Upcoming Events

Troutfest 2017

Start date: February 18, 2017

End date: February 19, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Lazy L&L Campgroud

While TROUTFEST is a family fun event that celebrates fly-fishing, the Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited (GRTU) is a cold water conservation group that sponsors TROUTFEST as a fundraiser to support the Guadalupe tailwater trout fishery. GRTU spends over $100,000 annually to support the trout in the Guadalupe River and additionally uses Troutfest as a platform to fund Youth Initiatives to help create future stewards of cold water conservation and allow more kids to enjoy the outdoors.

32nd Annual Great Texas River Cleanup

Date: March 4, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: San Marcos

Join us for the 32nd Annual Great Texas River Clean Up on March 4! Help us make this clean up the biggest in the event’s history! Clean up the San Marcos River and creeks around town, then join us at noon for a volunteer appreciation lunch. All ages welcome!

KATS – Lake Fayette

Date: March 11, 2017

Time: 6:00 AM

Location: Lake Fayette

Join us for the second event in the 2017 KATS Series, at Lake Fayette!

KATS is the largest kayak angler tournament series in the state of Texas! We have a Pro and Social division to accommodate anglers of all levels, a great community of competitors along with a large selection of prizes and payouts!

ACK Spring Demo and Outdoor Expo

Start date: April 8, 2017

End date: April 9, 2017

Time: Sat 4/8: 10AM-4PM -- Sun 4/9: 12PM-4PM

Location: Texas Ski Ranch - New Braunfels, TX


Whether you’re a novice or expert, Demo Days is a great event for any paddler to attend. It’s absolutely free and an opportunity to try out 80+ models, talk with representatives from top brands in the industry, and save up to 30% on select kayaks. This is our favorite event to put on every year and it’s always a ton of fun – we hope to see you out there!

Take a virtual tour of our Austin store before you visit:

San Marcos Store Team

Ryan Schaper
District Manager, Central Texas


Andrew Estes
San Marcos Store Manager


Seth West
San Marcos Store Assistant Manager


Alex Martinez
San Marcos Store Associate


Jessica Swann
San Marcos Store Associate


Mark Standley
San Marcos Store Associate