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May 13th, 2019

The BEST DAY For You To Go Fishing (New Tool)

One of the biggest problems with fishing is not knowing what day (or tide) is going to be best in your area… And to make matters worse, you’ve got to download and reference multiple apps or websites just to get all of the relevant data you need to make an educated guess such as weather,

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May 10th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (May 12, 2019)

Happy Mother’s Day! A HUGE thank you to all of the mothers out there, without whom none of us would be here. We appreciate you! We had an awesome week here at Salt Strong, catching fish and sharing helpful tips, but the coolest thing was… We finally introduced Strike Score! What’s Strike Score, you ask?

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May 10th, 2019

3 Secrets To Conquer Anxiety Attacks In 30 Days Or Less (Without Drugs)

Do you want to OWN your anxiety attacks (instead of them owning you)? Want to know the 3 secrets to finally conquering your anxiety? Then you’re not going to want to miss a minute of this hard-hitting video. Here’s the deal: Two weeks ago, I shared my story of dealing with severe (and debilitating) anxiety

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May 9th, 2019

Top 5 Myths About How The “Jewfish” Got Its Name

Why do some people call them “jewfish,” while others call them “goliath grouper”? Well, jewfish isn’t just a nickname for this massive fish, it used to be its official name. In the spring of 2001, a group of scientists successfully petitioned to have the official name of the fish changed from “jewfish” to “Goliath grouper.”

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May 8th, 2019

Do You Know How to Choose the Right Size Jig Head for Each Lure? (VIDEO)

Do you know how to choose the right size jig head for the soft plastics you’re using? If not, that could be the difference between an inshore slam and getting skunked. Choosing the right size jig head is incredibly important, and we’re not talking about jig head weight here… We’re talking about the hook shank

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May 7th, 2019

New Plano Tackle Bag Review [Top Pros & Cons]

It’s double review time! I’ve had my tackle bag for about four years and it’s served me very well. However, I recently had to retire it and get it a new one. In this review, I’m reviewing both my old and my new Plano tackle bags. And since we’re not affiliated with Plano or any

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May 7th, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Getting Your Captain’s License

O Captain! My Captain! Have you ever considered getting your captain’s license? For someone who doesn’t have their license, the task can seem daunting. How much does it cost? What is the test like? Lucky for you, one of our Insiders, Capt. Thom Ray, recently got his captain’s license. In this podcast episode, he talks

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May 6th, 2019

How To Rig A Shrimp Under A Popping Cork Like A Pro

You know that feeling… When you’re fishing with a popping cork… And all of a sudden it disappears! Then you’ve got about half a second before your rod doubles over and your reel starts screaming. The thrill of seeing a strike happen before feeling it makes fishing with popping corks an exciting way to fish.

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May 3rd, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (May 5, 2019)

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Hope you’ve had a great day full of tacos and guacamole. And if you want those tacos to be fish tacos… Check out the tips below! We’ve got the exclusive Insider tips, the public tips, and the Salt Strong Podcast. Enjoy! (P.S. Want to see exactly where to fish and what

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May 3rd, 2019

Deep Sea Fishing Mistakes…(Are You Making These?)

It’s deep sea fishing time! After back to back 12-hour days of offshore fishing with Capt. Dylan Hubbard and his crew, I have a newfound respect for guys who do this every day for a living. It’s hard work! Between the two-hour boat ride out and back, bruises from the rod butt jamming in my

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May 2nd, 2019

Fishing Tackle Man Cave: How Fishing Guides Stay Organized

I don’t know about you… But when I get the chance to go fishing I want to spend most of my time actually FISHING! I don’t want to spend hours trying to find my tackle and boating gear. I want to maximize my time out on the water. And to do that, being organized is

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May 1st, 2019

Did Scientists Find The Key To Restoring The Snook Population?

If you’ve ever heard your reel scream… Or felt your rod double over when a snook hits your bait… There’s a very high chance that snook is your favorite species to target. They’re big, strong, and acrobatic. It’s no wonder they have a cult-like following. But they’re also sensitive. In 2010 the snook population was

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April 30th, 2019

MONSTER AMBERJACK (& Grouper) On Hubbard’s Marina Party Boat

Pa-POW! It’s not often that you see a fish this strong… We went offshore fishing with Capt. Dylan Hubbard and his crew recently and got into some huge fish. Check out the video below to watch some monster amberjack and grouper fishing. Enjoy! Monster AJ & Grouper [VIDEO] Pretty awesome, huh! Definitely the biggest amberjack

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April 30th, 2019

Fluke Fishing Mastery (With John Skinner)

It’s fluke time! Aka flounder… Aka summer flounder… Aka one of the most delicious fish out there! We’ve got big news today… But before we talk about that, we’ve got John Skinner back on the podcast! John Skinner is the fluke master and Steven Spielberg of underwater fish filming. He’s got hours of filming fluke

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April 29th, 2019

How To PREDICT Redfish & Speckled Trout Migration

If you want to catch more fish, there’s one thing you need to know… How fish react to various weather patterns. For instance, do you know what fish do when a cold front passes through? What do they do when it’s really hot out? In this video, I’ll give you tips to catch fish in

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April 26th, 2019

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

It’s newsletter time! Hope you’ve been getting out on the water and catching some fish! We had a great week here at Salt Strong and hope you did, too. We did some offshore team building with Capt. Hubbard and his crew, filmed an upcoming course, Red Snapper Mastery, and we published some awesome tips to

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April 26th, 2019

Why We Lose A Football Field Of Seagrass Per Day…

Did you know that 70% of marine life spends part of its life in a seagrass bed? Add that stat to the fact that we lose a football field of seagrass per day and you’ll quickly realize our marine life is in trouble. The unfortunate fact is that seagrass is in bigger trouble than our

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April 25th, 2019

This Is Why You Keep Your Eyes Peeled On The Water…

Keep your eyes peeled! When you’re out on the water it’s easy to focus on one thing at a time and lose track of whatever else may be going on around you. This is exactly what happened with me on this trip when I accidentally hooked into a monster. Thankfully, I got lucky, but I

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April 24th, 2019

Danco Pliers Review [Top 3 Pros & Cons]

It’s product review time! Pliers are some of the most important tools I need on the water with me. I’m always using them for tasks like de-hooking fish or cutting line, so if I don’t have a pair, it can be a rough day. I’ve gone through a lot of pliers, but these Danco Pliers

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April 23rd, 2019

Red Snapper Fishing (Everything You Need To Know)

It’s red snapper time! According to Capt. Dylan Hubbard, red snapper is the greatest success story of conservation in the Gulf of Mexico. Just 10-15 years ago you couldn’t find red snapper, and now, thanks to careful management of the red snapper fishery, you can’t get away from them! There is lots of turmoil surrounding

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April 19th, 2019

Best Fishing Tips Of The Week: Salt Strong Newsletter (April 21, 2019)

Happy Easter! Today is a big day as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. We are super thankful at Salt Strong for his sacrifice and that he’s given us the opportunity to do what we do best…help you create memories with your loved ones on the water by catching more fish! And in order

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April 19th, 2019

Permit, Cubera Snapper, and Pompano (All Surf Fishing)!

This guy is crushing it from the beach! Not only does Caleb Couture catch your usual suspects from the beach like pompano and whiting, but he’s even caught cubera snapper, bonefish and permit! Caleb does a little bit of everything, from chartered surf fishing trips, to tieing and selling his own pompano rigs, to commercial

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April 18th, 2019

3 Biggest Mistakes With Live Bait

Can you imagine what the tug of a 30-inch trout is like? Or a 45-inch snook? Can you hear the drag screaming? If you’re getting goosebumps just thinking about a trophy fish like this, you need to check out this video with Capt. Peter Deeks. Capt. Deeks has caught multiple world record fish and is

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April 17th, 2019

The Ultimate Spanish Mackerel Rig (Catches Mackerel Anywhere)

Have you ever been cut off by a Spanish mackerel? Nothing breaks your heart like your rod doubling over, feeling a pop, and then your line going slack…but these toothy, speedy fish will do that to you. And not only will they break your heart, but they’ll steal your $5 plug, too! So what can

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