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Hooray! Free Holiday Shipping at ACK!!!

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Splurge on yourself and friends and family this winter. We understand how shipping charges can add up

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It’s Here! YakAttack Track Mount Paddle Holder

| November 12, 2015 | 4 Comments

Before our Austin store manager could even stock the YakAttack Track Mount Paddle Holders on our shelves, kayak anglers who had seen them on our website  were calling him up to see if they were available in the store too! These paddle holders are a game changer because you can easily place or retrieve your paddle in one motion single-handed – the wheels allow your paddle to slip right in place.

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Kayak Fishing 101: Why We Call It Fishing, Not Catching

| November 10, 2015 | 6 Comments

Prior to working at ACK I had no idea kayak fishing was a thing. Since such a large part of my job is researching, talking about, and interacting with kayak fishers it didn’t feel right to have never gone out on the water for a kayak fishing session of my own.

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Good Times and Great Fishing at the 2015 Boondoggle

| October 30, 2015 | 5 Comments

Boondoggle (noun): work or activity that is wasteful or pointless but gives the appearance of having value.

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Outfit Your Adventure: Backpacking Infographic

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fall is one of the most popular backpacking seasons and for good reason. With leaves firing up in colors, more comfortable temperatures and a reduction in bugs, you can see why.

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ACK Profiles: Meet Wheelchair Fisherman and Outdoorsman Michael Williams

| October 29, 2015 | 3 Comments

If you were to go out on the water on Lake Bastrop, just East of Austin,Texas chances are you’d paddle by Michael Williams seeing as it’s his favorite spot to fish. You’d probably think he’s just like any other angler out there, but Michael is much more than your average kayak fisher.

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Keep Dry When You Stay High: ACK’s Top 5 High Seat Kayaks

| October 28, 2015 | 14 Comments

It’s a bit painful to admit, but summer is really over. It was cold this morning (only in Texas would 68° be considered cold) and while that may have some thinking it’s time to retire the kayaks for the season, this is not at all the case!

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Meet the Team: Ryan Schaper, Austin Store Manager

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

For our first installment in the brand new “Meet the Team” series we’d like to introduce Ryan Schaper, Austin Store Manager and KATS Tournament Director! He’s our resident kayak fly fishing junky and lover of all Texas rivers.

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Why You and Your PSL Will Have a Love Affair with the New Hydro Flask

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 20 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle with Flip Lid comes in Fall colors and you two will be inseparable 1.

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3 Secrets of Fall Camping

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’ll camp any time of year, but in Fall it’s absolutely magical. Trees transform into a brilliant mosaic of reds, yellows, and rich browns as their leaves adjust to the new season.

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