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February 23rd, 2020

The Truth About Failing (How To Never “Fail” In Life Again)

No one enjoys failing… In fact, many of us (including me) will go to extremes just to avoid failing (especially if it makes us look bad in front of others). Right? Yet, we also know that failing is part of life… it’s part of growing. There have even been top-selling books on the subject (like

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February 21st, 2020

Two Knots Every Boater Must Know To Tie Up To The Dock (VIDEO)

If you want to make sure your boat never floats away from the dock, you have to know these two knots… They’re simple and take just a few short seconds to tie, but so many people don’t tie them correctly. We’ve got Capt. Mark “Hollywood” Johnson from FloridaKeysFunFishing.com to teach you how to tie these

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February 21st, 2020

Tanya The Charleston Redfish Slayer (Best Lures, Spots & Mistakes)

This woman is crushing it! One thing we’ve gotten a lot of requests for is to bring more of our Insider members on the podcast—more “real” anglers. It’s easy to listen to an interview with a famous professional fishing guide or tournament angler and think, “I could never do that.” But when you listen to

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February 21st, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: Eugene Cherry

It’s time for the Strong Angler of the Week! Each week we pick an angler that is out there catching fish, sharing fishing with others, and helping others. This week we’ve got Eugene Cherry, who took his 16-year-old son and two of his friends out for a day full of catching snook, sheepshead, snapper, and

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February 20th, 2020

5 Best Fishing Tide Sites & Apps (Quick & Easy Ways To Get Tides)

Looking for the best tide sites and apps for fishing? In this post, we’re sharing our top five favorite sites and apps to get tidal information to help plan your next fishing trip. You’ll learn Which sites and apps are the easiest to get the tides from The pros and cons of each site and

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February 19th, 2020

Shimano Stradic FL Spinning Reel: Unboxing, Specs, Comparison

If you’re thinking about getting a new inshore spinning reel and you’re considering the Shimano Stradic FL, then you’re going to love this video. I recently ordered this reel and today I’m going to unbox it with you and share the specs, as well as how it compares to the Shimano Stradic Ci4+. We’re not

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February 19th, 2020

2 Costly Power-Pole Mistakes Boaters Need To Avoid

After you’ve spent a few thousand dollars on a Power-Pole, the last thing you want to do is break it… However, there are some common mistakes many boats make that slowly wear down Power-Poles, but are really easy to avoid. Capt. Mark “Hollywood” Johnson from FloridaKeysFunFishing.com has a fleet of several inshore boats that all

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February 18th, 2020

Speckled Trout On Demand: Best Spots & Lures (LIVE Video)

If you love catching trout, you’re going to love this episode. Join Luke and me LIVE as we drift grass flats and catch lots of trout, ladyfish, and Spanish mackerel. One of us even caught the elusive and highly-valued pinfish, although I won’t embarrass them and say who it was (hint: it wasn’t me). This

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February 17th, 2020

How To Cook Sheepshead (The Simple & Delicious Way)

Do you want to learn how to cook sheepshead in a way that’s quick, easy, requires little cleanup, and tastes delicious? If you’re not hungry now, I guarantee you will be after watching this video… I’ll show you: How to prepare sheepshead filets to maximize freshness and flavor (without the fishy taste) What not to

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February 16th, 2020

The 4 Steps To Quickly Getting Out Of Any Rut In Life

I hate a love/hate relationship with ruts in life… Even though we all know that hitting a rut in life or going through a horrible time in life is usually something that will ultimately empower us, grow us, and makes us stronger in the long run, no one in their right mind wishes for bad

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February 16th, 2020

Salt Strong Is Hiring! New Fulfillment & Shipping Role!

Help!!! We’ve got a new part-time position open (with tons of room to grow within Salt Strong). Here are the job details. Job Title: Part-Time Fulfillment & Shipping Assistant Job Duties: Shipping Order fulfillment Returns Assisting with inventory management. Hours: Flexible hours (2 – 4 hours per day), more hours possibly available in the future.

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February 14th, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: Thomas Campbell

This is what it’s all about! The Strong Angler of the Week award goes to someone who’s out there catching fish, helping people out, and sharing fishing with others. This week we’re recognizing Thomas Campbell for going out with new Insider member, Bernie, where the two of them caught so many trout they couldn’t keep

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February 13th, 2020

Shark Fishing On Demand: How To Catch Big Sharks On Light Tackle

Pa-POW! What a BEAST! Have you ever gone shark fishing before? Sharks are pure muscle and fight like crazy. We went out with Capt. Mark “Hollywood” Johnson from FloridaKeysFunFishing.com where he showed us how to attract sharks right up to your boat fast, so you can sight cast to them and catch them all day.

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February 13th, 2020

How To Catch Fish At Low Tide & In Tough Conditions

You’re about to see something no fishing magazine, fishing show, or YouTuber will ever show you… We’ve been getting some amazing feedback about our live podcasts. They’re unscripted, unedited, uncut and just show real footage of us going out and trying to get on some fish. There have been some adventures during these live episodes,

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February 12th, 2020

How To Catch An Inshore Slam (Right After A Cold Front)

Do you remember catching your first snook? I recently had the opportunity to take out one of our Insider members, Dave Otte, who’s from Pensacola and has never caught a snook before (there aren’t any snook that far up north). We were on a mission to catch an inshore slam but the odds were stacked

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February 12th, 2020

How To Tie A Dropper Rig Using a “T-Knot” (For Sheepshead & Snapper)

One of my favorite rigs for catching sheepshead is a dropper rig. It helps me get my bait down to the bottom while giving it some slack to act naturally. Plus, it allows me to easily switch weights if the current picks up or slows down, or if I move to fish somewhere deeper or

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February 11th, 2020

How To Fish Docks For Redfish (Top Mistakes, Best Lures & More)

It’s dock fishing time! One of our favorite types of spots to catch fish (especially in the winter) is docks. We’ve caught tons of fish, including big redfish and snook, under docks and it’s one of our go-to types of spots if the weather is bad. They’re great because they provide food and shelter for

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February 11th, 2020

WANTED: Confident (And Creative) Inshore Saltwater Boat Manufacturer…

Dear Saltwater Boat Manufacturer, I’m not sure if this is a fit for you or not, but… If you’re sick and tired of spending tons of money on marketing and advertising without knowing your exact return on investment, then keep reading… Awesome, you’re still here. So let me ask you… Have you ever questioned the

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February 11th, 2020

Bubba Fishing Net Review (Top Pros, Cons & Tips)

Looking for a new fishing net? You might want to consider the Bubba Net. This net is from the same company that brought you the Bubba Blade and in this video, I’m breaking down the top pros and cons of this net, plus I’ll share tips about using fishing nets, in general, to help you

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February 10th, 2020

10 Kayak & Paddleboard Safety Tips Every Fisherman Needs To Know

Although kayak fishing is one of the most fun and effective ways to catch fish, it can be dangerous if you’re not careful. The tide could turn on you and you could get stranded on a flat or sucked out to sea, it can sometimes be tough for boaters to see kayakers, and any physical

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February 9th, 2020

From Olympic Boxer To 60 Pounds Overweight To Discovering Body Stewardship

Have you ever heard the term “Body Stewardship?” It’s ok if you haven’t… I actually didn’t know what it meant until recently either. But I’m guessing you’ve heard the term “stewardship” though, right? If you’re anything like me, the first thought that comes into mind is financial stewardship (tithing and being generous with what God

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February 8th, 2020

How To Find Redfish In A New Area (Crystal River Fishing Report)

Would you like to know how I consistently find redfish (and other inshore fish) in brand new areas that I have never fished before?

Heck, I sure wish someone had shared this with me back when I used to struggle to get a single bite while fishing brand a new area…

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February 7th, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: Alex Hensley

Holy sheepshead! The Strong Angler of the Week award goes to someone who’s sharing fishing with others, helping others catch fish, or making memories on the water with loved ones and this week we’re recognizing Alex Hensley. Alex goes fishing with his brother every Thursday and this week they got on some massive sheepshead, as

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February 7th, 2020

3 Best Times To Use Topwater Lures (And When To Avoid Using Them)

It’s topwater time!! Throwing topwater lures is one of my favorite ways to catch fish. Watching your lure click-clack across the surface and then seeing an aggressive trout or redfish explode on it… Pa-POW!! Although throwing topwater lures can be great all year, there are three times when throwing these lures is best. Want to

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