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November 13th, 2019

The Complete Bull Redfish Kit For Catching Big Fish In Shallow Murky Water

It’s BULL Redfish time! Yes, we’re talking rod-bending, drag-pulling giant redfish! And specifically, we’re talking about everything you need to catch them when you’re fishing in shallow murky water. We’ve brought back the crowd-favorite Capt. Mark “HOLLYWOOOD” Johnson from FloridaKeysFunFishing.com to help us on this journey. Ready to see the ten things you need to

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November 12th, 2019

How To Catch GATOR TROUT In The Fall & Winter

He’s back! If you love catching big speckled trout, you’re going to love this podcast. We had Chris Bush from the Speckled Truth on a few months ago to talk about catching gator trout, and because we got so much good feedback from that episode, we’ve brought him back today to talk specifically about catching

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November 11th, 2019

Legal vs Illegal Circle Hooks: What You Really Need To Know

What makes a circle hook a “circle hook”? And what makes it legal? What’s the difference between an inline vs. an offset circle hook? Since some areas require the use of circle hooks while fishing for different species, knowing these answers could mean the difference between coming with dinner or coming home with a fine.

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November 10th, 2019

How To Avoid Divorce (Tips On Saving A Hurting Marriage)

Why didn’t anyone ever tell us how hard marriage is? We’ve all heard the stats that almost 50% of marriages end in divorce, yet 100% of us go into marriage thinking, “Yeah, but that will never be me… how hard can it be to stay married to someone you love…” Easier said than done, right?

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November 8th, 2019

Strong Angler of the Week: Joe Lancaster

It’s time for the Strong Angler of the Week! Not only is Joe Lancaster catching loads of fish, taking his kids out with him, and being super helpful in the community, but he also made the news this week! Capt. Dylan Hubbard featured Joe in his news segment this past week. To see how Joe

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November 8th, 2019

How To Plan Your Next Fishing Trip With This New Fishing Forecast Website

I used to dread planning fishing trips. I’d have to pull up different apps for tides, weather, and satellite maps, and then sift through a bunch of pages and popups to get the info I wanted. And then I’d have to take all that info and guess what time will be best for fishing. Now,

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November 8th, 2019

Are You Willing To Fight For Fishing Like This? With Capt. Benny Blanco

When Capt. Benny Blanco takes his grandkids out fishing one day, the conversation will go one of two ways… “See this flat right here? It used to be full of seagrass and redfish back in my day…” Or… “Look at all these redfish! There was a time when the water was so bad we didn’t

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November 7th, 2019

How To Transport Fishing Rods In A Truck (So They Don’t Get Damaged)

Here’s a quick tip for you if you drive a truck… When most people go fishing, they just toss their rods in the bed. That’s an easy way to bang up your rods and reels as your truck rumbles down the road. Want to see a better way to transport them safely? Watch the video

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November 6th, 2019

Cajun Inshore Spinning Rod Review [Top 3 Pros & Cons]

It’s rod review time! We’ve been getting a lot of requests for reviews of rods made in the USA, so here it is! I recently went out and bought a Cajun rod with my own money so I could test it out and do an honest review of it. I’ve used it a lot these

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November 5th, 2019

Massive School Of Drum Inhaling This Lure (All Caught On Film)!

Holy redfish and black drum school! If this brand new video doesn’t get you pumped for fall fishing, then nothing will! Here’s the backstory: This past week, Capt. Peter Deeks was out filming some footage for the upcoming “Fish Finder Mastery Course” and came across these schools of drum. And he just happened to have

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November 5th, 2019

How To Quit Your Job, Live In An RV, & Get Paid To Fish

If you like traveling, fishing, and adventuring, you’re going to love this episode! Robert Field shares his amazing story of becoming homeless, unemployed, and losing a close family member in just a matter of days… to now getting paid to fish, travel the world, live in his RV, and be happier than ever. Sounds like

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November 3rd, 2019

If There’s A God, Why Does He Let Bad Things Happen To Good People?

Why would a good God let so many bad things happen to his people? If God truly loves his children, why does he let so many of us suffer and experience pain? And why does God let so many evil people have worldly success why so many of us honest people struggle to get by?

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November 1st, 2019

Peeking Into The Mind Of Legendary Fishing Lure Designer Patrick Sebile

What an amazing day with famous fishing lure designer Patrick Sebile! This past week I went over to see where Patrick Sebile does all of his amazing lure creations. Prior to recording a hard-hitting and unfiltered podcast interview (stay tuned for his interview on the Salt Strong fishing podcast in iTunes or Spotify), Patrick showed

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November 1st, 2019

Strong Angler of the Week: Randy Herrin

The couple that fishes together, stays together! Randy Herrin recently received a Salt Strong Insider Membership as a gift from his wife, Danielle. Because he was seeing so much success with all the help he had gotten from the Salt Strong Community, he decided to take her out for a fishing trip to show her

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November 1st, 2019

How To Master A New Inshore Area (Even A New State)

It’s every man’s dream… Quit your job… Sell everything you have… Move to the beach… Become a fishing guide… Sounds like the life, right? Well, today’s podcast guest actually did it! Capt. Jay Withers quit his job schlepping jewelry in snowy Ohio to move down to the Port Charlotte area to become a fishing guide.

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October 31st, 2019

Popping Corks: The Truth About Shapes, Styles & When To Use Each One

It’s popping cork time! There’s such a variety of popping corks out there… You’ve got cigar style corks, egg style corks, cupped corks, slitted corks, weight corks, unweighted corks… How do you know which one to choose? It can be pretty overwhelming, right? In this video, I’m going to share with you the advantages of

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October 29th, 2019

This Shortcut Helped Me Quickly Catch 7 Redfish & Snook In New Spots

What’s the most important thing when it comes to catching fish? Is it the right spot? The right bait or lure? Is it experience, or time on the water? I’d argue that it’s neither of those. On this trip, I went out with no planned spots, to somewhere I’d never fished before, with just one

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October 29th, 2019

How To Catch 1,000 Goliath Grouper (With Capt. Ben Chancey)

714 pounds… Can you imagine catching a goliath grouper that big? Capt. Ben Chancey can because he’s done it! This guy has had quite the life and fishing career… He went from being a car salesman, to a teacher, to a fishing guide, where his first-ever charter was with Blair Wiggins for an episode of

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October 28th, 2019

MirrOlure MirrOdine vs. Rapala SubWalk Experiment (Day 1 Results)

Not every fishing trip goes as planned… On this particular day, I had planned to do a new lure experiment testing the MirrOlure MirrOdine vs. Rapala SubWalk, but the day was full of surprises. The first unexpected event was actually a pleasant surprise! As you’ll see in the video, the sun was barely up and

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October 27th, 2019

GOD vs EVOLUTION vs SCIENCE

Why do scientists have such a hard time believing in God? Does science increasingly prove that God and Christianity are real? Can God and Science both be right? What’s up with the Theory of Evolution and the Big Bang Theory (and where does God fit in)? These are some of the questions we heard from

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October 25th, 2019

Kishel’s Fish Scent: Does It Really Work? [New Experiment – Day 1]

It’s experiment time! Today I’m testing out Kishel’s fish scent. It was recommended to me by a friend so I figured I’d test it out to see if it actually works! Here’s how the experiment was organized: I rigged two nearly identical setups; same rod, same reel, same lure, same leader… The only difference in

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October 25th, 2019

Strong Angler Of The Week: Andy Benedict

What a trip! It’s time for the Strong Angler of the Week award… This week’s winner had an amazing time fishing with his boys catching a shark bigger than them! The Strong Angler of the Week is for someone who is catching fish, sharing it with others, and making memories with their loved ones on

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October 25th, 2019

Healing Heroes Through Kayak Fishing (With Heroes On The Water)

“Paddle. Fish. Heal.” That’s the mantra of Heroes On The Water, which is an amazing organization that takes veterans, active-duty military, first responders, and their families kayak fishing. Here’s a big problem with veterans and PTSD… Soldiers are the toughest of the toughest of the tough, and in our culture, talking about your feelings is

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October 24th, 2019

7 Tips For Rigging Blue Crabs For Bull Redfish (Plus Video Proof)

Want to see the best way to rig blue crabs for monster redfish? These reds are cruising the flats looking for an easy meal, and if a blue crab is waiting there for them, they usually can’t turn it down. This is especially effective if they’re finicky and don’t seem to want to eat anything

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