I’m here to publicly admit, I’m a Berkley Gulp believer!
If you are a serious saltwater angler, you have certainly heard (and probably used) a Berkley Gulp shrimp before (one of their most popular Gulp baits for saltwater).Click to continue →
Fishing is an Addiction.
And just like all addicts have highs and lows, struggles and frustrations, highs and lows… fishing is no different.Click to continue →
Imagine yourself being able to fish competitively on your own schedule, whenever the heck you want to fish…
Imagine fishing as much or as little as you like, with no restrictions on the species of fish…Click to continue →
It’s “Doormat” Time!
While pursuing snook, redfish, and trout on the flats, the one fish that I always enjoy crashing the inshore fishing scene is a flounder…Click to continue →
It’s Labor Day Weekend!
Which also means the opening of Snook season in Florida (even though this year’s Labor Day hit the calendar a little bit later than usual. FYI, Snook season officially opened back up on Sept 1st)Click to continue →
Did you know that the biggest bass was 22 pounds!
And can you imagine landing a 94.2-pound redfish!
What a BEAST!Click to continue →
We have had many requests for some new Salt Strong T-shirts (and other accessories like Visors, flags, etc that we are working on behind the scenes).
One of the main requests that we had in terms of T-shirts was to create a simple “Salt Strong” shirt with the large logo on front.Click to continue →
You might not believe this, but I found this amazing inshore fishing hole while sitting in a window seat on a flight from Atlanta to Tampa.
And you don’t even need a boat to get there! In fact, it’s only a kayak and paddleboard fishing area…
Let me explain.Click to continue →
Have you ever gaffed a fish before?
It’s not as easy as the fishing pros make it look if you have never tried it.
In fact, I would be willing to bet that even most fishing pros and fishing guides have had a missed gaff…Click to continue →
The first ever 100% Completely Biodegradable Fishing Lure is here!
Biodegradable as in see you later, gone forever, nothing left but a little carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in just weeks!
And it actually catches fish!Click to continue →
“Like a Surgeon, tied for the very first time”… sorry, I couldn’t resist.
In all seriousness, we’ve had quite a few questions coming in about the Surgeon’s knot since we posted our most recent knot contest in which the Surgeon’s knot performed extremely well…Click to continue →
Do you remember the hit song, “If I had a Million Dollars” by the Canadian rock band the “Barenaked Ladies”?
In the song, they talk about all of the things they would buy if they had a million buckaroos.
They mention buying everything from…Click to continue →
There were some amazing hogfish pictures on Instagram this week! And for your viewing pleasure, we went through all of Instagram and put the best ones all in one place.
Enjoy the hogs!Click to continue →
Fact: All fishing knots are NOT created equal… our latest line to line knot contest confirmed that fact yet again…Click to continue →
The Fish Call: Is this the future of catching fish for both saltwater and freshwater anglers going forward???
From the looks of the comments on the web, it sounds like people either love or hate this fish magnet known as “The Fish Call”.Click to continue →
Let’s face it, we all would like to believe that we are pretty tough fisherman (and fisherwomen).
No one wants to admit that they are a “Sassafras” when it comes to fishing, getting sea sick, and getting a little fish guts or fish blood on your shirt or pants…Click to continue →
Bow to the King baby! As you have probably noticed while watching tarpon fishing videos, tarpon anglers most often point their rod to tarpon when they jump. This act is often referred to as “Bowing to the King”, and it’s certainly not just a fad… it’s a practice that has been around for many years.Click to continue →
Holy Tarpon (literally).
And YES, this is 100% real.
This “Tarpon” is the same fish that has been on the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City for over 500 years…Click to continue →
Who else hates Saltwater Catfish besides me?
Here is just a short list of why I hate catching saltwater catfish (or more like why I hate it when they bite my line while I am fishing for a Snook, Redfish, or Sea Trout)…Click to continue →
So how many outboard motors do you have on your boat? One motor? Two motors? Three motors? Four motors? Five motors? Eight motors? Hard to believe, but this is a real boat in the picture above (with eight outboard engines)! Of course, this is not your everyday fishing boat (it was a drug smuggling boat),Click to continue →
It’s King Mackerel Week! Aka “Kingfish” Aka “King” Aka “Smoker Kingfish…
If you have never heard of these incredible fighting fish referred to as “Smoker Kingfish” before, the term comes from…Click to continue →
Our next big initiative here at Salt Strong is to load up the site with the absolute best fishing tips you can find anywhere on the web. Because the BIG PROBLEM we see out there is that there is just so much crap to cut through to find the best fishing tips and the answersClick to continue →
My brother Luke and I have been testing out these Pro-cut, Vinyl, 100% waterproof and weatherproof decals on the back our SUVs and boat for some time now.
And these are NOT the same decals as they ones we send out with purchase of apparel or the Strong Angler Redfish Challenge…Click to continue →