Salt Strong Fishing

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Attention Fishermen! Download and listen to the most entertaining fishing interviews to ever make it on a podcast, find out new fishing tips, and get to know some of the world’s fishing celebrities like never before (and on occasion, you might even learn a thing or two about catching more fish). Enjoy

Episode Date
EP 104: Fishing "Captain's Collective"

In this episode, we have Hunter Leavine, one of the three creators behind "Captains Collective" podcast to discuss how they are building a brand around gathering knowledge, wisdom, and stories from fishing captains and other industry leaders.

May 23, 2019
EP 103: The Path To 60 Million Anglers In America...

In this episode we have on Liz Ogilvie, the VP & Chief Marketing Officer at the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), to discuss the "60 in 60" campaign, the biggest challenges we face as a country as fishermen, the biggest opportunities, and a deep dive into everything that the American Sportfishing Association is doing to further fishing opportunities in America.

May 21, 2019
EP 102: How To Land Your Dream Job (In The Fishing Industry)

In this episode, Joe Simonds (from Salt Strong), shares some candid feedback on the exact steps to land your dream job, to impress any employer, and some tricks to making a massive impact. Enjoy!

May 16, 2019
EP 101: Fishing, Gone?

In this episode, we have on author Sid Dobrin to discuss his new book, "Fishing Gone," that discusses the biggest challenges we face as fishermen (along with some ideas on how we can improve fishing for future generations and save the ocean through fishing).

May 14, 2019
EP 100: 3 Secrets To Eliminate Anxiety Attacks & Depression (Without Drugs)

If you've ever suffered from an anxiety attack, panic attack, or any form of depression, then you don't want to miss this episode. After the first discussion on anxiety attacks and alcohol, I received an overwhelming response to dive deeper... to discuss the exact breathing techniques and other tricks to eliminate anxiety attacks. Enjoy and please SHARE!

May 09, 2019
EP 99: Best Way To Get Your Boating Captain's License

If you've ever dreamed of having your captain's license (or being a full-time charter captain or fishing guide), then you'll definitely want to listen in to this one with Capt. Thom Ray. And even if you don't want to be a captain, this episode is slam-packed of awesome stories and good nuggets.

May 07, 2019
EP 98: Deep Sea Fishing Mistakes...

If you want to avoid looking like a complete offshore deep sea fishing newbie (and catch more fish), then listen in as we talk all about everything we learned from a recent 2-day offshore fishing trip.

May 02, 2019
EP 97: Fluke Fishing Mastery (With John Skinner)

If you love catching fluke (aka flounder in some parts of America), then you don't want to miss this amazing episode with the fluke fishing legend himself, John Skinner. We discuss his brand new online course (Fluke Mastery), the best areas to find the BIG fluke (flounder), and some other tips on targeting fluke this year. Enjoy!

Apr 30, 2019
EP 96: Why We Lose A Football Field Per Day Of Seagrass....

In this episode, we have seagrass expert Beau Williams on to reveal everything you could possibly want to know about seagrass and it's role in a healthy estuary (and any healthy fishing grounds for that matter). If you're a serious fisherman, you don't want to miss this one!

Apr 25, 2019
EP 95: Red Snapper Fishing (Everything You Need To Know)

If you love catching red snapper, then you're going to love this episode with Capt. Dylan Hubbard (from the famous Hubbard's Marina) breaking down everything you could possibly need to know about fishing for red snapper. We talk about best baits, best areas to find big red snapper, the new regulations, venting, and much more. Tight lines!

Apr 23, 2019
EP 94: Permit, Cubera Snapper, and Pompano (All Surf Fishing)!!!

There's beach fishing for a couple small fish and then there's extreme surf fishing for trophy fish like 30+ lb permit, monster pompano, and even cubera snapper! If you went to get the low down on how pro angler (and maker of the hot-selling Riggs by Couture) Caleb Couture catching so many big fish from the surf, then you've got to tune into this episode.

Apr 18, 2019
EP 93: The Funniest Fishing Captain In America (AnglerUp With Brant)

It's AnglerUp With Brant time! I remember seeing this guy doing his famous "Negative Fisherman" parody and laughing like crazy. He's constantly putting out really funny content (usually based on true stories from his charter customers). You'll get to hear how his business exploded, how he gets millions of views on his videos, and what's in the future for this entertaining fisherman.

Apr 16, 2019
EP 92: How Alcohol & Anxiety Attacks Almost Took My Life...

In this hard-hitting (and emotional) episode, Joe Simonds from Salt Strong shares some of his past struggles with anxiety attacks (aka panic attacks), alcohol, the curse of social media, along with the simple trick that finally ended his anxiety attacks for good. Buckle up as this one is deep.

Apr 11, 2019
EP 91: How To Restore Seagrass In Mosquito Lagoon

Did you know that Mosquito Lagoon used to be ranked #1 out of the 28 National Registered Lagoons and now it's ranked #28 (LAST PLACE)? What's sad is that most of the destruction has happened in the last 10 years... but it's not too late. In fact, our guest today (Tom Doerr) has found a way to bring millions of seagrass back to into the Lagoon. Please listen (and take action) on this critically important episode.

Apr 09, 2019
EP 90: Meet The FishAholic...

In this episode, we have on Rich J. (aka FishAholic Fishing on YouTube) to discuss striper fishing, bluefish, travel, surfcasting, Florida, and how you get to be known as a FishAholic. Listen in to this fun episode (and some great tips on finding new fishing spots)

Apr 04, 2019
EP 89: Surf Fishing Tactics (With Bama Beach Bum)

In this episode, we have on Matt (aka Bama Beach Bum) to discuss his journey from being a bass guy (who had never fished from the beach in his life) to going full-time as a surf fishing guide. We talk about family, fishing, and his amazing story of helping others create memories out on the water. You'll love this one.

Apr 02, 2019
EP 88: Shrimp Fishing (Academy of Shrimping)

In this episode, we have on Capt. Lee Noga, the female shrimp fisherman who's disrupting the shrimping world one day at a time... listen in as we discuss the challenges she's faced as a female shrimper, her patented shrimp light, along with her big goals to get more families out shrimping.

Mar 28, 2019
EP 87: GATOR TROUT: Catching Big Specks With The Speckled Truth

In this episode, we have one of the best speckled trout anglers in all of Texas on the show to discuss everything you'd want to know about catching big gator trout. From his "Dirty 30" award to his dad catching 12,000 trout, to the wicked awesome data he's gathering about these big trout. You're going to love this one!

Mar 26, 2019
EP 86: The Science Behind Florida's Water Quality Issues (State Of Denial)

In this episode, we interview filmmaker Clay Kraski, who is about to release the hard-hitting documentary "Florida, State Of Denial." We discuss everything from who's at fault, how this happened, dirty politics, and some solutions.

Mar 21, 2019
EP 85: The Billion Oyster Project (The Quest For One Billion Oysters)

In this episode, we have the pleasure of interviewing Liz from the Billion Oyster Project and Mike from the Nature Conservancy. They discuss how New York used to be the oyster capital of the world, what caused the downfall, and what they are doing about it (and how other cities can do the same). Awesome episode with some really powerful information on the importance of oyster reefs.

Mar 19, 2019
EP 84: Topwater Fishing with Topwater Trev

From a lead singer who opened for big named bands that the entire world adored to going down the path of fishing for a living, Topwater Trev has BIG dreams and isn't going to let anything get in his way. The coolest part is that he just picked up fishing again not that long ago, and it's amazing to see how far he's come in a short time. Enjoy.

Mar 12, 2019
EP 83: Why This Fishing YouTuber Walked Away From Medical School To Fish

This story is almost like something out of a movie... young man has to decide to become a doctor (like his parents and most of society tells him is best for him) or to fish for a living... and chooses to fish. Listen in as we hear Viktor from Landshark Outdoor's full story on how he went from a student to full-time angler.

Mar 06, 2019
EP 82: The Biggest Fishing Misconception (That Hurts Most Anglers)

In this episode, we have a candid discussion about one of the biggest misconceptions to fishing... the belief that the answer to catching more fish (and becoming a more consistent fisherman) is simply spending more time on the water. Listen in as we discuss what we've discovered after coaching thousands of anglers.

Feb 27, 2019
EP 81: The End Of Facebook Fishing Groups...

In this episode, Luke and Joe Simonds (founders of the largest private saltwater Facebook fishing group) discuss what they are seeing behind the scenes that gives them worry the end is in sight for many of these social fishing groups... Enjoy

Feb 19, 2019
EP 80: 1Fish2Fish (Meet The Chip & Joanna Gaines Of The Fishing World)

In this episode, we chat with Jeff and Kristi Anderson of 1Fish2Fish about inshore fishing, adventure, and inspiring others to fish (especially women anglers). You'll get to hear how they got started fishing, their goals, some funny stories, along with with some Outer Banks and Virginia inshore fishing tips for winter.

Feb 12, 2019
EP 79: Living On A Fishing Island For 31 Days...

In this episode, Joe Simonds from Salt Strong reveals the stress, excitement, and adventure of leaving everything behind for 31 days to live on a small fishing island with no cars, no stores, and nothing to do but fish, write, drink beer, and film videos.

Feb 05, 2019
EP 78: Fishing With Lawson Lindsey

In this episode, we have the pleasure of talking with fishing YouTuber Lawson Lindsey. We've been following Lawson's explosive growth for many years and it was great to hear his story, talk about this amazing fishing adventures, his best fishing memories, and the future... Enjoy.

Jan 29, 2019
EP 77: Bass Fishing (Winter Time Tactics For Central Florida Bass)

In this episode, we have on Guy Harvey Resort bass pro Capt. Scott Taylor to talk all about catching largemouth bass this winter (in particular, central Florida bass). Listen in as we talk about pro tactics, where the bass are most likely to be found, how to catch them, along with some great fishing stories.

Jan 22, 2019
EP 76: The Future Of Fishing TV Shows

In this episode, we have on Tom Rowland (host and producer of Saltwater Experience) to discuss where he believes fishing television is headed, how the TV networks are responding, how the fishing sponsors are responding, and how the TV show producers are responding. Listen in now.

Jan 15, 2019
EP 75: The State Of The Fishing Union (2019)

In this episode, Salt Strong co-founder Joe Simonds drops his predictions on what we can all expect to change both in the Salt Strong fishing community and in the fishing world in general.

Jan 09, 2019
EP 74: The Shocking Fishing Lesson From A Non-Fishing Investment Banker

In this episode, we share some stories that we've never told anyone (minus our family and a couple employees). Listen in as Joe Simonds reveals some big "aha" moments over the past year including a critical fishing lesson from an investment banker. Tight lines!

Dec 30, 2018
EP73: Urban Fishing "The Brooklyn Fishing Club"

In this episode, we talk with Victor Lucia, the founder of the Brooklyn Fishing Club, to talk about the explosive growth and popularity of urban fishing. From having to carry your fishing rods through the subway, to hairy situations in the East River, to turf wars... this is an episode you don't want to miss.

Dec 24, 2018
EP 72: The Gale Force Twins (The Offshore Female Captain Duo)

In this episode, we have Emily and Amanda Gale (The Gale Force Twins) on to discuss their journey of competing in college sports at the University of Miami to going pre-med and walking away from becoming doctors to pursuing fishing full-time down in the Florida Keys.

Dec 18, 2018
EP 71: The Rise Of Cami Cakes (Female Angler Gone Pro)

In this episode, we have Cami Mantilla (aka Cami Cakes on Instagram) on to talk about how she got into fishing, how she's exploded over the last two years, her new fishing company, and her big plans for the future. Definitely a must listen to for anyone inspiring to do big things in the fishing industry.

Dec 11, 2018
EP 70: The $50,000 Fishing Investment...

In this episode, we cover the power of fishing networks (including a $50,000 investment we made to leapfrog other fishing companies). You'll learn why fishing networks are critical if you want to become more consistent at fishing.

Dec 04, 2018
EP 69: The #1 Saltwater Fishing Boat In America...

In this episode we have Capt. Mark Johnson (aka "Hollywood") on the show to discuss saltwater fishing boats. In particular, the best overall boats for fishing, family, and being incredibly versatile. We discuss what to look for when buying boats, the biggest mistakes fishermen make when it comes to buying a boat, along with some other great conversations. Enjoy.

Nov 27, 2018
EP 68: Bowfishing 101

In this episode, we have Capt. Travis Lanphar to talk all about saltwater bowfishing. We discuss everything from bowfishing tips, techniques, gear, and safety. If you've ever wanted to get into bowfishing, this is a must listen to episode. Tight lines!

Nov 20, 2018
EP 67: Fishing Education In America (The Future)

In this episode, Joe Simonds from Salt Strong breaks down the biggest problems facing the fishing education space, some other issues hurting the fishing industry from growing, and along with a few remedies... Enjoy and tight lines

Nov 14, 2018
EP 66: How To Catch An Inshore Slam After A Cold Front

In this Fish Strong episode, we break down the three most critical pieces to consistently catching inshore slams (redfish, snook, speckled trout, and flounder) right after a cold front. If you want to catch more fish this fall and winter, then definitely listen to this entire interview (and make sure to watch the videos that are discussed in this episode). Tight lines!

Nov 06, 2018
EP 65: Why We Are NOT YouTubers...

In this episode, the Salt Strong brothers (Joe and Luke Simonds) discuss the main reasons why they decided NOT to become YouTubers. As a fishing company that is constantly cranking out fishing videos, the question comes up time and time again... and it all has to do with the MISSION of Salt Strong. Enjoy

Oct 30, 2018
EP 64: The 90/10 Fishing Rule (Must-Know For Serious Anglers)

In this episode of the Fish Strong podcast, Joe Simonds (one of the co-founders of Salt Strong) reveals how the 90/10 fishing rule had a massive impact on the amount of fish he caught (and how it's impacted countless other anglers). Enjoy and tight lines.

Oct 23, 2018
EP 63: The Hidden Trap That's Killing Fish & Marine Life...

In this episode, we have on Capt. Neill Holland from OceanAid360 to discuss all of the issues the hundreds of thousands of ghost "abandoned" crab traps are causing in our inshore waterways. You'll discover the big issues at hand along with how to help fix the problem. Enjoy and tight lines.

Oct 16, 2018
EP 62: Kids Fishing: Top Mistakes While Fishing With Kids

In this episode, we have Jeff Barnes from Cast For Kids (a non-profit specializing in taking disabled kids and veterans out fishing) to discuss all of the biggest mistakes they've learned along the way when it comes to kids and fishing. You'll also get to hear the top "Must Do" things when it comes to fishing with your kids. Enjoy.

Oct 09, 2018
EP 61: Fly Fishing 101: How To Learn Fly Fishing The Quick Way

In this episode, we have on Salt Strong Insider fishing club member John Archipolo to discuss how we went from a complete fly fishing newbie to a legit (and very consistent) fly angler in less than six months. He shares his biggest mistakes, what he wished he knew, and how to get good fast.

Oct 02, 2018
EP 60: Flounder, Pompano, & Red Drum Hatcheries (Amazing News For Inshore Anglers)

"Playing God isn't easy..." Definitely one of the best quotes to come out of this podcast interview with Capt. Patric Garmeson where he discusses everything that is going on with the inshore fishing hatcheries (for flounder, pompano, redfish, and speckled trout) in the Gulf. Enjoy and spread the word!

Sep 25, 2018
EP 59: Florida Redfish vs. Louisiana Redfish

After a recent trip to Venice, Louisiana in pursuit of some bruiser reds, Joe and Luke Simonds (the Salt Strong brothers) wanted to have an honest talk about the similarities and differences between Florida redfish and Louisiana redfish. Find out everything you need to know in this fun episode.

Sep 19, 2018
EP 58: The Truth About Red Tide

There has been a TON of confusion (and even fake news) revolving around red tide this summer, so we decided to bring on one of the leading algae experts in the country (Dr. Mike Wetz) to discuss the truth about red tide, how it happens, what makes it worse, etc. Mike does a great job of simplifying red tide (and distinguishes the differences between red tide, green tide, and brown tide).

Sep 12, 2018
EP 57: Saltwater Fishing Rods: Everything You Must Know About Rods

In this episode, we brought on Jim Shulen from TFO rods to give us the low-down on everything you could possibly want to know about rods. He revealed what makes some rods better than others, what costs the most in a rod, how to pick out a perfect rod, and what to watch out for.

Sep 05, 2018
EP 56: BIG Fish, Big Heart, Big Captain...

In this episode, we have Capt. Mike Anderson from Reel Animals to share his story of how went from a basketball player in the military to a tournament fisherman to a household name on TV, radio, and more. Great guy with a BIG heart for helping other fishermen.

Aug 29, 2018
EP 55: Politics & Fishing: How Politics Are Having Massive Impacts On Fishing

In this episode, we reveal the implications that politics (and the politicians that we elect) can have on our fisheries, waterways, and the sport we love. We don't get into finger pointing individual politicians (because that doesn't solve anything), but we do discuss some of hot topics that could impact our kids, grandkids, etc.

Aug 22, 2018
EP 54: Trout Fishing (Catching Trout On The Beach & Flats)

In this episode, we have Scott "Kayaking Kennedy" on the show to talk about how he is consistently catching so many nice speckled trout and redfish around Alabama, Louisiana, and the Florida Panhandle. Listen in as he tells his story, gives some great tips, and reveals some insight into doing this full time.

Aug 15, 2018
EP 53: Kayak Fishing: Beach Fishing, Intracoastal Redfish, & Amazing Stories

In this episode, we have on Brandon Barton from the Panhandle of Florida/Alabama area to discuss how he went from never fishing out of a kayak to getting sponsors, getting customers, and having a fast-growing kayak charter business. Stay tuned until the end to hear some great stories (including how he finds red snapper within 3 miles of shore in his kayak).

Aug 09, 2018
EP 52: Is This WHY You Fish?

In this episode, Joe Simonds (Salt Strong Co-founder) reveals how you can go from feeling like you have no purpose to finding something that gives you purpose (fishing for happiness). He also discusses the mission to help ensure that every kid in America has the chance to fish.

Aug 01, 2018
EP 51: Top 5 Inshore Fishing Lures Of All Time

In this episode, the Salt Strong brothers reveal their top five lures that have caught more inshore fish than anything else out there. Listen in as they not only discuss each lure, but talk about tips on how to use them as well.

Jul 25, 2018
EP 50: How To Cook Fish Like A 5-Star Chef

In this episode, we have well-known chef Ryan McLaughlin (from K Restaurant in Orlando) on to discuss the biggest mistakes he sees most fishermen make when preparing and cooking their fish. We also discuss some of his favorite fish to eat, tips on seasoning fish, and what fish are best for ceviche. Enjoy.

Jul 18, 2018
EP 49: How To Catch BIG Snook Using Jigs (With Jupiter Snooker)

In this episode, we have on monster snook expert The Jupiter Snooker (who catches more 40in+ snook than anyone we've seen in a long time) to discuss his best tactics to targeting big snook. We cover both jigging for snook and using topwater for big snook. Enjoy!

Jul 11, 2018
EP 48: The Truth About Catch & Release Fish Handling Techniques

In this eye-opening episode, we have Dr. Greg Stunz, Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation, and Will Johnson, Director at Building Conservation Trust on the show to discuss the right and wrong way to release a fish. Greg had more scientific evidence on this topic of catch and release fishing than most people alive. Listen until the end for an amazing episode.

Jul 03, 2018
EP 47: Catching BIG Fish From A SUP: Female Angler Bri Andrassy

In this episode, we have SUP angler Bri Andrassy on to talk about paddleboard fishing, how she finds new fishing spots, spearfishing from her paddleboard, and which boards she likes the best. If you have any interest in learning how to catch big fish from a SUP, definitely listen to this awesome interview.

Jun 27, 2018
EP 46: The Fastest Growing Fishing YouTube Channel In History (How Catch Em' All Fishing Is Doing It)

In this episode we have Zak from Catch em' All Fishing on the show to discuss how he's been able to successfully explode his fishing YouTube channel, make a living making fishing videos, and what's he's planning on doing next to disrupt fishing entertainment. Certainly a must-listen to episode if you have a YouTube channel or fishing show.

Jun 20, 2018
EP 45: Fishing & Veterans - How Reeling Freedom Is Helping Vets Through Fishing

In this episode, Gene Hammond from Reeling Freedom talks about every that veterans are struggling with here in America along with the impacts fishing is having on them (especially veterans suffering from PTSD). This is one of the most hard-hitting episodes yet and truly eye-opening to just how hard it can be for a soldier to come home after being gone fro 6-18 months.

Jun 12, 2018
EP 44: Pier Fishing (Jetties, Inlets, Piers, & One Crazy Fishing Story!)

In this episode, we had Joey Antonelli on to talk about pier fishing. We cover everything from pier fishing etiquette, the biggest mistakes he sees new pier and jetty fishermen make, best live bait, how to land the big fish and release them safely, along with one crazy fishing story (that he caught on film).

Jun 06, 2018
EP 43: The Biggest Threats To Our Oceans & Fisheries

In this episode, we interview Hunter Miller from Oceana to discuss some of the biggest threats and trends that are hurting, disrupting, and threatening our oceans and fisheries. As a fellow hard-core fisherman, Hunter really drilled home why it is so important to get involved in certain issues to help protect our oceans and fisheries so that our kids and grandkids have the same fishing opportunities that we do.

May 30, 2018
EP 42: The ONE Fishing Tactic That Separates The PROS From The Weekend Warriors

In this episode, we have pro fishermen Tony Acevedo and Luke Simonds on to discuss how they find spots, how they do their pre-trip planning, and how they study the trends of redfish, snook, trout, and flounder to be in the right place at the right time. Enjoy

May 23, 2018
EP 41: Bottom Fishing For Grouper

In this episode, we interview Tony Acevedo about everything he learned about bottom fishing for grouper (red grouper, gag grouper, skamp grouper, and black grouper) after filming Grouper Mastery with Capt. Dylan Hubbard of Hubbard's Marina

May 17, 2018
EP 40: How To Catch Flounder Like A Pro

In this episode, we have the flounder (aka fluke fishing) expert himself, John Skinner. If you've come across any amazing flounder fishing videos on YouTube (especially the underwater attack footage videos), there is a good chance it's from John Skinner. He has spent more time fishing for and studying these fish than anyone we know. He even wrote the book on Catching Summer Flounder. Enjoy the episode.

May 09, 2018
EP 39: The $500,000 Inshore Fishing Tournament (Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, & More)

In this episode, we chat with CCA STAR Director Leiza Fitzgerald about all the upcoming 101 day inshore fishing tournament with over $500,000 of prizes available. We discuss all of the different ways to win, some of the new fish species they have added, along with all of the awesome prizes.

May 03, 2018
EP 38: Snook Fishing: How To Catch Snook In The Summer

In this episode, Luke Simonds and Joe Simonds from Salt Strong discuss snook fishing tips for summer including how to target snook on the grass flats, how to catch snook under docks, how to catch snook on the beach, and what to be looking for during nasty days.

Apr 26, 2018
EP 37: Kayak Fishing For Redfish & Women Making Waves In The Fishing World

In this episode, we interview Skye Burkhardt (aka Brassy Hooker), and discuss everything from catching consistent redfish and speckled trout from your kayak, how to scout an area, and the big impact that women are having in the fishing world.

Apr 19, 2018
EP 36: Water Mismanagement, Discharges, Dead Seagrass: Captains For Clean Water

Find out the truth about the water mismanagement issues in Florida as we talk to Daniel from Captains for Clean Water.

Apr 12, 2018
EP 35: Fishing Cape Cod with Ryan From My Fishing Cape Cod

In this episode, we have on Ryan Collins of My Fishing Cape Cod fishing club to discuss striped bass, bluefish, and freshwater fishing up in the Cape. We discuss his fishing club, his TV show, and how to catch fish up there year-round.

Apr 06, 2018
EP 34: How To Catch Hogfish (With Capt. Dylan Hubbard)

Ever wanted to know the secrets to catching tons of hogfish using a hook and line? Then you've got to listen in as Capt. Dylan Hubbard reveals some of his best tips for targeting hogfish like a champ.

Mar 29, 2018
EP 33: Targeting Striped Bass Like A Boss

In this episode, we interview Nick Honachefsky of Saltwater Underground and talk all about targeting striped bass on the east coast. Listen in as we tell stories, share a few tips, and have a ton of FUN with our boy Nick.

Mar 21, 2018
EP 32: The Truth About Brown Algae & Fishing

In this episode we dig deep into the issues of brown tide (aka brown algae) with Capt. Alex Gorichky and discuss why this is affecting so many fishing areas in Florida (and Texas). We cover the issues, the faults, and a couple solutions.

Mar 15, 2018
EP 31: Beach Fishing South Florida With Author Steve Kantner

In this episode, we had beach fishing author, local legend, and fishing on foot master "The Land Captain" Steve Kantner on the show to have some fun telling stories about beach/surf fishing.

Mar 09, 2018
EP 30: Wade Fishing Tips, Tactics, & Shortcuts

In this episode, we have 40-year wade fishing veteran "Wader Dave" on the show to share everything he's learned over many decades of wade fishing for redfish, snook, trout, flounder, and anything else that moves in the sea... Awesome episode packed with a ton of fishing tips.

Mar 01, 2018
EP 29: 3D Printing Coral Reefs: The Future Of Ocean Reefs?

In this episode, we have a fascinating discussion with coral reef expert Abbey Engelman from FSU regarding the future of 3D printing coral reefs in our oceans. As you probably know, coral reefs are dying at an alarming rate, and technology such as 3D printing could provide some answers.

Feb 22, 2018
EP 28: How To Quit Your Job And Start A Fishing Company

In this episode, the Salt Strong brother reveal everything it takes to quit your full-time job to start a fishing company (regardless if it's a fishing charter business, media company, fishing apparel company, etc). They discuss the mistakes they made, the things they wish they knew, the best advice they received, and how the convinced their families that it would work...

Feb 15, 2018
EP 27: How To Bring More Oyster Bars Back In America

In this episode, we chat with Hannah Brown from the University of Florida about the major issues with oyster bars, why they are decreasing at an alarming rate, and what scientists and biologists are doing about it to restore them.

Feb 07, 2018
EP 26: Fishing Southwest Florida (Tarpon, Snook, & Redfish Tactics) With Capt. Justin Napior

In this episode, we discuss tips, tactics, and best strategies for fishing Naples, Marco Island, the 10,000 Islands, and more. Discover the best baits, what to look for, and what to expect over the next couple of months.

Feb 01, 2018
EP 25: This Is One Of The Biggest Mistakes Fishermen Make In A Feeding Zone

So you've found the fish... you are in a feeding zone... you've got the right bait, you've got the right tackle... everything is perfect. And then you do this... and the fish spooks. In this episode, we are going to cover an issue that doesn't get much attention, yet it is responsible for more missed fish in a feeding zone than anything else. Enjoy and don't hesitate to share any other related tips that have helped you land more fish in a feeding zone.

Jan 24, 2018
EP 24: Sharks In The City (Tracking The Impacts Of Urban Sharks)

Listen in as we have senior grad student Robbie Roemer from the University of Miami here to discuss a project he's been working on for years... how the urbanization of sharks is effecting their habitat, environment, and migration patterns.

Jan 15, 2018
EP 23: How To Catch Speckled Trout After A Cold Front

Discover the best tips, tricks, and shortcuts to find and catch speckled trout throughout the winter (especially right after a nasty cold front). You'll hear how Luke won 1st place in a recent inshore fishing tournament (in the trout division) using these same tactics. Enjoy.

Jan 09, 2018
EP 22: Here's Why Mangrove Trees Are Critical To Fishing (with the Mang Bros)

We take a deep dive into why mangroves are so critical to the ecosystem and our fisheries with Kyle Rossin from Mang Gear.

Sep 05, 2017
EP 21: This Is The Secret To Catching Consistent Inshore Fish

Do you want to discover the #1 tip to catching more consistent inshore fish such as redfish, trout, snook, and flounder? In this episode, Joe, Luke, and Tony discuss the differences between chasing the right things and the wrong things when it comes to saltwater fishing.

Jul 03, 2017
EP20: XPLOR Project - Ultimate Inshore Fishing Adventures

Listen in as we interview Frankie Marion of C1 Films and host/editor of the XPLOR project as he shares his experiences of packing everything he can fit in a boat and living off the ocean for weeks a time in amazing places.

Dec 29, 2016
EP19: Offshore Renegades: One Boat. One Captain. One Angler. Everyone Else Is In The Way.

What an amazing David vs Goliath story as the two-man "Team Ripper" takes on larger boats with crews twice their size in some of the most demanding offshore fishing tournaments. Listen in as we talk about their wild fishing adventures along with their new show, "Offshore Renegades: The Tales Of The Ripper"

Sep 30, 2016
EP18: How To Properly Prepare For Your First Inshore Fishing Tournament

After coming off a short podcast hiatus due to an inshore fishing tournament, Luke and Joe Simonds give an in-depth overview and checklist of everything you need to know and do to prepare for your first saltwater inshore fishing tournament.

May 18, 2016
EP17: Meet The Lunker Catching Country Rap Singing Charlie Farley!

Not only is Charlie Farley one heck of a country rap celebrity, but he is also a die-hard angler trying to do big things in the bass fishing world. Listen in to this highly entertaining interview with Charlie discussing his new album, hick-hop music, and fishing.

Apr 26, 2016
EP16: All Of The Reasons To Get Your Kids Outside Fishing With Rodney Rogers

What a fun interview with Rodney Rogers of Rodney Rogers Outdoors! In this interview, we discuss all of the reasons that kids need to be spending more time outdoors (in particular, more time fishing and being around water). We also discuss a bit about Richard Louv's "Last Child In The Woods" book. Enjoy

Apr 19, 2016
EP15: 3 Reasons You Should Consider Saltwater Paddleboard Fishing

Paddleboard fishing expert Luke Simonds explains all of the pros and cons to saltwater paddleboard fishing including the top 3 advantages paddleboard fishing has over kayak fishing. 

Apr 12, 2016
EP14: Inshore Kayak Fishing In The Florida Panhandle With Nick Lytle

Hear what a weekend warrior inshore angler is doing to catch so many inshore fish (and some nice striped bass) in the Florida Panhandle all from a kayak and wade fishing. Angler Nick Lytle shares some of his best tips in terms of tides, what to look for, and what lures he is using to catch consistent redfish and trout.

Mar 29, 2016
EP13: How To Catch Tarpon From A Kayak At Night With The Intrepid Angler

If you have ever wanted to know all of the best tips to catching tarpon at night, then you do not want to miss this interview with the Intrepid Angler, Capt. Ross Gallagher. Listen in as Capt. Ross spells out everything you need to know from safety tips to tides to artificial lures to use to where to go.

Mar 22, 2016
EP12: How To Consistently Catch Inshore Fish Using Artificial Lures With Capt. C.A. Richardson

TV Host and Pro Angler Capt. C.A. Richardson joins us this week to discuss inshore fishing in Florida using artificial lures. Captain Richardson fills us in on his favorite lures, what he uses in certain situations, along with some great fishing stories. You don't want to miss this one!

Mar 15, 2016
EP11: The Biggest Threat To The Future Of Fishing

Joe and Luke Simonds (the Salt Strong brothers) discuss the biggest long-term threat to the entire fishing industry. This is certainly a must listen to podcast episode for any angler in America.

Mar 08, 2016
EP10: Meet The Guy That Has Killed 10,000 Lionfish (and counting...)

What a great interview with Alex Fogg (aka "The Lionfish Killer")! After eliminating thousands of lionfish from Louisiana up to South Carolina, the FWC (Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission) now has this sharp young man as one of their shining star employees. Listen in as Alex explains why we (as anglers) should be so concerned about lionfish, and what some of the future threats to the fishing industry might be.

Mar 01, 2016
EP9: How A Bass Angler Learned To Catch Inshore Slams From Scratch In Less Than 3 Months

You've got to hear how bass angler Tony Acevedo went from never catching a single inshore saltwater fish to landing Super Inshore Slams (Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Tarpon) all within a couple of months. You'll hear some of his best tips, why he likes fishing from a kayak so much, and how any weekend warrior angler can replicate his inshore fishing success.

Feb 23, 2016
EP8: How To Consistently Catch Inshore Fish On The East Coast Of Florida (Capt. Peter Deeks)

Capt. Peter Deeks (the young Florida guide and tournament angler famous for catching some of the biggest Snook, Redfish, and Gator Trout in all of Florida - including the World Record Speckled Trout in length) let's you in on some of his best inshore fishing secrets. Find out exactly how he approaches brand new areas in Florida to consistently catch big inshore fish.

Feb 19, 2016
EP7: Blackneck Adventures: Monster Redfish, Fishing Seminars, and Being Nice To Googans

What a fun interview with Capt. Mike Goodwine (aka Blackneck Adventures). Find out how he got his name "Blackneck", why Facebook booted him off for over a month, and how he his tips for catching consistent redfish.

Feb 09, 2016
EP6: The Rise Of Darcizzle Offshore

Find out everything you wanted to know about the incredibly popular female angler known as "Darcizzle". From her viral bikini fishing videos to fishing with Veterans to quitting her job in pursuit of fishing, this interview covers it all.

Feb 02, 2016
EP5: How To Quit Your Job To Go Fishing (Without Ever Doing A Single Charter) with Flukemaster

In this eye-opening episode, YouTube bass fishing sensation "Flukemaster" reveals his story behind growing a profitable brand using YouTube fishing videos, a couple of GoPro cameras, a single microphone, and hard work (all while working a full-time job). He also shares how he is in the process of quitting his job to pursue fishing content full-time without doing any charters (100% of his revenue is on sponsors that want access to his audience). Pretty inspiring and amazing story that any angler hoping to "Go Pro" can learn from.

Jan 22, 2016