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February 5th, 2020

Simple Sheepshead Rig (Great For Sight Fishing & Heavy Structure)

If you target sheepshead, then you need to have this rig in your arsenal. It’s the simplest rig for sheepshead (and many other species), but it’s very effective, especially if you’re sight casting to them, or if they keep breaking you off and you need to keep retying. It’ll take you less than a minute

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February 4th, 2020

Inshore Gag Grouper & Snapper Secrets (Best Baits, Spots, Tides & More)

What do you think of when you think about fishing for grouper? Do you think about going offshore, spending lots of money on gas, and using heavy tackle? If that’s you, this podcast episode with Todd Foucher is going to rock your world. Todd Foucher is a former Tampa Bay Inshore Fishing guide and he’s

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February 3rd, 2020

Z-Man Weedless Jig Head Review (Top Pros & Cons)

Do you hate getting snagged on structure? You have to wrestle with whatever’s got you snagged, then take the time to retie, not to mention all the noise you’re making that’s probably scaring off the fish and the couple bucks wasted from the lost lure. One solution to get snagged less is to use a

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February 2nd, 2020

Why Does God Let People And Things We Love, Die?

I have a confession to make… I’ve been angry with God in the past. In fact, it’s happened more than once. Looking back, I realize how silly I was behaving… I just couldn’t understand why certain “negative” things were happening in my life… I didn’t think it was fair… I felt like I was being

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February 1st, 2020

How God Speaks To People Through Dreams

Ever heard someone say “They heard from God” and you had no idea how? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. That’s why we brought back pastor Johnny Kelly to discuss how people hear from God. Definitely listen until the end (it gets really powerful). How God Speaks To Us Through Dreams [VIDEO] How God Speaks To

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January 31st, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: Eric Mielke

Nothing like putting family on fish! The Strong Angler of the Week award goes to one Insider member each week who is making memories on the water with their loved ones,  sharing fishing with others, or helping others catch fish. This week we’re very proud of Eric Mielke for going out on an awesome trip

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January 30th, 2020

How To Make A High Low Rig (For Sheepshead & Snapper)

Want to learn how to make a high low rig? This rig is really popular for surf fishing, but it’s also great for fishing around structure for tasty fish like sheepshead. It can be a little complicated to learn how to tie, and definitely takes some practice to get it just right, but in this

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January 30th, 2020

The Story Of The Seahunter (Capt. Rob Fordyce AKA Voodoo Daddy)

Have you ever met a mountain of a man and when you go to shake his hand you pray he doesn’t crush it? That’s how it was when I met Capt. Rob Fordyce aka Voodoo Daddy aka The Seahunter at ICAST last year. He’s certainly one of the toughest fishermen around and has been competing

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January 29th, 2020

Top 3 Sight Fishing Mistakes (That Most Fishermen Make)

Sight fishing is one of the most fun ways to catch fish. There’s nothing like stalking the flats, seeing your target, making a perfectly placed cast, and watching them take your lure. But it takes a lot of skill to catch fish this way. In fact, most people are unsuccessful with sight fishing and I’ve

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January 28th, 2020

Sheepshead & Mangrove Snapper (ON DEMAND)

It’s time for the Salt Strong Podcast LIVE! Join in as Luke and I fish bridges for sheepshead and snapper live and uncut. You’ll feel just like you’re on the boat with us, as we talk about things like: The best types of bridges for sheepshead (and other predator fish) How to rig shrimp so

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January 27th, 2020

How To Tie A Dropper Rig (The Quick & Easy Way)

In this video, I’m going to show you how to tie a dropper rig so you can catch more sheepshead and mangrove snapper (plus a ton of other species). One of the best ways to catch these fish is by fishing with live bait, like shrimp or fiddler crabs, on the bottom, and one of

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January 24th, 2020

4 Best Fishing Lures For Black Drum (When To Use & How To Rig Them)

Want to know what the best lures for black drum are? Many people think that you can only catch black drum on live baits, such as blue crab, but there are several lures that I’ve used to catch a ton of BIG black drum. Want to see what they are? Watch the video below. Best

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January 24th, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: Mike Farrell

It’s time for the Strong Angler of the Week! This week we’re recognizing Mike Farrell for going out and catching redfish with his two young sons, Landon and Cason. The Strong Angler of the Week award is all about making memories on the water with loved ones and sharing fishing with others, and that’s exactly

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January 23rd, 2020

Fishing World Records, Conservation, & Kids (IGFA)

Did you know that IGFA is WAY more than just an organization for keeping track of fishing world records? They are doing some really big things for conservation, getting kids fishing, and much much more. In this podcast episode, I interview Jason Schratwieser, acting president, where he shares all of the great things they are doing

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January 23rd, 2020

How To Read Channel Markers & Buoys (Boating Navigation Tip)

You’ve probably noticed the different color channel markers out on the water… But do you know what they all mean? In this video, we’ve got Capt. Mark “Hollywood” Johnson from FloridaKeysFunFishing.com to help educate us on what all of these markers mean. He’ll share: Some fun phrases to help you remember what each marker means

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January 23rd, 2020

The 1st Salt Strong Meetup In 2020 (Details Included)

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January 22nd, 2020

The BEST Time To Use Cut Bait (For Trophy Redfish, Trout & Snook)

Want to catch monster redfish? I’ve caught lots of redfish over the 40″ mark and one of my favorite ways to catch them is by using cut bait. And not only do big redfish like cut bait, but so do trout, snook and even tarpon. In this video, I’m going to show you the best

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January 21st, 2020

Why Most Saltwater Anglers FAIL (The Top Mistake)

Are you sick of getting skunked? Do you wish that you could go fishing and consistently catch more redfish, trout, snook and flounder? And do you wish that instead of wondering if you were going to catch fish, you’d wonder how many you were going to catch? We’ve personally coached tens of thousands of anglers and

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January 20th, 2020

How To Texas Rig A Live Shrimp (Weedless Shrimp)

In this video, I’m going to show you how to rig shrimp weedless. Yes, you heard that right… a weedless live shrimp. Here’s why having a weedless shrimp is so critical to catching more fish. Some of the best places to use shrimp are near structures like jetties, docks, and bridges, but fishing shrimp on

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January 19th, 2020

What’s Your “Word” For 2020? Discover It Here.

Imagine starting the year with a clear vision of exactly where you are going and what you will accomplish. Imagine knowing precisely what will take place in your life over the next 12 months… Sounds pretty awesome, right? Well, I was recently in a meeting with some other CEOs and leaders of companies in central

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January 17th, 2020

Strong Angler Of The Week: Alex Frey

What do you when you first meet new friends? Go out for drinks? Invite them over for Monopoly? This week’s Strong Angler of the Week earned his title by taking a guy out kayak fishing! Alex Frey and his wife met a couple at church who just moved down from up north and to welcome

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January 17th, 2020

Targeting Speckled Trout In 2020 (With Capt. Matt Chipperfield)

It’s trout time! One of our most popular podcasts ever was the interview with Chris Bush of the Speckled Truth. He probably has more data about catching gator trout than anybody else alive, so I asked him who else is doing an awesome job of catching big trout. He recommended Capt. Matt Chipperfield and Capt.

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January 17th, 2020

The Best Lures For Redfish (Surprise Answer With Video Proof)!

It’s redfish lure time! One of the best (and quickest) ways to catch nice redfish (red drum) is with a fishing lure (yes, it can even be much better than live bait). However, there are so many lures out there that it’s crazy. If you go to any tackle store, you’ll surely see that the

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January 16th, 2020

Wind Knots: How To Remove & Prevent Them (When Using Braided Line)

Nothing can dampen your spirits on the water like a wind knot, right? It takes a lot of time to untangle them (time you’d rather spend fishing), plus if you have to cut it out you could be wasting a lot of line… In the two videos below, we’re going to show you how to

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