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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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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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Kayak Fishing San Marcos with Assistant Store Manager Ryan Schaper

Kayak Fishing San Marcos with Assistant Store Manager Ryan Schaper

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Written by San Marcos Assistant Manager Ryan Schaper Having the opportunity to work at an outdoor retailer like ACK gives us, the employees, many awesome opportunities to learn about and use products so that we can better understand how they work and relay that information to you, the customer. One of the biggest opportunities is […]

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Customer Appreciation Week at Your Local ACK Stores!

Customer Appreciation Week at Your Local ACK Stores!

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

We Want to Show Our Appreciation ACK Customer Appreciation Week is being held this year at every ACK store location from November 29th through December 8th, 2014. We want to thank everyone who has helped us get to where we are today by offering raffle items, rental coupons, discounts and more during the Customer Appreciation Week. […]

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ACK Ignites Outdoor Adventure in the Community through Paddlesport Exploration

ACK Ignites Outdoor Adventure in the Community through Paddlesport Exploration

| August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Austin Canoe & Kayak Holds Its 6th Annual Fall Demo Days & Outdoor Exposition Austin, Texas – August 13th, 2013 – Outdoor retailer Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC., announces its 6th Annual Fall Kayak Demo Days & Outdoor Exposition.  Each of ACK’s physical store locations will host its own […]

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ACK at Troutfest 2013

ACK at Troutfest 2013

| March 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

On February 15th and 16th, I had the opportunity to attend Trout Fest which was held at the Rio Raft Resort and put on by the Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited. I am fairly new to ACK so this was a great opportunity to interact with a lot of our fantastic customers and meet several […]

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Employee Spotlight: Andy Bruce

Employee Spotlight: Andy Bruce

| February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

This month we focus on ACK San Marcos’ fearless leader, Andy Bruce. His official title is Store Manager and it comes with plenty of responsibility. He’s in charge of everything that goes on at our San Marcos location and that includes staffing, inventory, community involvement plus much more. Despite all of his other responsibilities though, […]

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Rythym of Drum and Bass

Rythym of Drum and Bass

| January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rhythm permeates everything in nature.  Especially when there is a human involved. It was Bill Monroe in this case, while drifting along a line of lily pads on a pond in Independence, Texas that synchronized the landscape with my easy cadence of cast and tug. I have been to places where the drums drown out […]

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Mud and Mosquitos

Mud and Mosquitos

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

As a kayaker, I am fortunate when I see new water but it never seems to come often enough. When you do find yourself somewhere new, it forces, and teaches, you to focus on finding a new technique or a different rhythm to the way you kayak or more importantly the way you fish. This is […]

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Hello Luke…Welcome to ACK San Marcos!

Hello Luke…Welcome to ACK San Marcos!

| November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

We’d like to take a quick moment to introduce Luke Patranella, ACK San Marcos Store Manager. Luke was born and raised in San Antonio, TX and attended school at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches where he majored in business. Soon after graduating he moved to the mountains of Colorado where eventually he ended up […]

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