June 4, 2020
Regardless if you fish in the panhandle or not, you're going to enjoy this podcast interview with Capt. Lionel James of Lion's Tale Adventures. We discuss inshore fishing, offshore fishing, how to find good spots in a new area, and more. Enjoy.
June 2, 2020
In this episode I have Capt. Mike Puller to discuss his experience with a shark repellent (SharkTec Defense) that he's been using successfully on his charters for the past year. He reveals how this shark repellent works, why it's been a game-changer for him, and some other experiments they are trying when it comes to scaring away sharks.
May 31, 2020
Attention all men (and all women married to men). In this episode, we reveal some pretty startling facts about the importance of Christian men in the household. I honestly had no idea the stats were like this. Listen in to see just how critical it is that your kids see you pray, go to church, and share your love of God.
May 28, 2020
It's speckled trout time! Not just any speckled trout, we're talking gator trout. In this episode, I have Eye Strike co-founder Dave Fladd on the show to discuss Release Over 20" (a new conservation initiative to help bread more large trout). Dave shares some wild stats on trout over 20 inches along with his thoughts on the future stock of speckled trout, etc. Enjoy!
May 26, 2020
In this episode, we break down the 3 main reasons why any inshore saltwater angler would want to use fluorocarbon for their leader line and what's occurred in all of our mono vs fluorocarbon testing so far. We discuss all of the pros, cons, and results that we've seen after testing countless fishing lines. Enjoy.
May 24, 2020
Do you want to know how your year will end? Well, I can tell you with pretty close accuracy exactly how your year will go based on how you respond to this one simple question... Join me on this short (but super powerful) message about faith, trust, wealth, and how your decisions TODAY will impact the rest of your year.
May 21, 2020
In this episode, Salt Strong member Dilan Ekmark joins us to share the system he discovered to go from being a complete saltwater newbie from Ohio to catching numerous inshore slams in less than 6 months (without owning a boat). It's not just an amazing story but also some really solid fishing tips for catching more redfish, snook, trout, flounder, and tarpon. Enjoy!
May 19, 2020
If you've ever been curious on when to use a bladed lure (like a spinnerbait), then you're not going to want to miss this. Team Salt Strong breaks down when to use bladed lures, when to avoid bladed lures, the best spinner baits, and much much more. Enjoy this week's Tackle Tuesday!
May 17, 2020
Last October, we launched Salt Strong Unchurched. For most of our audience, it was the first time they knew what we stood for... that we were a Christian company. Here's what happened and where we are now.
May 14, 2020
In this episode, Capt. Patric Garmeson of Ugly Fishing in Alabama breaks down some of his best secrets to catching big redfish and speckled trout. We also talk about virtual fishing tournaments: why these online fishing tournaments are becoming so popular and how to win them. Enjoy.
May 12, 2020
We've recently had a bunch of anglers and boaters ask us the best way to get their friends and family on a bunch of fish (without having to go offshore). So Luke and I decided to go LIVE and show you just how easy it is to catch a ton of mangrove snapper (and a few other species) right under bridges using nothing but some shrimp (rigged weedless). Enjoy.
May 10, 2020
This past week, churches broke a record for the most people "attending" church than at any other time in the history of the world! The craziest part is that it was this virus that pushed churches to move online combined with so many people going through a tough time combined with so many people stuck inside which opened up an entire new audience of church-goers. Pretty wild. Enjoy.
May 7, 2020
Even though some states and areas are slowly starting to open their doors again, it doesn't mean that things are going back to normal. In fact, normal most likely will never be back. That's why I wanted to share one of the most important lessons anyone ever shared with me back in 2009 that not only saved my new business, but helped me thrive.
May 5, 2020
In this episode, we reveal all of the best tips to catching loads of fish using topwater lures. We share our favorite topwater lures, best times of year to use topwater lures, best tides to use topwater lures, and when to avoid using topwater lures. Enjoy!
May 3, 2020
In one of the most unfiltered episodes yet, Salt Strong co-founder Joe Simonds reveals the early mistakes that almost cost them their business, the ups, the downs, the pivots, and the fishing theme park that keeps driving them. If you've ever wanted to start your own business (or work for a really fun company) then you've got to hear this!
April 30, 2020
If you love saltwater fishing, then you're going to love this podcast. Brothers Joe and Luke Simonds reveal behind the scenes of everything going on in the fastest growing online fishing club in America. From the private group to fishing spot dissections to tackle discounts and more. Enjoy.
April 28, 2020
What a fun episode! The Salt Strong crew goes LIVE to field questions about fishing tackle. We cover everything from rods, reels, lures, braided line, new products, and more. If you've got questions about what fishing tackle is working, you don't want to miss this one!
April 26, 2020
Capt. Danny Logue isn't your ordinary fishing captain. Instead of focusing in and marketing to catching trophy fish, he's bringing people out on the water to connect them with nature, with God, and in some cases, their bucket list trip.
April 23, 2020
In this episode, Capt. Ronnie Kinner of All In One Charters (Charleston, South Carolina) joins us to share his best redfish and speckled trout tips for murky water. Listen in as Ronnie shares his favorite redfish spots, best redfish lures, and much much more.
April 21, 2020
In this episode, the Salt Strong brothers (Joe and Luke) go explore a brand new spot for wade fishing. The goal was to target inshore species such as speckled trout, snook, redfish, jack crevalle, and spanish mackerel. Basically anything to get some tight lines real quick in a new spot. We share why we picked the spot, what to look for in your area, and some other wade fishing tips. Enjoy.
April 19, 2020
If you're having questions right now about God and how HE fits in with this virus we are all dealing with, you aren't alone. That's why we brought on pastor Johnny Kelly to share his candid thoughts on faith and this Coronavirus. You'll definitely want to listen until the end.
April 16, 2020
Olympic downhill skier and now world-record tarpon angler Andy Mill has done a lot in life. But one of the most amazing feats is that he has spent over $1,000,000 paying for fishing guides. He was obsessed to learn everything he could and he treated fishing just like a sport... get the best coaches... learn from the best... study... Here's his story on what he learned after spending so much to become one of the best tarpon anglers to ever fish.
April 14, 2020
Luke and I went out in Tampa to get some underwater footage of speckled trout crushing the Slam Shady paddletail lure and boy we got our money's worth! Listen in as we discuss best trout fishing spots for the spring, best trout lures, and how to rig and retrieve for maximum strikes. And definitely head over to our Salt Strong YouTube channel and check out some of the underwater footage.
April 12, 2020
After dealing with daily anxiety attacks for well over a decade, I know a thing or two when it comes to fearing the unknown. Fear controlled my life and cost me so much wasted time (and even a few lost relationships that I really cared about). If you want some simple ways to overcome fear in these crazy times, then listen to this.
April 9, 2020
Ever wanted a simple but amazing tripletail recipe that will blow the socks off your family and guests? Then you've got to listen in as we cook with Chef Troy Torman of Crab & Fin in Sarasota. This could be my new favorite way to cook fish! Enjoy.
April 7, 2020
If you want to quickly find large schools of feeding speckled trout (aka spotted sea trout), then you're going to love this episode. We head back out on a Freedom Boat Club boat (purposely with no trolling motor or anchor) to see just how many trout we can catch. Long story short, we caught trout until we were tired! Enjoy
April 5, 2020
In this episode, we discuss how fishing clubs and fishing communities can have a massive impact on what is going on the in the world today. From being an outlet to get away from the fear and uncertainly of life, to talk about something you love, to helping you land a new job, and more.
April 2, 2020
If your boat doesn't have a trolling motor, you can still catch loads of fish. We went out to prove it on a Freedom Boat club boat in St Pete, fishing a new area. After doing a little trolling to see where the trout where, we finally put an anchor pin down (because we had no PowerPole or anchor either) and started loading up on trout! Here's part one. Enjoy!
March 31, 2020
This is amazing! Not only is inshore saltwater angler Travis Anderson somewhat new to saltwater fishing, but he is catching countless inshore slams (redfish, snook, and speckled trout) from a pontoon boat (without a trolling motor or Powerpole). Listen in on how he has become so consistent.
March 29, 2020
In this hard-hitting episode, I share a few thoughts on why I believe God is "letting" this Coronavirus hit the world so hard. It hit me while driving how much we might need this as a society to finally unite us again... listen in and let me know your thoughts.
March 26, 2020
In this episode, we head into one of the top seafood restaurants on the west coast of Florida to see how they cook whole lane snapper to perfection. This was one of my favorite episodes as I was able to test out all of the food. If you've even been curious about cooking whole fish, you've got to see this! It's so simple.
March 24, 2020
If you want to catch your personal best speckled trout this year, then you aren't going to want to miss this episode on catching big trout. I go live with Capt. Peter Deeks on the water to walk through his exact steps for targeting gator trout with live bait (anything from pinfish to mullet). Enjoy!
March 22, 2020
James "Tony" Prescott isn't your normal guy. After losing a lung fighting for our country abroad, he begged to go back into battle in Afghanistan. But since he was already discharged and considered "disabled," it took an act of Congress to grant him permission to keep on fighting for America. Wait until you hear what happened to him the last time he went back to serve along with how fishing has helped clear his mind and heal him.
March 19, 2020
If you love catching striped bass then you've got to hear this special striped bass episode with Capt. Mitchell Blake of Fish IBX. Capt. Mitchell breaks down the best types of spots to find stripers, the best depths, time of year, water flow, lures, and bait. I personally learned a ton about catching bass. Enjoy!
March 17, 2020
The bad thing about fishing is that you can't choose the weather on the day you go fishing. And this can be incredibly frustrating on important days (like fishing in a tournament, taking kids out fishing, or entertaining clients). Salt Strong coaches Luke Simonds and Tony Acevedo had a similar experience this past weekend when an inshore fishing tournament (best redfish, snook, and trout total length) happened to have a nasty cold front come through (with 15+ MPH winds).
March 15, 2020
In this episode, pastor Johnny Kelly breaks down the difference between sin and moral wrong. This was an eye-opener for me and definitely had me re-thinking everything I knew about sin. You won't want to miss this one if you have a family. Enjoy.
March 12, 2020
Let's face it, the majority of inshore saltwater anglers started off bass fishing. And although catching bass has some similarities to catching redfish, speckled trout, snook, and flounder, there are a handful of tips and tactics that you MUST know in order to succeed (without them, you'll probably fail).
March 10, 2020
It's Slam Shady time! Yes, the custom paddletail swimbait lure that took the redfish, snook, flounder, and speckled trout crowd by storm, is on it's way to breaking a new world record. Find out the scientific reasons this lure is proven to catch so many fish along with many other questions anglers have had about the Slam Shady lure.
March 8, 2020
In this episode, Joe reveals the latest with the much anticipated Salt Strong fishing theme park, his new book, "The Chair" and how to get invited to the party. You won't want to miss this one!
March 5, 2020
The Draggunning Junkie is in the house! If you're up for catching monster snook, redfish, tarpon, and even permit from shore, then you've got to hear this amazing story. I had an absolute blast interviewing Boris about his journey to dial in these big inshore fish from land, bridges, and piers. Enjoy!
March 3, 2020
It's sheepshead time!!! If you've ever targeting sheepshead, you know that they can be tough to catch on lures. It usually takes live shrimp or small fiddler crabs to consistently catch sheepshead. But all that changed when companys like Chase Baits USA starting coming out with realistic looking artificial crabs (like their Krusty Krab). Listen in as we hit the water LIVE to catch sheepshead using fake crabs. Enjoy!
March 1, 2020
Did you know that there is a simple manual for loving yourself? More importantly, did you know that doing these simple four steps could be the answer you've been waiting for more happiness, fulfillment, and love in your life. Kamal's new book, How To Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It, is a must read. You're going to love this one!
February 27, 2020
In this episode, we bring on Capt. Judson "Jud" Brock of Eastern Angling to share how he's consistently catching redfish and trout in the winter. Jud shares some great tips on finding the feeding zones, best trout lures, and more. We also get into some of the conservation issues facing North Carolina (like Gill Netting). Enjoy.
February 25, 2020
LIVE!!! Check out this recent trip where Luke and I go trolling for trout. Not only did we catch a bunch of speckled seatrout, but we caught bluefish, spanish mackerel, and lizardfish. Lots of tight lines all using the Slam Shady lure in an idle zone! Watch as we break down the best types of spots for catching trout and much much more. You'll also get to learn how NOT to hold a fish for a picture...
February 23, 2020
Wow! This is a hard-hitting episode with special guest Pastor Johnny Kelly. He kicks it off with a super embarrassing story of something he did as a teenager and then ties in how "you will never stumble" or fail if you follow this simple principle from the Bible. Powerful message.
February 20, 2020
This is a great story of a female angler going all in on what she loves. Listen in Joe chats with redfish tournament angler (and Salt Strong Insider) Tanya Dowdy on her journey to becoming a consistent angler on the flats. They discuss everything from best redfish lures, winter fishing, how to fish the big tides, and more. Enjoy.
February 18, 2020
If you love catching speckled trout, then you're going to love this episode. Luke and Joe go out on the water and film a LIVE fishing tutorial on how to catch loads of trout (and just get tight lines) without needing live bait. We cover the best fishing spots for speckled sea trout, what lures to catch to catch trout, and some other tips on getting everyone on your boat with tight lines. Enjoy.
February 16, 2020
If you are going through a tough time and feel like you're in a rut, then you've got to hear this. These are 4 steps that have proven time and time again to get things back on track (and create a TON of happiness in life). Do them and you will be shocked at what happens in your life. Enjoy.
February 13, 2020
In this episode, Luke and Joe head out in a brand new spot during super low tide right after a nasty cold front. The goal was to catch redfish, snook, and trout. But as you'll hear, it was tough going with the conditions. Plus, the guys realized at the end that they should have just stuck with what they know... Enjoy.
February 11, 2020
In this episode, the Salt Strong crew breaks down how to fish docks for redfish. They cover top redfish lures, best types of docks, what to look for on online maps, top dock fishing mistakes, and even break down a couple of spots and on the water game film. If you want to maximize your redfish strikes around docks, then you are going to love this.
February 9, 2020
In this episode of Salt Strong UNCHURCHED, we have on Dr. Ben Rall to discuss how he went from training for the Olympics to 60lbs overweight to losing it all and becoming a better version of himself. I had never really heard of the term "body stewardship" prior to this interview, and now I'm consciously thinking about it. Enjoy.
February 6, 2020
Have you ever used a fishing spot map? For years, we used to rely on these fishing maps (until we realized that there was a better way). So in this episode, Luke and I talk about the pros and cons of Top Spot Maps (one of the largest fishing spot maps out there). Enjoy.
February 4, 2020
In this episode, we have inshore grouper expert Todd Foucher (ex-Tampa Bay Inshore Fishing Guide) on to discuss how he's consistently catching nice inshore gag grouper (and snapper) year-round. Todd discusses his best bait for catching grouper, his grouper rigs, and other tips to go out there and get keep gags.
February 2, 2020
If you've ever struggled with the loss of a loved one or the loss of something you loved, and you couldn't understand why a God whose supposed to be fair and loving could take it from you, then you need to hear this. The topic is something that everyone has struggled with (even pastors), and in this episode we dig deep and share some hard-hitting stories.
January 30, 2020
Capt. Rob Fordyce is certainly one of the toughest fishermen around. Not only has he been competing at the highest level for longer than most anglers still in competition, but he continues to WIN. Find out how he became such a great angler, his biggest mistakes along the way (that you can learn from), and his best tips for weekend warrior anglers trying to become more consistent at catching fish.
January 28, 2020
In this episode, Joe and Luke go LIVE on the water and reveal exactly how they get tight lines on sheepshead, mangrove snapper, sea bass, and other inshore saltwater fish on demand. They break down the best types of spots, the best bait (live shrimp), how to rig the shrimp for more strikes, and more. Stick around until the end as the camera takes a dive in the ocean!! This is definitely our most expensive podcast ever.
January 26, 2020
God loves big dreams. And nothing excited HIM more than to see you accomplish them. Listen in as I meet with Pastor Johnny Kelly to discuss dreams, purpose, faith, and much more. Definitely a must-listen for 2020.
January 23, 2020
Did you know that IGFA is WAY more than just an organization for keeping track of fishing world records? They are doing some really big things for conservation, getting kids fishing, and much much more. Listen in as Jason shares all of the great things we are doing (and how it impacts you as a fisherman).
January 21, 2020
If you're a saltwater fisherman who isn't catching fish and getting tight lines every single trip, then you're going to love this episode. The guys from Salt Strong reveal the #1 mistake that holds most anglers back (including them for many years). Listen in as they discuss how to fix the issues and catch more saltwater fish in 2020.
January 19, 2020
Have you ever chosen a word to focus on for the year? I've had multiple people tell me that it has changed their life. So in this episode, I address how to pick your word, the best words, and how to make magic happen in your life. If you're looking for BIG changes in your life for 2020, then you're definitely going to want to hear this.
January 16, 2020
It's speckled trout time!!! What an amazing interview with Capt. Matt Chipperfield (inshore saltwater fishing guide near Jacksonville, Florida who is putting his customers on some massive gator trout). We discuss how to target the big gator trout, becoming a consistent speckled trout angler, and much much more. Enjoy this one!
January 14, 2020
The dream of most anglers is to simply have tight lines, right? Let's face it, catching a state record fish is amazing, but for the majority of us, we just want to make sure we're getting strikes and feeling tugs on our line. There is nothing worse than spending a day (or even half day) on the water and catching nothing. That's why we're excited to share Smart Fishing Spots with you. Enjoy.
December 31, 2019
We've talked quite a bit about the future of Salt Strong and the highly anticipated fishing theme park... so today I sit down and share some of the latest developments on the park, the reason WHY we are being called to start a family-focused fishing campus, and the impact this will make on America. Enjoy
December 26, 2019
In this episode, we have on professional fishing photographer Jessica Haydahl (Richardson) to talk all about outdoor photography, storytelling, and females doing big things in the outdoor industry. If you love fishing pictures and stories, then you'll love this episode.
December 24, 2019
In this episode, Luke and Joe Simonds record LIVE from the truck on the way home from the Florida Keys. They share what they learned fishing down there (for spanish mackerel, sharks, and tripletail), to what it's like living on a houseboat, to other fun things going on. Enjoy
December 22, 2019
In this hard-hitting episode of UNCHURCHED, we discuss the implications of Merry Christmas vs Happy Holidays and the BIG PROBLEM underneath it all. If you've ever wondered what you should say at Christmas time, you've got to hear this episode!
December 19, 2019
Capt. Max McKinley starting guiding earlier than most young adults are getting out of school... and the wild part is that he didn't come from a family of fishermen (in fact his parents are big into fishing at all). Listen in to this young man's awesome story of dealing with being the new kid on the block to pursuing your dreams, to figuring out a new fishery.
December 17, 2019
In this episode, we have on Capt. Tyler Kapela (host of Discovering Water on the Discovery Channel) who's also a top fishing guide in the Tampa/St. Pete area. We discuss everything from the future of TV, to catching reds on the flats, to gag grouper in the winter to catching a grouper from his balcony! Fun interview indeed! Enjoy.
December 15, 2019
In this hard-hitting episode of Salt Strong Unchurched, Joe Simonds reveals how he's managed to find the right balance of alcohol and caffeine and still avoid the anxiety attacks that plagued him for over a decade. He also reveals a recent story where he had to breath his way out of an oncoming anxiety attack due to too much caffeine. Enjoy.
December 12, 2019
In this episode, we get to hear fisherman Dave Otte's amazing story of transitioning from catching bass in Tennessee to moving closer to the saltwater in the Panhandle of Florida and having to figure out the inshore saltwater fishing game from scratch. If you've ever wanted to take your fishing game up a level, you're going to love this!
December 10, 2019
In this episode, we have Chief Fishing Coach Luke Simonds to discuss the best fishing spots and tips for catching redfish, speckled trout, snook, and flounder in the late fall and early winter. If you want to maximize your inshore saltwater fishing time this winter, definitely listen in to this one!
December 8, 2019
Did you know that not once did Jesus run, job, or even skip to where he needed to go. In fact, he even used a donkey (a slow walking animal) instead of a horse. Do you know why? It could be the answer you've been looking for to getting more out of life. Enjoy this hard-hitting episode of Salt Strong UNCHURCHED.
December 5, 2019
The guy behind "World's Greatest Fishing Show" and now "Zona's Awesome Fishing Show" was an absolute blast to interview. It's no wonder doors keep opening up for this bass angler. Listen in as we discuss fishing, doing LIVE fishing shows, broadcast, fears, and much more.
December 3, 2019
In this podcast, we interview Capt. Moe Newman of Journey South Outfitters in Venice, Louisiana. Listen in as she shares her story of fishing with her dad, catching tuna, catching massive reds, working with her chef husband (who's also a captain), and the conservation issues they are facing in Louisiana.
December 1, 2019
Wow! What a hard-hitting episode of Salt Strong Unchurched where we discuss the truths regarding anxiety, depression, God, and you. If you've ever had bouts with anxiety, depression, or a combination of both, you're not going to want to miss this episode. Thanks for the shares and feedback!
November 28, 2019
We recently hit 10,000 Salt Strong Insider members and many are asking, "What's next for Salt Strong?" Co-founder Joe Simonds hits the microphone on a recent drive to share some exciting news on what's next in 2020 (and beyond)... including some teasers about the future fishing theme park!
November 26, 2019
Wow! What an episode! We brought on fish finder expert Neal Combs (the guy who trains Bass Pro and West Marine about fish finders and marine electronics) to discuss everything you need to know about fish finders/bottom finders/bottom machines. Neal shares the top mistakes he sees anglers making when it comes to using their fish finder, his favorite marine electronics, and more. Enjoy!
November 24, 2019
If you are looking for more happiness, fulfillment, money, and better relationships, then you don't want to miss this hard-hitting episode of Salt Strong UNCHURCHED. We cover forgiveness, stories of letting anger negatively impact our personal relationships, how holding a grudge keeps us from growing and making everything from more money to better relationships, and more.
November 21, 2019
Lunkerdog is back!!! The angler who coined the phrases "Run That Dog" and "Catching Lunkers In People's Faces" is back on the show by popular demand. Listen in as we discuss Capt. Jeff Maggio's new podcast, funny fishing stories, and even a candid conversation about doing a live event. Enjoy!
November 19, 2019
What a story! I had the pleasure of having legendary angler (and fishing blooper king) Bill Dance on to share some really powerful stories about his career, some things that most people probably don't know about him, and even the fish that changed it all for Bill. Enjoy!
November 17, 2019
In this hard-hitting episode of UNCHURCHED, Joe and pastor Johnny tell some real world stories of struggling with purpose and meaning as it relates to our lives. If you've ever wanted a simple formula to help find your purpose in life, you'll love this 3-part process.
November 14, 2019
Wow what a story! Patrick Sebile could very well be one of the best anglers in the world. With over 300 fishing records, 760+ different documented fish species caught, and countless lure, rod, and hook design inventions, he's done more in the fishing world that most ever dream of. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Patrick to hear his amazing story.
November 12, 2019
If you love catching big speckled trout then you're going to love this episode with The Speckled Truth founder Chris Bush. We break down the best areas, best lures, and best moon phases to target gator trout on the flats this fall and early winter. And it's all from the fisherman who has more speckled trout data on these thick gator trout than anybody else. Enjoy.
November 10, 2019
In this episode, Pastor Johnny and Joe share their own personal struggled with marriage, tips for a happier marriage, and thoughts on divorce. Definitely a must-listen to episode if you desire a happier marriage.
November 7, 2019
In this episode, I interview Capt. Benny Blanco where we discuss how he and the guys from Captains for Clean Water are doing everything in their power to restore clean water to our estuaries. He shares the battles, the tough discussions with politicians, the big problems, and some education on what's really going on. We also discuss his new fishing show Guiding Flow and how he's using that to help our waterways.
November 5, 2019
In this episode, Robert Fields (from the fishing show Field Trips with Robert Fields) shares his hard-hitting story of losing his job, girlfriend, and close family member all at the same time which opened the door to stop chasing zeros and pursue happiness. He shares how he went from not ever fishing at all to becoming pretty consistent at kayak fishing to now getting paid to fish. You definitely don't want to miss this episode!
November 3, 2019
This could be one of the tougher questions we face as humans... If there is a God, why does he let bad things happen to good people? This is a daunting question (and probably the main reason atheists exist). So in this episode, we share some personal stories of loss, suffering, and pain to explain why God lets bad things happen to his children.
October 31, 2019
If you've ever wondered the secret to catching loads of inshore saltwater fish (like redfish, snook, speckled trout, flounder, and tarpon) in a brand new area then you're going to love this episode. Capt. Jay Withers moved from Ohio (where he was a bass fisherman) and set his sights on learning the waters down here in Florida so well that he could be a full-time guide. He shares his amazing story on how he did it. Enjoy.
October 29, 2019
In this episode, we brought on Capt. Ben Chancey from Chew On This to discuss how he's been able to catch so many Goliath Grouper (to the point he makes it look easy). Capt. Ben has now gone on to catch over 1,000 Goliath Grouper (even some from kayaks, paddleboards, and other small floatation devices. Enjoy this one!
October 27, 2019
In this hard-hitting episode of Salt Strong Unchurched, we cover a question that so many of us struggle with... If God is real, what's the deal with the theory of evolution and science that goes against Christianity? We brought on Pastor Johnny Kelly to discuss. Enjoy and we'd love your feedback.
October 24, 2019
In this episode, we have on Aric from Heroes on the Water to share all of the amazing things they are doing to heal (and even save lives) through kayak fishing. Their organization is taking veterans, active military duty, police officers, firefighters, and all other heroes. Enjoy.
October 22, 2019
Want to catch more inshore saltwater fish on your next trip? Want someone to take all of the guesswork out of finding the best day and time to fish (to maximize the amount of strikes you get)? Then you've got to hear about this new fishing tide and forecast website called Smart Fishing Tides. It's custom built for inshore anglers targeting redfish, speckled trout, snook, flounder, mangrove snapper, and more.
October 20, 2019
For many years I struggled with church. Some were boring. Some churches seemed to be all about the money. Some churches seemed stuck on rituals (forgetting that their members came seeking help, support, and love). So I brought on pastor Johnny Kelly to discuss another hard-hitting topic... Why Church?
October 17, 2019
I first heard about Freedom Boat Club a couple years ago. A few of our Salt Strong members had sold their boats (after many years of frustration dealing with things breaking, long lines at boat ramps, etc) to join a boat club. I was skeptical at first, but the more I kept hearing about it, the more curious I became. Finally, I drove down to the local Freedom Boat Club here in Winter Haven, FL and asked for a tour. Here's what I discovered...
October 15, 2019
What a story!!! Listen in as angler Ronnie Green shares how losing his mother ended up opening up doors for him to quit his job and pursue his love for fishing. Not only that, but he landed his very own fishing TV show that has become one of the fastest growing shows out there. If you thought fishing stories were powerful, you haven't heard anything yet. Enjoy
October 13, 2019
Over the last year of doing these podcasts we've had numerous questions come up about Faith. In particular, confusion and hard-hitting questions about God, church, Christianity, etc. This is a pat of my life that I've struggled with (in terms of clear answers) so I'm setting out to interview pastors and other experts who can give us simple answers to Faith through stories. I hope you enjoy this first episode with pastor Johnny Kelley. His story is pretty amazing.
October 10, 2019
Every college kid's dream is to be able to make some extra dough on the side doing something they love. How about getting paid to fish? This was impossible just twenty years ago, but with the rise of the Internet, young fishermen like Tyler Anderson have found ways to get paid to do what they love... fishing.
October 8, 2019
Wader Dave is back by popular demand! With fall weather quickly approaching, many Salt Strong audience members have been asking for wade fishing tips (in particular for redfish, snook, and trout). So we brought back on fellow Salt Strong Insider Wader Dave (the guy who wade fishes 220+ days per year). Listen in as Dave discusses his fall and winter tactics, best fishing lures for wading, and more.
October 3, 2019
What a story! Will Dunn from Take A Kid Fishing grew up a bit of a tough upbringing... he's been struck by lightning, shot, and bit by a rattlesnake... all signs from God that he needed to change his ways. Now he's making a massive impact with underprivileged kids through fishing. Enjoy!
October 1, 2019
It's custom fishing rod time! In this episode, we have Black Pelican Custom Rod owner Brandon Elinich to break down everything that goes into making your own rods. Brandon shares the biggest mistakes most anglers make when building their own rods, the best materials, the best rod blanks, and all of the tools you need. Enjoy and tight lines!
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