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Attention Anglers! Download and listen to the most entertaining fishing interviews to ever make it on a podcast, and get to know some of the world’s fishing celebrities like never before.

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    • Jun 4, 2023 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekdays NEW EPISODES
    • 40m AVG DURATION
    • 712 EPISODES

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    UNCHURCHED #186: Are You Living In A GAP? STOP!!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2023 21:50

    Did you know that most of us (including me) live so much of our lives in a GAP? If you aren't familiar with the term, it's judging ourselves and measuring ourselves up against where we "thought we should be" or "hoped to be" at this point in our lives. The distance between the current self and the "ideal" self is the gap (and it's NOT a healthy place). Listen in and find out why.

    EP 526: Surf Fishing Secrets (With Capt. BF Robertson)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2023 62:24

    Surf fishing can be one of the most rewarding ways to catch fish, but it can also be one of the most understood. In this episode, the hosts are joined by Capt. B F Robertson to talk about his specialty... targeting and catching fish from the surf. We'll cover spots, gear and tactics in this one! Enjoy.

    EP 525: Redfish & Trout PRE-TRIP PLANNING SECRETS (Summer Edition)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2023 39:21

    Want to hear exactly how the pros pre-trip plan to catch redfish and trout in the summer (including the tools used)? Then check this out! Tight lines and enjoy.

    UNCHURCHED #185 - Why GOD Chose FISHERMEN To Change The World

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2023 30:27

    Ever notice how the Bible mentions fishing and fishermen over 40 times yet never once mentions golfers, tennis players, baseball players, or even pickleball players? Well, there's a reason God chose fishermen to be fishers of men. Find out more in this amazing interview with Rob Rienow, author of the new book, Let There Be Fish. Enjoy.

    EP 524: How to Target Early Season Flounder

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2023 47:09

    It's flounder time! Flounder season is open along much of the eastern United States and its time to put some flatties on the deck. In this episode, Rich and Ed discuss the early season approach to targeting flounder. We'll talk gear, baits, spots and more.

    EP 523: Did A Sod Farmer Crack The Code On Seagrass Restoration?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2023 33:23

    It's no secret, our seagrass has been dying at an alarming pace. For those who don't know, seagrass is critical to our waterways, fisheries, and marine life in general. Well, a sod farmer from Florida started trying to grow different grass in some of his favorite fishing holes many years ago, and now it's turned into a full-scale company. In fact, they are doing a really special seagrass restoration project in the Mosquito Lagoon. Listen in as Katie Kramer, from Sea & Shoreline, shares what they are doing and how it impacts us an anglers.

    UNCHURCHED #184 - Why Death Is A Master Teacher...

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2023 11:44

    Death... we'll all face it one day, yet none of us know exactly when. Listen in as I share how a brush with death taught me so much and how it can have big transformations in your own life.

    EP 522: Fishing Saltwater Marshes (trends, lures, tips, and more)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2023 46:00

    Throughout the entire Gulf and east coast marsh fishing is extremely popular. Marshes have excellent areas that will hold most inshore fish from flounder to speckled trout to redfish and striped bass. In this episode, Salt Strong coaches Rich Natoli and Pat Ogletree talk through marsh fishing from Texas to Maine and answer audience questions. Tight lines and enjoy!

    EP 521: Topwater Diver Lure? This Thing Is Sick!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2023 18:36

    It's like a combination between a topwater lure, a diver, and a twitch bait... and so far, the redfish, trout, and snook have been CRUSHING it! Listen in as we share the secret behind this new lure, why it works, when it works, and how to get one to try yourself. We have a feeling that the term "Topwater Diver" or "Topdiver" is here to stay! Tight lines and enjoy!

    UNCHURCHED #183 - Cancer As A Blessing?? Amazing True Story Of Spiritual Growth Through A Tough Time

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2023 34:36

    In this episode, fellow Salt Strong Insider Rick Rudd shares his amazing story of finding blessings and strengthening his faith through a recent battle with cancer. If you're going through a tough time (or have someone close who is), you need this! Enjoy.

    EP 520: Chesapeake Bull Redfish with Capt. Steve Griffin

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2023 63:00

    The Chesapeake Bay has always been one of the most diverse ecosystems for fishermen. In an area that is known for monster striped bass, speckled trout, redfish, black drum and more there is one phenomenon that has been growing in scale over recent years. In this episode, we are joined by Capt. Steve Griffin from Griffin's Guide Service in Maryland to talk about the annual arrival of the bull redfish to the middle bay and the tactics for finding and catching these prized fish.

    EP 519: How To Land A Dream Job In The Fishing Industry (Or Start Your Own Business)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2023 55:41

    Want to get in the fishing industry? Or perhaps you already have an idea or product to sell? Then you'll love this podcast. My special guest is Mitch Dreisbach, who's done everything from work at big box such as Dick's Sporting, to Pure Fishing to the president of Danco. Listen in as he shares some excellent wisdom on excelling in the fishing industry.

    UNCHURCHED #182 - Just Ask

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2023 18:51

    In this episode, I share a simple two-word phrase that has literally changed my life on a couple of different occasions. Listen in as I share how this powerful phrase can work in your life.

    EP 518: Building Artificial Reefs and Targeting Fluke with Capt. Harv Yenkinson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2023 64:48

    Artificial reefs have become a vital part of the ocean ecosystem, but some states just seem to do it better than others. In this episode, we are joined by Capt. Harv Yenkinson (Vetcraft Sportfishing) to talk about his work with the New Jersey Artificial Reef program and to talk about the upcoming season openings for fluke (summer flounder) throughout the mid-Atlantic. Tight lines and enjoy.

    EP 517: Popular Sunscreens To NEVER Use On Your Body

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2023 23:02

    As someone who's dealt with melanoma (skin cancer), I've had some really eye-opening conversations with dermatologists regarding some of the toxic chemicals found in many of the mainstream sunscreens (that you never want to use). In this episode, I share four of the main sunscreens that you should avoid along with sharing what I've found to be one of the best and safest. Enjoy.

    UNCHURCHED #181 - This Is The Root Cause Of So Many Problems In America

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2023 16:01

    I recently had a conversation with a friend who does full time ministry work and speaks with a bunch of "messed up" people... He shared the #1 common theme he sees and I had to share.

    EP 516: Wade Fishing Tips, Tactics, & Lures (With Wader Dave)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2023 66:09

    Wade fishing is one of the most common approaches to targeting fish, yet it is often one of the most misunderstood. In this episode, Rich and Ed are joined by Dave Ulgenalp (Wader Dave) to talk about his approach to finding fish while wade fishing. Dave brings with him over 40 years of experience fishing and guiding from Florida to Cape Cod. Tight lines and enjoy.

    EP 515: Best Lure For BIG Flounder? (even beat GULP in recent test)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2023 30:07

    Our fishing team was all having a conversation about our personal best flounders and what's crazy is that we all used the same lure to catch them. So we started doing some research and discovered that many others had caught some absolute doormats using this lure. Listen in as we share what lure it is, how to best rig it, how to best retrieve it, and more. Tight lines.

    UNCHURCHED #180 - How God Used This Random Person As A Sign, TWICE!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2023 23:30

    There are some things that are just unexplainable - and the two stories I share in this episode fit in that realm. Listen in as I share how God used this same person as "a sign" for me almost exactly 2 years apart from each other. So wild! Enjoy.

    EP 514: Surf Fishing For Stripers with Bayside Dave

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2023 65:22

    In this episode, Rich is joined by Bayside Dave. Dave spends a lot of time within the New Jersey surf fishing community sharing information and doing seminars to help as many people get on the fish as possible. We talk through gear and tactics for targeting striped bass in the spring, and touch on other popular spring species as well. Tight lines and enjoy.

    EP 513: Truth About Smart Fishing Spots (And Why These Anglers Are Freaked Out)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2023 25:03

    Smart Fishing Spots has been getting a TON of attention recently. With all of the attention about this software, we've been getting a bunch of questions. So this in this episode, I explain exactly what Smart Fishing Spots is, what it isn't, and why some anglers are freaking out about it! Tight lines and enjoy!

    UNCHURCHED #179 - This Phrase Is Mentioned In The Bible 365 Times. Find Out Why

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2023 18:22

    Did you know that there is a specific phrase that is mentioned in the Bible 365 times? Is it any coincidence that perhaps God wanted us to remember this every single day? Listen in and find out.

    EP 512: Fishing Underground (With Nick Honachefsky)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2023 60:14

    It's Saltwater Underground time! In this episode, Rich and Ed are joined by the host of the popular show Saltwater Underground, Nick Honachefsky. Nick is a huge part of the mid-Atlantic and northeast fishing scene and can be found in multiple publications including Saltwater Sportsman and The Fisherman. We talk about everything from striped bass to black drum in this one. It's not an episode to miss!

    EP 511: The First 7 Salt Strong Chapters Revealed

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2023 10:57

    The first handful of Salt Strong local chapters are officially kicking off this month! Find out what cities made the first round, why we are doing this, and why you don't want to miss out! Tight lines and enjoy.

    UNCHURCHED #178 - The Power Of Vulnerability (and my embarrassing story in a mansion)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2023 20:26

    As a young adult, I always assumed that sharing my struggles, challenges, and weaknesses as something that would make me look inferior and weak... Boy, was I wrong. Listen in as I share a recent story of being completely vulnerable in a huge house on the water in Miami recently. Enjoy.

    EP 510: Q&A (Rod & Reel Pairing, Why Jacks Don't Get Love, & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2023 69:55

    In this episode, Rich and Ed are joined by Salt Strong Coaches Matt Lanier and Pat Ogletree to answer questions live on stream. We'll cover striped bass fishing in the mid-Atlantic and northeast, targeting redfish, rod and reel pairing, why jacks aren't a popular species to target, and much more. Enjoy and tight lines!

    EP 509: Exact Lures & Type Of Spot For Guaranteed Tight Lines On Tough Days

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2023 30:15

    Let's face it, there are always going to be times when we have a hall pass to go fishing and the weather, wind, tides, etc aren't working in our favor. Last week, Luke and I went out in a new area only to be met with a huge cold front, high winds, and negative tides. We struggled in the first spot we went to (the wind had blown all of the water out), so here's what we did next. Enjoy and tight lines.

    UNCHURCHED #177 - Our Kids Are DOOMED If They Can't Do This...

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2023 12:46

    If you spend any amount of time watching kids, you might notice one thing they have in common is screen time. From 2-year-olds to teenagers, our kids don't have any clue what it's like to just sit and think... and DREAM. Listen in as I share the alarming issue at hand.

    EP 508: Fishing the Upper Chesapeake with Capt. Kayla Haile

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2023 60:13

    Finding the right conditions to hit the water in the spring can be difficult yet rewarding. In this episode, we sit down with Capt. Kayla Haile, owner of River Queen Guide Service to talk about spring fishing in the Upper Chesapeake Bay. We talk about how to target different species, gear, and tactics while taking questions from our live audience. Enjoy and tight lines.

    EP 507: The State Of The Saltwater Fishing Union (2023)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2023 39:54

    It's the state of the saltwater fishing union time! In this episode, Joe breaks down where he sees things headed over the next year in the following areas: Fishing Tackle Boating Conservation Fishing Access Issues Overall fishing growth Enjoy and tight lines!

    UNCHURCHED #176 - You Are The ONLY BIBLE Many Unbelievers Will Ever Read

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2023 15:46

    We've got a huge opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those who are hurting, not feeling loved, lost, and more. Listen in as I share few stories and how they can impact you and others around you.

    EP 506: Spring Fishing With Joe Cermele

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2023 62:37

    Spring is upon us! So listen in as Rich and Joe Cermele discuss all of their best spring fishing tips. Tight lines and enjoy.

    EP 505: Smart Fishing System (Invitation Only)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2023 34:21

    This changes everything about inshore saltwater fishing! Luke and I break down the complete Smart Fishing System from the "Smart Tides" to "Smart Spots" to "Smart Guides/Gameplans." If you want to shave off hours (or even years) of trial and error as it comes to fishing, you've got to hear this.

    UNCHURCHED #175 - Intermittent Fasting: Good, Bad, Biblical?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2023 10:12

    After a recent podcast where I shared I was really struggling to keep some extra weight off, multiple listeners mentioned intermittent fasting. So for the last week, I've been studying how it works, how it relates to the Bible, all while wondering how I can pull this off... Enjoy.

    EP 504: The Fishing Trip of a Lifetime with Erik Cohen

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2023 62:31

    Everyone has a bucket-list fishing trip in mind. For some, it's stalking the flats of Costa Rica and for others, it's braving the blue water searching for trophy blue marlin. In this episode, we are joined by Erik Cohen who recently checked one of his bucket-list trips off of his list as he made a trip to fish the Amazon River for trophy peacock bass. Enjoy and tight lines!

    EP 503: Reel Blessed Family Fishing Camps

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2023 37:44

    If you love seeing more kids and families fishing together, then you're going to enjoy this interview with Capt. Mike Schulze. Capt. Mike is part of an amazing national fishing organization called, Fishings Future and through his "Reel Blessed" chapter of Fishings Future, he is doing some amazing things to unite families together on the water. Listen in and enjoy.

    UNCHURCHED #174 - Wrong Voices = Wrong Choices (2 Times I Screwed Up)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2023 19:48

    Enjoy a couple of embarrassing stories of times I listened to the wrong people and ended up going down a slippery slope of bad choices...

    EP 502: LIVE - Ask A Fishing Coach Anything!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2023 56:59

    Fishing coaches Rich and Pat go live and unfiltered on this week's live q&a. Listen in as they discuss topics ranging from the opening of spring Striped Bass season in New Jersey to the pros and cons of using clips and swivels on the water. Tight lines and enjoy. Joe

    EP 501: The BIGGEST Thing We've Done Since Slam Shady!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2023 17:48

    There's no turning back now... We've bee talking about it for a while and we just went ALL IN! Listen in to the exciting news coming to a LOCAL community near you... Tight lines, Joe

    UNCHURCHED #173 - Become A Better Swimmer!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2023 11:42

    The interesting thing about us humans is that we don't enjoy being uncomfortable, in pain, or suffering. Yet, we know deep down that the tough moments are what build us, grow us, and make us stronger. So listen in as I share a very valuable message on why it's critical we focus on becoming better swimmers when the water is rough (instead of hoping for calm waters).

    EP 500: How To Catch Backwater Striper (Chris Matuson)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2023 76:54

    It's backwater striper time! Throughout the Mid-Atlantic, many fishermen have been patiently awaiting the opening of the spring striped bass season in their states. Two months of anticipation are nearly over for those that fish in New Jersey as the 2023 season is set to reopen on March 1st. In this episode, we are joined by Chris Matuson to talk about his strategies and tactics for targeting this early-season bass.

    EP 499: Why LURES Trump LIVE BAIT In This Upcoming Spring Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2023 33:28

    The spring fishing transition is right around the corner! So if you're still fishing the same way you were in the winter, you're going to miss a ton of fish. Listen in as Luke shares his best tips on finding the best spring fishing spots for redfish, trout, snook, and flounder. Plus we dive deep on why lures are better than live bait in the spring. Tight lines and enjoy!

    UNCHURCHED #172 - Why Jesus Was Never In A Rush (And How You Can To)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2023 24:00

    It's time to start saying NO to things. After countless burnouts and constantly putting too much on my plate, I've realized that it's imperative to say no to things to create some balance, to create margin, and to get CONTROL of your life back. You're going to love this one if you always feel busy.

    EP 498: Guide Report - Inshore Fishing In Brackish Coastal Rivers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2023 36:16

    In this episode Capt. Jud Brock and Capt. Johnny Mainero discuss the diverse inshore fishery of Georgetown South Carolina. From brackish coastal rivers to flooded tidal spartina flats the northern coast of South Carolina really does have it all. Y'all don't want to miss this episode!

    EP 497: Does Scent Really Matter To Fish? Wild Fish Scent Study Results!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2023 25:42

    One of our members recently forwarded us over a fascinating scent test done by scientists. In the test, they set out to see just how important scent was to fish. Turns out, it's critical! Listen in to find out more.

    UNCHURCHED #171 - The WAR On Our Identity

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2023 14:15

    There is a war going on right now. But it's not a war with the typical weapons. It goes much deeper than that... In fact, it goes deep down the soul of our identity. Listen in to find out what's happening.

    EP 496: Chesapeake Striped Bass Fishing (Capt. Steve Griffin)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2023 59:27

    It's striper time! For many fishermen, the thought of fishing in the dead of winter is a chilling thought. Our guest on this episode, Capt. Steve Griffin, specializes in targeting trophy striped bass throughout the winter. Capt. Griffin will talk about the spots, techniques, and gear to get on these bass in the coldest months of the year. Tight lines.

    EP 495: New Waterfront Tackle Store Update!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2023 15:14

    If you haven't heard, we purchased a new waterfront property to be the new home for Salt Strong and Fish Strong. We've had a ton of questions about it so here are the updates. Can't wait to see you there!

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    UNCHURCHED #170 - Luke Simonds On God, Shame, & Dan The Man

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2023 31:23

    In this episode, Luke joins me for the first time ever! Listen in as he shares his thoughts on our mission, the goal of what we're doing, our brother Dan the Man, and much more. Enjoy.

    EP 494: Heroes on the Water (Amazing Work With Vets & First Responders On The Water)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2023 55:30

    In this episode, we speak with Zach Clift and Thien Ngo about the organization that benefits both military veterans and first responders. Heroes on the Water is dedicated to helping these heroes by providing free kayak fishing trips for them and their families. Zach speaks about the organization from the perspective of a Chapter Coordinator while Thien talks about how Heroes on the Water has impacted him as an Army veteran. Enjoy and tight lines.

    EP 493: Gorgeous George On Redfish, Night Fishing, & Getting Struck By Lightning!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2023 47:21

    In this episode, we have the pleasure of interviewing angler "Gorgeous" George Layton who's been crushing redfish and snook in Florida for decades. He shares why he loves fishing a couple hours before the sun comes up along with some of his tips to find the fish in the dark. Plus he shares some great stories (like the time he was struck by lightning). Tight lines and enjoy.

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