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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.

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Happy Hunting with Avery Outdoors

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hunting is one of those outdoor activities you wouldn’t expect to require a lot of gear. You have your hunting rifle, a bag, and a way to travel discreetly (we prefer a kayak).

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Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) Strives for Exceptional Customer Service

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Free Upgraded Shipping joins Price Matching and Custom Packages to enable ACK to effectively meet customer needs Austin, Texas (June,11th 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC announces the launch of Free Upgraded Shipping – the latest enhancement for exceptional Customer Service.  Upgraded Shipping joins streamlined Price Matching and Custom Packages to add to ACK’s customer service options.

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Grip and Grin: Secret Trophy

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

 Guest Blog by Ben Duchesney @ Kayak Angler Mag A N0-Name Lake Turns Into The New Spot After A Giant Largemouth. “With spring time bass fishing in full swing, I was a little discouraged this year,” said David Tassos, “because of the rising commitments at work and the worst – my favorite bass honey hole was now protected by 3 gated communities surrounding it on all sides.

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My First Time Fishing

| June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

I would like to preface this blog post with a little information about myself. One very defining quality I have (and have been told I have by many people) is that I am inherently girly.

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Wanderlust: Takachiho Gorge

| June 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

As the second installment in our Wanderlust series,we thought it would be fitting to write a post on one of our most popular Facebook destinations, Takachiho Gorge. The photo of paddlers beneath the canopy of foliage amongst a waterfall has garnered quite a bit of attention so without further ado we would like to take you on a trip to Takachiho Gorge.

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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.

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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.

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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 research, try stuff out and make an informed decision.

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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.

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