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October 7th, 2018

This Week’s Best Saltwater Fishing Tips: Salt Strong Newsletter (Oct. 7, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter has arrived!!! I hope you had a great weekend and got to enjoy some time on the water! We have some awesome fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending October 7, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of

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D.O.A. Swimmin' Mullet Review
October 4th, 2018

D.O.A. Swimmin’ Mullet Review [Top 3 Pros & Cons Video]

The D.O.A. Swimmin’ Mullet is a lure that I had in my tackle box for a long time but couldn’t figure out the best way to use it. It wasn’t until recently that I found an application for it in deeper water. Upon trying this lure out, I was immediately successful and caught a nice

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The Clinch Knot
October 3rd, 2018

How To Tie The Clinch Knot [Step-By-Step Pictures & Video Tutorial]

The Clinch Knot One of the most common and useful fishing knots to know is the Clinch Knot. The Clinch Knot is a classic terminal connection knot and generally one of the first knots that every fisherman learns. It’s a snug terminal knot that can be used for inshore fishing and fly fishing. It’s best

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redfish fly fishing
October 2nd, 2018

How To Learn Fly Fishing In No Time [With John Archipolo]

It’s fly fishing time! One of the most challenging and fun ways to chase gamefish is by fly fishing. Many people find fly fishing daunting and intimidating. They can be expert fishermen but may not even know the first thing about fly fishing, what kind of rod you need and how to get started. Many

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Georgia Artificial Reef Cobia
October 1st, 2018

The GPS Coordinates For Every Artificial Reef In Georgia

Georgia has one of the strongest coastal fisheries in the country. The offshore fishery offers the opportunity to fish for grouper, snapper, amberjack, black sea bass and more. The inshore fishery is considered the start of the “Lowcountry” which is one of the top destinations for redfish, trout and more. Finding spots both offshore and

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September 30th, 2018

This Greatest Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Sep. 30, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter is here!!! I hope you had a great weekend and got to go fishing! We have some great fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending September 30, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the new fishing tips

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Z-Man Scented ShrimpZ review
September 28th, 2018

Z-Man Scented ShrimpZ Review [UNDERWATER FOOTAGE]

The Z-Man Scented ShrimpZ is a shrimp imitation scented lure. It’s a good choice for shallow water fishing and can also be used to target deeper areas when rigged on a jighead. There are some things that I really like about this lure and some aspects I’m not too crazy about. After using this lure for

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How To Use Gulp Shrimp
September 27th, 2018

How To Use Gulp Shrimp [Review & Underwater Footage]

How To Use Gulp Shrimp A popular inshore lure is the Berkley Gulp Shrimp. This is a scented soft plastic lure that imitates a shrimp. It is effective for targeting species such as redfish, trout, snook, snapper and many more. These Gulp Shrimp baits can be rigged on a variety of jig heads as well

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The Know With No Name Tutorial
September 26th, 2018

How To Tie The “Knot With No Name” [Mono To Leader Knot]

The Knot With No Name One of the stronger mono-to-leader connections out there is a knot that I’m not sure has a name, so we simply dubbed it the “Knot With No Name”. Since it’s so easy to tie while also being extremely strong, this is a MUST-KNOW knot for anglers who use mono lines

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Paul Brown Soft-Dine
September 26th, 2018

Paul Brown Soft-Dine Review [Pros, Cons & Underwater Footage]

The Paul Brown Soft-Dine by MirrOlure is a unique lure on the market these days. It is a suspending twitchbait like the MirrOlure MirrOdine, but it is a soft plastic lure, which is not ordinarily what twitchbaits are made out of. The combination of weight and soft plastic material gives the Paul Brown Soft-Dine some really good action that

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Saltwater Assassin Pro Elite Jighead
September 25th, 2018

Saltwater Assassin Pro Elite Jigheads Review [Top Pros & Cons Video]

With so many jigheads on the market, it can be hard to know which ones are worth the money they cost. And with so many different brand options, it’s hard to even know where to start. I’ve been using the Saltwater Assassin Pro Elite Jighead for a while and wanted to give you my honest

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Alabama Fish Hatchery Redfish
September 25th, 2018

How Hatcheries Make Our Fisheries Stronger [With Capt Patric Garmeson]

One of the coolest marine conservation programs out there right now is the Alabama Marine Resources Division hatchery program. This program is responsible for breeding, raising and releasing redfish, pompano, flounder and trout into the inshore and nearshore waters of Alabama. The hatchery program, like other similar programs across the country, is designed to strengthen stocks

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Redfish on Inshore Alabama Artificial Reef
September 24th, 2018

The GPS Coordinates For Every Artificial Reef In Alabama

Alabama has the largest artificial reef program in the United States. The artificial reef fishery off the Alabama coast is home to snapper, grouper, amberjack and more. Alabama also has a very strong inshore artificial reef fishery that offers great fishing for trout, sheepshead, redfish, black drum and flounder. With so many options for reef

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Z-Man DieZel MinnowZ
September 24th, 2018

Z-Man DieZel MinnowZ [Review, Underwater Footage & Rigging Tips]

Z-Man DieZel MinnowZ The Z-Man DieZel MinnowZ is a paddletail lure that can be used for both shallow water fishing in addition to covering some deep zones if rigged properly. You can rig it both weedless and on a jig head, and you’ll see exactly how to rig this bait on both applications in a video below. In

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September 23rd, 2018

This Week’s Best Fishing Tips: Salt Strong Newsletter (Sep. 23, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter is here!!! I hope you had a great weekend and got out and caught some fish! We have some great fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending September 23, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the new

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Mustad Grip Pin Hook
September 20th, 2018

Mustad Grip Pin Hook Review [Top Pros, Cons & Rigging Video]

Mustad Grip Pin Hook Review One of the most confusing aspects for many inshore anglers is figuring out the proper way to rig your lures given that there are so many options to choose from. This certainly holds true for weighted hooks too, and the fishing results can be very different based on which hook

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Slayer SST vs. D.O.A. CAL Shad
September 20th, 2018

Slayer SST vs. DOA CAL Shad Review [Rigging Tips & Underwater Demo]

Two inshore lures that I have used regularly to target redfish, trout and other inshore gamefish are the Slayer Inc. SST (Sinister Swim Tail) and the D.O.A. CAL Shad. Both of these are soft plastic paddle tail lures. I like to use these lures in shallow water grass flats rigged weedless on a twist lock

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joe and luke simonds redfish
September 19th, 2018

Florida Redfish vs. Louisiana Redfish [VIDEO]

Redfish are one of the most popular gamefish in the entire country. They are found from northern Mexico, through the Gulf of Mexico and up the East Coast all the way to the Chesapeake Bay. The redfish that you catch in southern Texas is going to be the same species redfish that you catch in

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Rapala X-Rap SubWalk
September 19th, 2018

Rapala X-Rap SubWalk Review & “How To” [UNDERWATER FOOTAGE]

The Rapala X-Rap SubWalk is a suspending plug made for primarily for inshore fishing. I’ve been fishing with this lure the past couple months and feel like I have gotten a good sense of how to use it. There are some things I really like about the X-Rap SubWalk and some aspects that I do not.

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Mississippi Artificial Reef Snapper
September 18th, 2018

The GPS Coordinates For Every Artificial Reef In Mississippi

Mississippi has a strong inshore and offshore fishery that is often overlooked. The Mississippi coast is right in the heart of the incredible Gulf Coast fishery. It offers fantastic action for redfish, jack crevalle, trout and more inshore and snapper, grouper and pelagic species offshore. For most fishermen new to an area or for visiting

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Z-man Pop ShadZ Head
September 18th, 2018

Z-Man Pop ShadZ Review [Top Pros, Cons & Rigging Tips]

The Z-Man Pop ShadZ is a soft plastic topwater lure that you can rig weedless. The head is shaped like a traditional bass popper and the soft plastic body gives you action like a fluke. This lure is a good choice when you are fishing around shallow water structure such as mangrove trees or oyster

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Fish Grips vs. Landing Nets Review
September 17th, 2018

Fish Grips vs. Landing Nets: “How To” With Pros & Cons [VIDEO]

Looking for something to make landing fish easier? Fish Grips and landing nets are two products that do just that. Each one offers a different advantage for getting fish into the boat. While both devices help you land fish, each one has its own pros and cons. I’ve used both products fishing and have had

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September 16th, 2018

The Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Sep. 16, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter has arrived! I hope you had a fun weekend and got some lines tight! We have some great fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending September 16, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the new fishing tips

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Rapala X-Rap Twitchin' Mullet vs. X-Rap Twitchin' Minnow
September 14th, 2018

Rapala X-Rap Twitchin’ Mullet vs. X-Rap Twitchin’ Minnow Review [VIDEO]

Two solid lures by Rapala are the X-Rap Twitchin’ Mullet and the X-Rap Twitchin’ Minnow. These are subsurface lures with single inline hooks that are made for inshore fishing. A lot of people think that these lures are the same and that they can be used interchangeably. While they are similar, there are some distinct

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