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April 8th, 2020

How To Gaff A Fish (Plus Which Size Gaff To Use, Mistakes, & More)

One of the most useful and versatile tools you can have on the water is a gaff. Not only does it help you bring big, lively fish to the boat, like kingfish, cobia, or tuna, but it can also help you with tasks such as picking up trash or grabbing a crab trap. In this

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April 7th, 2020

How To Catch Unlimited Trout On Grass Flats (Without A Fancy Boat)

Have you ever had one of those days where you were catching fish nonstop? Aren’t those are the best days?! In part two of this LIVE fishing trip (see part one here), Luke and I got on a bite so hot that we were doubling up nearly every cast. In fact, our captain for the

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April 6th, 2020

How To Catch Big Redfish, Black Drum, & Snook On Light Tackle

Have you ever had a big fish on the line, but they got off? Most anglers have, and if you haven’t, it’s only a matter of time… There’s a fine line between personal best and heartbreak here, and any mistake with a big fish on could be disastrous. So in this video, I’m going to

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April 5th, 2020

How Fishing Communities Can Help Save America During These Tough Times

It was the worst of times, yet the best of times… Looking back on history, we know that the majority of our nation’s growth, freedom, and unity has come from horrific and scary times. Think about it… The Declaration Of Independence World War 1 The Great Depression World War 2 9/11 Financial Crisis Of 2008

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April 3rd, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: Scott Moore

It’s time for Strong Angler of the Week! This award is all about catching fish and making memories on the water with loved ones. And this week, Scott Moore went out with his wife and the two of them got on some massive redfish! Check out the conversation with him below to see: How he

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April 3rd, 2020

How To Use Cut Bait To Catch Big Redfish (Even If They’re Being Picky)

What do you do when you see a school of redfish that just don’t want to bite? Do you keep trying and tossing your confidence lure at them? Do you change lures? Do you give up and move on? I was in the same situation recently where a school of reds was being very picky.

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April 2nd, 2020

How To Catch Lots Of Fish (Without A Trolling Motor Or Power-Pole)

Even if your boat doesn’t have a trolling motor, you can still catch loads of fish. Luke and I recently went out on one of the Tampa Bay Freedom Boat Club boats that has no trolling motor (or Power-Pole) and set out to get a ton of tight lines. We were fishing in a new

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April 2nd, 2020

How These Farm-Raised Shrimp Are Catching Crazy Amounts Of Fish!

There’s nothing worse than going to the bait shop to get live shrimp, only to learn that they’re sold out… But since shrimp make such great baits, there’s a very high demand for them. So high even, that there’s been a major shrimp shortage in South Florida in recent years. Many bait shops have been

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April 1st, 2020

Can You Go Fishing In Florida During The Stay-At-Home Order?

A lot of people are wondering if you can fish during a stay-at-home order or not… I took a look at the official order and found the answer. Check out the video below to see: What you can do What you can’t do (please don’t mess this up for the rest of us!) How to

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April 1st, 2020

How To Get GPS Coordinates From Online Maps With Just One Click

Have you ever found a spot using online maps and wanted to send the latitude and longitude to your GPS? I’ve gotten that question a lot recently and the good news is that it’s very simple! I’ll show you exactly how to do that in this video with both Google and Bing maps. Check it

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March 31st, 2020

This Map Shows Which Boat Ramps Are Closed & Which Are Open

There’s a lot that’s unknown right now, but thanks to the FWC, it’s easy to tell whether your favorite boat ramp is closed or not. They’ve put together this interactive map that shows information about each boat ramp in Florida, including which ones are closed and which ones are open. Check out this quick video

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March 31st, 2020

How This Angler Is Outfishing Everyone In A Pontoon Boat!

We get questions all the time from people asking, “How can I catch more fish? I don’t have a trolling motor…” Or, “I don’t have a nice flats boat, I can’t sneak up on the fish… How can I catch them?” If you’re worried you don’t have the perfect setup for fishing, you’re going to

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March 30th, 2020

Crab Lure For Sheepshead Review [Crusty Crab by Chasebaits]

The crab lure for sheepshead that’s featured in this review is what I’ve been catching most of my sheepshead with over the past few months. Although I have been very impressed with it so far, I have found some big faults with it that I wanted to make sure you know about. So in the

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March 29th, 2020

Why Did God Give Us The Coronavirus? (PART 1)

Online fights, belittling, and outright hatred… My mind has been on all of the comments (and people) that I had to delete from our Facebook fishing group this past week… It was like everyone woke up this past week with a grudge… with anger… with rage… Lashing out at anyone and everyone who would listen…

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March 27th, 2020

Smart Fishing Game Plan For The Weekend [March 28th – 30th]

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March 27th, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: Travis Anderson

Happy Friday Salt Strong Nation! It’s time for the Strong Angler of the Week! The Strong Angler of the Week award goes out to someone who’s out in the community catching fish and helping others, and we’re very proud of this week’s Strong Angler of the Week, Travis Anderson. Travis (@sharkfit_cocoabeach) took out his friend’s

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March 26th, 2020

How To Cook Delicious Whole Snapper (Like A Chef)

Are you missing your favorite restaurant? In this video, we’re bringing the restaurant TO YOU! We’ve got Chef Troy on the podcast today taking us back into the kitchen of the Crab & Fin restaurant and showing us a delicious way to cook whole snapper. This will definitely make you hungry, and if you’ve never tried

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March 26th, 2020

How To Read Side Imaging On Your Fish Finder Like A Pro

Reading the side imaging on your fish finder can be really confusing if you don’t know what you’re looking at. And even if you do know what you’re looking at, but you don’t fully understand how your device works, you might wildly misinterpret where structure or a school of fish actually is. In this video,

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March 24th, 2020

How To Catch Fish In The Middle Of A Hot Day [Quick Q&A Lesson]

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March 24th, 2020

How To Catch Trophy Trout Using Live Bait (With Capt. Peter Deeks)

Want to catch your personal-best speckled trout this year? Then you’ve got to tune into this LIVE podcast episode with Capt. Peter Deeks! Capt. Peter is sharing his exact blueprint of how to go out and catch monster snook and trout early in the spring with his “live bait management” technique. This technique has helped

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March 23rd, 2020

How To Hook Live Pinfish & Pigfish Like A Pro

Do you know the best way to hook live pinfish and pigfish? To give yourself the best shot at catching fish, your bait needs to look natural, and how you hook it can make or break your presentation. There’s no one perfect way to hook live baits — it all depends on the current and

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March 22nd, 2020

How God Used Fishing To Heal This American Warrior

As I write this there is a lot of fear in America with the Coronavirus pandemic. There is a lot of uncertainty… There is a lot of anxiety… But even with all of the craziness around us, it pales in comparison to what many members of our military must endure to protect our freedom. For

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March 20th, 2020

Smart Fishing Game Plan For The Weekend [March 20th – 22nd]

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March 20th, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: John Butler

With all the craziness of this week, here’s an awesome story for you… The Strong Angler of the Week Award is to honor someone in the Insider Community who’s catching fish, sharing fishing with others, and making memories on the water with their loved ones. John’s daughter, Meredith, is home from school because of the

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