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Northland Tackle Spinnerbait

Spinnerbaits are as ubiquitous to fishing as apple pie is to America. It’s unlikely you’ll find an angler’s arsenal that doesn’t contain at least a handful of spinnerbaits, diehard casters brandishing multiple styles, sizes and colors, each geared for specific species and conditions. For 2022, Northland Fishing Tackle puts a new spin on their infinitely popular Reed-Runner®, the new Tandem Willow Reed-Runner®. The garish spinnerbait is flush with aggressive blades and long on design and component quality. Gizzard Shad (New…

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Angler catches bass

Confidence baits. We’ve all heard the phraseology. It’s that lure or select few baits anglers go-to at the onset, or if what’s supposed to be in play according to your horoscope or bait shop intelligence…isn’t. Full disclosure. Hardbaits were my Achilles heel, or rather, a category I avoided for years because I didn’t trust or understand them. That all changed in a former life when I lived on the Ouachita River in Hot Springs, Arkansas. I only scratched the hardbait…

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Angler with Walleye

Spring and early summer’s shallow water walleye bite has tapered, and we’re still several weeks away from the dog days of summer. It’s the ‘tweener period – the midsummer shift. But don’t let the term “migration” get you thinking about fish on the move and pattern-less fishing. Rather, it’s time to target specific and proven deeper digs to stay on fish. Northlander Will Pappenfus knows a thing or two about tracking midsummer walleyes. In fact, he’s mastered a four-prong process…

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Northland Angler Catches Walleye

Aiming to put more walleyes in your boat this summer? Look no further than Northland’s time-tested Baitfish-Image® Spinner Rig collection. The dynamic Baitfish-Image spinner blades are one of the hottest producers on the professional walleye circuits and have claimed more 1st place winners than all other spinner rigs combined! The secret is the specially-designed lifelike holographic Baitfish-Image attractor blade that matches-the-hatch and mimics a walleye’s favorite meal, a crippled baitfish minnow. The shimmering blades spin, pick up light and reflect…

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Angler Holding Walleye Caught on Jig

It’s the desert island bait. Stranded, and only given one lure to survive on, the overwhelming choice is the simple jig. Coming inland to North America, more specifically central Minnesota, Brad Hawthorne breaks down surefire jigging techniques to put walleyes in the net. Hawthorne not only showcases his proven jigging method, but also parlays it with corresponding conditions, like water temperature, depth and structure. Further, he discusses jig weights and color selection. But perhaps the real eureka moment is when…

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