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Have Y’all Scoped the Skis.com Blog Yet?

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’re lucky enough to live up North and aren’t dealing with the scorching Texas heat we’re getting hit with down in Austin, chances are Spring ski season is in full swing. If you’re anything like me, there’s always a desire to deep dive into learning all about new gear, techniques, industry news, and go on vicarious adventures by reading trip reports.

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Yakety_Yak BTB Report: Tandem Island Fun Part 2

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Friday was finally upon us! The game plan was for us to meet at FTU on I-10 around 4:

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Yakety_Yak BTB Report: Tandem Island Fun Part 1

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yakety_Yak here once again with another BTB report.  Sit back, relax, grab a beer, put your reading glasses on, and get ready for the show because it’s about to begin!

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Trending: #TrashTag

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Working in the Social Media landscape, I see a ton of hashtags floating among the interwebs – s0me are inspiring (#MotivationMonday), others not so much (sorry, #humblebrag – you’re not that humble). When I heard of UCO’s #Trashtag campaign, a spark flew – I love this one.

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How to Turn Your Predator XL Into a Fishing Beast

| March 25, 2016 | 4 Comments

So, you’re already in love with your Old Town Predator XL with that sweet Minn Kota motor, but looking to take your fishing to the next level? Perfect.

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#ACKlife: Burger Bash + Easter Egg Hunt

| March 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

With Easter this Sunday, we felt the urge to celebrate with an Easter Egg hunt of our own this afternoon. Followed by burgers.

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RIP Head Thong: Introducing the Action Hat

| March 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’ve alway felt the best pieces of gear are those that offer a direct solution to a common problem. Action Hat addresses functionality, comfort, and fashion issues that come up with using a GoPro head strap mount.

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2016 ACK Spring Kayak and Stand-Up Paddleboard Demo Days Announced

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) is excited to announce their annual Spring Demo Day events featuring over 90 kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards as well as educational clinics from industry experts. Austin, Texas (March 21, 2016)- Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of Summit Sports, LLC, announces its annual Spring Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Demo Days & Outdoor Expo.

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Oh, the Places Weego!

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week we launched a photo contest for our instagram fans (follow us here if you don’t already). We asked for photos from your most exotic adventures and were extremely impressed with the amazing adventures y’all have had!

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Fishing for Giants

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

As the person behind all the posts y’all see on our social media sites, I love having a direct link to ACK customers. Seeing how much fun y’all have with our gear has inspired quite a few travel plans 😉 Last week, I shared this sick video, “Monster Fishing on Shallow Florida Wrecks” and asked if any ACK fans had ever done something similar.

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