In this article, you’ll see an independent review of the Daiwa BG 2500 spinning reel. Best of all, it’s focused towards on-the-water performance specifically for inshore saltwater anglers. Because finding a good saltwater reel can be very tough. It can be frustrating if you don’t know what to look for, and there are just soClick to continue →
It’s Christmas time! Regardless if you are a spouse looking to get your loved one an amazing fishing gift, or a girl or guy looking for some gift ideas for your boyfriend or girlfriend who loves to fish, or just looking for some ideas to spoil yourself, here are ten items any saltwater angler would loveClick to continue →
Pa-PoW! Nothing like seeing a redfish throwing a big wake while chasing down a topwater plug. I really like how Mac Hoover, Jeff Thompson, and Capt. Archie Hager told their story of chasing reds in this video called “Getting Schooled.” It’s all filmed around Boca Grande and Charlotte Harbour which is a place we grewClick to continue →
Want to find out the 12 best ways to make sure you avoid wind knots and tangles in your fishing line? Then check out this ultimate blog post on eliminating wind knots.Click to continue →
Want to know how to make smoked fish dip? Then you came to the right place! Welcome to the ultimate post on the best smoked fish dip recipes… When most people think of preparing fish, they think of doing it three ways: Fried Grilled Baked For some reason, smoked fish dip has been long overlooked.Click to continue →
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It’s shrimp time! Shrimp is a staple food source for just about any fish that lives in inshore waters. Fishing with live or dead shrimp can be a very effective way of catching these fish, but you may easily go through a couple dozen in just a couple of hours. Baitfish just love to pickClick to continue →
It’s Trout Time! We recently put together the most in-depth online speckled trout course that has ever been filmed. The course is taught by Capt. C.A. Richardson, and it’s a perfect fit for any serious inshore angler who wants to take their trout game up a level. Even C.A. (who has been filming Flats ClassClick to continue →
It’s leader line testing time again… After the last leader line test got a ton of comments (you can see it here), I decided to test out the Blue Label vs Red Label leader line from Seaguar. As you probably know, Seaguar makes some great leader line and has different types (and costs) of lines. I’veClick to continue →
You ready to cook some redfish? And do you want to know the best way to cook redfish? Although I’m a huge proponent of catch and release when it comes to redfish, every once and a while I love the taste of a few fresh redfish filets. There’s just something special about being able toClick to continue →
If you’ve followed us here at Salt Strong for anytime, then you probably know that we always do our best to keep our product reviews fair and balanced. Meaning, we always tell you the pros AND the cons. We also try to keep our reviews as positive as we can (because it doesn’t help theClick to continue →
Wow!!! Wait until you see the results of this fluorocarbon fishing line strength test… It shocked everyone on the team here at Salt Strong. Quick backstory: With the rising popularity of fluorocarbon lines, we’ve had numerous Salt Strong Fishing Tribe members have asked about the difference between the material in a fluorocarbon leader line comparedClick to continue →
Hey there, I owe you an apology. In fact, I owe you three apologies… But first, can I ask you an honest question? Do you ever feel like you are getting old? Like you wish you could turn back (or least pause) the hands of time? Also, do you wish that you had written downClick to continue →
Have you come across these fishing shoes and boots from Soft Science yet? They claim to be the most comfortable shoes for fishermen, so I had to put them to the test to see just how comfortable they are… Who’s Soft Science? If you haven’t heard of them yet, Soft Science is an active footwearClick to continue →
Of all factors involved with landing a fish of a lifetime, one of the very few that we have 100% control of is our knots. It wasn’t until starting Salt Strong when I began testing knots and I was completely shocked to see that the knots that I had used for so many years were inClick to continue →
Can you imagine paying more money for an artificial lure that you ever have before just because it promised to catch you more fish? Could you imagine paying loads of money for an artifical lure when your primary means of catching your ideal fish is live bait?
Well that was the conundrum I was in just a few years ago when I heard about Berkley Gulp Baits…Click to continue →
Want to know the strongest fishing loop knot?
Then check out this latest fishing knot contest.Click to continue →
Mang Gear. You buy their fishing apparel, they plant a mangrove tree on your behalf. They even give you a certificate with the longitude and latitude coordinates so you can go check on your mangrove. Pretty darn awesome, huh? So awesome that we had to interview these guys on our podcast to hear more ofClick to continue →
FACT: A fishing leader can make or break you when it comes to landing the big inshore fish.
Having a good leader line with strong knots is absolutely essential for inshore anglers who want to land big fish on the flats like snook, redfish, trout, and tarpon…Click to continue →
One of the most misused and misunderstood saltwater fishing device. Find out when (and when not) to be using one.Click to continue →
Want to see how you can tie the FG knot in a kayak?
Then check out this new tip!Click to continue →
Want to find out how to properly spool your spinning reel with braided line while saving money and avoiding wind knots?
Then check out this ultimate spooling post out.Click to continue →
It’s redfish time! In particular, the most viral redfish videos on the web from the past year. We had numerous redfish videos that were shared like crazy but none that could beat these three. Enjoy. 1. Dolphin Captures School Of Redfish On Film! This was by far the most shared redfish video! In the video,Click to continue →