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June 11th, 2019

BW Sports Waterproof Tackle Bag Review [Top Pros & Cons]

It’s product review time! After Luke’s tackle bag review was received with so much positive feedback, I thought you might like to see a review of the tackle bag I’ve been using. This BW Sports Tackle Bag is waterproof, so it’s perfect for kayakers or boaters who need to protect their tackle from saltwater or

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June 11th, 2019

How To Avoid Getting Skunked While Fishing…

It’s always kind of awkward coming home from a fishing trip and admitting you got skunked. Whether you’re admitting it to your spouse, friends, or coworkers…what do you say? “Eh, the barometric pressure was off…fish just weren’t biting.” “I talked to some guys at the boat ramp…nobody else caught fish today.” “Strike Score was just

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June 10th, 2019

How To Catch Big Red Snapper Like A BOSS [VIDEO]

It’s Red Snapper Time! Yes, the red snapper season (although a short one), is right around the corner so we wanted to share a quick snapper tip from Capt. Dylan Hubbard. If you want to catch more red snapper than ever this season, watch the TWO videos below. The first one is Capt. Dylan catching

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June 7th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (June 9, 2019)

It’s newsletter time! What a great week! We caught tons of fish, published some incredible articles and podcasts (even announcing an awesome new mission in the most recent podcast), and… Tuesday is the start of red snapper season! And speaking of red snapper season… Be on the lookout for an email tomorrow about a special

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June 7th, 2019

Why Fishing Will Die If We Don’t Fix This…

What does Harley Davidson, the newspaper industry and the fishing industry all have in common? I’ll answer that in a second, but first, a little story… Over the past few weeks, I’ve been talking with the fishing industry’s top minds as far as conservation and the health of the fishing industry goes. These two are

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June 6th, 2019

The Best Online Fishing Club…

Are you 100% satisfied with how many fish you catch? If so, congrats! You can skip this article and read about what a botched prostate exam has to do with fishing. But if you want to stop getting skunked, catch more fish, and catch BIGGER fish, then you need to check out the best online

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June 5th, 2019

How To Choose The Perfect Size Single Hook To Replace Treble Hooks [VIDEO]

Have you replaced the treble hooks on your topwater lures and other hard plastic lures with single inline hooks? If not, you should definitely consider it. Here are some benefits: Single hooks are better for the fish than treble hooks (fewer holes in their mouths and less accidental gill or eye hooking) Single hooks are

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June 4th, 2019

What Determines Fish Limits & Harvesting Rules In Florida?

“Fisheries science and management don’t exist because there are fish… They exist because there are fishermen.” Have you ever wondered how the FWC determines whether or not they should allow fishermen to keep a certain species? Sometimes it feels like they’re just scientists and lawmakers sitting behind a desk, telling us we can’t keep fish

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June 3rd, 2019

This Simple Boating Safety Tip Could Save Your Life

This might be the most important blog post you ever read… Last week we published a blog post about the 10 essential things fishermen need on their boats. We got some great feedback, including this simple, yet potentially life-saving tip from Insider member, Randy Jones: Always know where you are so that in case of

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May 31st, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (June 2, 2019)

Happy Sunday! And for you Gulf of Mexico offshore anglers… Happy Gag Grouper Season! We’ve got a special edition of the Salt Strong Newsletter this week. We’re not only sharing the best tips from this past week, but also some of our best grouper tips so you can start filling up the cooler! First, you’ll

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May 31st, 2019

How To Catch An Inshore Slam Under Pressure

“If I were a fish, where would I want to be sitting?” That’s the question that Derek Engle asks himself as he scouts an area before every fishing trip. Quick story about Derek… A few months ago Luke and I were fishing in the Reeling Freedom tournament in Tarpon Springs. It was a slam tournament

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May 30th, 2019

Tarpon Fishing Secrets From One Of The Best Tarpon Experts In The World

Have you caught tarpon fever? We recently launched our Tarpon Mastery course, and while we were doing research for it we came across this amazing presentation from Capt. Jay Mastry on Bill Miller’s YouTube channel. Jay is one of the best tarpon anglers on Florida’s Gulf Coast. He’s won the Suncoast Tarpon Roundup several times,

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May 29th, 2019

10 Essential Boating Items Every Fisherman Needs

When you’re out on the water, you can’t run back home real quick if you forgot something… That’s why it’s important to bring everything you’ll need with you. So the question is… Do you know exactly what you need, and what you don’t? We’ve brought back Salt Strong fishing coach Capt. Mark “Hollywood” Johnson of

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May 28th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (May 28, 2019)

It’s newsletter time! We hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day as we remembered and honored those who made the ultimate sacrifice. A lot of us (myself included) spent some time this weekend on the water doing what we love, and without those who’ve sacrificed, this would not be possible. So thank you to those

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May 28th, 2019

The Future Of Recreational Boating & Fishing

It’s conservation time! Last week we had Liz Ogilvie from the American Sportfishing Association on the podcast to talk about their conservation efforts. One organization she mentioned several times that’s doing great things to get more people into recreational fishing is RBFF, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation. This is the foundation that’s tasked with

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May 23rd, 2019

Interviewing The Most Interesting Fishing Captains In America…

Ever wanted to get inside the brain of some of the best (and most interesting) fishing guides? Well, now you can… Hunter Leavine, Josh Wells, Austin Reinhardt, and Hunter’s dad, Capt. Chip Leavine, have created a “fishing podcast dedicated to gathering wisdom, knowledge, and stories from captains and other industry leaders” and put it all

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May 22nd, 2019

How To Pick Out The Best Jig Heads (In A Busy Tackle Store)

Have you ever been shopping for jig heads? If you have, then you’ve probably seen the endless amount of different jig head options… Holy Jig Head Overwhelm!!! Here are just a few of the things you’ll find in most tackle stores: Different jig head brands… Different jig head sizes and designs… Different jig head colors…

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May 21st, 2019

This Is How You Catch Huge Tarpon At Night (With Peter Miller & Capt. Kleppinger)

It’s tarpon time! You know what’s even better than catching a tarpon? A tarpon doubleheader! It’s a beautiful scene of chaos with lots of rod-bending, drag-screaming action, all while trying not to get tangled with your fellow anglers. To get an up close and personal view of what it’s like during a tarpon doubleheader, check

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May 21st, 2019

The Path To 60 Million Anglers In America…

Alright Salt Strong Nation, it’s time to put on your superhero capes because we’re about to save America’s fisheries! How are we going to do that? That’s a great question and I’m glad you asked! We’ve got Liz Ogilvie, the Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at American Sportfishing Association on the podcast today to

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May 20th, 2019

How To Rig A Shrimp Weedless (Quick & Easy Way)

It’s shrimp rigging time! Nearly every species of fish will eat a live shrimp… And nearly every species of fish likes to ambush prey from the cover of structure… But when you try to freeline a live shrimp in heavy structure like trees or docks, they often get snagged, causing you to lose your hook

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May 17th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (May 19, 2019)

Happy Sunday! Were you able to enjoy this beautiful springtime weather and get out on the water this week? The fishing has been great! And don’t just take my word for it… Strike Score says so! Note: want to access Strike Score? Check out our Insider club here. As always, to help you catch more

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May 17th, 2019

How To Land Your Dream Job (In The Fishing Industry)

Can you honestly say to yourself, “I have my dream job”? If not, this podcast episode is for you! Quick story: We’re not hiring. We’re busy, growing, and everyone is busting their butts, but there are currently no open positions… However, this young man recently knocked our socks off so much that we had to

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May 15th, 2019

How To Remove A Boat Prop (To Grease & Check For Fishing Line)

It’s boat propeller maintenance time! And if you think routine boat maintenance isn’t as fun a topic as catching bull redfish on topwater… Maybe you’re right! But regular maintenance is what saves you money and keeps you out on the water (and catching those bull reds), so you gotta do it! We brought back the

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May 14th, 2019

“Fishing, Gone?” How To Protect Our Fisheries For Generations To Come

Have you ever considered whether fishing is a privilege or a right? Do you have a right to fish the waters in your backyard, or is it a privilege? If you consider that people in some other countries need to work every day to feed their families and don’t have time to take days off…

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