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The Science Behind A YETI

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ever since YETI has made its debut it has secured a cult-like following amongst outdoorsman and beverage drinkers alike. At first glance they may seem like just another cooler, but the second you begin using one you know it is anything but ordinary. They look and feel sturdy, they are mega strong, and do an amazing  job of keeping […]

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Father of 10 For a Day

| May 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Around the last week in April I received a phone call from Thomas, the owner of Diablo Paddlesports, about helping out for a local children’s event. He told me they would be working with Generation Outdoors to teach fatherless kids how to kayak and fly fish. The amount of kids that had rsvp’d for the event […]

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How to Choose a Paddle That’s Right For You

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Blade shape and paddling style – From a Fisherman’s perspective Simply put, if you focus on a paddle that fits you it will means less fatigue, more time on the water and more fish in your boat.  A lot goes into a great paddling paddle and each manufacture will happily tell their story, so do your […]

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Best Kayaking Spots in Central Texas

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

When most people think Texas, they think cowboy hats, horses, and country music. While some of that is certainly true, most people don’t associate Texas with great outdoor beauty. With high plains, rolling hills, and even a gulf coast, Texas offers a variety of gorgeous geography. In addition, Texas is home to 3,700 named streams […]

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Wanderlust: The New River

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

We asked all of you where you would paddle if you could choose anywhere in the world and received so many great answers that we decided to start a special column focused entirely on traveling! Wanderlust is in all of us and with our Facebook followers recommendations, we will guide you on a written tour of […]

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One day in the Austin Store

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the second part of my on-boarding process here at ACK, I was tasked with working a half day at the Austin Store location.  Much like my day in the warehouse, I was excited about this as it was going to be a new experience for me.  As a long standing ACK customer prior to becoming […]

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Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) Introduces New Search Engine to Power ACK.com

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

ACK.com now features best in-class search results through the power of Google and GroupBy. Austin, Texas (May 20th, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC announces the launch of a new search engine powering ACK.com. The new search engine is powered by the Google Search Appliance (GSA) […]

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Let’s Go Camping

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

With Spring giving us this beautiful weather and Summer on the horizon, we at ACK can think of only one thing- camping season! What’s better than getting outside and enjoying what nature has to offer with family and friends? Kayaking a nearby river, cooking over an open campfire, and sleeping under the stars are just a […]

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Huge Trout on a Windy Day

| May 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

Here at ACK we love supporting our Youth Anglers and getting their point of views. With clear eyes and full hearts these youth anglers provide a fresh view on a passion that all of us have had for many years. Madi Lee, a promising young angler, has been kind enough to provide us with one of her fishing experiences […]

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Introducing the ACKessories Milk Crate!

| May 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

What is the one accessory item you can always find in the tankwell of a kayak fisherman? If your answer was, ‘A milk crate!’ then you are 100% correct. Kayak fishermen use them to house all of their gear and even turn to some creative rigging to make their crates suit their style of fishing […]

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