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best way to rig gulp shrimp
January 23rd, 2019

3 Best Ways To Rig Gulp Shrimp (And When To Use Each Method)

It’s GULP Shrimp time again! There’s no denying the fact that Berkley Gulp shrimp work… Yes, they can get expensive (especially if you get attacked by a hungry school of pinfish or pufferfish), but these scented shrimp outright catch fish (check out how many fish we caught using Gulp shrimp on this recent cold and

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largemouth bass
January 23rd, 2019

Winter Time Bass Tactics (How To Catch More Central Florida Bass)

It’s BASS time! Yes, we here at Salt Strong don’t discriminate amongst fish… In fact, our long-term vision is to be the worldwide leader in the ENTIRE fishing education space (that includes freshwater, saltwater, etc) Note: you can see our bold new vision statement here So as our private Insider community has been exploding with

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boat fueling tips
January 22nd, 2019

3 Tips To Avoid EXPLOSIONS While Fueling Your Boat

It’s boat fueling tip time! And the best news is that we brought back Capt. Mark “Hollywood” Johnson of Florida Keys Fun Fishing to talk about it (see his last “How to rig a shrimp on a jighead like a Pro” video here). You see, Capt. Mark has seen it all… Boaters pumping gas into

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berkley gulp formula
January 21st, 2019

Did Berkley GULP Really Change Their Formula Again? (VIDEO)

Are the original Berkley Gulp baits back? Here’s the deal… The past couple of months I’ve noticed that many of the new Berkley Gulp baits are feeling different… they are tougher and more durable than what I’ve been used to the last couple of years (since Berkley made the big mistake of changing up their

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the salt strong 2025 vision
January 20th, 2019

The Salt Strong VISION (2025)

I’ve got to admit, publishing this BIG VISION for our company is a bit scary… I mean, we’re talking about a MASSIVE goal here… But then I got to thinking about my own relationships with the brands that I gravitate towards, the brands that I enjoy buying from, the brands that I trust, and the

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loop knot or split ring for fishing lures
January 17th, 2019

When To Use A Loop Knot vs. A Split Ring With Fishing Lures (VIDEO)

Do you know when to use a loop knot vs a split ring with each one of your lures? This seems to cause some confusion to many anglers (especially with topwater lures  – which usually come standard with a split ring). And recently one of our subscribers, Dale Landry, asked when are the best scenarios

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future of fishing tv shows
January 16th, 2019

The Future Of Fishing TV Shows…

Fishing television shows… If you are anything like me, you grew up looking forward to the weekend where you could watch your favorite fishing television shows (back before there were 3,000 channels and the ability to record and fast forward on demand…) I still recall my brother Luke and I as young kids watching Bill

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best lures for big tarpon
January 15th, 2019

3 Of The Best Lures For Catching Big Tarpon (VIDEO)

The answer to the “best lures for big tarpon” question will most likely vary depending on who is answering the question. And just like most other lure questions, the most important variable to consider above lure choice is the location of the feeding zones for whichever species is being targeted. But once fish are found,

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sheepshead fishing
January 14th, 2019

How To Catch Sheepshead (Plus PDF Cheat Sheet & Catch Card)

It’s sheepshead time!!! After Luke and I posted the “Bowfishing For Sheepshead” video, one of our members named Daniel Flinn reached out saying he’s had an unbelievable month catching sheepshead with rod and reel. So I asked him if he would mind sharing what he’s doing. He agreed, but not only did he write up

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top 10 inshore fishing tips
January 12th, 2019

Top 3 Inshore Fishing Tips (Salt Strong)

Since founding Salt Strong back in January of 2015, we’ve published a combined 1,000+ tips, blogs, videos, and tutorials. So to narrow it down to just three tips was a real challenge. And although everyone seems to have their favorite Salt Strong tip, here are three of the favorites that have helped us out personally.

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zman jig heads
January 12th, 2019

What Is The Best Jig Head For Zman Soft Plastics? [Q&A Session]

What is the best jig head for Zman soft plastics? Kristian Greeve recently submitted this great question, so I decided to make a video because the ability to properly rig soft plastics is essential for having fish catching success. The absolute most common reason anglers struggle to get strikes when using soft plastics is that

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January 11th, 2019

The State Of The INSIDER Fishing Union…

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state of the fishing union
January 11th, 2019

The State Of The Fishing Union (2019)

Can you believe it’s 2019 already? Last year flew by faster than a pinfish running from a hungry snook… Anywho… I had quite a few Salt Strong members ask about where we believe the future of fishing is headed… In particular, what do we see happening with fishing content, fishing education, and these online fishing

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how to catch redfish
January 9th, 2019

How To Catch A Redfish After A Missed Strike (VIDEO)

We’ve all been there… You get a nice strike, and for whatever reason, the fish spits it out, you don’t get a good hook set, or the fish bites off the tail (and missed the hook altogether). Dang! But just because you miss an inshore fish (like redfish, snook, trout, flounder, etc) doesn’t mean you’ve

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best fishing lure size capt ca richardson
January 7th, 2019

How To Choose The Perfect Size Lure (With Capt. C.A. Richardson)

It’s fishing lure time again! Let’s face it, there is an overwhelming amount of different lures to choose from today… And even when you feel like you’ve got the best lures in your tackle box, sometimes it can be hard determining which lure is best for every situation. You’ve got lure size, lure color, lure

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bowfishing for sheepshead
January 3rd, 2019

Wild Bowfishing Trip!!! (Bowfishing For Sheepshead & Black Drum At Night)

It’s bowfishing time! Having grown up fishing my entire life, I thought I had done it all when it comes to catching fish… From cane poles to bait casters to spinning reels to massive offshore reels to electric reels to a fly rod to even a Hawaiian sling spear gun… But there was one thing

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investment banker fishing
December 31st, 2018

The Shocking Fishing Lesson I Discovered From An Investment Banker…

Even been shocked at what you can learn from someone you least expect it from? Kind of like Luke Skywalker learning his Jedi moves from a little green dude with a stick named Yoda… Well, I had a similar experience this year. In particular, I learned something really important about fishing… And it was one of

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wade fishing tips
December 29th, 2018

The Ultimate Wade Fishing Pre-Trip Planning Guide

Wader Dave is back!!! If you don’t know Wader Dave, he is one of our Salt Strong “Insider” community members who goes wade fishing 200+ days per year (he also does private wade fishing trips -(learn more about booking a private trip with Wader Dave here). And he’s probably one of the most consistent wade

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sight casting for redfish
December 27th, 2018

How To Sight Cast For Redfish On The Flats (VIDEO)

It’s sight fishing time! If you’ve ever tried sight casting at a redfish or snook on a flat, you know it’s not as easy as some pros make it look. First, you’ve got to find a feeding fish on the flats (that you haven’t spooked yet). Second, you’ve got to find a way to get

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brooklyn fishing club
December 24th, 2018

Urban Fishing: How To Fish New York Like A BOSS (Brooklyn Fishing Club)

Have you heard of the term “urban fishing”? Growing up my entire life in Florida, my trips to big cities (like New York) were usually on vacation or business, and quite honestly, I never realized how many anglers were fishing right downtown in many of these huge cities. But all of that changed with my

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December 23rd, 2018

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week (Salt Strong Newsletter Dec 23, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter has arrived!!! I hope you had a great weekend getting ready for Christmas! We have some great fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending December 23, 2018 This newsletter shows a top summary of the new fishing tips that

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December 22nd, 2018

Merry Christmas (The Story Of Love)

This Christmas, I’m trying something a bit different… In particular, no Christmas rant this year (if you subscribed to our list last year you know what I’m talking about…) This year, I wanted to post something that really hammered home the real reason we celebrate Christmas… Because let’s face it, Jesus was just one of

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marco island snook fishing
December 22nd, 2018

[NEW CASE STUDY] Scientific Method For Catching Inshore Fish In The Winter

This new case study fishing report is yet another example of the Scientific Method for catching inshore fish during the winter months. Best of all, this trip shows a clear example that live bait is not required to get some fun fish catching action… even when winter time fishing in areas you’ve never been to

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berkley gulp swimming mullet rig
December 20th, 2018

How To Rig The Berkley Gulp Swimming Mullet (For More Strikes)

It’s Swimming Mullet Time! Back in October, we posted an in-depth review (plus some really cool underwater footage) of the Berkley Gulp Swimming Mullet (see it here). But one thing we forgot to include was how to actually rig the lure on a jighead (which is pretty critical considering an unnatural swimming bait will eliminate

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