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Ice Fishing Angler Holds Bluegill

The midwinter dog days are here with ultra-cold weather, which can mean tougher bites. To help anglers through this period, Northland’s Nick Lindner hooks up with Will Pappenfus, a noted panfish expert and Team Northland pro, and they dissect ways to get on bull bluegills and slab crappies despite midwinter’s challenges. The video walks through some extremely valuable information on determining location, the right presentation, and gear recommendations to get the job done. In terms of location, Will recommends anglers…

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Ice Fishing Walleye

Whether you’re fishing a deadstick, tip-up or rattle reel, the right rig is paramount. That’s where Northland Predator Rigs™ enter the running by eliminating line frays and prevent bite-offs. They’re seven inches of no-nonsense leader, pre-rigged for convenience with the right components, whether you’re fishing for savage strikers or spooky biters. “Quick Strike Predator Rigs are key pieces of my ice fishing tackle,” says Team Northland® pro staffer Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson, a hardcore ice angler who plies the wilds of…

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Angler with Perch

It’s common knowledge amongst ice anglers that fish eyeballs get hit. However, it’s often illegal to harvest eyeballs from gamefish to repurpose for the next catch. Moreover, the practice is taboo to conservationists and, well, pretty revolting. Eww… Northland has a solution: The Eye-Ball Spoon™. Perfectly mimicking the real thing, the innovative spoon sports a full-body, taxidermy quality eyeball on the frontside, while the backsides offer an array of matched colors, including metallic and glow patterns. The Eye-Ball Spoon’s heavy…

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Angler with Bluegill on Ice

Anglers are starting to hit the ice with a bullseye on big bull bluegills, slab crappies and jumbo perch. To help you succeed, we talked with Northland pro Brian “Bro” Brosdahl about his top five panfish baits. “Putting together a comprehensive panfish box with lots of options is critical,” says Bro. “You want some jigs with a fast rate of fall. Tungsten gets down and delivers bait in deeper water or situations where you’re in a hurry to get in…

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It’s that time again—time to prep ice fishing gear for coming hardwater. Along with that, a close study of tackle boxes is certainly in order to make sure you have everything needed to catch fish. To help with your preparations, we talked with Northland Fishing Tackle® pro Joel Nelson about his top five walleye baits. “I think if you’re setting up a tackle box, you have to look at lures that match the depth ranges you’re fishing. For winter walleyes,…

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