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Fibers Smaller Than a Strand of Human Hair

Fibers Smaller Than a Strand of Human Hair

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Austin Assistant Store Manager Bill Newberry A towel might not be the first thing that comes to mind when listing out favorite paddling accessories, but it is for me. When I hit the water, I almost always have a McNett Microfiber Towel with me. With fibers smaller than a strand of human hair, […]

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Pack Rack Plus Kayak Gun Mount Makes Kayak Hunting Easy

Pack Rack Plus Kayak Gun Mount Makes Kayak Hunting Easy

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Austin Store Manager Justin Fees Gun mounts are not just for atv’s, four wheelers and trucks…they can also be used on kayaks! Kayak hunting is a favorite pastime for many paddlers, including myself and it all starts with the gun mount. The Pack Rack Plus Kayak Gun Mounts make it easy to carry […]

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ACK Austin Paddling Seminars Revamped for Fall

ACK Austin Paddling Seminars Revamped for Fall

| October 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

Got cold weather blues? ACK Austin Paddling Seminars are just what you need! With the Winter season slowly approaching the ACK Austin Store will be looking to take every one’s mind off of the rainy cold weather that would keep them off the water by holding several informative and fun paddling seminars. Here’s what you can […]

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Paddling the Ride 115 with Some New Toys

Paddling the Ride 115 with Some New Toys

| December 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

I recently had the chance to take out my Ride 115 on the Colorado River (Little Webberville, Texas). It’s always a pleasure to take this kayak out, I truly love it. First off, at only 11.5’, it doesn’t stick out the back of my truck far enough to need a bed extender, which makes it […]

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SUPs, Always a Hit

SUPs, Always a Hit

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently a few friends and I rented a house in Gun Barrel, Texas on Cedar Creek Lake. I decided to bring along a few kayaks as well as a couple stand up paddleboard’s (SUP’s) and needless to say, they were hit throughout the weekend. For many of my friends, it was their first time on […]

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Quest for a Kayak Ends at Tarpon 120

Quest for a Kayak Ends at Tarpon 120

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

I have been on a quest the past few months. No, not for hunting dragons, but for a kayak. I have tried out tons of different models from sit insides to sit on tops and have even had a chance in the Hobie Adventure Island. I was being somewhat picky on the model of kayak […]

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Austin to Denver

Austin to Denver

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: We are sad to announce that Michael, a valued ACK Austin store employee, will be leaving ACK to pursue his education in Colorado with his girlfriend. In many ways, Denver reminds us of Austin as an outdoor sports mecca and we look forward to hearing about his outdoor adventures. Michael recently visited Denver […]

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Gulf Coast Redfish Fever!

Gulf Coast Redfish Fever!

| November 2, 2011 | 6 Comments

An early fall Redfish round up by Kristian Kolflat It wasn’t my birthday weekend but it might as well have been! The late summer, early fall seasons provide some of the best redfish fishing here on the Texas coast. So good, that before I can even finish making my plans to hit the coast, I […]

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Happy Birthday to Me

Happy Birthday to Me

| July 5, 2011 | 3 Comments

A coastal kayak fishing adventure by ACK Employee, Kristian Kolflat I hadn’t planned on getting struck by the whip-like harpoon-resembling barbed tail of a large stingray, but as I shuffled foot-by-foot in the waist deep, mucky-waters of the back bays of Port Aransas’ world-class fishing waters, this seemed more and more likely. “Always shuffle your […]

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A Bittersweet Kayak Fishing Adventure

A Bittersweet Kayak Fishing Adventure

| June 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

I am hard pressed to remember a day of fishing that was quite so wildly unsuccessful as the day that Kristian and I spent fishing the lower Colorado. I mean we could not pull a fish out of that river to save our lives. We paddled a 14-mile stretch of the Colorado that goes from […]

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