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November 22nd, 2019

“Catching LUNKERS In People’s Faces” With Lunkerdog Jeff Maggio

He’s back! Jeff Maggio, aka Lunkerdog, the angler who coined the phrases “Run That Dog” and “Catching Lunkers In People’s Faces” is back on the show by popular demand. Jeff is an amazing dude who was actually our very first guest on the podcast 155 episodes ago. He’s not only a fishing guide in the

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November 22nd, 2019

Strong Angler Of The Week: Dave Otte

Talk about the power of a community! Dave Otte is a longtime Insider member and has definitely earned his Strong Angler of the Week award. He’s always helping out other anglers, sharing his catch reports, and putting friends on fish. Plus, he’s meeting up with other Salt Strong Insiders, going fishing with them, and creating

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November 21st, 2019

How To Choose The Right Size Circle Hook (For Live vs Dead vs Cut Bait)

Here are a couple of questions I get asked all the time… What size circle hook should I use for shrimp? What size circle hook should I use for cut mullet? How about for pinfish? If you’ve ever asked yourself these same questions, you’re in the right place! In this video, I’m going to break

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November 20th, 2019

Catching 7 Species In 2 Days With 1 Lure (Pre & Post Cold Front Tips)

It’s that time of year… Cold fronts are starting to come in! Fishing can drastically change in just a few days before and after a cold front, and for the longest time, I thought it was a waste of time to go fishing the days after one. It’s cold, windy, and the fish just aren’t

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November 19th, 2019

Black Pelican Custom Spinning Rod Review [Top Pros & Cons]

Have you ever considered getting a custom fishing rod? I recently got my first custom rod from Black Pelican Custom Rods, and in this video, I’m going to do a review of it. And not only will I share my thoughts on this particular rod, but also custom rods in general. If you’ve been considering

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November 19th, 2019

The One Fish That Changed Bill Dance’s Life Forever…

The man… The myth… The legend… We’ve got the one and only Bill Dance on the podcast today! Bill is in his 54th year doing fishing TV shows and has an incredible story. He’s seen it all, from the invention of trolling motors, to braided line, to fish finders, and has caught loads of fish

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November 18th, 2019

Topwater Lure As A Popping Cork? You’ve Got To See This!!!

What an amazing setup! Have you ever tried using a topwater lure in place of a popping cork? I used to use this setup to catch bass as a kid, and the trout have been so aggressive around here I wondered if it would work on them, too. Before I went out, I sent it

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November 17th, 2019

How To Find Your Life’s Purpose (3 Simple Steps)

Have you ever struggled with your purpose in life? Ever wondered WHY you were put here on this Earth? Ever had a tough time defining why you wake up in the morning and if your life really matters? If so, you aren’t alone. In fact, this BIG question of purpose is one that every human

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November 15th, 2019

Strong Angler Of The week: Jacob Uhle

What an awesome story! Here’s what makes a Strong Angler: They catch fish They help other people catch fish They make memories on the water with friends and family But this Strong Angler took it a step further! Jacob Uhle helped a friend make a memory on the water with his stepson by putting him

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November 15th, 2019

Popping Cork Maintenance: Making Your Popping Corks Last Longer

When you’re fishing for big fish, your tackle is going to take a beating. And when you’re using popping corks, the center wire can often bend, making it more difficult for them to rattle and make that fish-attracting clacking sound. When this happens, these corks are drastically less effective at attracting fish. Watch the video

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November 15th, 2019

300+ Fishing Records. 760+ Species. All From This One Fisherman…

Wow, what a story! Patrick Sebile could very well be one of the best anglers in the world. With over 300 fishing records, 760+ different documented fish species caught, and countless lure, rod, and hook design inventions, he’s done more in the fishing world than most ever dream of. I had the pleasure of sitting

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November 13th, 2019

The Complete Bull Redfish Kit For Catching Big Fish In Shallow Murky Water

It’s BULL Redfish time! Yes, we’re talking rod-bending, drag-pulling giant redfish! And specifically, we’re talking about everything you need to catch them when you’re fishing in shallow murky water. We’ve brought back the crowd-favorite Capt. Mark “HOLLYWOOOD” Johnson from FloridaKeysFunFishing.com to help us on this journey. Ready to see the ten things you need to

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November 12th, 2019

How To Catch GATOR TROUT In The Fall & Winter

He’s back! If you love catching big speckled trout, you’re going to love this podcast. We had Chris Bush from the Speckled Truth on a few months ago to talk about catching gator trout, and because we got so much good feedback from that episode, we’ve brought him back today to talk specifically about catching

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November 11th, 2019

Legal vs Illegal Circle Hooks: What You Really Need To Know

What makes a circle hook a “circle hook”? And what makes it legal? What’s the difference between an inline vs. an offset circle hook? Since some areas require the use of circle hooks while fishing for different species, knowing these answers could mean the difference between coming with dinner or coming home with a fine.

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November 10th, 2019

How To Avoid Divorce (Tips On Saving A Hurting Marriage)

Why didn’t anyone ever tell us how hard marriage is? We’ve all heard the stats that almost 50% of marriages end in divorce, yet 100% of us go into marriage thinking, “Yeah, but that will never be me… how hard can it be to stay married to someone you love…” Easier said than done, right?

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November 8th, 2019

Strong Angler of the Week: Joe Lancaster

It’s time for the Strong Angler of the Week! Not only is Joe Lancaster catching loads of fish, taking his kids out with him, and being super helpful in the community, but he also made the news this week! Capt. Dylan Hubbard featured Joe in his news segment this past week. To see how Joe

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November 8th, 2019

How To Plan Your Next Fishing Trip With This New Fishing Forecast Website

I used to dread planning fishing trips. I’d have to pull up different apps for tides, weather, and satellite maps, and then sift through a bunch of pages and popups to get the info I wanted. And then I’d have to take all that info and guess what time will be best for fishing. Now,

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November 8th, 2019

Are You Willing To Fight For Fishing Like This? With Capt. Benny Blanco

When Capt. Benny Blanco takes his grandkids out fishing one day, the conversation will go one of two ways… “See this flat right here? It used to be full of seagrass and redfish back in my day…” Or… “Look at all these redfish! There was a time when the water was so bad we didn’t

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November 7th, 2019

How To Transport Fishing Rods In A Truck (So They Don’t Get Damaged)

Here’s a quick tip for you if you drive a truck… When most people go fishing, they just toss their rods in the bed. That’s an easy way to bang up your rods and reels as your truck rumbles down the road. Want to see a better way to transport them safely? Watch the video

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November 6th, 2019

Cajun Inshore Spinning Rod Review [Top 3 Pros & Cons]

It’s rod review time! We’ve been getting a lot of requests for reviews of rods made in the USA, so here it is! I recently went out and bought a Cajun rod with my own money so I could test it out and do an honest review of it. I’ve used it a lot these

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November 5th, 2019

Massive School Of Drum Inhaling This Lure (All Caught On Film)!

Holy redfish and black drum school! If this brand new video doesn’t get you pumped for fall fishing, then nothing will! Here’s the backstory: This past week, Capt. Peter Deeks was out filming some footage for the upcoming “Fish Finder Mastery Course” and came across these schools of drum. And he just happened to have

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November 5th, 2019

How To Quit Your Job, Live In An RV, & Get Paid To Fish

If you like traveling, fishing, and adventuring, you’re going to love this episode! Robert Field shares his amazing story of becoming homeless, unemployed, and losing a close family member in just a matter of days… to now getting paid to fish, travel the world, live in his RV, and be happier than ever. Sounds like

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November 3rd, 2019

If There’s A God, Why Does He Let Bad Things Happen To Good People?

Why would a good God let so many bad things happen to his people? If God truly loves his children, why does he let so many of us suffer and experience pain? And why does God let so many evil people have worldly success why so many of us honest people struggle to get by?

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November 1st, 2019

Peeking Into The Mind Of Legendary Fishing Lure Designer Patrick Sebile

What an amazing day with famous fishing lure designer Patrick Sebile! This past week I went over to see where Patrick Sebile does all of his amazing lure creations. Prior to recording a hard-hitting and unfiltered podcast interview (stay tuned for his interview on the Salt Strong fishing podcast in iTunes or Spotify), Patrick showed

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