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August 14th, 2015

How Did A Tarpon Get On Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel? And How Has This Been Kept A Secret?

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…

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August 12th, 2015

Saltwater Catfish: The Worst Fish Ever OR Amazing Tarpon And Cobia Bait?

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)…

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August 11th, 2015

Is There Such Thing As TOO Much Outboard Motor Horsepower On A Boat? [POLL]

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),

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August 9th, 2015

The Top 10 King Mackerel Pictures From Instagram This Week!

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…

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August 9th, 2015

[POLL] What Kind Of Fishing Tips Do You Want To See More Of On SaltStrong.com?

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 answers

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August 7th, 2015

Two FREE Salt Strong Pro Vinyl, Waterproof, & Weatherproof Decals [Just Pay S&H]

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…

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August 5th, 2015

How To Sharpen Circle Hooks For Big Game Fish [VIDEO]

Ever lose a big fish?

Well the chances are you lost your big fish because of one of these 3 reasons…

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August 4th, 2015

What Fishing Boat Do You Actually Belong On? [QUIZ]

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 was

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August 3rd, 2015

3 Simple Ways To Bridle Rig Your Live Bait To Catch More Fish

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…

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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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