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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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Kayak Skid Plates Explained

Kayak Skid Plates Explained

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s true that kayaks are pretty tough pieces of gear. Rotomolded polyethylene plastic kayaks are sometimes even referred to as indestructible but this is not quite the case. Just like all outdoor equipment, your kayak is susceptible to regular wear and tear and needs to be taken care of. One part of the kayak that’s […]

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Getting Started Snowshoeing

Getting Started Snowshoeing

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

When the snow starts to fall and the water turns solid, what’s a paddler to do? Strap on a pair of snowshoes and take a hike! Snowshoeing is a fun wintertime activity that can be either exhilarating or relaxing (and sometimes both), depending on how you approach it and definitely worth giving a try! Why […]

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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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The Predator Just Got a Little Easier to Stand In

The Predator Just Got a Little Easier to Stand In

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

As if it wasn’t easy enough already, a new accessory has come out to make standing in the Predator even easier!   I’m talking about the new Predator Steady Stand Bar which has already arrived at the ACK warehouse and is ready to ship. This product mounts to the accessory plates on the Predator and […]

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A Fish-Finder that Utilizes Your Phone?

A Fish-Finder that Utilizes Your Phone?

| December 18, 2013 | 2 Comments

Yep, Introducing the New Vexilar SonarPhone T-Pod! The new Vexilar SonarPhone T-Pod is a unit that turns your smartphone or tablet into a fully functional touch screen sonar system that will rival the performance of sonar systems costing hundreds more. This is a very exciting kayak fishing product for a number of reasons. You don’t […]

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The ACK Survival Guide to Winter Kayaking

The ACK Survival Guide to Winter Kayaking

| December 8, 2013 | 7 Comments

As winter sets in and water starts to turn solid, many paddlers will be hanging up their paddling gear until spring. For others, the cold is just another challenge to overcome before getting on the water. I believe that winter time kayaking can actually be very enjoyable but it does pose some risks that you […]

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Backwater Assault Paddle Now at ACK!

Backwater Assault Paddle Now at ACK!

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Put the Bulky Paddle Away & Fish! The Backwater Assault Paddle has landed at ACK! This new paddling accessory has been grabbing the attention of kayak anglers because of the versatility it provides for fishing. Meant for short distances or adjusting position, the Backwater Hand Paddle won’t replace your favorite go-to kayaking paddle, but it will let […]

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Tips on Kayak Storage from ACK

Tips on Kayak Storage from ACK

| November 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

Keep your investment in tip top shape with proper kayak storage technique When you buy your first kayak, deciding how you’ll store it isn’t the first thing you think about. It isn’t until you start noticing that the colors are fading or that the hull has developed a slight bend where it was resting in your […]

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