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June 2nd, 2020

Should You Ever Rig Shrimp Backward? (Surprising Answer)

Here’s a question for you: Do you rig artificial shrimp so that they swim forward or backward? There’s a lot of debate around the correct way to rig them and in this video, I’m going to share with you the truth of the matter. I’ve caught loads of fish on artificial shrimp and have rigged

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June 2nd, 2020

How To Catch Pass Crabs (Fun Family Activity & Great Tarpon Bait)

Looking for something fun to do with the entire family? The other day I was out on the water with my wife and three young kids. Although I could fish all day, the rest of them cannot, so we needed to find something that we could all enjoy. So what’s fun, engaging, and easy for

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June 2nd, 2020

Tsunami Salt X Spinning Reel Unboxing (Specs, When To Use, & More)

Looking for a new spinning reel? In this video, I’m going to be unboxing my new Tsunami Salt X. This is a high-end spinning reel that’s great for bridge, pier, and surf fishing. I’ll share: My initial thoughts on the reel When you should NOT use this reel The specs of this reel How much

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June 2nd, 2020

Shark Repellent: New Product Made To Scare Sharks Away!

Picture this… You’ve spent all week planning your offshore fishing trip. You’ve got family in town and you can’t wait to put them on the fish of a lifetime and fill the cooler. You finally get out there, anchor up, and drop some baits down. BOOM! One of the rods doubles over and your brother

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June 1st, 2020

Flair Hawk Jigs: Best Colors, Sizes, Rigging, And More

When it comes to fishing inlets, passes, bridges, and jetties, it’s tough to beat a Flair Hawk jig. Whether you’re targeting snook, tarpon, redfish, black drum, or grouper, they will all crush these jigs. In this video, I’m going to break down: The best color Flair Hawks What size Flair Hawks to use How to

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June 1st, 2020

What Every Angler Should Know BEFORE Joining An Online Fishing Club

“$1.00?” I yelled at the filthy man. “Are you serious?” The man at the bottom of the 3rd hole looked homeless. His long scraggly hair was matted down under a ratty-looking old Atlanta Braves hat. From the dirt on his face, it appeared as though he hadn’t showered in ages. His clothes were mismatched and

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May 31st, 2020

Christianity Is At Risk If Men Don’t Do This…

Wow! Pastor Johnny Kelly brought some interesting stats into this week’s Unchurched. The discussion was about the importance of men engaging with and leading the family in prayer, attending church, etc. Little did I know how critical it was for the male figure in the house to be an active Christian. In fact, the odds

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May 31st, 2020

How Durable Is The Alabama Leprechaun? Putting It To The Redfish Test

What’s the most important quality you look for in a fishing lure? Obviously, you want a lure that catches fish. It doesn’t matter what it costs, how good the action is, or how realistic-looking a lure is… if it doesn’t catch fish, there’s no point! But high up on my list is durability. I hate

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May 30th, 2020

How To Tie The Best Surf Fishing Rig (Saves Time & Catches More Fish)

It’s beach fishing time!! In this video, I’m going to show you how to tie my favorite rig for surf fishing. I’ve fished from the beach for many years, have tried a bunch of different rigs, and this one is my favorite by far. It does take a little bit of extra time up front,

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May 29th, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: Gabe Huish

Here’s a lofty goal… Get a full day of work and school in, AND catch an inshore slam from a kayak. Can you imagine that? That’s exactly what this Strong Angler of the Week, Gabe Huish, and his two boys, Ethan and Caleb, did the other day. They got up super early, were on the

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May 29th, 2020

Redfish Magic Review: Pros, Cons, & On-The-Water Footage

Thinking about trying a new spinnerbait? In this video, I’m going to be reviewing the Strike King Redfish Magic. This is a great lure for murky or choppy water because it has a lot of flash and vibration. It’s a staple in areas like Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, North Florida, and the Carolinas. You’ll learn: What

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May 29th, 2020

MirrOlure Top Dog & Top Pup Review (Pros, Cons & When To Use Them)

Looking for a new topwater lure? In this video, I’m going to review the MirrOlure Top Dog and the MirrOlure Top Pup. I recently took these lures out for a test run and was able to hook into some nice trout. These are great lures that catch fish and won’t break the bank, but there

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May 28th, 2020

The Future Of Gator Trout – Introducing Release Over 20″ Initiative

Did you know that almost every speckled trout over 20 inches is a female? And did you know that only 0.8% of trout will live to 4 years old and grow 20″ long? Here’s the real kicker… The larger the trout, the more eggs she can reproduce… and the larger she is, the more likely

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May 28th, 2020

Top Lure For Spooky Snook & Redfish In Skinny Water

The other day we were fishing in an area with calm, clear, shallow water. It’s a popular spot that’s been getting hammered by weekend warriors and fishing guides throwing live and cut bait. Most anglers wouldn’t even think of throwing artificial lures here, and to be honest, in most cases, that’s a good choice. These

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May 28th, 2020

How Wind & Tide Affect Pier Fishing (No Matter Where You Live)

Have you ever wondered how the tide and wind affect pier fishing? Growing up, I did a lot of pier fishing, but I never knew how it was affected by the tide or winds, so I was really inconsistent. Some days I would catch a lot of fish and come home with dinner, while other

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May 27th, 2020

Simple At-Home Exercise To Get Better At Fly Casting

Want to get better at fly casting? We’ve got a simple exercise for you that you can do from the comfort of your own home (even when sitting on the couch!). Joe Sherer is a former Orvis instructor and today, he’s sharing this tip that he used to give to all of his clients who

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May 27th, 2020

Should You Use A Swivel With A Spoon? (Interesting Test Results)

Should you use a swivel when you use a spoon? Most fishermen use them to decrease line twists. But do swivels actually help stop your line from twisting? For 20+ years, I believed that swivels were essential whenever using spoons or any other lure that was prone to twist up the line. But after switching

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May 26th, 2020

How To Tie The Trilene Knot (Great Knot For Fluorocarbon Leader)

The Trilene knot is my favorite knot to use when I need to tie my leader directly onto a hook eye, jig head, or split ring. It’s great for fluorocarbon and monofilament because these materials have a tendency to slip, and this knot prevents that. And fluorocarbon is more prone to slipping than mono, so

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May 26th, 2020

What To Do If Your Throttle Cable Breaks While Out On The Water

Think you might have a broken throttle cable? If you can put your boat in gear, but not accelerate, then you might have a busted throttle cable. The first time this happened to me, I was scared and thought I was going to have to call Sea Tow. But the truth is, it’s not that

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May 26th, 2020

Could Monofilament Leader Line Be Better Than Fluorocarbon Leader?

What type of leader do you use? Most people use fluorocarbon because they think it’s better than mono, even though it’s more expensive (up to 100x more expensive!). But is it really better? One surprising thing is that there have been no real, valid studies comparing these two materials. Sure, there have been a few

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May 25th, 2020

Shimano Stradic FL Fishing Reel Review (Top Pros & Cons)

It’s reel review time! A few months ago I made a video where I unboxed the Shimano Stradic FL and talked about the specs of it. Since then, I’ve caught a lot of nice fish with it and I have an accurate view of how it performs in real life. And the unique part about

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May 24th, 2020

How To Predict Exactly How 2020 Will End For You…

What if I told you that I could predict how the rest of your year will go all by how you respond to ONE QUESTION? Yep. Your response to this one simple question will predict with crazy accuracy how 2020 will end for you. Will it be a year of abundance and growth? Or will

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May 23rd, 2020

Top 3 Lures For Fishing Coastal Marshes (For Redfish, Trout, & Flounder)

Do you want to know what the best lures are for fishing coastal marshes? Today, we’ve got Capt. Jud Brock of Eastern Angling telling us about his three favorite lures to throw in the marsh. You never know where or what the fish will be feeding on, so these lures cover different parts of the water

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May 22nd, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: Randy Shaw

Talk about making memories on the water! The Strong Angler of the Week award is an honor that goes to an Insider who’s catching fish, helping others, and sharing fishing with the next generation. Today we’ve got Randy Shaw, who took his friend’s son out fishing with him, and put him on the biggest trout

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