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Berkley Gulp! Peeler Crab Pack
September 13th, 2018

Berkley Gulp Peeler Crab Review [Top Pros, Cons, & Rigging Tips]

Looking to change up your offering for redfish, black drum and more? An interesting lure on the market these days is the Berkley Gulp! Peeler Crab. This is a scented lure that seems to fly under the radar of most saltwater anglers. As a result, many people don’t know how to rig and fish with these

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PowerPro vs. Spiderwire Ultracast Invisi-Braid
September 13th, 2018

Spiderwire Ultracast Invisi-Braid vs. PowerPro [ULTIMATE REVIEW]

Spiderwire Ultracast Invisi-Braid vs. PowerPro I have been curious to know if the braid that I’ve been using for the past 10+ years (PowerPro) is any better or worse than other options. So I decided to start doing some testing in order to know for sure if I’ve been making a good buying decision this

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Red Tide Beach Closed
September 12th, 2018

Red Tide: The Truth That You Need To Know [With Prof. Mike Wetz]

Red Tide is killing millions of sea life organisms — including fish, dolphins, manatees, sea turtles and more — along the Florida Gulf Coast right now. The State of Florida has declared a state of emergency as a result. The areas affected by the Red Tide are in crisis. But Red Tide does not just

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Rapala Skitter Walk
September 12th, 2018

Rapala Skitter Walk Review & “How To” [UNDERWATER FOOTAGE]

The Rapala Skitter Walk has been around for a very long time, and it is one of the most popular topwater lures on the market. This post will explain the pros and cons of this lure that I’ve experienced after years of use trial and error use. And I will also give you a tutorial

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The PR Bobbin Knot
September 11th, 2018

The UNBREAKABLE Fishing Knot – PR Bobbin Knot [Free PDF Guide]

PR Bobbin Knot We couldn’t believe it when Captain Dylan Hubbard first told us that the PR Bobbin Knot has 100 percent knot strength… but so far it’s proven to be true. The PR Bobbin Knot is the only fishing knot guaranteed to hold up 100 percent of the time (assuming you tie it correctly

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Egret Baits Vudu Mullet
September 11th, 2018

Egret Baits Vudu Mullet Review & Video [Top Pros & Cons]

I always love lures with a lot of action and decided to give the Egret Baits Vudu Mullet a try. This is a segmented lure with a ton of action and movement in the tail. It looks good in the water and is very enticing to pickier fish. I’ve definitely noticed some cons to this

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Texas Nassau Grouper
September 10th, 2018

The GPS Coordinates For Every Artificial Reef In Texas

Texas is a state with a strong offshore fishery. Much of that is based on the creation of artificial reefs. Because of the typical water conditions around the Texas coast, naturally-occurring coral reefs do not thrive in this area. Because of this, the Coastal Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department created the Texas

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Heddon Super Spook Jr.
September 10th, 2018

Heddon Super Spook Jr. “How To” + Review [Top 3 Pros & Cons]

Looking for a topwater lure that produces big fish? Want to know how to “walk-the-dog” to generate strikes? One of my favorite topwater lures to use inshore is the Heddon Super Spook Jr. This is a good “walk-the-dog” (side to side) motion topwater lure with an attractive profile in the water. In this article, I

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September 9th, 2018

The Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Sep. 9, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter is here! I hope you had a great weekend and caught some nice fish. Word is that the mullet run may even be starting! We have some great fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending September 9, 2018. This

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weedless spoon fishing
September 6th, 2018

The Ultimate Guide To Choosing, Rigging & Catching Fish With Weedless Spoons [With Wader Dave]

I don’t recall reading any list of all-time favorites, most popular, best-selling or most effective artificial lures that doesn’t include the weedless spoon (like this post called “The 7 Saltwater Lures That Can Catch Fish Pretty Much Anywhere In The World”) It’s on those lists for good reason and certainly near the top of my

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Saltwater Fishing Rods Guide
September 5th, 2018

Everything You Must Know About Saltwater Fishing Rods [With TFO’s Jim Shulin]

Do you know what to look for when purchasing a saltwater fishing rod? Do you want to know what sets a good saltwater fishing rod apart from an average one? There are so many options and rods out there that it can be daunting to even know where to start. A good quality fishing outfit

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LIVETARGET Hollow Body Mullet
September 5th, 2018

LIVETARGET Hollow Body Mullet Review [Pros, Cons & Video Review]

One of the newer lures on the market I’ve been using lately is the LIVETARGET Hollow Body Mullet. This is a weedless topwater lure that is great for inshore fishing. I like to use it to chase trout and snook. It’s a hard body lure that can be used similarly to an unweighted soft plastic

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Chasebaits FLICK PRAWN
September 4th, 2018

Chasebaits FLICK PRAWN Review [Top Pros And Cons Video]

I’ve recently been fishing the Chasebaits FLICK PRAWN and the smaller version, the SMASH PRAWN. I’ve really enjoyed using these lures and think they have a lot to offer inshore anglers. The different sizes allow you to fish these lures in whatever inshore fishery you’d like. On top of that, they’re some of the most realistic

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September 3rd, 2018

The Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (Sep. 3, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter has arrived! I hope you enjoy your Monday off and that you caught some big ones this weekend. We have some amazing fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending September 2, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the

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Bull Mahi-Mahi Fishing
August 30th, 2018

The Top 3 Mahi-Mahi Fishing Mistakes [VIDEO]

It’s Mahi-Mahi fishing time! Mahi can be one of the most fun fish to chase offshore. They’re aggressive and ferocious eaters that are great to eat and even more fun to fight. Figuring out how to fish for Mahi-Mahi is definitely a challenge. Mistakes will be made while trying to do so. To help you

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Captain Mike Anderson with a bull redfish
August 29th, 2018

BIG Fish. BIG Heart. BIG Fishing Captain [With Capt. Mike Anderson]

I think the main goal as fishermen is to be able to catch fish. Our second is to be on the water as much as possible. Some people are weekend fishing warriors like we were before we started Salt Strong. Some people have figured out how to turn fishing into a full-time career and are

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Animated Lure
August 28th, 2018

“Animated Lure” Review For Saltwater Anglers [Top 3 Pros & Cons]

The Animated Lure is one of the most interesting and unconventional fishing lures on the market today. This is a battery-powered, rechargeable lure that has an electric propeller on its nose which allows it to move completely on its own. No reeling or technique by the angler necessary. It has a segmented tail that has

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The Perfection Loop
August 27th, 2018

How To Tie The Perfection Loop [Picture And Video Tutorial]

The Perfection Loop The Perfection Loop is one of the most popular loop knots in fishing. It’s an incredibly popular terminal connection knot among fly fishermen and light tackle anglers alike. This knot is great because: It’s a strong loop knot It’s simple to tie It gives your lures, flies and baits great action In

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August 26th, 2018

The Best Saltwater Fishing Tips: Salt Strong Newsletter (Aug 26, 2018)

Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter is HERE!!! I hope you got out and caught some fish this weekend. We have some awesome fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending August 26, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of the new fishing tips that

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August 23rd, 2018

The GPS Coordinates for Every Artificial Reef in Louisiana

One of the most daunting things about offshore fishing is finding a good spot to start fishing in the first place. We are constantly getting questions from our followers about fishing spot GPS coordinates and how to find them. We’ve had a lot of questions this year about where to fish offshore in Louisiana and

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Caloosahatchee Red Tide and Lake Okeechobee Discharges
August 22nd, 2018

What You Need to Know on How Politics are Destroying our Fisheries

Whether we want them to or not, politics play a critical role in the health and future of our fisheries. That has never been more evident in my home state of Florida than right now. We are currently in crisis. We’re dealing with an environmental catastrophe that we’ve never experienced before. Red tide and toxic

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Spiny Lobster on the Reef
August 21st, 2018

How To Quickly Clean A Lobster Without Any Tools [Video]

It’s lobster time! The 2018-2019 Florida Spiny Lobster season opened on August 6 and goes until March 31. We were fortunate enough to be able to go down to Islamorada in the Florida Keys the opening week of the season to do some lobstering with our family. We got a lot of nice bugs (a

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joe and luke simonds redfish
August 20th, 2018

How To Find New Fishing Spots In Your Area (FAST)

Do you want to find more productive fishing spots (FAST)? Do you want to maximize your time in feeding zones? And do you want to AVOID dead zones? Then you’ve got to check out this video we put together. It’s everything we wish someone had taught us back when we were really struggling to string

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August 19th, 2018

The Best Saltwater Fishing Tips: Salt Strong Newsletter (Aug 19, 2018)

It’s fishing tip time!!! Your weekly Salt Strong newsletter has arrived… I hope you got out and caught some big ones this weekend. We have some amazing fishing tips for you this week. Below you will find the Salt Strong newsletter for the week ending August 19, 2018. This newsletter shows a top summary of

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