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4 Hot Gift Guide Picks from ACK’s Own Marketing Manager

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

We all know the perils of Holiday shopping: the “who wants what”, “how much do I spend”, or “will my brother just end up returning these REALLY expensive jeans I got him” questions that arise every winter season.

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2014 ACK Holiday Gift Guide: Vincent’s Picks

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once again, it’s the holiday hunting season. Finding the right person the right gift – a little odd but really practical – it isn’t easy.

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Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) Named Retailer of the Year by Kayak Angler Choice Awards

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (November 24, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, was named “Kayak Angling Retailer of the Year” by the “Kayak Angler Choice Awards” for the fourth year in a row. Kayak Anglers Choice Awards (KACA) is a joint venture between YakAngler.

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My State Record Sunfish

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The day began like any of my other San Marcos River Day trips; launched just before sunrise with beautiful sunny skies and warm 85 degree weather in the forecast (took place in July). I had been fly fishing for a few months prior bringing nothing but the fly (By this time I had fully converted to fly fishing and the poor bait casters were getting dusty in the garage.

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Gear Up for Cold Weather Paddling

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just because winter is approaching does not mean you have to hang up your yak and paddle until spring. Of course it’s your choice if you want to hunker down this winter with a cup of hot chocolate and a Charles Dickens classic because, (and if that is your decision then might I suggest our recent post on storing your kayak?

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Austin Canoe and Kayak culminates ‘Pink Campaign’ with donation to Breast Cancer Research Foundation

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (November 11, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, will donate $1,435.72 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

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Boondoggle 2014

| October 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Boondoggle… What is it?

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Winter is Coming: Kayak Storage Solutions

| October 29, 2014 | 11 Comments

With winter on its way it is time to think about storage solutions to keep your outdoor gear warm and cozy during its cold weather hibernation.

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Brad’s Journey to the Huntsville Half

| October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Written by Brad Martin, ACK Web Content Manager When you start college people talk about the “Freshman 15″ aka those 15 pounds one gains during their freshman year of college. Well, my Freshman 15 quickly turned into the Senior 55.

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Hiking and Your Feet

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hiking is one of the easiest ways to engage in regular physical activity. Unlike many other athletic pursuits, hiking requires minimal equipment and can be done in almost any type of weather.

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