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August 2nd, 2015

The Top 20 LOBSTER Pictures on Instagram This Week (Mini Lobster Season).

It’s LOBSTER Week!

If you have followed our site for any amount of time, you might know that we do a special post every Sunday evening on the best pictures from Instagram on a specific fish.

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July 22nd, 2015

The Top 10 Best Fishing Songs Of All Time (With Music Videos)

Do you love fishing?

And do you love music?

Then you are going to absolutely LOVE this Top 10 Countdown to the best fishing songs (with music videos) of all time.

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July 19th, 2015

The Top 10 Tuna Pictures On Instagram This Week.

It’s TUNA Week! If you have followed our site for any amount of time, you might know that we do a special post every Sunday evening on the best pictures from Instagram on a specific fish. Last week we did the Top Marlin pics from Instagram (see those pics here). Now before we get into

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July 19th, 2015

Quick And Easy Way To Make Any Cell Phone Waterproof

Although fishing is often a great way to get a break from civilization, it still is important to have a cell phone with you while out on the water in case there’s an emergency. Also, the fact that most cell phones these days can serve as high quality cameras and video recorders too is an

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July 18th, 2015

[POLL] What Was Your Favorite ICAST 2015 Experience?

From the amazing new products in both product showcases (there was an ICAST and an IFTD new product showcase), to the never ending main floor, to the awesome exhibitors, to the after parties, to all of the fishing celebrities walking around, to the free beer every afternoon, the ICAST 2015 event was something we will never forget.

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July 14th, 2015

Mystery Tackle Box Review: Saltwater Edition

If you haven’t heard of Mystery Tackle Box before, they are one of the main trailblazers in the business of sending out fishing tackle in the mail to anglers via a monthly subscription service. They also brilliantly created the “Other KVD – aka Karl VonDibble” as their hilarious spokesperson. Think of Mystery Tackle Box like

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July 12th, 2015

Top 10 Marlin Pictures On Instagram This Week.

It’s Marlin Week! If you have followed our site for any amount of time, you might know that we do a special post every Sunday evening on the best pictures from Instagram on a specific fish. Last week we did the Top Shark pics from Instagram (see those pics here), and it was definitely one of

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July 5th, 2015

The Top 10 Shark Pictures On Instagram This Week.

It’s Shark Week! And of course that means we would be doing the fishing world a disservice if we didn’t feature Sharks as this week’s Top 10 Fishing pics on Instagram. And with amazing shark parody pics like this coming in below, how can you not enjoy this one? If you have followed our site

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July 4th, 2015

The Benefits Of Taking Kid’s Fishing (w/ Saltwater Experience)

Fishing can be a whole heck of a lot of fun. On the other hand, fishing can certainly get pretty competitive as well (just ask any angler). But at the real core of fishing you will find these three things: Family Experience Memories that matter Fishing is a sport and an experience that can be

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July 3rd, 2015

Must Know Catch and Release Fishing Tips For Saltwater Anglers

If you are like me, your love for fishing most certainly doesn’t separate from you when you are back on the mainland. It’s in our blood and in our soul. In fact, I dream about fishing more often than not.

And one of the most critical aspects to fishing for my family is that fishing is something that is extremely important to pass down to future generations because it brings families together.

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June 28th, 2015

The Top 20 Amberjack Pictures From Instagram This Week

The week of the Amberjack… Since the video we posted this week called, “This is What Happens When a 150lb Amberjack Comes Head on with a Diver” might break new a record in terms of total views on our site (It’s a must watch! If you haven’t seen it, click here to see it), we

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June 27th, 2015

7 Amazing “Do It Yourself” Red Snapper Recipes.

Who else loves Red Snapper!!! Red Snapper are fun to catch, they taste amazing, and they are a type of fish that you can enjoy catching with your entire family (assuming your state doesn’t block you from catching them…) I can still recall my very first offshore charter fishing trip where I pulled up my first

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June 25th, 2015

Why This Squid Eats Poop To Live Longer. No Joke.

Can you guess what this Vampire Squid’s secret to good health is?

If you guessed exercise and a steady diet of fruits and vegetables you would be WRONG, because it’s actually POOP.

Yep, good old-fashioned Poop.

That, and a slow metabolism of course.

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June 23rd, 2015

Blair Wiggins Lands 150lb Lemon Shark With Help of The FG Knot.

Nothing matters if you don’t have strong enough fishing knots to tie and hold it all in place while you fight a monster fish.

And around the 3:20 mark of this video, Blair mentions the knot that he uses to tie the leader to the braid (the most critical knot for fighting big fish).

What knot was it…

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June 21st, 2015

Top 20 Mahi Mahi Pictures on Instagram This Week

Welcome to another Sunday edition of “Top 10 Fishing Pics on Instagram”. This week we are featuring the Top 20 Mahi Mahi (aka Dorado, aka Dolphin) Pictures on Instagram. We actually had to do a Top 20 (instead of Top 10) because there were so many amazing pictures of Mahi on Instagram this week. We

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June 20th, 2015

These Anglers Have Their Custom Fishing Cards, Do You?

Do you remember back when you (or perhaps someone you know) used to collect and trade baseball cards? If you were anything like me, I saved up money every week to go buy a pack of baseball cards. I just couldn’t get enough of them back when I was a kid. There was just something

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June 19th, 2015

How To Rig A WEEDLESS Gulp Shrimp [VIDEO]

Do you want to learn how to rig your Berkley Gulp Shrimp completely weedless?

Then check this out.

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June 18th, 2015

The Unexpected Answer To Illegal Fishing… Hackers

Imagine looking down at your phone while your friend is fighting a fish next to you, and you tell him or her the approximate size, weight, and species before your friend ever lays eyes on the fish…

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June 14th, 2015

Top 10 Cobia Pictures On Instagram This Week

Welcome to another Sunday edition of “Top 10 Fishing Pics on Instagram”. This week we are featuring the Top 10 Cobia Pictures on Instagram, and there are a couple of beasts in here. Before we get into the Top 10 Cobia pics, here are a few of the most popular “Top 10” fishing pics from

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June 12th, 2015

Bass Pro Shops: “Trade in Your Video Game For Fishing Gear”

This exciting news from Bass Pro Shops called “Gone Fishing” really has me smiling. Why? Because our Mission here at Salt Strong is to teach the world how to fish, to create amazing and memorable experiences for kids, families, and friends out on the water, and to get kids outside (instead of stuck inside connected to

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June 10th, 2015

Introducing New Underwater Footage on Google “Ocean View”

If you fish, free dive, scuba dive, or just enjoy snorkeling in beautiful water, the ability to get on your computer and pre-explore areas (or just dream of exploring them one day) that you are going to visit soon is incredible. Not to mention, what a great way to see all of the life and amazing things that coral reefs have to offer without leaving your home.

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June 9th, 2015

How The FG Knot Helped Land This Tarpon On 10lb Test

The Backstory to how the FG Knot played a critical role in landing a nice Tarpon in Tampa last weekend Note: You will have the chance to watch Luke land the Tarpon in a video below, but please read the story first because it is critical to understanding why the FG knot was so important

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June 8th, 2015

Ancient Remains Of 20ft Mega Shark Found In Texas

Let me just go ahead and get the punchline out there before we get to this amazing shark discovery… “Yes, everything is BIGGER in Texas…” I know because I lived in Texas for 4 years (Austin and Houston), and it is a very proud state indeed… But little did the Texans know that they were

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June 7th, 2015

Top 10 Mutton Snapper Pictures On Instagram This Week

Last Sunday’s “Top 10 Red Snapper Pictures on Instagram” was such a success (see it here), that we decided to stick with the Snapper theme for one more week.

But this time it is the ever popular, “Mutton Snapper”.

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