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How to Pick the Right PFD for Kayak Fishing

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Awwwww yeah! You got your kayak all rigged up for a great day of fishing, have all your rods and lures packed and ready to go, but wait – what about your PFD?

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How to Rig Your SUP for Fishing

| January 20, 2016 | 2 Comments

One of the coolest things about working with ACK is access to people like Carlos Andreu, our Fleet Sales Manager, who is incredibly passionate about the growing sport of SUP fishing. I’ve enjoyed my fair share of time on a SUP, but never for more than paddling around the lake or on the coast so I really curious to chat with Carlos and learn how to rig your SUP for fishing.

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Head to Toe Guide for Keeping Warm on the Water

| December 29, 2015 | 16 Comments

When winter rolls around, I find myself lusting for those summer days where you could just slip into a bathing suit, slap on some sunscreen and a hat and be good to go for a day of paddling. Colder weather calls for much more preparation when you’re dressing to keep warm on the water.

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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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How To Wash Your Eno Hammock

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest Blog by the Eno Hammock Team Life happens to hammocks. Mud, coffee and trail mix can most likely be found on or in many hammocks after a full season of hanging around in them.

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ACK Fishfinder Installation Package

| May 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Installing a Fishfinder on a kayak can be a daunting task to people who try it for the first time.  Trust me, I know.

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Eno How-To: Hammock and Strap Set-Up

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eno Hammocks has put together this great video that demonstrates how to set-up your hammock. With spring break upon us, thought I would share!

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Update: ACKTVnetwork YouTube Channel

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Howdy! We’ll be shooting and releasing some awesome videos over the next couple of weeks and if you haven’t noticed, ACK recently moved to a new YouTube channel, ACKTVnetwork!

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Google+ Hangout: How to- Hatch Install

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’re having a lot of fun with our Google+ Hangouts and Monday night’s was no exception. ACK’s Chris Hackerd took viewers through the installation process for a large hatch and a 6 inch round hatch with a cat bag on an Ocean Kayak’s Venus 11.

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Cold Weather Paddling Apparel Layering Guide

| October 3, 2012 | 5 Comments

Fall brings cooler weather and a hint of even colder temperatures that are just around the corner but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s time to put your kayaks and canoes away. With a bit of preparation and apparel suited for almost any type of environmental condition, you’ll be paddling well into the winter, especially for those in the more temperate regions.

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