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
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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. We cover everything from him getting bullied as a kid, how fishing helped him with his confidence, how he was designing fishing rods before he could drive, and how he's been able to think like a fish. Enjoy
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.