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February 12th, 2015

How to Skip a Lure Under Mangroves and Docks [Video]

Once I learned how to effectively skip a lure under mangroves, I began to catch slot reds and snook more consistently without having to bother waking up early to catch live bait in the morning. And before you know it, I was almost completely weened off of using live bait (in fact, I stopped taking my 12-foot

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Plano 3600 “Softsider X” Tackle Box Independent Review
February 9th, 2015

Plano 3600 “Softsider X” Tackle Box Independent Review

This is the Plano 3600 Softsider X Tackle Box Review (100% Independent) Are you looking for a solid fishing tackle box that: Can carry all of your fishing gear without taking up too much room Looks good Is durable Won’t get your gear wet from being on the bottom of your wet boat deck And

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top 5 ellen should have salt strong on her show
February 6th, 2015

Top 5 Reasons Ellen Should Have Salt Strong On Her Show

Wouldn’t it be amazing if a goofy white guy grew a mustache and recreated Lionel Richie’s popular music video “Hello” while serenading Ellen DeGeneres and raising money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project! Well you are in luck! That actually just happened… And it is only one of many epic videos that Salt Strong

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Uni Knot with Braided Line
February 5th, 2015

Best Fishing Knot for Braided Line to Swivel, Hook, or Lure

Wondering what the best fishing knot for braided Line to wwivel, hook, or lure connection is? Well you came to the right place. Because the most common problem facing anglers who use braided line is that many fishing knots that are strong with mono are not nearly as good when used with braid given the

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Living on an Island the Entire Month of March for the Wounded Warriors…
February 3rd, 2015

Living on an Island the Entire Month of March for the Wounded Warriors…

On February 1st, 2015 my brother Luke and I announced some Exciting (and wild) news… We announced that we would be living on a small island (only accessible by boat) for the entire month of March. Leaving behind the real world, my leaving my wife and two daughters for an entire month, all for one

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funniest fishing jokes
January 29th, 2015

The Top 10 Funniest Fishing Jokes.

At then end of the day, fishing is supposed to be fun… But sometimes we can all get so competitive trying to catch the most (or the biggest) fish, that we forget about the “fun factor”. So this week we bring to you the Top 10 Funniest Fishing Jokes that we found by scouring the

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January 29th, 2015

Best Fishing Knot for Leader to Hook Connection [Snug Style]

Best Fishing Knot for Leader to Hook Connection When pursuing trophy fish of any species, it’s essential to give yourself as many advantages as possible to maximize your results… and using the best knot for every connection in your line system is the easiest thing you can possibly do to improve your ability to land

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mustache brings all the fish to the bar
January 23rd, 2015

My Mustache Brings All The Fish To The Oyster Bar.

The Most Annoying Fishing Partner Ever? Personally I like to think of it is the most “Entertaining” fishing partner ever, but I guess everyone is entitled to an opinion… And just when you thought the song “My Milkshake Brings all the Boys to the Yard” by Kelis was out of your head and never to

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Catching Snook and Redfish from a Paddle Board on a Hidden Lake…
January 22nd, 2015

Catching Snook and Redfish from a Paddle Board on a Hidden Lake…

Paddle Boarding, Exploring, and Adventure… I can still vividly remember my first real camping trip (as in not just camping in the back yard)  with my dad and brother on some private forest property near Sebring, Florida. I was 10 years old, ready for adventure, and super stoked to be spending a couple of nights in

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If you like the movie “Old School” & you like Fishing, then you will LOVE this…
January 16th, 2015

If you like the movie “Old School” & you like Fishing, then you will LOVE this…

What do you consider the most crucial variable (and the most powerful fishing weapon) when it comes to catching more inshore fish such as redfish, trout, and snook?

When I ask this question to fellow weekend warrior inshore anglers, I usually hear things such as…

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best fishing knot for braided line
January 10th, 2015

Best Fishing Knot for Braided Line [Braid to Leader Contest]

Of all the many variables involved with landing the biggest fish of the day, the fishing knots we tie are the only ones we have absolutely 100% control over, so it’s on us to make time to learn the best fishing knot for all of the needed connections. To help the Salt Strong community always

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catching catfish
January 7th, 2015

Do You Like Catching Catfish? Take This Short Quiz to See!

Let me ask you a question…

Do you like catching catfish…

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fishing partner
January 6th, 2015

15 Hilarious Ways Your Fishing Partner Annoys You…

You probably already know this, but not all fishing partners were created equal…

Some fishing partners are annoying, some fall overboard too much, some drink too much (and fall overboard)…

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no bananas on board
January 2nd, 2015

Top 5 Myths About “No Bananas on Board” Your Fishing Boat

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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how to spool line
January 1st, 2015

How To Spool Braided Line On A Spinning Reel (Without Line Twists or Loops)

Just imagine spotting a huge school of redfish just 30 feet from the bow of the boat that you are standing on.

From what you can see with your polarized glasses…

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how to catch stone crabs
December 31st, 2014

How To Catch Stone Crabs On The Florida Grass Flats (Tips, Tricks, & Regulations)

Floridians are a funny breed when it comes to weather.

Having warm weather (warm as in you can go swimming without a wetsuit) for about 10 months of the year in most parts of the state, most Floridians don’t know what to do once it gets cold (and by cold I mean under 50 degrees).

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The Top 5 Jobs That Embrace Mustaches
December 31st, 2014

The Top 5 Jobs That Embrace Mustaches

Mustaches have been around in America since the Pilgrims landed here hundreds of years ago.

It is common knowledge that many of the earliest settlers that were considered the best fishermen, were also the best at growing a mustache.

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The #1 Rule On Drinking While Fishing…
December 24th, 2014

The #1 Rule On Drinking While Fishing…

Drinking while fishing (aka having a beer, “cold one”, a “frosty”, or a stiff drink) has been around as long as fishing has.

In fact, even back in the Biblical days of fishing they brought along flasks of wine to kill time while the fishing was slow, and to celebrate after a successful fishing trip.

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How to Tie a Double Uni Knot
December 6th, 2014

How to Tie a Double Uni Knot

The “Uni Knot” is thought to be the strongest fishing knot by many anglers.

However, many people do not realize that it needs to be altered when you use it to tie a braid line to fluorocarbon leader due to the large differences in diameter between the two.

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salt strong story
November 18th, 2014

The Salt Strong Story

So What The Heck is Salt Strong?

It all started with a vision in a hotel room in Chicago back in 2013 as the “Simonds like Diamonds” brothers (aka Salt Strong Bros), decided that they would find a way to sell their existing business and invest everything into a dream of “helping the world catch more fish”…and have a heck of a fun time doing it.

Fast-forward to today, the dream is a reality…

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