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snook restoration
May 1st, 2019

Did Scientists Find The Key To Restoring The Snook Population?

If you’ve ever heard your reel scream… Or felt your rod double over when a snook hits your bait… There’s a very high chance that snook is your favorite species to target. They’re big, strong, and acrobatic. It’s no wonder they have a cult-like following. But they’re also sensitive. In 2010 the snook population was

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monster offshore amberjack fishing
April 30th, 2019

MONSTER AMBERJACK (& Grouper) On Hubbard’s Marina Party Boat

Pa-POW! It’s not often that you see a fish this strong… We went offshore fishing with Capt. Dylan Hubbard and his crew recently and got into some huge fish. Check out the video below to watch some monster amberjack and grouper fishing. Enjoy! Monster AJ & Grouper [VIDEO] Pretty awesome, huh! Definitely the biggest amberjack

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catch big fluke
April 30th, 2019

Fluke Fishing Mastery (With John Skinner)

It’s fluke time! Aka flounder… Aka summer flounder… Aka one of the most delicious fish out there! We’ve got big news today… But before we talk about that, we’ve got John Skinner back on the podcast! John Skinner is the fluke master and Steven Spielberg of underwater fish filming. He’s got hours of filming fluke

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redfish migration
April 29th, 2019

How To PREDICT Redfish & Speckled Trout Migration

If you want to catch more fish, there’s one thing you need to know… How fish react to various weather patterns. For instance, do you know what fish do when a cold front passes through? What do they do when it’s really hot out? In this video, I’ll give you tips to catch fish in

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snook eyes
April 26th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (April 28, 2019)

It’s newsletter time! Hope you’ve been getting out on the water and catching some fish! We had a great week here at Salt Strong and hope you did, too. We did some offshore team building with Capt. Hubbard and his crew, filmed an upcoming course, Red Snapper Mastery, and we published some awesome tips to

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seagrass conservation
April 26th, 2019

Why We Lose A Football Field Of Seagrass Per Day…

Did you know that 70% of marine life spends part of its life in a seagrass bed? Add that stat to the fact that we lose a football field of seagrass per day and you’ll quickly realize our marine life is in trouble. The unfortunate fact is that seagrass is in bigger trouble than our

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monster bull redfish
April 25th, 2019

This Is Why You Keep Your Eyes Peeled On The Water…

Keep your eyes peeled! When you’re out on the water it’s easy to focus on one thing at a time and lose track of whatever else may be going on around you. This is exactly what happened with me on this trip when I accidentally hooked into a monster. Thankfully, I got lucky, but I

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danco pliers review
April 24th, 2019

Danco Pliers Review [Top 3 Pros & Cons]

It’s product review time! Pliers are some of the most important tools I need on the water with me. I’m always using them for tasks like de-hooking fish or cutting line, so if I don’t have a pair, it can be a rough day. I’ve gone through a lot of pliers, but these Danco Pliers

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red snapper fishing
April 23rd, 2019

Red Snapper Fishing (Everything You Need To Know)

It’s red snapper time! According to Capt. Dylan Hubbard, red snapper is the greatest success story of conservation in the Gulf of Mexico. Just 10-15 years ago you couldn’t find red snapper, and now, thanks to careful management of the red snapper fishery, you can’t get away from them! There is lots of turmoil surrounding

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bull redfish on live bait
April 19th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (April 21, 2019)

Happy Easter! Today is a big day as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. We are super thankful at Salt Strong for his sacrifice and that he’s given us the opportunity to do what we do best…help you create memories with your loved ones on the water by catching more fish! And in order

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caleb couture permit beach fishing
April 19th, 2019

Permit, Cubera Snapper, and Pompano (All Surf Fishing)!

This guy is crushing it from the beach! Not only does Caleb Couture catch your usual suspects from the beach like pompano and whiting, but he’s even caught cubera snapper, bonefish and permit! Caleb does a little bit of everything, from chartered surf fishing trips, to tieing and selling his own pompano rigs, to commercial

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capt peter deeks trophy trout
April 18th, 2019

3 Biggest Mistakes With Live Bait

Can you imagine what the tug of a 30-inch trout is like? Or a 45-inch snook? Can you hear the drag screaming? If you’re getting goosebumps just thinking about a trophy fish like this, you need to check out this video with Capt. Peter Deeks. Capt. Deeks has caught multiple world record fish and is

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spanish mackerel rig
April 17th, 2019

The Ultimate Spanish Mackerel Rig (Catches Mackerel Anywhere)

Have you ever been cut off by a Spanish mackerel? Nothing breaks your heart like your rod doubling over, feeling a pop, and then your line going slack…but these toothy, speedy fish will do that to you. And not only will they break your heart, but they’ll steal your $5 plug, too! So what can

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anglerup with brant fishing
April 16th, 2019

The FUNNIEST Fishing Captain In America (AnglerUp With Brant)

Have you seen this guy’s Facebook videos? Without a doubt, Brant from AnglerUp with Brant is the funniest fishing guide in America. He went from being a sales rep for Penn fresh out of college to owning a fleet of three boats with two captains working for him, and he owes it largely to his

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perfect fishing spot
April 15th, 2019

The PERFECT FISHING SPOT (For Redfish, Trout, Snook & Flounder)

What’s the number one problem anglers have with catching fish? Finding spots! About 90% of the fish live in 10% of the water, so if you want to catch more fish…you need to find that 10%. The good news is that in this video I’ll show you some shortcuts to finding that 10%. Enjoy! (P.S.

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luke simonds speckled trout
April 12th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips (Salt Strong Newsletter April 14, 2019)

It’s newsletter time! We had an amazing week over here at Salt Strong and I hope you did, too. Fat trout seemed to be the theme this week, and we tackled some pretty important topics on the podcast, so to make sure you didn’t miss out on anything, here’s the weekly newsletter! We’ve got some

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whiskey
April 12th, 2019

How Alcohol & Anxiety Attacks Almost Took My Life… [Podcast]

This week’s podcast episode is like no other episode I’ve done before. And it’s a tough one to share… In fact, I actually completely deleted my first recording of it because I was a bit scared to publish this… But then I received a text from my good high school friend letting me know one

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luke simonds speckled trout
April 11th, 2019

Flats Fishing For FAT Springtime Trout

Our community members are the best! James Sauer, one of our earliest members, has been excellent, organizing meetups for the Insiders all across the state. As a thank you, we decided to give him a free Kaku Kahuna paddleboard. I recently delivered it to him and while we were together we figured we might as

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why are bananas bad luck on boats
April 11th, 2019

Top 6 Myths About “Bad Luck Bananas” On Fishing Boats (2019 UPDATE)

Why are fishermen so superstitious about no bananas on board their boat while fishing???

Note: You will be blown away below when you hear what happened to our fishing trip when there was a banana on board…

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catch topwater trout
April 10th, 2019

Quick & Easy Way To Land More Fish When Using A Topwater Lure

We’ve all been there… You’re working your topwater and then, BOOM! The blowup you’ve been waiting for happens. But there’s one problem… There’s no tug on your line! The fish somehow evaded all six hooks (or two if you’ve swapped out the treble hooks with single hooks) and didn’t get hooked. Sometimes this happens several

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mosquito lagoon
April 9th, 2019

[URGENT] Mosquito Lagoon Is In Danger, And You Can Help Today

The good news: With just a simple email (that you can send right now in less than 15 seconds with just a few clicks), you can help save Mosquito Lagoon, one of the world’s best fisheries. The bad news: Mosquito Lagoon is in trouble. Since 2011, seagrass beds have been depleted by 80-90% because of

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fishing in the wind
April 8th, 2019

Fishing On Windy Days: How To Use The Wind To Your Advantage

Just because the weather is bad doesn’t mean the fishing has to be! We talked last week about how to find feeding inshore fish in bad weather, and we’re continuing the conversation with these tips on how to fish during windy days. With just a few simple tricks, you can use the wind to your

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why america needs more tackle boxes
April 8th, 2019

Why America Needs More Tackle Boxes and Less Xboxes

It’s a sad state of affairs when you look around to see exactly what we have all become in a short period of time…

ADDICTS…

Almost every single one of us (myself included) have become addicts…

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flounder recipes
April 5th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips (Salt Strong Newsletter April 7, 2019)

Happy April! Have you been enjoying this beautiful spring weather and getting on some fish? This past week we brought you tips to help you on the water (new mini-course for trophy trout & more) and in the kitchen (top 10 flounder recipes)! Below you’ll find our best Insider and public tips from this past

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