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How Often To Change Out Your Fishing Hooks (And QUIT Missing Fish!)

Want to know how often you should be changing out your hooks? If you keep them on too long, you could risk losing a fish, but if you swap...
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How To Choose The Best Popping Cork (And Lure) For Every Condition

With so many options of popping corks to choose, how do you know which one to use? See the differences and when each style is best here.
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Flambeau Tackle Tray Review (Waterproof AND Rustproof Tackle Tray)

Looking for a new tackle tray? Then you're going to love this waterproof and rustproof tackle tray. See how this tackle tray...
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Best Leader Line For Topwater Lures (Mono vs. Fluoro)

Learn what factors to consider when selecting the leader line for fishing with topwater lures... mono vs. fluoro & strength selection tips.
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How To Balance Your Spinning Gear (And Why It Helps You Catch Fish)

Want to make fishing EASIER? Then you need to have a balanced rod and reel. See how to balance out your setup here, plus learn why...
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Saltwater vs. Freshwater Rods: Can You Use A Freshwater Rod In The Salt?

Can you use your freshwater rods in the salt? See what the difference between these two types of rods are and how to make them last longer.
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Here’s Why You’re Missing Strikes With Inline Hooks (And How To Fix It)

Want to know why you're missing fish with single inline hooks on your topwater lures? Check out these 6 reasons why and how to fix it!
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Topwater Lure Test: Super Spook Jr. vs LIVETARGET Mullet (Round 1)

Which topwater lure catches more fish — the Super Spook Jr. or the LIVETARGET Mullet? See the surprising results in this head to head test.
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NEW TACKLE IS HERE! Salt Strong Tackle Store Update!

New fishing tackle is here! Check out the new fishing rods, reels, lures and more available on our shop. Plus see how you can save 20% on...
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St. Croix Mojo Yak Fishing Rod Review (Pros, Cons, & Specs)

Have you ever used a fishing rod designed specifically for kayak fishing? Check out this review of the St. Croix Mojo Yak with it's short...
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How To Store Soft Plastics To AVOID Them Melting Together

Want to keep your lures from melting together? Lures melting together is really common, but easily preventable if you just store them in...
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How To Save Space On Your Boat Or Kayak (Simple Rod & Reel Tip)

Wish you could bring extra rods and reels on the water? Check out this simple tip to save space while still being prepared for anything.
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Planning Your Fishing Trips: How Many Rods To Bring (And What To Rig)

Want to know how many rods and reels to bring on a fishing trip, and what to rig on them? Getting this right will save you time and help...
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Best Lures To Use Under Popping Corks [DOA, Gulp, Z-Man, Chasebaits]

Are you missing out on fish when using a popping cork? Some lures (although they're popular) are causing you to not catch fish because...
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Best (And WORST) Lures For Skip Casting Under Trees & Docks

Want to catch more fish under trees and docks? Skipping lures to the fish is one of the best ways to catch them here, but which lure you choose can...
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