ACK is Awarded the Kayak Angler’s Choice Award for Retailer of the Year for 5th Year in a Row


ACK wins the “Retailer of the Year” category and places third for “Blog of the Year”.

Austin, Texas (October 21st, 2015) - Paddlesports and outdoor gear retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, has been awarded “Retailer of the Year” by the "2015 Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards” for the 5th year in a row.

In addition to “Retailer of the Year”, ACK was awarded third-place in the “Blog of the Year” category. ACK has been hosting the2015 KACA Retailer outdoor adventure blog at covering topics from kayak fishing gear, to how-tos as well as fishing stories written by kayak anglers since 2008.

2015 KACA Retailer

“We know that customers have many kayak fishing dealers to choose from throughout the country,” said Peter Messana, CEO of MSP Holdings, “to be chosen as number one amongst the best is an absolute honor and we offer much gratitude to our customers, employees, vendors and of course all of those that voted for us for the 5th year in a row.”

Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards (KACA) is a joint venture between and Each year kayak anglers from across the globe nominate and vote for their favorites in various categories like Kayak Angler of the year, Kayak of the year, and more.The awards are the only kayak fishing specific awards driven solely by kayak anglers.

For more information about the 2015 Kayak Angler’s Choice Awards, visit:

About MSP Holdings, LLC
MSP Holdings, LLC operates Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), an award-winning paddlesports and outdoor retailer and Rack Boys a vehicle rack and sports travel outfitter dedicated to providing exceptional customer service. Both retail outfits are based out of the central Texas area, with their respective online stores at and and within five physical locations in Austin, San Marcos, Spring, Houston and San Antonio, Texas.

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