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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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!
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.