Tag: lady bird lake

My First Time Fishing

| June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

I would like to preface this blog post with a little information about myself. One very defining quality I have (and have been told I have by many people) is that I am inherently girly. Everything from my walk to the way I talk screams feminine. So imagine the surprise on my coworker Sam’s face […]

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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. With high plains, rolling hills, and even a gulf coast, Texas offers a variety of gorgeous geography. In addition, Texas is home to 3,700 named streams […]

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Record Breaking Numbers at KATS Lake Austin / Lady Bird Lake

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Re-posted from FishKATS.com Not only was Saturday’s tournament the biggest KATS event ever held (94 competitors), it also produced some healthy limits for many and one Lake Austin big bass for Larry Martin (a KATS newcomer). His 26 inch bass has, for now, secured the Fishscale’s Biggest Bass Replica of the Season for 2014, and it […]

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Support the ADA Wheelchair Accessible Fishing Pier Project

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

ACK is proud to be associated with a local non-profit organization called the CORE Health Foundation which you may have remember us talking about back in February. They are behind the development of an ADA Wheelchair Accessible Fishing Pier on Lady Bird Lake here in heart of Austin, Texas. This weekend, we’ll be attending and […]

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Unique Opportunity for Recreational Austin Paddlers

| January 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Growing up in Austin, I had a family friend who owned their own personal kayak fleet (a mixture of 5 single and tandem kayaks) and a custom truck rack to carry them all safely. It was enough to take a team of friends out and the freedom to go out wherever we wanted, whenever we […]

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They Came, They Fished and They Conquered…

| October 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Announcing the 2011 ACK Kayak Fishing Challenge Winners! Typically, when my alarm goes off anytime before 6am my hand always makes it’s way to the snooze button, on target and with no effort whatsoever. However this wasn’t the case on October 16th, 2011. It was 4:45am and I was out the door in less than […]

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2011 ACK Kayak Fishing Challenge – Are you ready?

| September 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

The annual fishing event in central Texas for all kayak anglers. Join us for the 4th annual 2011 Kayak Fishing Challenge, an annual catch-and-release kayak-fishing event held on Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas benefiting the Kids Outdoor Zone. The event will be held on Sunday, October 16th on Lady Bird Lake featuring three divisions: […]

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A “Spiderman” Kid Fishing Pole is All He Needed

| September 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

This idea for this tournament came about a few years back as a joke amongst several Austin Kayak Fishing members. The idea was that everyone’s skills would be tested to their limits by only allowing anglers to use Barbie, Scooby Doo, Stars Wars and other “kid” fishing poles. While still competitive, it was all in […]

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