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top 10 goliath grouper pictures
May 17th, 2015

Top 10 Goliath Grouper Pics On Instagram This Month

Here at Salt Strong, some of our top shared videos of all-time involve Goliath Grouper. We all seem to be very intrigued and curious about these “Goliath” fish, so this week we decided to feature the top 10 Goliath Grouper pictures on Instagram (note that these fish aren’t caught as often as the inshore fish

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xbox addict vs fisherman
May 15th, 2015

12-Year Old Xbox Addict vs 2-Year Old Fisherman…

WARNING: This might offend some of you Xbox addicts…

Find out who wins here…

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May 14th, 2015

How To Tie The Kreh Loop Knot [Contest Winner]

Have you ever lost a fish due to a knot? Whether you want to admit it or not, we probably all have. Unfortunately it’s just going to happen if you fish enough. What’s crazy is the fishing knots we use to catch our prized fish are one of the most important and overlooked factors in fishing…

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top 10 redfish pics on instagram
May 10th, 2015

Top 10 Redfish Pics On Instagram This Week

The last couple of weeks we have featured the Top 10 Instagram pictures regarding some of our favorite inshore fish (don’t worry offshore anglers, we are hitting you guys up next). Two weeks ago it was the Top 10 Snook Pictures from Instagram (click here to see it) Last week it was the Top 10

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mother's day fishing contest
May 10th, 2015

Mother’s Day Fishing Contest: Happy Mother’s Day!

WOW (“MOM” upside down)!!! To say that we were blown away by the responses from this Mother’s Day Fishing Contest would be an understatement… We had some submissions that made us tear up, some that made us laugh, and some that made us reflect back on our grandmother’s that are no longer with us. We are

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why america needs more tackle boxes
May 8th, 2015

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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fishing with the wind
May 7th, 2015

Flats Fishing Tip: Managing the Wind

Flats fishing in Florida can be an absolute blast if done correctly. On the other hand, it can be incredibly frustrating when even the smallest of mistakes spook the good fish away. One mistake that I see many people make (and that I used to do it too) is not accounting for the wind direction

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under armour captain storm sunglasses review
May 6th, 2015

Under Armour “Captain” Storm Sunglasses – Independent Review

Did you know that Under Armour is making some really nice Polarized sunglasses aimed at fishing enthusiasts like us? Yep, it’s true. But to be completely honest, I never even considered Under Armour for sunglasses, as I have a couple of brands that I have been incredibly comfortable (and happy) with over the years… but this

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top tarpon pics on instragram
May 3rd, 2015

The Top 10 Tarpon Pics On Instagram This Week

Last week we published a very popular post called “The Top 10 Snook Pics on Instagram for the Week” (see it here), so this week we decided to follow it up with the best tarpon pictures on Instagram. Hope you enjoy! Note: These Top 10 Tarpon pics are in no particular order, and it doesn’t

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fg knot
April 30th, 2015

Fastest Way To Tie The Amazing FG Knot [Free PDF Guide Included]

Since launching Salt Strong earlier this year, I have performed several fishing knot strength analysis experiments to make sure that the knots I recommend truly are the best of the best out there in terms of true tension strength… not just angler hype…

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fishing with uncle si
April 26th, 2015

3 Things Every Angler Can Learn From Uncle Si…

Imagine heading out for a nice day of fishing out on the water and running into Uncle Si from Duck Dynasty… Now we aren’t 100% sure that you would learn anything new about the latest fishing techniques from Uncle Si (although you might), but we are quite certain that you would leave with a smile,

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best snook pictures on instagram
April 25th, 2015

Top 10 Snook Pics On Instagram This Week

One of the new things we are going to be doing here at Salt Strong is showcasing our favorite fishing pics from Instagram. Each week it will be a new species of fish, class, or something unique and fun regarding fishing. This week is the best Snook Fishing Pics on Instagram (week ending Friday) Check

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how steve jobs can help anglers
April 24th, 2015

How Steve Jobs Can Help Anglers Catch More Fish

Okay, I admit it, I can be a nerd sometimes… Why? Because I like to read books. Nope, I take that back. I actually love to read books. In fact, last year I read 54 books (mostly by reading instead of watching TV). And although I read all types of books, the vast majority are

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bimini twist fishing knot
April 23rd, 2015

How to Tie The Bimini Twist Knot [Video]

Fishing knots can be intimidating sometimes… there are just so many knots, so many opinions on knots, so many twists, and so many different fishing scenarios to think about. And out of all the fishing knots out there, the Bimini Twist knot seems to be the one that intimidates people the most. For some reason,

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monofilament vs fluorocarbon fishing line
April 22nd, 2015

Infographic: Monofilament vs Fluorocarbon Fishing Line

We have had a few recent inquiries from anglers that are getting confused with all of the different types of fishing lines… particularly monofilament vs. fluorocarbon. And you can’t blame them either! Just walk into any big fishing equipment or outdoor store and you will be overwhelmed with all of the different types, styles, colors,

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April 19th, 2015

Thank You Fishing Guides, Fishing Experts, And Fishing Gurus!

I never thought that at age 36 I would go an entire month without: Wearing shoes Driving a car Watching TV Getting on the mainland (we lived on an island and didn’t get on the mainland the entire month of March) Shaving Showering frequently (I did manage to shower about every 5 days) And that

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berkley gulp shrinkage
April 16th, 2015

This Is The Trick To Avoid Berkley Gulp SHRINKAGE [VIDEO]

SHRINKAGE! As George Costanza from Seinfeld learned the hard way, no one is impressed with shrinkage… Same goes for expensive fishing lures… no one enjoys a shriveled up soft plastic. As an artificial only angler (well, at least 95% of the time), I am a huge fan of Berkley Gulp lures… in particular, I love

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green glow underwater light review
April 15th, 2015

“Green Glow” Underwater Dock Light Independent Review

Last week we posted our review of the “Deep Glow Green Dock Light“, and we mentioned that we did a side by side green light comparison while we were down on Little Gasparilla Island. Well here is the review of the worthy green light adversary. Green Glow Underwater Light Review  The Pros This Green Glow

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fish longer live longer
April 14th, 2015

Why God + Coffee + Fishing = Secret to Living to 116

Can you recall when your teacher or parent asked you how long you wanted to live when you were a kid? I am not sure if you were anything like me, but the first thing out of my mouth was, “I want to live to AGE 100!” It was probably because that was about as high

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more fishing guides and fewer lawyers
April 10th, 2015

15 Reasons We Need More Fishing Guides and Fewer Lawyers

Imagine America with fewer people suing each other, with less litigious worry in our daily lives… less fear… and less money wasted on the obnoxious plethora of lawsuits in America…

While at the same time I want you to imagine an America with more kids and parents outside…

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how to care for your cast net
April 9th, 2015

Cast Net Care: How to Make Your Cast Net Last Longer [VIDEO]

Want to learn how to make your cast net last longer?

Then watch this video.

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inshore fishing manifesto
April 7th, 2015

Inshore Fishing Manifesto – Your FREE Guide To More Snook, Redfish, and Trout

Many of you might not know this (if you haven’t read my “Joe Simonds” bio on the Salt Strong page), but I have actually been away from “consistent” saltwater fishing for some time… And by “consistent” I mean that I was only able to go saltwater fishing once or twice per year over the last

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deep glow underwater green light
April 7th, 2015

“Deep Glow” Green Light Independent Review

If you followed us during our “March Fishing Madness” event, you know that we spent an entire month living and fishing on Little Gasparilla Island, Florida. Moreover, at the island house we lived in for the month, we had a really awesome dock where we kept our two boats. And before Luke and I left,

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hobie baja sunglasses review
April 3rd, 2015

Hobie “Baja” Polarized Sunglasses Review

My brother Luke and I grew up down in Florida, and I can still recall my first ride on a Hobie Cat sailboat down in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. I couldn’t have been more than 8 years old, and the feeling of freedom and excitement of riding on that small sailboat has still left an

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