Austin Canoe and Kayak Announces the 2011 ACK Kayak Fishing Challenge

Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), today announced the 4th annual 2011 Kayak Fishing Challenge, an annual catch-and-release kayak-fishing event held on Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas benefiting the Kids Outdoor Zone.
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Austin, Texas (September 29th, 2011) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), today announced the 4th annual 2011 Kayak Fishing Challenge, an annual catch-and-release kayak-fishing event held on Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas benefiting the Kids Outdoor Zone.



The event will be held on Sunday, October 16th on Lady Bird Lake featuring three divisions: Kids, Fun and Competitive. The Kids Division is open to children 13 years and under to fish with a parent or guardian, the Fun Division is for all anglers including those who’ve never competed before and for the more experienced anglers, there is the Competitive Division.



“Once again we are excited to be hosting this annual one of a kind event created for all kayak anglers,” said Justin Fees, Store Manager for the Austin store, “but this year we are honored to be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Kids Outdoor Zone, a youth ministry that provides mentoring and loving care to children through a variety of outdoor activities.”



All participants walk away a winner with prizes, many of which are donated by sponsors, ranging from a Native Watercraft Manta Ray kayak to a variety of paddling and fishing accessories, cash, gift cards and other giveaways. Interested participants can sign up atwww.austinkayak.com/fishing or for more information about the Kids Outdoor Zone, visit www.kidsoutdoorzone.org.

About Austin Canoe and Kayak

Founded over 20 years ago, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) is an award-winning paddlesports and outdoor retailer based out of Central Texas dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and the widest selection of paddlesports and outdoor equipment. ACK operates three physical retail shops in Austin, San Marcos and Houston, Texas and an online store atwww.AustinKayak.com.

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Austin Canoe and Kayak, please call Roland Jimenez at 512.687.3010, or email pr@austinkayak.com.

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