Arguably no angler is more passionate about popping and jigging than is Sami Ghandour, an enthusiast who started Salty Water Tackle, based in Sayreville, New Jersey. The shop, which does a large mail-order business, not surprisingly specializes in popping and jigging lures, rods, reels and other gear. Its customers know that Ghandour can offer informed advice to help them make choices; his blogs from adventures all over the world reinforce that experience-based opinion.
From a few of those trips to many of the planet’s best popping and jigging waters, Ghandour here shares 20 impressive images, among them catches that most of us would consider spectacular, and even more so on spinning gear. Ghandour has led many anglers on his adventures to amazing catches, which gives Ghandour “the ultimate satisfaction watching their dreams become reality.”