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You’re Wearing What To Work?

You’re Wearing What To Work?

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whether you paddle a canoe, kayak or SUP, we at ACK want you to be safe on the water. The easiest way to do is is by wearing your personal flotation device, or PFD. We’re happy to share this piece about the upcoming Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day by Rachel Johnson, Executive Director […]

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You Saw What?! 10 Interesting On The Water Finds

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. Here were 10 of our favorites on the water finds: 1. A canoe which had been lost in a tornado and floated 30 miles down river. (It was returned to […]

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Tips for Cleaning Your CamelBak

Tips for Cleaning Your CamelBak

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kelsey from ACK Houston give tips on cleaning your CamelBak. “Do you have to clean your CamelBak? Even if you just put water in it?” I’ve been asked about this several times recently and thought I would write a bit about it for our online readers. The answer is yes. Ideally you should clean and air […]

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The New Portable Camp Chair (and Table) Solution

The New Portable Camp Chair (and Table) Solution

| January 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

One issue I face when going kayak camping or backpacking is how to bring along my camp chair. I have a Kelty Folding Mesh Chair which I love using on camp outs and tailgates, but at 8 lbs and nearly 3 feet tall when packed down it’s not a truly portable camp chair option. Often […]

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Life Jacket Facts From The Safe Boating Campaign

Life Jacket Facts From The Safe Boating Campaign

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Keep these Life Jacket Facts in Mind Whatever kind of paddling you like to do, it’s important to always wear your life jacket (or PFD) while you’re out on the water. Think of it like wearing a seat belt in your car – you probably won’t find yourself in a situation where you need it, […]

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5 Most Common Paddling Goals for 2014

5 Most Common Paddling Goals for 2014

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

With a new year comes new adventure and paddlers everywhere are looking ahead to what they want 2014 to hold for them and their kayak, canoe or paddle board. I decided to find out what types of paddling goals were being set by asking our ACK social pages. Here were the 5 most common paddling […]

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Attention Kayak Anglers…the Power Pole Mirco Anchor is Coming to ACK!

Attention Kayak Anglers…the Power Pole Mirco Anchor is Coming to ACK!

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The iCast 2013 Best Product of Show is coming to ACK! The Power Pole Micro Anchor is headed for ACK! This electronic shallow water anchoring system is designed for kayaks, canoes, and small boats up to 1500 pounds. Kayak anglers, this one is for you! Here’s how it works: Thinking About Buying One? Read this. For […]

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Stay Prepared with the Weekender First Aid Kit

Stay Prepared with the Weekender First Aid Kit

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Spring Store Associate Kelsey Knowlden Emergency preparedness is an important aspect of outdoor adventures that often is overlooked or forgotten. What many people don’t realize is that it doesn’t usually take much. Getting a basic kit like the Weekender First Aid Kit and keeping it in your pack or car glove compartment can prepare […]

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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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5 Stocking Stuffers for Any Lover of the Outdoors

5 Stocking Stuffers for Any Lover of the Outdoors

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Don’t settle for the same old stocking-stuffers! I’ve picked out five goodies that are sure to wow any lover of the outdoors when they dig into their stocking this holiday season! Remember, if you don’t find what you’re looking for below, there are plenty more stocking stuffers to be found in the ACK 2013 Holiday Gift […]

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