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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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The Design and Development of the Native Watercraft Slayer Propel Fishing Kayak

The Design and Development of the Native Watercraft Slayer Propel Fishing Kayak

| February 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

By Shane Benedict of Legacy Paddlesports (Liquid Logic & Native Watercraft), Reposted from Shane’s Logic with Permission. The Development of the Slayer Propel 13 really started when Native Watercraft first developed the pedal drive Propel system in 2008.  I had just joined the Native Watercraft design team so I hadn’t had any input on the […]

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Lose the Zippers with Sierra Design’s Backcountry Bed

Lose the Zippers with Sierra Design’s Backcountry Bed

| February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Backcountry Bed Presents New Sleeping Option for Campers Sierra Designs has steered away from the timeless sleeping bag design to create a completely new way for campers to tackle backcountry sleeping with their Backcounrty Bed. Unlike the mummy style sleeping bags, the Backcountry Bed is intended to perform like a traditional bed at home. It has […]

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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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Trip Report: Galveston Bay Lunch Sail

Trip Report: Galveston Bay Lunch Sail

| February 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Reposted from the TexasIslandClub.com Forum. Trip report comes from Club Captain Steve Mullins, AKA Crazy Yak, who took a fun trip along the Texas coast just south east of Houston in a pair of Hobie sailing kayaks. My family and I met up with Bob and Kathleen and sailed from Kemah to San Leon. After […]

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Kayak Fishing the San Marcos River, a Personal Best

Kayak Fishing the San Marcos River, a Personal Best

| February 5, 2014 | 3 Comments

Ryan, assistant manager at ACK San Marcos, headed out for a day of bass fishing with Grant on the San Marcos River. Little did he know it would turn into a personal best! Grant and I started things off planning our trip based on the forecast. We typically like to be on the water at […]

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Join the Texas Stream Team

Join the Texas Stream Team

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join the Texas Stream Team - a group of some 8,000 men, women, and children who have been active stewards of Texas waterways since 1991. If you canoe, kayak or stand up paddle – or would like to –you can become founding members of the Texas Stream Team Paddlers. You’ll be trained and equipped to monitor the quality of your favorite […]

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The Terrible Kayak Word Search

The Terrible Kayak Word Search

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is the kind of stuff my friends send me because I work at ACK. If you’ve got some time to kill, then try your hand at this self-proclaimed “Terrible Word Search”. Ya, the word kayak only appears once…   The creator actually uses a computer program to make these searches and shared the source […]

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