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inshore flounder
March 8th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips (Salt Strong Newsletter March 10, 2019)

It’s newsletter time! From catching flounder and black drum, to knot how-to’s and product reviews, we had an awesome week at Salt Strong. And to make sure you don’t miss any of these helpful tips, here’s the weekly newsletter! First, you’ll see the SUPER-Community tips, then the public tips, and then the Fish Strong Podcast.

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kaku kahuna reviews
March 7th, 2019

Kaku Kahuna Paddleboard Review [Top 3 Pros & Cons]

Looking to get a new paddleboard? Check out this video where I break down the top three pros and cons of the Kaku Kahuna. And since we’re not affiliated with Kaku, you can be sure that this is a completely unbiased review. In the video, I mention a previous video we shot about paddleboard fishing

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flounder landshark outdoors
March 6th, 2019

Why This Fishing YouTuber Ditched Medical School To Fish

It’s podcast time! A lot of you have asked me to get this guy on the podcast for some time and we finally made it happen! This week I got to talk to Viktor Hluben from Landshark Outdoors, where he talks about everything from ditching medical school to do YouTube full time, to the biggest mistakes

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wire to leader knot albright special
March 5th, 2019

The Best Wire To Leader Knot: Albright Special (With The Secret Hollywood Twist)

It’s knot time! If you’re targeting toothy fish like mackerel, sharks or barracuda, you’re going to need a wire leader. Sure, you could use a swivel to connect your mono or fluorocarbon leader to the wire leader, but that extra hardware might tip off the fish that there’s something not quite right, and result in

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March 4th, 2019

How To Catch Flounder (Plus Free PDF Catch Card)

It’s flounder time! One of our SUPER-Community members, Daniel Flinn, has written some great articles about catching sheepshead and black drum, and he’s back for more with an incredible article about how to catch flounder. This is perfect timing, too, as springtime is when flounder head back inshore from their offshore migration homes. You’ll learn:

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backcountry snook fishing
March 1st, 2019

Best Fishing Tips (Salt Strong Newsletter March 3, 2019)

Happy March! I hope you were able to get out on the water this week and enjoy the beautiful weather as winter transitions into spring (and fish start to follow their spring trends). So you don’t miss out on anything, here are the best tips we published from this past week (including backcountry snook, Gulp

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February 28th, 2019

GULP Juice: Does It Work With Non-GULP Fishing Lures?

It’s Berkley Gulp time again! The other day I posted a video giving you tips on how to save money with Gulp products. I got a ton of good feedback and questions from that video, including this one: Does putting non-Gulp lures, such as DOA’s, Zoom, or Z-Man’s in the Gulp juice make them more

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winter fishing for snook
February 27th, 2019

4 Tips To Catch An Inshore Slam After A Cold Front [Double Slam Trip]

For years, I thought that fishing simply wasn’t good when the water got cold. Come November or December I’d put my rods up and look forward to late March and early April. But I was wrong. I was missing out on what actually might be the easiest time to catch a slam. Check out the

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vintage fishing picture
February 27th, 2019

The BIG Misconception To Mastering Fishing (That Hurts Most Fishermen)…

Sick of getting skunked? Check out this conversation where Luke and I talk about the biggest misconception when it comes to mastering fishing. Plus, we talk about what it actually takes (and how it’s possible for you) to master it. You can watch the video below, listen to the audio version by pressing the play

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rod for artificial lure
February 26th, 2019

Choosing The Best Fishing Rod For Each Lure (With Capt. C.A. Richardson)

If you want to get the best distance and accuracy when casting artificials, you have to have the right rod for your lure. How do you know if you have the right rod? Check out this tip from Capt. C.A. Richardson below. Choosing The Best Rod For Each Lure [VIDEO] What did you think? Have

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wintertime bass
February 26th, 2019

These 3 Lures Can Entice Even The Laziest Bass To Strike In The Winter

It’s bass time! A lot of us grew up bass fishing (Luke and I included) and love going back to our roots. Winter can be tough for bass fishing, but it’s possible to go out and get some lunkers. I talked with Ethan, one of our readers, and he put together this article on how

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backcountry snook fishing
February 25th, 2019

5 Keys To Catching Snook From Shore This Winter

It’s snook time! Wintertime can be one of the best times to target snook, and we brought in one of our Insider members, Mark Blythe, to talk about the trends behind how he’s been catching tons of snook, juvenile tarpon, trout, and redfish this winter in the backcountry. The coolest thing is, he’s doing this

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four spot redfish
February 22nd, 2019

Best Fishing Tips (Salt Strong Newsletter Feb 24, 2019)

Happy Sunday! It’s been an amazing week, from catching black drum to getting the perfect fish pic, and I want to make sure you don’t miss a beat. Check out the best Insider reports, public tips, and podcast episodes from this week below: Insider Reports [EXCLUSIVE] Spot Dissection: Where to Fish on the Flats Based

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shallow water bay boat
February 22nd, 2019

This Is How You Fish The Shallows In A Bay Boat Without A Trolling Motor!

Have you had trouble targeting shallow water fish when fishing from a bay boat without a trolling motor? I certainly had many skunk trips when fishing from boats without trolling motors over the years. But I eventually learned some very helpful tactics over the years that have totally changed my results. This past week some

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how to take fish pictures
February 21st, 2019

5 Steps To Take Amazing Fish Pictures

A lot of people ask me, how do you take such great fish pictures? In this video I’ll break down everything: The truth about getting the perfect fish picture (it’s not what you might think) The exact gear I use How to rig the camera on your kayak or boat The secret to keeping the

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pre-front snook fishing
February 20th, 2019

3 Tips To Catch Redfish & Snook Before A Cold Front When Paddle Fishing

It’s pre-front time! This winter we’ve talked a lot about how to fish the cold, clear days after a cold front, but we haven’t yet covered how to fish the unpredictable days before a cold front. So this past week I took out the paddleboard the day before a cold front and did some exploring

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the end of facebook fishing groups
February 19th, 2019

Is This The End Of Facebook Fishing Groups?

It’s podcast time! This week Luke and I bring one of our most controversial topics to the table yet… Is the end of Facebook fishing groups near? Listen to this week’s podcast for our take on the current state of Facebook fishing groups and what’s coming in the future. Enjoy! P.S. What have your experiences

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stainless steel tumbler lids
February 18th, 2019

This Is Why You Need To Clean Your Stainless Steel Tumbler Lid

The other day I deep cleaned the lid for my stainless steel tumbler and I couldn’t believe what I saw. I had never cleaned this part of my cup, but it was obvious that that was a mistake. Since I know a lot of other anglers are using these cups like me, I put together

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black drum fishing
February 18th, 2019

How To Catch Black Drum (Plus Free PDF Catch Card)

Black Drum Pogonias Cromas A few weeks ago one of our Insider members Daniel Flinn whipped up this amazing article on how to catch sheepshead for us. Everybody loved it, so we figured we’d bring him back for a black drum version. He covers where to find them, what bait and lures to use, the best

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state of denial manatee red tide
February 15th, 2019

The Slow Death Of Florida’s Fisheries: State Of Denial

This is powerful! The teaser for, “State of Denial,” a documentary exposing the effects of pollution in Florida waters was just released and it’s definitely going to stir up some emotions. Director Clay Edmund Kraski and his team are creating this documentary to bring awareness to the short- and long-term effects of multifocal pollution. To sum

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Pompano on the bottom
February 15th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week (Salt Strong Newsletter Feb 17, 2019)

Happy Sunday! It was another awesome week of fishing and teaching here at Salt Strong and I hope you had an awesome week too! We got to catch some reds, talk to an amazing fishing couple in the MidAtlantic, and we launched our newest course, Pompano Mastery. So you don’t miss out, below are some

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how much does your state spend on fishing
February 14th, 2019

Do You Know How Much Your State Spends On Fishing?

I don’t think I need any more reasons to love fishing more than I already do (I mean, I quit my job and sold everything I had to start a fishing company…), but after seeing the insane economic benefits anglers bring to the American economy, I think I might have another reason. According to research

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how to save money on gulp shrimp
February 13th, 2019

How To Save 25% On Gulp Shrimp [Bucket vs. Packets]

It’s Gulp time! And particularly, it’s saving money on Gulp time. Conventional wisdom says that buying things in bulk saves you money. But is that the case with Gulp products? I recently did some digging to see whether or not buying Gulp shrimp in bulk (the buckets) is cheaper than buying Gulp by the packet.

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salt strong coo
February 13th, 2019

Salt Strong Is Hiring (COO – General Manager Position)

Job Brief An exciting new role just opened up! We are looking for a driven, experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO)/ General Manager to oversee the ongoing operations and scalability here at Salt Strong. This role is a key member of the senior management team,  so we expect you to be an experienced and efficient leader who isn’t afraid to

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