The Salty Scales Story (With Capt. Joshua Taylor)

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A banker is just about the farthest occupation you can get from being a fishing captain…

But that’s exactly what Joshua Taylor was before he became Captain Joshua Taylor.

Being stuck in an office looking out the window made him feel like his spirit was slowly dying… does that sound familiar?

In this podcast episode, we’re talking about Capt. Joshua’s journey from an unfulfilled banker to the founder of Salty Scales and how he’s leveraged his success to not only spend more time with his two young kids, but also give back to his community.

Here’s a sneak preview of what we covered:

  • Why he felt like a caged lion in the corporate world
  • How he’s trying to help kids without a father figure learn how to fish
  • His thoughts on baitcasters vs. spinning reels
  • Some of the best new lures he’s tried out recently
  • Why he’s so passionate about performance fishing shirts
  • And much more

If you’ve ever dreamed of quitting your job and following your dreams in the outdoor world, you’ll definitely want to hear this!

You can listen to this episode by clicking the play button below, or on iTunes, Stitcher, or Spotify.

Enjoy!

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The Salty Scales Story [PODCAST]

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Here’s a timestamped table of contents from my conversation with Capt. Joshua Taylor, founder of Salt Scales:

1:39 – How Salty Scales got started

3:35 – Why making God part of the Salty Scales brand was important to him (and what happens to companies who do put God’s name on their website)

6:15 – The strategy behind Salty Scales YouTube channel and how it ties in with the apparel

8:40 – Why Capt. Joshua quit his job as a banker to pursue a career in the outdoor world

9:50 – Capt. Joshua’s advice for people hoping to take the leap from the corporate world to chase their dreams

15:33 – Why Capt. Joshua started Salty Scales

17:58 – Why protecting yourself from the sun is so important to help prevent Melanoma

25:22 – Pros and cons of getting your boat wrapped

27:27 – How Salty Scales is giving back to the community

32:58 – Capt. Joshua’s thoughts on baitcasters vs. spinning reels

34:25 – His thoughts on live bait vs. spinning reels

3524 – His favorite new lures

37:55 – What’s next for Salty Scales

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Conclusion

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What an awesome guy!

I love hearing stories of people chasing their dreams, creating awesome stuff, and giving back to their communities.

You can check out Capt. Joshua and Salty Scales at the links below:

Have any questions about our conversation?

Let me know down in the comments.

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Franklin Valencia
13 hours ago

Awesome podcast guys! Capt Joshua was one of my 1st fishing subs on youtube for a long time! I remember searching and found him learning how to tie my own pompano rigs using the palomar knot. I was a rook using the Walmart metal rigs lol! Great and humble human being and learned many techniques prior to Saltstrong. Its amazing you guys got together and share similar experiences. Man really looking forward to see a video on lure challenges! It will blow up your views bigtime!

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Stephanie
22 hours ago

Always have been a fan of Capt. Taylor, very cool to hear podcast. We love Salty Scales gear!

Joshua Taylor
23 hours ago

Thanks for the interview Joe, good times my friend!

20 hours ago
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Great work on the podcast Joshua!

Charles Phillippi
3 days ago

Great podcast. Joshua has a awesome “ikigai” story.

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