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 →
Ever lose a big fish?
Well the chances are you lost your big fish because of one of these 3 reasons…Click to continue →
Let’s face it, as anglers, we have a mad infatuation with boats. Big ones, small ones, fast ones, tall ones, and even super light ones (like the new fishing paddleboards)… we love them all… and we just can’t seem to stop looking (and admiring) all of the amazing boats out there. For instance, I wasClick to continue →
This might sound controversial to this live bait post below, but here at Salt Strong we prefer artificial lures over live bait in most (but certainly not all) fishing scenerios.
But it’s not because we think that live bait doesn’t work by any stretch of the imagination…Click to continue →
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.Click to continue →
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.Click to continue →
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 intoClick to continue →
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 anClick to continue →
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.Click to continue →
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 likeClick to continue →
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 ofClick to continue →
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 siteClick to continue →
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 beClick to continue →
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.Click to continue →
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), weClick to continue →
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 firstClick to continue →
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.Click to continue →
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…Click to continue →
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. WeClick to continue →