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facebook fishing picture fine
May 28th, 2015

Could Your Facebook Fishing Picture Land You In Jail?

Have you ever done this before? Caught a fish that was out of season Taken a picture of you holding the fish Safely released the fish Posted the fishing picture on Facebook or Instagram? I know that I sure have… Well did you know that the state of New York recently put in force a

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uni knot for braid
May 28th, 2015

The Best Modified Uni Knot for Braid Line [Strength Test Results]

Do you want to know the best uni knot for braided line?

So did we.

That is why we decided to do our own tests on modified uni knots for braided line…

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top sailfish pictures
May 26th, 2015

Top 10 Sailfish Pictures On Instagram This Week

Just wait until you see these amazing Sailfish pictures from Instagram.

Warning: It will make you want to go fishing…

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why global fisheries are in crisis infographic
May 25th, 2015

Why Global Fisheries Are In A Crisis [Infographic]

We recently came across this hard-hitting fishing infographic that describes (in very simple terms) why global fisheries are in a crisis, and we felt that it was our duty to pass it along. As someone that relies on fish to feed my family (in numerous respects), this was a bit alarming to see just how

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take a song fishing
May 25th, 2015

22 Amazingly Hilarious “Take A Song Fishing” Tweets

If you haven’t seen these “Take A Song Fishing” tweets on Twitter, then you are missing out (hashtag #TakeASongFishing)!

These fishing songs are Hilarious!

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fishing lessons from the business world
May 22nd, 2015

8 Essential Fishing Tips I Took From The Business World

For those of you that don’t know me, I recently walked away from a somewhat successful career in the financial services industry to pursue a dream in the fishing industry that my brother Luke and I have shared for many years. Leaving behind a job that has paid my bills, supported my family, and even

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mystery tackle box inshore saltwater fishing
May 22nd, 2015

Mystery Tackle Box Inshore Saltwater Fishing Review [VIDEO]

If you haven’t heard of Mystery Tackle Box yet, they are disrupting the fishing industry with their monthly fishing tackle “boxes” delivered right to your door, without ever having to get in your car, surf the web, read reviews etc. And they aren’t just sending out random lures that were excess inventory or anything. They

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huk fishing jacket
May 21st, 2015

Huk Fishing “Foul Weather” Jacket Independent Review

This is an Independent Review (with Video Review) of the Huk Fishing “Foul Weather” Jacket.

Note: We were NOT compensated for this review.

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CCA Star Redfish Tournament
May 21st, 2015

CCA Florida STAR Fishing Tournament: Why I Just Joined

Wouldn’t it be great if every cast you made this summer could win you a boat, a truck, or a wide array of other prizes…

All from a single catch…

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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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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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