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jeff and kristi of 1fish2fish
February 12th, 2019

Meet The Chip And Joanna Gaines Of Fishing (MidAtlantic Fishing, Wintertime Tips, Redfish)

1Fish2Fish Duo Jeff and Kristi Anderson This week I got the opportunity to talk to Jeff and Kristi, the creators behind the popular YouTube channel 1Fish2Fish. This husband and wife duo from Virginia Beach is the Chip and Joanna Gaines of saltwater fishing and they’re one of the better YouTube channels when it comes to

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how to keep sand fleas alive
February 12th, 2019

How To Keep Sand Fleas Alive An Extra 3-5 Days (POMPANO FISHING)

It’s Pompano Fishing Time! Which also means it’s sand flea time (the best overall pompano bait by a longshot in our opinion). Of course, one of the bad things about sand fleas is keeping them alive. It’s not like most of us how sand flea pins (like we do bait pins) sitting next to our

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Mahi Mahi Fishing Offshore
February 11th, 2019

How To Catch Mahi Mahi In The Gulf Of Mexico

It’s Mahi Mahi time! We were hanging out with Captain Dylan Hubbard of Hubbard’s Marina the other day, and we got to talking about one of my favorite offshore species: Mahi Mahi. Capt. Hubbard is one of Tampa Bay’s best offshore guides and knows a thing or two about catching Mahi Mahi off the gulf

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February 8th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week (Salt Strong Newsletter Feb 10, 2019)

It’s weekly newsletter time! I hope you had an awesome week and got to get out on the water. Below are some of the best tips we published this week, including how to put together a last minute trip, how to fish a spot you’ve never been to, and how to catch huge black drum. We’ll

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flounder fishing florida
February 8th, 2019

Amazing Inshore Fishing Trip In Brand New Spot (Key Biscayne)!

This exploration fishing trip to Key Biscayne was a great example of how a good pre-trip plan can make even a very short fishing trip be a ton of fun… even if fishing in an area you’ve never been to before! In this video, you’ll see some fish finding tactics that we teach for identifying

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redfish breaks off angler
February 6th, 2019

How To Avoid A Big Redfish Breaking Your Line At The Bail

Pa-POW! Nothing gets me going like winter time bull reds. I was sight fishing the other morning when a big one hit my soft plastic and started pulling drag. Right as I was going to anchor up (he was pulling my kayak like Rudolph pulls Santa’s sleigh), he broke me off. Breakoffs can happen in several

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Keeper snook and trout
February 5th, 2019

Living On An Island For 31 Days (And What I Discovered About Fishing)

It’s podcast time! When Luke and I first started Salt Strong we decided we needed to prove that what we’re preaching about fishing really works. So we issued ourselves the ultimate challenge: We were going to live on an island for 31 days… and not just any island… I’m talking about a place with no

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fishing biscayne bay
February 4th, 2019

The “Last Second” Fishing Trip Strategy [Exploring Biscayne Bay]

One of the things that has significantly boosted my consistency in catching my target species has been to simply force myself to set aside some time to plan out my trips before leaving my house… Even if I’m fishing areas that I go to often. Although it seems way too simple to make much of a

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lawson lindsey snook fishing
February 1st, 2019

Best Fishing Tips (Salt Strong Newsletter Feb 3, 2019)

Happy February!! Here are some of our best fishing tips from the past week. We’re kicking it off with our best Insiders tips, then the public tips, followed by the Fish Strong Podcast. Tight lines! If you aren’t part of our private Insider SUPER-Community, click here to find out more Insider SUPER-Community Tips Biscayne Bay

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how to catch snook like a pro
January 31st, 2019

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

It’s snook time!! The other day I was surfing YouTube looking for some info on catching snook and I came across this amazing seminar by Captain Scott Moore on Bill Miller’s YouTube channel. Capt. Moore is widely regarded as the world’s best snook fishing guide. Here are some of his accomplishments: 1983 World Record Holder

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January 30th, 2019

Owner Twistlock Hook Master Class (For Hook Buyers Only)

Welcome to the Owner Twistlock Hooks Master Class! First and foremost, congrats on claiming your free pack(s) of hooks. You’ll see all of the videos below (and we’ll be adding more over time so bookmark this page). Plus, the link below will let you instantly download the Owner PDF Guide you received with your order.

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January 30th, 2019

5 Steps To Quickly Replace Treble Hooks With Split Ring Pliers [VIDEO]

Split Ring Pliers Tutorial We’ve had a bunch of members asking us to show you the quickest way to replace treble hooks on your lures. And even though there are a bunch of videos on how to replace hooks, no one really focused in on the trick to using split ring pliers (like we’ll show

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lawson lindsey fishing interview
January 29th, 2019

Fishing With Lawson Lindsey (Slob Snook, Pompano, Sheepies, & More)

Lawson Lindsey Fishing Have you seen this guy on YouTube yet? Not only can he catch fish like a champ, but he’s one of the most exciting and entertaining inshore fishing YouTubers out there. He’s catching everything from sheepshead to pompano to sharks to massive jacks to grouper to flounder and snook. In fact, we had

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inshore fishing in backwater creeks
January 28th, 2019

How To Fish Shallow Backwater Creeks [Real Time Example from St. Petersburg, FL]

Fishing Shallow Backwater Creeks One of my favorite ways to target redfish, snook, and seatrout is by fishing shallow backwater creeks during the winter months via kayak or paddle board. This type of fishing is what I believe is the perfect combination of an exploration adventure and fishing fun because many of these creeks have

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Best Fishing Tips (Salt Strong Newsletter Jan 27, 2019)
January 27th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips (Salt Strong Newsletter Jan 27, 2019)

It’s newsletter time!!! Below you’ll see some of our best fishing tips from the past week. We’ll kick it off with our Insiders followed by the public tips, followed by the Fish Strong Podcast. Tight lines! If you aren’t part of our private Insider SUPER-Community, click here to find out more Insider SUPER-Community Tips How

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how to catch shad
January 26th, 2019

How To Catch Boatloads Of Shad This Winter (Florida Edition)

Do you want to catch more shad this year? If you’ve never caught one of these fish before, you are missing out! When you see how the male shad leaps through the air, you’ll understand why they called these fish, “freshwater tarpon.” And for the next couple of months, you can catch the heck out

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how to rig gulp shrimp
January 25th, 2019

Gulp Shrimp: Are You Rigging Them Upside Down By Accident?

It’s Gulp Shrimp Time (again…) Earlier this week, Tony posted a video about the top 3 ways to rig a Gulp Shrimp (you can see it here). The video received a ton of shares and engagement, but one comment kept coming up over and over again both on our blog, Facebook, and YouTube… “Hey Tony,

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best way to rig gulp shrimp
January 23rd, 2019

3 Best Ways To Rig Gulp Shrimp (And When To Use Each Method)

It’s GULP Shrimp time again! There’s no denying the fact that Berkley Gulp shrimp work… Yes, they can get expensive (especially if you get attacked by a hungry school of pinfish or pufferfish), but these scented shrimp outright catch fish (check out how many fish we caught using Gulp shrimp on this recent cold and

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largemouth bass
January 23rd, 2019

Winter Time Bass Tactics (How To Catch More Central Florida Bass)

It’s BASS time! Yes, we here at Salt Strong don’t discriminate amongst fish… In fact, our long-term vision is to be the worldwide leader in the ENTIRE fishing education space (that includes freshwater, saltwater, etc) Note: you can see our bold new vision statement here So as our private Insider community has been exploding with

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boat fueling tips
January 22nd, 2019

3 Tips To Avoid EXPLOSIONS While Fueling Your Boat

It’s boat fueling tip time! And the best news is that we brought back Capt. Mark “Hollywood” Johnson of Florida Keys Fun Fishing to talk about it (see his last “How to rig a shrimp on a jighead like a Pro” video here). You see, Capt. Mark has seen it all… Boaters pumping gas into

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berkley gulp formula
January 21st, 2019

Did Berkley GULP Really Change Their Formula Again? (VIDEO)

Are the original Berkley Gulp baits back? Here’s the deal… The past couple of months I’ve noticed that many of the new Berkley Gulp baits are feeling different… they are tougher and more durable than what I’ve been used to the last couple of years (since Berkley made the big mistake of changing up their

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the salt strong 2025 vision
January 20th, 2019

The Salt Strong VISION (2025)

I’ve got to admit, publishing this BIG VISION for our company is a bit scary… I mean, we’re talking about a MASSIVE goal here… But then I got to thinking about my own relationships with the brands that I gravitate towards, the brands that I enjoy buying from, the brands that I trust, and the

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loop knot or split ring for fishing lures
January 17th, 2019

When To Use A Loop Knot vs. A Split Ring With Fishing Lures (VIDEO)

Do you know when to use a loop knot vs a split ring with each one of your lures? This seems to cause some confusion to many anglers (especially with topwater lures  – which usually come standard with a split ring). And recently one of our subscribers, Dale Landry, asked when are the best scenarios

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future of fishing tv shows
January 16th, 2019

The Future Of Fishing TV Shows…

Fishing television shows… If you are anything like me, you grew up looking forward to the weekend where you could watch your favorite fishing television shows (back before there were 3,000 channels and the ability to record and fast forward on demand…) I still recall my brother Luke and I as young kids watching Bill

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