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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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Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

| February 28, 2014 | 4 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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Get Your Predator Kayak Moving with the Malone Scupper Cart

| February 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

by Mike Garcia, an avid kayak angler and paddling cinematographer who you can find on YouTube or at www.AdventureOnTheWater.com. Not too long ago I picked up a new Malone Scupper Cart and I’ve found it’s made it easy to transport my gear-loaded Predator kayak. Just a reminder that the Predator kayak is quite heavy at 72 lbs and that’s before […]

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10 Crazy Questions About Your Outdoor Pastime

10 Crazy Questions About Your Outdoor Pastime

| February 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s the craziest thing people ask you about your outdoor hobby?” The answers were incredible! Here’s 10 of our favorites: 1. Where do you pee? — Asked to Tim C. 2. You go out into the ocean in THAT?! — Asked to Christopher H. 3. Don’t you have enough kayaks? […]

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6 Reasons to Get Your Kayak Lit Up with SuperNova LED Lights

6 Reasons to Get Your Kayak Lit Up with SuperNova LED Lights

| February 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wondering why you should invest in SuperNova LED Lights for your kayak? The super bright LED strips from SuperNova offer the kayaker many advantages. Here’s 6 reasons to get your kayak lit with SuperNova: 1. Safety First: Increased visibility of SuperNova LED Lights gives you peace of mind that everyone else on the water knows you’re […]

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For the Coffee Lover: GSI Outdoors Coffee Products

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

For you, coffee is not merely black; it is not simply a beverage to be had with cream and sugar, no, coffee is a ritual, an affirmation of life, a warm embrace in the morning and a meditation on the flavor of the day to be savored with dessert. For you, only the finest beans, […]

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New Kayak Models for 2014

New Kayak Models for 2014

| February 25, 2014 | 6 Comments

Every winter, manufacturers begin releasing new products for the new year in time for spring and every year the selection at ACK.com gets a little bigger. In 2014, we added quite a few new models for kayak fishing like the Striker, Big Game II, Lure, Slayer Propel and Ride 115X. Ya, that’s a lot! But […]

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Gaiters: What Are They, And What Are Different Types For?

Gaiters: What Are They, And What Are Different Types For?

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

by the Outdoor Research Team Planning on tromping through frosted peaks after the Polar Vortex, heading out for a hike during this spring’s colossal snow melt or lacing up for an ultra-long trail run? The extra layer of protection from gaiters will help keep your outing a challenging adventure rather than a painful sufferfest. While […]

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Find Energy Everywhere with the BioLite Camp Stove

Find Energy Everywhere with the BioLite Camp Stove

| February 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Simultaneously cook food and charge electronics with the BioLite Camp Stove As much as we want to escape electronics when we adventure outside, bringing along a mobile device can be a convenience as well as a safety measure. The question then becomes, how do I keep it charged? Enter the BioLite Camp Stove. This new portable […]

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How to Choose the Perfect SUP Paddle

How to Choose the Perfect SUP Paddle

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Danny Mongno, Werner Paddles Marketing Manager As someone who’s paddling his SUP (Stand Up Paddle board) every chance I get, I’m here to tell you folks that investing in the best paddle you can afford is super important.  Every stand up paddler is unique, but we all share a common goal – paddling as […]

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