Tag: Austin Canoe & Kayak

5 Quick Tips When Shopping In Our Stores

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Here at ACK, we want to make your shopping experience the best it can be whether it be online or in our 5 store locations. To make your trip as easy and fluid as possible, we asked our Austin Store Manager, Ryan Schaper (read more about him here), to put together a list of questions every ACK shopper should come prepared with.

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Meet the Team: Tim McFarland, San Marcos Store Manager

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

For our fifth installment in the Meet the Team series we’d like to introduce Tim McFarland, San Marcos Store Manager. He is our newest Manager to join the ACK fam and we are excited to have him!

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The Essential Gear Guide to Fall Whitewater Rafting

| October 9, 2015 | 8 Comments

As you may have read in my introductory blog I had the opportunity to immerse myself in the whitewater rafting scene this past summer. Buena Vista, Colorado is the Mecca of whitewater rafting with people across the country making a pilgrimage to get their whitewater fix for the summer.

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The San Gabriel River: Texas’ Last Untouched Hill Country Gem

| September 24, 2015 | 7 Comments

Last week our regional manager was able to fill in for me for a half day and three of my guys from the shop were already planning on kayak fishing the San Gabriel River. I had never had the opportunity to fish it and being manager I never get a chance to fish with my guys so I seized the opportunity(especially since my Diablo and gear were already loaded in the truck!

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Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) Announces 10th Annual Spring Demo Days

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (March 10, 2015) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, announces its 10th Annual Spring Demo Days & Outdoor Exposition. A total of four events will be held in locations based around ACK’s physical store locations with Houston and San Marcos/San Antonio on April 11th and 12th and Austin and North Houston (Spring) on the 18th and 19th.

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Austin Canoe & Kayak Receives Sixth Bizrate® Circle of Excellence Award

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

ACK hits another milestone with sixth consecutive year of outstanding customer service award. Austin, Texas (September 30, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC is excited and honored to have received the Bizrate® Circle of Excellence award for the sixth year in a row.

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Thank You For Another Fantastic Fall Demo Days!

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our 2014 Fall Kayak Demo Days took place earlier this month and as usual we had a great time putting them on! Our demo days are a company wide favorite not only because it give us the opportunity to interact with customers and manufacturer representatives twice a year, but we also get to do a little paddling of our own!

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Casting for a Cause- Chris’s Story

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

I got the opportunity to fish the Casting for a Cause tournament for the second year in a row last week.  The word tournament might be featured in the name but the event is far more than a tournament.

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“ACK” as well as “Your Kayak Fishing Gear Headquarters” are Now Registered Trademarks of MSP Holdings, LLC.

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

ACK now holds two new trademarks that expand the brand and development of its core business. Austin, Texas (July 1, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC announces their registered trademarks “ACK” and “Your Kayak Fishing Gear Headquarters” through the United States Patent and Trademark Office of the Department of Commerce.

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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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