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November 18th, 2018

How To Catch Big Redfish & Snook [Fishing Q&A VIDEO]

How To Catch Big Redfish & Snook Some great questions have been getting submitted in the Comment feeds on our Fishing Tips articles. So we’ve decided to make a point to formally answer many of them in posts like this going forward knowing that there are surely many others who are having the same questions or

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catching redfish under docks
November 18th, 2018

You’ve Got To See How Many Redfish Are Under This Dock!!!

Talk about a redfish honey hole! Here’s the quick backstory: Luke and I recently ventured out into a brand new spot that neither of us had ever fished (the day after a nasty cold front) with the following goals in mind: Film an inshore slam (redfish, snook, trout, flounder) being caught the day after a

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November 16th, 2018

Salt Strong Certified Fishing Forecasts [Week of November 12th, 2018]

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Fishing Education grandfather, dad, son
November 14th, 2018

Why Education Is The Key To The Future Of Fishing

Why is education so important to the future of fishing? And how is fishing education changing? Print media has traditionally been the preferred medium for fishing education — such as magazines and books. Other than that, you have some video media options including YouTube and fishing shows. The biggest problem with these options is that

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November 13th, 2018

How To Tie The “Braid Uni Knot” [Contest Winner]

The Braid Uni Knot  The Braid Uni Knot is a slight modification of the traditional uni knot that results in the strongest knot I’ve found for braid to swivel connections. I really like this knot because: It’s very strong It’s easy to tie It leaves a small and clean knot If you already know how

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November 13th, 2018

Best Saltwater Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Nov 13, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter has arrived!!! I hope you had a great weekend and caught some good fish! We have some great fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending November 5, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the new fishing tips

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Virginia Artificial Reef Striper
November 12th, 2018

The GPS Coordinates For Every Artificial Reef In Virginia

Looking for more fishing spots in Virginia? Virginia has one of the most unique artificial reef programs in the country. The management of this program makes accessing these artificial reefs very easy for recreational anglers. These reefs also offer a multitude of different inshore and offshore fish species to target — including redfish, trout, striper, cobia, sheepshead,

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snook eats crab
November 11th, 2018

Snook Crushes Crab Caught On Film (Proof That Snook Eat Crabs)

Ever seen a snook eat a crab? If you asked certain inshore anglers, they’d tell you that crabs aren’t good snook bait… That crabs are for catching redfish, black drum, tarpon, and permit… But after fishing inshore waters for many years, we’ve seen our fair share of snook inhaling a crab on a hook… and

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how to hold and unhook catfish
November 8th, 2018

How To Safely Hold & Unhook Catfish Without Pliers [VIDEO]

Want to know the safest way to hold and unhook catfish without pliers? Want to make sure you don’t get spined next time you have to get a catfish off your line? If you are an inshore angler, at some point you will most likely catch and have to release a catfish. If you already

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Temple Fork Outfitters GIS Spinning Rod Review
November 7th, 2018

Temple Fork Outfitters GIS Series Spinning Rod Review [Top Pros & Cons]

The Temple Fork Outfitters GIS Series Spinning Rod is a rod I’ve been using for a good amount of time. This a high-quality rod that I like to use for a little bit more powerful inshore gamefish such as tarpon and big snook. After using this rod to target some big fish and getting a

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November 5th, 2018

Best Saltwater Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Nov. 5, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter has arrived!!! I hope you had a great weekend and caught some good fish! We have some great fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending November 5, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the new fishing tips

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Z-Man RaZor ShadZ
November 5th, 2018

Z-Man RaZor ShadZ Review [Top Rigging Tips & Underwater Footage]

The Z-Man RaZor ShadZ swimbait is a popular soft plastic lure on the market right now. This lure has a segmented tail which allows it to move more freely with some good action than other lures can. It is an inshore lure that is best used when rigged weedless or on a jighead. I personally

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sightfishing cobia
November 4th, 2018

Sight Fishing Cobia On The Flats With Otis [Dog vs. Cobia]

Sight fishing cobia on the flats is one of the most fun types of fishing because there are so many challenges involved. First of all, it’s very tough to find them on a consistent basis, so it’s even more important to take advantage of any opportunities that do come up. Also, they are often following rays

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North Carolina Artificial Reef Mahi-Mahi
November 1st, 2018

The GPS Coordinates For Every Artificial Reef In North Carolina

It’s fishing time in the Tar Heel state! Do you want to catch more fish in North Carolina in some easy to find spots? Many anglers go out fishing without any knowledge of where they are going to fish prior to getting on the water. Often times, this can cause an angler to have a

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SFT Slammer Series Paddletail review
October 31st, 2018

SFT Slammer Series Paddletail Lure Review [Top 3 Pros & Cons]

A lure you probably haven’t heard of yet is the SFT Slammer Series Paddletail lure from Southeastern Fishing Tackle in Tampa. This is a soft plastic lure that can be rigged on a weedless hook and a jighead. My favorite way to rig this lure is using a weighted weedless hook and fishing it in

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youtuber
October 30th, 2018

The Salt Strong Mission: Why We Are NOT YouTubers

Why are we not YouTubers at Salt Strong? We get questions from people time to time who ask us why we run Salt Strong as a company rather than just being YouTubers? They ask us why we don’t just put all our courses and content there and try to make money by selling ads on a

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SMASH CRAB JNR
October 29th, 2018

Chasebaits SMASH CRAB JNR Review [UNDERWATER FOOTAGE]

The Chasebaits SMASH CRAB JNR is a lure that is making a lot of noise in the fishing world right now. It’s a realistic and tough crab lure that can be used a number of different ways to target inshore species. This is one of three crab lures made by Chasebaits and is the middle-sized

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October 28th, 2018

The Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Oct. 28, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter is here!!! I hope you had a great weekend and got out in some beautiful fall weather! We have some awesome fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending October 28, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the

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Traeger Wood Pellet Grill
October 25th, 2018

The Top 3 Pros & Cons Of The Traeger Wood Pellet Grill [VIDEO]

If you’re like me, then you love cooking up fresh fish, lobster, steak and chicken on the grill. It’s one of my favorite parts about fishing and diving and nothing beats putting what you catch up on the grill. A grill that I’ve been using lately to cook some tasty dishes is the Traeger Wood Pellet

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MirrOlip Suspending Crankbait
October 24th, 2018

MirrOlure Suspending Crankbait Review [Top Pros, Cons & Rigging Tips]

One of the most popular crankbaits for inshore anglers is the MirrOlure MirrOlip Suspending Crankbait. This crankbait mimics a mullet or similar baitfish and wobbles back and forth when retrieving it. The MirrOlure Suspending Crankbait is a good option for targeting fish around structure and in depths of about 3-15′. After using this lure consistently

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90-10 Fishing Rule
October 23rd, 2018

The One Rule That Will Change The Way You Fish [90-10 Fishing Rule]

Do you want to know where the fish are? Do you want to know how to identify where the top fishing spots will be before ever even going there? When we were younger, we used to struggle to consistently find and catch fish. We considered it like finding a needle in a haystack. Some days

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flounder fishing spots
October 22nd, 2018

What You Need To Find The Best Flounder Fishing Spots

It’s Flounder Fishing Time! Do you know how to locate flounder? Want to know what to look for to find the very best flounder fishing spots? Believe it or not, flounder is the most targeted and popular saltwater fish in the United States among recreational anglers. When you think it about it, that makes a

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October 21st, 2018

The Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Oct. 21, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter has arrived! I hope you had a great weekend and got out on the water! We have some fantastic fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending October 21, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the new fishing

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South Carolina Reef yellowtail Snapper
October 18th, 2018

The GPS Coordinates For Every Artificial Reef In South Carolina

It’s fishing spot time! Do you want to find more inshore, nearshore and offshore fishing spots in South Carolina? Do you want to know the easiest way to do that? So many anglers have trouble finding fishing spots, when really all they need to do is a little bit of online research. South Carolina has one

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