Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (August 11, 2019)

By: Joseph Simonds on August 9, 2019
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It’s newsletter time!

I hope you had a great week and got to get out there and catch some fish!

This past week my brother, Luke, and I got the opportunity to go to Louisiana and do some testing of our new lure, the Slam Shady.

How did it go, you ask?

Check out the picture below!

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➡ Get the Slam Shadys here (they’re almost sold out!)

And speaking of the Slam Shady, big shoutout to Andy Benedict and his dad for catching the beast of a redfish pictured at the top of this post.

They were on their way out to fish the beach, but the water was too rough, so they decided to settle for pitching a Slam Shady at the jetty in the pass.

Looks like Plan B worked out just fine!

Alright, now onto the newsletter!

First, we have some news and updates, then the Insider tips, then the public tips, the Salt Strong Podcast, conservation tips, a special story about three slams in a row for our Strong Angler of the Week Award, and then a big welcome to our new Insider members for the month of August.

Let’s go!

(P.S. If you want to unlock the exclusive Insider Tips, get the best fishing spots and get discounts on fishing gear, click here to join us in the Insider Club!)

Salt Strong News & Updates

Here’s what we love to do: we love to teach people how to catch fish and make memories with their loved ones on the water.

Things like the Strike Score, the community, the Slam Shady, our Insider Reports and mastery courses help us do that.

You know what doesn’t? T-shirts.

So we’re selling off all of our apparel and not buying anymore.

If you didn’t catch the full video explaining that, you can see it here, or click here to go to the shop and snag whatever apparel you can!

On the flip side, split ring scissors do help you catch more fish and save fish lives by helping you change your treble hooks for single hooks.

And guess what?  Split ring scissors are back in stock!

We keep selling out of them, but they’re back (so if you want a pair, click here to get them before they sell out again!).

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Strong Angler Of The Week

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Congrats to Teresa McCollough for the Strong Angler of the Week Award!

Teresa is an incredible angler and valuable member of our community.

She’s always posting great reports and helping out other anglers.

And not only that, but this past week she went out fishing three days in a row and guess what?

She caught three slams in a row!

She was throwing topwater in the early morning, white gulp pogy as the sun came up, and then live mullet in the evenings.

Teresa is a great example of what Salt Strong is all about, catching fish and helping others do the same!

P.S. We’re giving away two Chasebaits to a random Insider who posts or comments on a post in the Community, so make sure to get your comments and posts in by Monday at noon!

Welcome New Insider Members!

Here’s to recognizing and thanking our new Insider Members for the end of July and the beginning of August!

Want to get on this list (and catch more fish)? Join our Insider Club here.

Thomas Asby from Tequesta, FL
Scott Lariviere from Cape coral, FL
Tommaso Meregalli from New Smyrna Beach, FL
Benny Boyd from Cocoa, FL
Jim Brown from Cooper City , FL
Bob Bob carney from St John, st john
Wesley Thompson from Marathon, FL
Carl Bimbo from Rockledge , FL
Gary Eaton from Odessa, FL
Jacob Folk from Deer park, TX
Cody Hile from Punta Gorda , FL
Jamie Ulm from Sneads Ferry , NC
Ronald Craig from Gulf breeze, FL
Michael Williams from SAINT PETERSBURG, FL
Ryan Leger from Baton Rouge , LA
Edward Hertzog from Havertown, PA
Travis Taylor from Green Cove Springs , FL
Steve Pennington from Saint Cloud, FL
Jason Rocha from Harvey, LA
John Mitchell from Bradenton, FL
Hayward Simmons from Fairfax, SC
Brian Cunningham from Houston, TX
David Morrisette from Spring Branch, TX
Harvey Jordan from Citrus Springs, FL
Scott Doenitz from Fort Myers, FL
Richard Fridge from BRANDON, FL
Al Lynch from Sun City Center, FL
Ayden Paxton from Crestview, FL
Levi Butts from Ruskin, FL
Matthew Mills from Sykesville, MD
Will Chaplin from Green Pond , SC
James Bartoli from West milford, NJ
Kyle Traeger from Pinellas Park, FL
David Richards from Melbourne, FL
Denny Le
Matt Florentino
Casey Shedd from SANTA ANA, California
Tim McClinton from Mount Pleasant, SC
Donte Stukes from Bolton, NC
Peter Yannetta from Charleston, SC
Michael Brent from Cumming, GA
Kip Wilcoxson from Cheyenne, WY
Royce Pyssen from San Angelo, TX
Briceson Lanphar from Lake wales, FL
Robert Rhodes from Portland, TX
Jonathan Farr from Navarre, FL
Guy Garner from Winston, GA
Darrin Hedt from Needville, TX
Tim Carmichael from Fort Lauderdale , FL
Ralph Angulo from Dublin, GA
Mike Pimental from ST AUGUSTINE, FL
Bob Bauer from Deer Park, NY
John Provo from Gulf breeze, FL
Sean Henrichs from Cedarville, MI
Thomas Mitchell from Manahawkin , NJ
Brent Stephens from Prattville, AL
Ernie Dickens from Navarre, FL
Bill Kinard from Asheville , NC
Clifford Clayton from Saint Cloud, FL
Larry Maron from St Pete Beach, FL
Christopher Ellermann from Houston, TX
Kyle Traeger from Pinellas Park, FL
Melvin Stewart from Newport, NC
Fred Gatchell from St. Augustine, FL
Ryan Tarver from Lake Charles , LA
Donald Faulkner from Oldsmar , FL
Russell Coleman from Blythewood, SC
Robert Voelk from Harvard, MA
Daniel Sreckovic from Las Vegas, NV
Vernon Henry from Houston, TX
Ryan Sause from St Cloud, FL
Daniel Caballero from Miami, FL
LIAM BURKE from Rockport, TX
William Huff from Jacksonville, FL
Gordon Lewis from Corpus Christi, TX
Edward Wills from Cape Coral, FL
Jerry O`Brien from Hardwick , NJ
Daniel Caballero from Miami, FL
Todd Stuart from Flint, TX
Bo Barton from Groveland, FL
Coleman Parks from Lexington, SC
Jeremy Norrick from Baton Rouge, LA
Chad Luikart from Moss point, MS
Larry Skinner from Grand Prairie, TX
Randy Haskins from Aransas Pass, TX
Kyle Wimberly from Rockport, Texas
Joseph Roush from Slidell, LA
Frank Bickerstaff from Columbus, GA
Michael Jenkins from Rosenberg, TX
James Hammond from Sneads Ferry , NC
Scott Hatfield from Rockport, TX
William Chambers from Homewood, AL
Kyle Carter from Albany, GA
Gregory Busby from Satellite Beach, FL
Archie Conn from HERNANDO, FL
Jason Hase from Port Lavaca, TX
Mikeal Dennard from Fayetteville , GA
Jonathan Lizotte from Palm Coast, FL
Nigel Sloan from Jacksonville , FL
Romie Kerr from Corpus Christi, TX
Brian Hoffstetter from Saint cloud, FL
Kerry Danson from Tarpon Springs, FL
Donna Benfield from Naples, FL
David Sandblom from Sarasota , FL
Peter Yannetta from Charleston, SC
Eugene Philactos from Port charlotte, FL
Mark Gallant from Palm Coast, FL
Jeff Wickley from San Antonio , TX
Ken McDonough from Port Charlotte , FL
Don Copeland from Jupiter, FL
Christopher Seward from BILOXI, MS
Yves Martin from Clearwater, FL
Jamie Kraft from St. Augustine, FL
Tim Crosby from Hattiesburg, MS
Christopher Bushman from Marathon , FL
Stephen Copeland from Southport, NC
James Goetten from Crystal River, FL
William Hill from Friendswood, TX
Ryan Zold from BLUFFTON, SC
Cade Monte from Broussard, LA
Clarence Stephens from Dickinson, TX
Les Sink from Winter Springs, FL
Randy Ethridge from Live Oak, FL
Matthew Boucher from Ocala, FL
Thomas Russell from Daniel Island, SC
Tyler Muller from Lake worth, FL
James Ganung from Palm Coast , FL
Benjamin Black from Palmetto city, FL
John Moore from Lighthouse Point, FL
Howard Hashida from El Campo, TX
Tommy Rittenhouse from Fayetteville , NC
Shane Mitchell from Tampa, FL
William Johnson from Waynesvill ga , GA
Matthew Frost from Spring Lake , NC
Ronald Green from Luling , LA
Colton McCormick from Christmas, FL
Pedro Carrillo from Seminole, FL
Jamie Wallace from Winston , GA
Josh Baker from Tampa, FL
Fernie Todd Taylor from Washington , NC
John Kirk from Carthage , NC
Armistead Ellis from Port Orange, FL
Allan Bednar from Largo, FL
Jason Schultz from Brenham, TX
Logan Boulware from Pomaria, SC
Tom Bowden from Nitro, WV
Micheal White from Clearwater, FL
Mary Lamberton from GreenCoveSprings, FL
Bill Marino from Cape Coral, FL
Howard Hathcock from Bay Minette , AL
Willet Boggs from Titusville, FL
John Durrence from Ludowici , GA
Mark Wallace from Virginia Beach, SC
Dan Giuliante from West Islip, NY
Randy Underwood from Panama City Beach, FL
Vince Foley from HOUSTON, TX
Todd Steiner from Bradenton , FL
Zacc Smith from Palm Bay , FL
Dean Ribble from Clearwater, FL
Nathan Brown from San Antonio, TX
David Smith from Estill, SC
Matthew Tillman from Oviedo, FL


What was your favorite post from this past week?

Have any specific tips you want us to answer?

Let us know in the comments below!

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10 months ago

Good Day Everyone. I am in the Houston area, an hour from Galveston. I here for work for 6-8 weeks. I am a seasoned angler & fly angler looking for a direction or area were I can possibly get a hook up on foot. Specifically, redfish & tout. Any info would be great.

Thank You & Tight Lines!