3 Bad Habits Every Saltwater Fisherman Should Give Up


It’s time to address and take care of the bad habits of saltwater fishermen!

Anglers across ALL LEVELS make these mistakes!!

Eliminate all the headaches and wasted time out on the water by correcting the THREE bad habits described below.

Take control of your fishing journey!!

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  • 1:30 – THREE of the WORST Habits of Saltwater Anglers
  • 3:15 – BAD HABIT #1: Wrong Equipment
  • 6:35 – Capt. Peter Deeks (Live Bait Trophy Hunter)
  • 8:40 – Live Bait
  • 10:05 – Fishing with 5lb Braided Line (Dirty Deeks Leader Trick)
  • 12:20 – Fishing Rod Selection
  • 15:15 – The Rod is MOST Important
  • 16:10 – BAD HABIT #2: ONLY Using Live Bait
  • 22:40 – Captains/Guides Using Live Bait
  • 24:20 – Ultimate Inshore Angler Tackle Bundle
  • 25:25 – BAD HABIT #3: Failing to Put a Pre-Trip Plan Together
  • 28:30 – Set Yourself Up For Success
  • 32:30 – Insider Community Dashboard Updates
  • 33:10 – Join the Insider Club TODAY

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Craig Stokes
1 year ago

When you say to load your reel with 10 lb braid is it the actual 10 lb which has a diameter of 6 or 8 lb or use a 20 which has a diameter of 10lb mono?

Luke Simonds
1 year ago
Reply to  Craig Stokes

Yes, we were referring to using a 10 lb braid… it’ll enable you to have plenty of strength to handle most inshore fish while being able to cast very far (a casting test showed the 10 lb braid casting about 20% farther than 20 lb braid).

Craig Stokes
1 year ago
Reply to  Luke Simonds

Thank you for clarifying have a great day.

Michael Collier
1 year ago
Reply to  Luke Simonds

Just this past weekend I put 10lb braid on a reel I’ve used 15lb braid on for years and I was blown away at how much further and more accurate my 10lb braid casts are. I should have done this years ago and probably wouldn’t have tried it if I hadn’t seen you guys rigging this way. Thanks for all the tips!

Steven Free
1 year ago

Didn’t listen to the podcast but read what you consider the 3 mistakes are and I can tell you I don’t do 2 of them and do the other I do have very good quality euipment and know how to use them the right way im not good with live bait and only use artificials but I always have a plan of action to use when I get on the water that I made up the day or 2 prior to going and generally meaning at least 95 to 98 percent of the time I catch fish maybe not a whole lot but not stinking skunked unless a storm or some other freak of weather or nature decides to intrude on my plan just saying thanks for the info and all you do 😉👍

George Layton
1 year ago

This information would & hopefully WILL, put the PUZZLE together for a lot of folks fellas. This might be the BEST ( that’s a compliment ) podcast you have ever done as far as giving clear & concise facts for so many that are just overwhelmed with foggy ideas gleamed from so many sources. Thanks for providing field proven FACTS that WORK !!!!

Kim MacCartney
1 year ago

Joe & Luke…I’ve been using 8# J-Braid in the OBX sounds and surf for several years. The largest fish in the surf was a 34″ drum (red fish) while targeting speckled trout. With a good rod and a decent reel with the drag set properly you can land large fish on 8# braid. Before going up to 8#, I used 4# Fireline exclusively for fishing in the sound. My biggest citation trout, 27″, was caught on this line. But a large drum broke me off so I upped my line to 8#. You are so right that the rod makes all the difference in catching and fighting fish. I’m looking forward to being notified when my Slot Machine is available!


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