Tag: kayak

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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10 Reasons To Go Paddling

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

At ACK we love paddling for a number of reasons- but we don’t want to focus on why we are obsessed! We took to our Facebook page and asked all of our customers what makes them want  to go out paddling and got some great answers.

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Learning to Fish the Hard Way!

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Early Years I have found that most people who enjoy the outdoors as adults were exposed to the joys of nature at an early age through a grandparent, uncle or parent. I however, was lucky enough to experience it with all three.

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Thanks For Another Great Kayak Demo Days!

| April 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Our 2014 Spring Kayak Demo Days took place earlier this month and as usual we all had a blast putting them on. This bi-annual event is a company wide favorite to host each year because of the opportunity it gives us to interact with customers and manufacturer representatives plus do a little paddling of our own.

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How to Choose the Perfect Whitewater or Touring Kayak Paddle

| March 30, 2014 | 3 Comments

by Danny Mongno, Werner Paddles Marketing Manager Selecting the perfect kayak paddle is probably the most important decision you will make as a boater. That’s because the paddle is your engine, your tool to transfer energy to the water.

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Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

As many of you have seen/heard, we will now be adding Viking Kayak to our lineup. These boats are imported from over in New Zealand and we’re very excited to be the first US retailer to offer them.

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Native Ultimate FX Has Landed at ACK!

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Native’s long awaited update to their highly popular hybrid canoe/kayak Ultimate series has landed at the ACK warehouse and for my unwrapping I couldn’t resist going with a St. Patty’s Day Green.

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Fitting Railblaza To The Old Town Predator 13 & Ocean Kayak Big Game II Mounting Plates

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the Railblaza Team Railblaza sponsored UK angler Ian Pickering (Ocean Kayak UK Fishing Team) has been putting his thinking cap on and applying a little DIY to make use of his Railblaza accessories on the Old Town Predator 13 fishing kayak. The Predator 13 comes with mount plates fitted to the gunnels, which allow the mounting of accessories without the drilling of holes into the kayak.

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You Saw What?! 10 Interesting On The Water Finds

| February 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s the strangest thing you’ve found while out on the water?” As you might imagine, there were some interesting responses.

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