Tag: kats

New Video : Choosing a Rod for Kayak Fishing

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pat Kellner of P.H. Custom Quality Fishing took some time out after fishing the 2013 KATS Lake Bastrop event to explain the basics of choosing a rod for kayak fishing. While we don’t sell rods at ACK, we do carry a ton of kayak fishing accessories and boats, so expect more videos like this from […]

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Outsider Perspective : KATS Fishing Tournament

Outsider Perspective : KATS Fishing Tournament

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s a lot of talk around the ACK offices and our stores about the Kayak Anglers Tournament Series (KATS) and if you aren’t an angler, that can leave you feeling a little left out at times. Case in point: Myself. While I do enjoy fishing for its relaxing, meditative and buddy-bonding aspects, I probably haven’t […]

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KATS Report: Decker Lake Deals a Winter Hand

KATS Report: Decker Lake Deals a Winter Hand

| February 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

On January 23rd at 7:15am, 62 kayaks competing in KATS parted the morning mist, all with an angle to hook a Big Bass. All morning the boat dock at Decker Lake rumored the sun would warm up the cold conditions, and alas it did…at 2:30pm when the fishing had just about ended. Competitors arrived back on shore […]

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2013 KATS – Official Kick Off!

2013 KATS – Official Kick Off!

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s time for KATS! The 2013 series is coming up fast in the central Texas area. Dates and locations have been announced and the first tourney will kick off on Decker Lake (Walter E. Long Lake) here in Austin on January 26th.  KATS (Kayak Angler Tournament Series) is a local kayak anglers tournament series comprised […]

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Fishing Lake Fayette with Bobby Clark of Wilderness Systems

| November 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lake Fayette is a favorite destination for anglers all over Texas (and sometimes the world) and is even one of the destinations picked out for ACK’s Kayak Angler Tournament Series. Well, I came across a video from Bobby Clark, a Wilderness Systems Pro Staff angler, fishing Fayette in his Wilderness Systems Ride 115 and I have to say […]

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Kristian Kolflat Interviewed by FishTattoo.net

Kristian Kolflat Interviewed by FishTattoo.net

| November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

ACK’s very own Kristian Kolflat, Austin Store Assistant Manager and KATS Tournament Director, was interviewed by Pat Kellner of FishTattoo. In the interview, Kristian speaks on ACK, KATS and kayak fishing in terms of both the industry itself as well as his own passion for the sport. Read the full interview here. Pat Kellner is an […]

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Featured Sponsor: Costa Ventures

Featured Sponsor: Costa Ventures

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Part of enjoying your kayak is bringing it with you to explore new places. Some of the most memorable paddling experiences can happen just because you have a new backdrop to stare at during your breathers. Other times, a new place means new fish to catch. Costa Ventures, our featured sponsor this week, provided two […]

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ACK Featured Brand: Skwoosh

ACK Featured Brand: Skwoosh

| July 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Skwoosh is a customer favorite when it comes to outfitting any kayak for comfort. They design and create seats and pads for a wide range of purposes from long distance paddling to kayak fishing. Recommended even by doctors, Skwoosh provides a solution to relieve pressure and provide comfort with every one of their different seat […]

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ACK Featured Brand: Thule

ACK Featured Brand: Thule

| June 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Thule has been solving the problem of how to bring equipment along with you on the go since 1942. They create premium roof racks, bike and water sports carriers as well as roof boxes for your vehicle that are both visually impressive and functionally effective. They have created a number of customer favorites ranging from their […]

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ACK Featured Brand: NRS

ACK Featured Brand: NRS

| June 11, 2012 | 1 Comment

NRS is at the core of paddling. Established in 1972 by founder Bill Parks, NRS has a rich history of growing from the ground up. Today the company seems to live and breathe paddling. Each week they release new instructional films and sponsored footage to the community (their Souls+Water is a great series if you […]

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