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June 9th, 2015

How The FG Knot Helped Land This Tarpon On 10lb Test

The Backstory to how the FG Knot played a critical role in landing a nice Tarpon in Tampa last weekend Note: You will have the chance to watch Luke land the Tarpon in a video below, but please read the story first because it is critical to understanding why the FG knot was so important

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June 8th, 2015

Ancient Remains Of 20ft Mega Shark Found In Texas

Let me just go ahead and get the punchline out there before we get to this amazing shark discovery… “Yes, everything is BIGGER in Texas…” I know because I lived in Texas for 4 years (Austin and Houston), and it is a very proud state indeed… But little did the Texans know that they were

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June 7th, 2015

Top 10 Mutton Snapper Pictures On Instagram This Week

Last Sunday’s “Top 10 Red Snapper Pictures on Instagram” was such a success (see it here), that we decided to stick with the Snapper theme for one more week.

But this time it is the ever popular, “Mutton Snapper”.

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June 5th, 2015

Strong Angler Challenge: Redfish (Inshore Anglers Wanted)

WANTED: Inshore Anglers Who Like To Catch Redfish…

Yep, that’s right, we’re going to be hosting our first “Strong Angler Redfish Challenge” online fishing tournament. And this tournament is designed for anyone and everyone that likes to catch redfish… from TX all the way over to the Carolinas, and anywhere else redfish can be found!

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June 4th, 2015

Berkley Gulp Jerk Shad: Everything You Need To Know [REVIEW]

If you’re an avid saltwater angler, you’ve most certainly heard of Gulp baits made by Berkley. And you likely know that they can be expensive… especially compared to other soft plastic bait alternatives. In fact, I used to believe that they were over-hyped and over-priced to the point of not even bothering to try them

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June 4th, 2015

Breaking News: A Waterproof Drone Made Just For Anglers

For those of you anglers that love drone footage for your fishing videos as much as we do, you are going to love this new waterproof fishing drone called “Aguadrone”.

No more having to worry about your drone getting wet, no more stressful “Drone Saves”, etc.

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June 3rd, 2015

Salt Strong Goes Offshore Fishing. And This Happens…

If you currently Subscribe to our site and get our FREE weekly fishing tips, then you know that a lot of the fishing tips revolve around inshore fishing (Snook, Redfish, Trout, etc). But Luke and I also love bass fishing (we grew up on a lake in Winter Haven, FL where we spent countless days landing

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June 2nd, 2015

You’ll Never Believe What Fish Is Selling For $2,500 Per Pound!

Could you imagine going to your local fish market, ordering up a pound of fresh fish, and getting a bill for $2,500! Seems crazy, right? Well it is entirely possible right now if you like certain sushi and kabayaki… because Elvers, a type of glass eel that goes into sushi and kabayaki have hit an all-time

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May 31st, 2015

Top 10 Red Snapper Pictures On Instagram This Week

If you have been following our weekly blog, you might have caught some of the prior “Best of Fishing Pics from Instagram” that we have been adding every Sunday.

Well this week it is Red Snapper Sunday!

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May 28th, 2015

Could Your Facebook Fishing Picture Land You In Jail?

Have you ever done this before? Caught a fish that was out of season Taken a picture of you holding the fish Safely released the fish Posted the fishing picture on Facebook or Instagram? I know that I sure have… Well did you know that the state of New York recently put in force a

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May 28th, 2015

The Best Modified Uni Knot for Braid Line [Strength Test Results]

Do you want to know the best uni knot for braided line?

So did we.

That is why we decided to do our own tests on modified uni knots for braided line…

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May 26th, 2015

Top 10 Sailfish Pictures On Instagram This Week

Just wait until you see these amazing Sailfish pictures from Instagram.

Warning: It will make you want to go fishing…

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May 25th, 2015

Why Global Fisheries Are In A Crisis [Infographic]

We recently came across this hard-hitting fishing infographic that describes (in very simple terms) why global fisheries are in a crisis, and we felt that it was our duty to pass it along. As someone that relies on fish to feed my family (in numerous respects), this was a bit alarming to see just how

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May 25th, 2015

22 Amazingly Hilarious “Take A Song Fishing” Tweets

If you haven’t seen these “Take A Song Fishing” tweets on Twitter, then you are missing out (hashtag #TakeASongFishing)!

These fishing songs are Hilarious!

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May 22nd, 2015

8 Essential Fishing Tips I Took From The Business World

For those of you that don’t know me, I recently walked away from a somewhat successful career in the financial services industry to pursue a dream in the fishing industry that my brother Luke and I have shared for many years. Leaving behind a job that has paid my bills, supported my family, and even

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May 22nd, 2015

Mystery Tackle Box Inshore Saltwater Fishing Review [VIDEO]

If you haven’t heard of Mystery Tackle Box yet, they are disrupting the fishing industry with their monthly fishing tackle “boxes” delivered right to your door, without ever having to get in your car, surf the web, read reviews etc. And they aren’t just sending out random lures that were excess inventory or anything. They

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May 21st, 2015

Huk Fishing “Foul Weather” Jacket Independent Review

This is an Independent Review (with Video Review) of the Huk Fishing “Foul Weather” Jacket.

Note: We were NOT compensated for this review.

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May 21st, 2015

CCA Florida STAR Fishing Tournament: Why I Just Joined

Wouldn’t it be great if every cast you made this summer could win you a boat, a truck, or a wide array of other prizes…

All from a single catch…

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May 17th, 2015

Top 10 Goliath Grouper Pics On Instagram This Month

Here at Salt Strong, some of our top shared videos of all-time involve Goliath Grouper. We all seem to be very intrigued and curious about these “Goliath” fish, so this week we decided to feature the top 10 Goliath Grouper pictures on Instagram (note that these fish aren’t caught as often as the inshore fish

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May 15th, 2015

12-Year Old Xbox Addict vs 2-Year Old Fisherman…

WARNING: This might offend some of you Xbox addicts…

Find out who wins here…

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May 14th, 2015

How To Tie The Kreh Loop Knot [Contest Winner]

Have you ever lost a fish due to a knot? Whether you want to admit it or not, we probably all have. Unfortunately it’s just going to happen if you fish enough. What’s crazy is the fishing knots we use to catch our prized fish are one of the most important and overlooked factors in fishing…

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May 10th, 2015

Top 10 Redfish Pics On Instagram This Week

The last couple of weeks we have featured the Top 10 Instagram pictures regarding some of our favorite inshore fish (don’t worry offshore anglers, we are hitting you guys up next). Two weeks ago it was the Top 10 Snook Pictures from Instagram (click here to see it) Last week it was the Top 10

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May 10th, 2015

Mother’s Day Fishing Contest: Happy Mother’s Day!

WOW (“MOM” upside down)!!! To say that we were blown away by the responses from this Mother’s Day Fishing Contest would be an understatement… We had some submissions that made us tear up, some that made us laugh, and some that made us reflect back on our grandmother’s that are no longer with us. We are

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May 7th, 2015

Flats Fishing Tip: Managing the Wind

Flats fishing in Florida can be an absolute blast if done correctly. On the other hand, it can be incredibly frustrating when even the smallest of mistakes spook the good fish away. One mistake that I see many people make (and that I used to do it too) is not accounting for the wind direction

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