

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Dell Children’s Hospital Fishing Event

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

                Two weeks ago ACK was able to participate in the annual Dell Children’s Hospital Fishing Event hosted by Cody Greaney, TJ Greaney and Chris Roberts from the Texas Outdoor Zone at the Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin, TX. This event has been held for the past 6 years and continues to […]

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Summer Outdoor Essentials

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Summer is here and it is about time we all got outside and enjoyed what nature has to offer! We asked all of you via our Facebook page what you considered to be your summer outdoor essentials and got some helpful responses. Check out some our favorites below and get ready to live it […]

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Wanderlust: The Grand Canyon

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Grand Canyon is one of the nations most loved national parks. With its towering walls, seemingly fathomless depths, and the clear blue Colorado flowing below it is no wonder that almost five million people visit this national treasure every year. The Grand Canyon originally began as a Forest Reserve in 1893 then became a National Monument before finally […]

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