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The Walleye Whisperer, Dick "The Griz" Gryzwinski

While the walleye world is constantly reinventing itself with new technologies, baits, and techniques, sometimes we make things too complicated. Fact is, there are time-proven ways to catch walleyes year ‘round that sometimes get lost amidst the clutter of the “reimagination”. Like vertical jigging—as well as drifting and pitching ‘em—that will boat ‘eyes the entire calendar year, not just fall. Spend enough time in bait shops and you’ll discover a whole culture of walleye anglers who do nothing but jig…

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Crappie Ice Fishing

North Dakota-based Northland Fishing Tackle pro staffer Chad Malloy is a big fan of numerous lakes in North Dakota, Jamestown Reservoir being one of his favorites, especially during early- to mid-ice. “They have excellent crappies, big perch, and lots of walleyes. It’s a reservoir system and there’s current that runs down the middle, so we’re careful when we go, always checking ice conditions. We also use GPS mapping on our phones and Humminbird units to make sure we’re off the…

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If you’ve paid any attention to the progression of ice baits for lake trout, pike, and outsized walleyes, you’ve noticed that there’s a trend toward fishing big tubes for more and bigger fish. Especially with behemoth lake trout, anglers often choose tubes over spoons, blade baits, rattle baits, and even meat to chase their quarry, whether we’re talking laker factory Fort Peck, the Great Lakes, high-altitude waters, smaller stocked-trout lakes, or the pristine ice of Canadian provinces. Why? They just…

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Yellow Perch

Mention the words Dakotas and ice fishing and you’ll get a lot of head nods and smiles. Fact is, both North and South Dakota offer some of very best ice fishing opportunities in the entire Ice Belt. We talked with esteemed Northland Fishing Tackle Pro Staff Cody Roswick to get the skinny on the where and how of making the most of a trip to the prairie states. The Dakotas in a Nutshell: Cody Roswick, North Dakota Guide Valley City,…

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Looking to put more fish on the ice? Look no further than Northland Fishing Tackle’s new Glass Buck-Shot® Rattle Spoon, a wonder on walleyes and other gamefish species. Based on extensive beta-testing last ice season, the Glass Buck-Shot® Rattle Spoon is sure to be this season’s hottest minnow-imitating jigging spoon! While the new Glass Buck-Shot® Rattle Spoon is molded from metal, it features a realistic and translucent “Glass” baitfish pattern. A noisy, high-pitched glass rattle chamber—something the fish haven’t heard…

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