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Temple Fork Outfitters GIS Spinning Rod Review
November 7th, 2018

Temple Fork Outfitters GIS Series Spinning Rod Review [Top Pros & Cons]

The Temple Fork Outfitters GIS Series Spinning Rod is a rod I’ve been using for a good amount of time. This a high-quality rod that I like to use for a little bit more powerful inshore gamefish such as tarpon and big snook. After using this rod to target some big fish and getting a

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November 5th, 2018

Best Saltwater Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Nov. 5, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter has arrived!!! I hope you had a great weekend and caught some good fish! We have some great fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending November 5, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the new fishing tips

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Z-Man RaZor ShadZ
November 5th, 2018

Z-Man RaZor ShadZ Review [Top Rigging Tips & Underwater Footage]

The Z-Man RaZor ShadZ swimbait is a popular soft plastic lure on the market right now. This lure has a segmented tail which allows it to move more freely with some good action than other lures can. It is an inshore lure that is best used when rigged weedless or on a jighead. I personally

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sightfishing cobia
November 4th, 2018

Sight Fishing Cobia On The Flats With Otis [Dog vs. Cobia]

Sight fishing cobia on the flats is one of the most fun types of fishing because there are so many challenges involved. First of all, it’s very tough to find them on a consistent basis, so it’s even more important to take advantage of any opportunities that do come up. Also, they are often following rays

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North Carolina Artificial Reef Mahi-Mahi
November 1st, 2018

The GPS Coordinates For Every Artificial Reef In North Carolina

It’s fishing time in the Tar Heel state! Do you want to catch more fish in North Carolina in some easy to find spots? Many anglers go out fishing without any knowledge of where they are going to fish prior to getting on the water. Often times, this can cause an angler to have a

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SFT Slammer Series Paddletail review
October 31st, 2018

SFT Slammer Series Paddletail Lure Review [Top 3 Pros & Cons]

A lure you probably haven’t heard of yet is the SFT Slammer Series Paddletail lure from Southeastern Fishing Tackle in Tampa. This is a soft plastic lure that can be rigged on a weedless hook and a jighead. My favorite way to rig this lure is using a weighted weedless hook and fishing it in

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youtuber
October 30th, 2018

The Salt Strong Mission: Why We Are NOT YouTubers

Why are we not YouTubers at Salt Strong? We get questions from people time to time who ask us why we run Salt Strong as a company rather than just being YouTubers? They ask us why we don’t just put all our courses and content there and try to make money by selling ads on a

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SMASH CRAB JNR
October 29th, 2018

Chasebaits SMASH CRAB JNR Review [UNDERWATER FOOTAGE]

The Chasebaits SMASH CRAB JNR is a lure that is making a lot of noise in the fishing world right now. It’s a realistic and tough crab lure that can be used a number of different ways to target inshore species. This is one of three crab lures made by Chasebaits and is the middle-sized

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October 28th, 2018

The Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Oct. 28, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter is here!!! I hope you had a great weekend and got out in some beautiful fall weather! We have some awesome fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending October 28, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the

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Traeger Wood Pellet Grill
October 25th, 2018

The Top 3 Pros & Cons Of The Traeger Wood Pellet Grill [VIDEO]

If you’re like me, then you love cooking up fresh fish, lobster, steak and chicken on the grill. It’s one of my favorite parts about fishing and diving and nothing beats putting what you catch up on the grill. A grill that I’ve been using lately to cook some tasty dishes is the Traeger Wood Pellet

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MirrOlip Suspending Crankbait
October 24th, 2018

MirrOlure Suspending Crankbait Review [Top Pros, Cons & Rigging Tips]

One of the most popular crankbaits for inshore anglers is the MirrOlure MirrOlip Suspending Crankbait. This crankbait mimics a mullet or similar baitfish and wobbles back and forth when retrieving it. The MirrOlure Suspending Crankbait is a good option for targeting fish around structure and in depths of about 3-15′. After using this lure consistently

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90-10 Fishing Rule
October 23rd, 2018

The One Rule That Will Change The Way You Fish [90-10 Fishing Rule]

Do you want to know where the fish are? Do you want to know how to identify where the top fishing spots will be before ever even going there? When we were younger, we used to struggle to consistently find and catch fish. We considered it like finding a needle in a haystack. Some days

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flounder fishing spots
October 22nd, 2018

What You Need To Find The Best Flounder Fishing Spots

It’s Flounder Fishing Time! Do you know how to locate flounder? Want to know what to look for to find the very best flounder fishing spots? Believe it or not, flounder is the most targeted and popular saltwater fish in the United States among recreational anglers. When you think it about it, that makes a

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October 21st, 2018

The Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Oct. 21, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter has arrived! I hope you had a great weekend and got out on the water! We have some fantastic fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending October 21, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the new fishing

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South Carolina Reef yellowtail Snapper
October 18th, 2018

The GPS Coordinates For Every Artificial Reef In South Carolina

It’s fishing spot time! Do you want to find more inshore, nearshore and offshore fishing spots in South Carolina? Do you want to know the easiest way to do that? So many anglers have trouble finding fishing spots, when really all they need to do is a little bit of online research. South Carolina has one

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tire blown while trailering boats
October 17th, 2018

The Helpful Things To Have When Trailering Boats [Blown Tire Repair]

Do you have all the tools you need to change your boat trailer tire… even if it happens on a busy interstate highway? A fishing trip can be over before it even gets started if you blow a tire out. It’s even worse if you’re unprepared for this and can take hours of your time

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Crab Traps turn to ghost traps
October 16th, 2018

What You Need To Know: Underwater Ghost Traps Are Killing Fish [With Ocean Aid 360]

There are many issues that threaten the quality of our fisheries such as water pollution, red tide, shoreline erosion and more. One of the threats that you don’t really hear about that much is the damage abandoned and lost craps do to our fisheries. Thousands, if not millions, of crab and bait traps are set

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MirrOlure MirrOmullet top pros and cons
October 15th, 2018

MirrOlure MirrOmullet Review [Top Pros, Cons & Rigging Tips Video]

The MirrOlure MirrOmullet is a small profile topwater lure I like to use for inshore fishing. It’s a lure that is made to imitate a finger mullet. This is a solid lure for targeting redfish, trout, snook and even tarpon. There are some aspects of this lure that I am not a fan of and

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October 14th, 2018

The Best Saltwater Fishing Tips: Salt Strong Newsletter (Oct. 14, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter is here! I hope you had a great weekend and caught some big ones! We have some awesome fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending October 14, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the new fishing tips

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clinch knot vs. uni knot
October 10th, 2018

Clinch Knot vs. Uni Knot [Braid, Mono & Fluoro Knot Strength Tests]

Two of the most well known and used fishing knots are the Clinch Knot and the Uni Knot. These are versatile knots that are commonly used for snug terminal connections. The Uni Knot is also commonly used to connect two pieces of fishing line together. These are both easy-to-tie knots that can be whipped up

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the 90/10 fishing rule
October 9th, 2018

The 90/10 Fishing Rule: Must-Know Rule For Serious Anglers (VIDEO)

For years, my brother Luke and I struggled to quickly find feeding zones… Somedays we’d get lucky and bag a bunch of nice fish… While the next trip we’d get skunked… wondering where in the world the fish went… It would be fair to say we had some very frustrating days out on the water

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Kids Fishing Off A Dock
October 9th, 2018

The Top Mistakes When Taking Kids Fishing For The First Time [With C.A.S.T. For Kids]

One of the most rewarding parts about fishing is teaching a kid to fish. At Salt Strong, one of our main goals is to get more kids fishing and to help create the next generation of anglers. Introducing kids to fishing brings a whole new level of joy to the sport for us and the more kids

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Underwater Gulp Swimming Mullet
October 8th, 2018

Berkley Gulp Swimming Mullet Review [UNDERWATER FOOTAGE]

A popular inshore fishing lure is the Berkley Gulp Swimming Mullet. This is one of my favorite lures to throw at juvenile tarpon. It can also be used to target redfish, trout, snook and even black drum. This lure has a tail similar to a bass worm tail, which gives it some very vibrant action

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best loop knot
October 8th, 2018

The Best Loop Knot Ever (Strong, Weedless, & Simple) – PDF Guide

The Non-Slip Loop Knot The Non-Slip Loop Knot is a MUST KNOW knot for fishermen who use artificial lures. This is my favorite loop knot for connecting to lures because it: Is very fast and easy to tie Has a strong breaking strength Leaves a weedless tag end In general, loop knots are extremely valuable

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