Tag: bending branches

A Visit to Bending Branches & Aqua-Bound

A Visit to Bending Branches & Aqua-Bound

| March 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

Recently I took a trip to Minnesota to try out snowshoeing for the first time as part of my ACK Go Play Day, an initiative that encourages employees to experience the outdoors. Well, shortly after landing, it hit me that I would be nearby one of our biggest suppliers of kayak and canoe paddles, Bending […]

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Native Watercraft Slayer 12 kayak Fishing Package!

Native Watercraft Slayer 12 kayak Fishing Package!

| March 13, 2013 | 4 Comments

With the growing popularity of the Native Watercraft Slayer 12, we decided it was about time we put together an all inclusive package to help you get out on the water with just the right gear that will get you fishing as quickly and as easily as possible! The Native Watercraft Slayer 12 Kayak Fishing Package […]

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In Focus: Gift Ideas for Your Little Adventurer

In Focus: Gift Ideas for Your Little Adventurer

| December 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

You’ve shared your love of the outdoors with your kids and now you can’t get ‘em out of the boat and off the trail. You’ve started them down the long path of an outdoor enthusiast and if they’ll be spending more time joining you on your adventures, they need their own gear! When they’re more […]

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Share your adventures for a chance to win a Bending Branches Navigator Kayak Paddle!

Share your adventures for a chance to win a Bending Branches Navigator Kayak Paddle!

| August 3, 2012 | 3 Comments

We’ve partnered with our friends at Venturepax.com to challenge you to share your kayaking adventures! Venturepax is a hub for outdoor enthusiasts to share their adventures and a way for us to collect adventure stories from our community all in one place! We can’t wait to read your stories and see your pictures and videos. […]

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Lakota 65 and Angler Pro Paddle In-Depth Reviews

Lakota 65 and Angler Pro Paddle In-Depth Reviews

| April 30, 2012 | 4 Comments

We wanted to pass along some very in depth product reviews that we came across recently. The first comes from Thrifty Gear Reviews and is on the Lakota 65 Backpack from Kelty. According to Thrifty, this backpack is great for weekend campers/hikers so take a look if you fit the bill! Read the full review […]

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KATS Sponsor Update – Bending Branches

KATS Sponsor Update – Bending Branches

| April 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

A continuation of our featured KATS sponsors blogs that we will add to through the coming weeks. We appreciate all the support they have provided us over the series! We’ve been very lucky to have Bending Branches as our other KATS patron sponsors this year. Bending Branches is a Wisconsin based company staffed by paddling enthusiasts […]

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Understanding Paddle Feathering

Understanding Paddle Feathering

| March 1, 2012 | 6 Comments

Most of you probably own a paddle or two and already take advantage of what is commonly referred to as feathering but there is a good possibility that some of you don’t. For those unfamiliar with the term “feathering”, it’s the action of positioning your blades at opposite angles to one another to reduce the […]

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Garner State Park. Awesome. Colorful. Fantastic.

Garner State Park. Awesome. Colorful. Fantastic.

| February 13, 2012 | 3 Comments

Those are just a few of the words that would describe my weekend camping in Garner State Park back in the fall of 2011. With good friends, gear, and kayaks in tow, we set off for the Hill Country for a gorgeous autumn weekend of camping, paddling and hiking. Although we departed a bit later […]

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Made in the USA

Made in the USA

| June 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

As we approach the July 4th holiday, you can’t help but begin to experience a sense of patriotism with flags being strategically placed at the end caps of grocery store aisles and TV commercials beginning to advertise the inevitable. Seeing all this reminded me about something that Steve, ACK President, mentioned to me sometime back, […]

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