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ACK.com and the “Heartbleed” Bug

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Security is a top priority for us and with the transactions we handle it is the utmost importance as Credit Card information as well as other personal information is something that our customers trust us with.  If you haven’t heard of the “heartbleed” bug, it is essentially a bug that was recently discovered that allowed […]

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Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

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. We plan on carrying 2 of the Viking Kayak models: the Profish Reload and the Profish 400 […]

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Yak Gear Announces US Distribution of Viking Kayaks

Yak Gear Announces US Distribution of Viking Kayaks

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vikings are coming!  The Vikings are coming! Yak Gear is proud to announce the United States distribution of Viking Kayaks, a New Zealand based kayak manufacturer. As the United States distributor of Viking Kayaks and the accompanying line of paddling and fishing accessories, Yak Gear is distributing the newly designed Viking Kayak Profish Reload and the Viking Kayak […]

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Native Ultimate FX Has Landed at ACK!

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. So what’s new on the Native Ultimate FX? A whole lot. I opened up Ultimate FX 15 Solo, but it also comes in […]

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ACK Supports Local Paddlesports Community With 7th Annual Spring Demo Days Event

ACK Supports Local Paddlesports Community With 7th Annual Spring Demo Days Event

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (March 11th, 2013) – Outdoor retailer Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC., announces its 7th Annual Spring Demo Days & Outdoor Exposition. A total of four events will be held in locations based around ACK’s physical stores with Austin and North Houston (Spring) on April 5th and 6th, […]

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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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Watch ACK San Antonio Come Together Before Your Eyes

Watch ACK San Antonio Come Together Before Your Eyes

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

For those who follow along with our social media (or even just our blog), you’ve probably heard about our latest store to open up in San Antonio, Texas. You maybe even saw pictures of it in progress. What you might not know is that the store was handed over to us from the construction company […]

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Feelfree Lure Lands at ACK!

Feelfree Lure Lands at ACK!

| February 11, 2014 | 4 Comments

The Feelfree Lure is here! Our first shipment of the new Feelfree Lure has landed at ACK! I grabbed one quick as I could and got it unwrapped to take an up close look. Our Houston store team had a chance to play with one during the Boat Shows, but this was the first time […]

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Record Breaking Numbers at KATS Lake Austin / Lady Bird Lake

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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Robert Leon Reels in Lake Conroe

Robert Leon Reels in Lake Conroe

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Re-posted from FishKATS.com Robert Leon reeled them in on Saturday catching the days’ only limit totaling 85.25 inches and securing first place for over $500 and a custom engraved Yak Attack Blackpak! Sam Gutierrez, a rising star within the KATS crowd took second with 47.75 inches. He is currently also in the lead for Kayak Angler […]

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