Archive for January, 2012

Dry Down? Yes Dri-Down!

Dry Down? Yes Dri-Down!

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I attended the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market to get a glimpse at what was coming down the pipeline in new gear and new technology. There were several things that caught my eye this year and one of the most interesting was Dri-Down. Most of us know that down is by […]

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Top 10 Things I Heard at the San Antonio Boat Show

| January 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

I went to the San Antonio Boat Show this past weekend to help man the booth Saturday and Sunday.  I will be honest,  I don’t get out to the shows nearly as much as I used to and used this one as an opportunity to shake some rust off and see what happens in the […]

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Texas Saltwater Fishing – Cade’s Coastal Chronicles

| January 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

As seen in Texas Saltwater Fishing: Hi, I’m Cade. I’m just your everyday do it yourself kind of guy with a great passion for the outdoors. Like many of you, I have often found myself a little lost when planning a fishing trip to a new area. Well, break out your hook-N-Line Fishing map and […]

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S**t Kayakers Say – Have you said any of these things before?

| January 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you keep up with the latest Internet fads, you might have heard of all the “s**t girls say” videos and how they have inspired users to upload videos featuring common, or sometimes just silly, catch phrases from their favorite niche. Well, a group called Pilot Collective Media uploaded this video titled “S**t Kayakers Say”. […]

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Unique Opportunity for Recreational Austin Paddlers

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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Hobie Outdoor Adventures – TV Series!

Hobie Outdoor Adventures – TV Series!

| January 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Check this out! From surf to stream Hobie will take you on a chase, up close and personal for todays most popular gamefish or that perfect wave. This is Hobie country! They’ll cover the tips, tactics and techniques for the ultimate kayaking experience as they embrace the abundant opportunities the water has to offer. So […]

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Help Us Welcome Kendal Larson, ACK Guest Blogger

Help Us Welcome Kendal Larson, ACK Guest Blogger

| January 26, 2012 | 2 Comments

Over the next few weeks, you’ll begin to see more blogs written by what we are referring to as Guest Bloggers. These aren’t your average outdoor enthusiasts, these are guys and gals that are uber-passionate about what they do, typically a pro staffer, industry professional or someone who already publishes their own blogs. Today, I’d […]

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Austin Canoe and Kayak Receives SNEWS/Backpacker “Best Online Retailer” Award

Austin Canoe and Kayak Receives SNEWS/Backpacker “Best Online Retailer” Award

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (January 23, 2012) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), announces the acceptance of the SNEWS/Backpacker “Best Online Retailer” award. The award recognizes retailers who embody the spirit of entrepreneurship and who serve as visionaries for the outdoor market and leaders of the communities they serve. “We are honored to have won this award, […]

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Why? Because it’s there.

Why? Because it’s there.

| January 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

For all you crazy whitewater and extreme sport enthusiasts, here is a video news report from CNN documenting some Alabama kayakers who decided to take on Noccalula Falls state park – most notably the park’s biggest waterfall, a 90 ft vertical drop. Issac Levenson, one of the kayakers who interviewed with CNN, sounded well versed […]

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Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak Announces Video Contest Winner

Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak Announces Video Contest Winner

| January 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

Austin, Texas (January 19th, 2012) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), today announced the official winner of the “Why I Deserve to Win a Kayak” video contest. The contest was designed to engage participants in convincing the viewing audience, by means of a short 3-minute video, why they deserve to win a kayak by Native […]

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