When ACK-ers take time off, it’s practically a guarantee they’re going to seek adventure wherever they go. That’s an awesome advantage to us as a company in the outdoor industry, where we benefit from our employees having that hands-on experience.
Summer is in full swing (at least in Texas). As days get longer and temperatures rise, the heat may encourage more evening into night paddle sessions. Before you head out there, here are some things to consider.
New month, new gear! Keeping up with our new tradition of a monthly product pick blog to help you keep up with our constantly updating inventory, we asked the ACK merchandising team for their input on what to spotlight for June.
Sometimes I struggle with buying gifts for my father. I’m not the only one, right? That being said, working for ACK has opened up my world to a whole new selection of options. Now that Father’s Day is rolling around, I can think outside of the usual boring box with the 2017 Father’s Day Gear Guide we put together this year.
Give 5% to Mother Earth is an annual Austin environmental campaign that takes place on Earth Day where participating businesses pledge to donate 5% of their gross sales from that day to benefit local environmental non-profits. We are proud to report that we donated just over $1,000 to help preserve Austin’s green spaces!
As the weather starts heating up and sweaty, sunny days out on the water await us, have you got your fishing wardrobe ready? The best thing you can do for your comfort and skin protection when you’re out kayak or SUP fishing in the sun is to opt for a long-sleeve shirt made out of light, breathable material.
Here’s a photo blog by ACK Customer Relationship Manager Morgan Jennings documenting his experience skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling on a family trip to Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
We’re guessing a lot of older dads out there grew up fishing but may not have ventured into the kayak fishing world over the years for whatever reason. Maybe they’re nervous about leaving the shore and the stability of a yak, maybe they’re not interested in the physical act of paddling, or perhaps they just haven’t had the opportunity.
You could technically bring a fishing rod and sit on your cooler on a standard SUP, so what makes the Kahuna a fishing SUP? As a response to growing interest in SUP fishing, manufacturers began offering paddle boards with built-in mounting options for fishing accessories, as well as shaping the actual board to be wider with a hull design crafted to allow for anglers to sneak up on fish (aka, less hull slap/noise).