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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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Lifeproof iPhone 5 Case

Lifeproof iPhone 5 Case

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Come and get them while they’re hot…no, really, come get them while they last! The much anticipated Lifeproof iPhone 5 Case is finally available for purchase at ACK! This is the perfect phone case for anyone who loves using their phone outdoors but is always wary of damaging it. I love using it because, as […]

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New Video: Kayaks 101 – Differences Between Kayak Designs

| February 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Are you looking for a kayak but overwhelmed by all the different choices? Well you’ve come to the right place! In our continuing “101″ video series, ACK’s Roland Jimenez walks you through the basics of choosing the right kayak by identifying the differences between sit-inside, sit-on-top, whitewater, touring and the canoe/kayak hybrid design types. Still […]

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Recreation Therapist Self Prescribes to Fight PTSD

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recreation Therapist Zac Crouse witnessed the death of his best friend in a kayaking accident on April 23, 2009. After being diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Crouse decided to take his own advice and let the outdoors assist in his healing by journeying  from Ottawa, Ontario to Halifax Nova Scotia without the assistance of […]

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Les Voyageurs Sans Trace

| December 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The year was 1938, and three French paddlers had taken it upon themselves to be the first to paddle the untamed and un-dammed rivers of the American west. They took with them on their expedition a camera to capture their adventure on 16mm color film and the footage has sat in archives for years. That was, until […]

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California Paddler Finds Message in a Bottle from New Zealand

California Paddler Finds Message in a Bottle from New Zealand

| October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

You never know what to expect when you go out paddling. 77 year old Sonja Van Hall routinely paddles Oceanside Harbor just north of San Diego as part of her impressive exercise schedule. During her decade of paddles, Hall said she would collect trash and always wondered each time she scooped up a bottle if […]

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Employee Spotlight – Nathan Norton

Employee Spotlight – Nathan Norton

| June 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

This month, we feature one of our most energetic and probably our skinniest employee, Nathan “Nate” Norton. If you’ve been to our Houston store, you may have talked to Nate and chances are he left a lasting impression on you. We invited Nate to tell us a little more about himself, his move to Texas […]

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Devil’s River Part 2

Devil’s River Part 2

| September 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Since I just went through this experience on a recent trip down the Devils River in West Texas, I wanted to share with you what gear worked and didn’t work for us.

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Venice by Sea Kayak

Venice by Sea Kayak

| August 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Written by Neil Wright -Adventure Kayak Magazine Sea kayaker Steve Lutsch just returned back from a trip to Europe. While in Europe Steve did a little sea kayaking in Venice Italy. Rene Seindel of Venice Kayak captured the stunning surroundings of Venice and Steve has shared a few of these photos with us. During his […]

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A Second Devil’s River Kayak Trip

| August 16, 2010 | 1 Comment

At time I was really set on paddling the Frio river and never even gave the Devil’s River a second thought. But like any great journey, it starts off as a small seed and grows into something that seems to take on its own life.

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