UV Puppet Minnow®

UV Puppet Minnow®

HIGH-VIS PUPPETRY PERFECTEDGAMEFISH CAN’T IGNORE THE REFLECTIVE UV FINISHESOF NORTHLAND’S NEW UV PUPPET MINNOW®  Bemidji, Minn. – Northland Fishing Tackle’s ever-deadly and ultra-versatile Puppet Minnow® just got easier for gamefish of all stripes to see and strike.New for 2016, the company offers an optically brightened UV Puppet Minnow® version of the fish-catching, horizontally balanced swimming lure.“The Puppet Minnow® is a year-round produc…

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Lake Bemidji, MN

Lake Bemidji, MN

A jewel among a string of seven gems on the Mississippi River in Beltrami County, Lake Bemidji is filled with structure that holds fish year round. Covering more than 6,000 acres, Bemidji is sandwiched between Lake Irving on the upstream side and Stump Lake, downstream along the river. The others in the chain include Plantagenet, Big and Little Marquette, and Carr lakes.The lake features two main basins, divided by the prominent Diamond Point Bar which stretches shore-to-shore from southwest to …

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Hair Jigs get a Sonic Upgrade

walleye

By Chuck Mason, Northland Pro StaffWhile most anglers think fall fishing when the discussion turns to the use of hair jigs for walleye fishing, down on Lake it’s a spring thing. Hair jigs are popular in the fall because the bulked up presentation appeals to eyes putting on the winter feedbag. On Lake Erie in the spring the staging males and post-spawn females are hungry after a long winter doing what nature has prepared them for.

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Pluckin’ Pike From The Weeds

Pluckin' Pike From The Weeds

By Chip LeerAs fall progresses and water temperatures plummet, deep clumps of coontail become hotbeds of northern pike activity.Depth is relative to the lake, but 11 to 17 feet is a common range in many Upper Midwestern waters. Keys include finding isolated clumps of still-green coontail offering well-defined edges. Such areas concentrate pike in small areas, and are infinitely easier to efficiently fish than larger weedbeds.Northland Fishing Tackle’s Mimic Minnow Spin is a great option fo…

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UV Macho Minnow

UV Macho Minnow®

GAMEFISH SEE MACHO MINNOWS BETTER THAN EVERREFLECTIVE UV FINISHES MAKE NORTHLAND’S NEW OPTICALLY BRIGHTENED UV MACHO MINNOW A HIGH-VIS KNOCKOUT IN LOW-LIGHT CONDITIONSBemidji, Minn. – Walleyes and other predatory gamefish now see Northland’s brazen Macho Minnow jigging spoon in a whole new light. The proven high-octane performer is now available in a UV Macho Minnow variation sporting optically enhanced, high-vis UV finishes that use the sun’s ultraviolet rays to cat…

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Buck-Shot® Perch Dropper

Buck-Shot® Perch Dropper – Northland Fishing Tackle

By Chuck MasonIn the winter months the combination of basically a painted pencil weight and a chained hook is a quite popular lure to catch panfish through the ice. Conditions on Lake Erie in the fall though make this lightweight presentation wanting in the performance department. Because of the poor results due to ever changing weather on the lake, I came up with the Buck-Shot® Perch Dropper.The main question to be addressed in order make the presentation effective was that of the right wei…

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BIG BAITS FOR BIG FISH RIGHT NOW

Terry Fitzpatrick

By Bob Jensen Autumn has arrived in the Midwest. In a couple of weeks the countryside will be alive in color and lots of outdoor enthusiasts will have departed the lakes for treestands in search of deer or the fields looking for pheasants or geese or ducks. Nothing wrong with that: Hunting is a wonderful outdoor tradition.

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Team Northland Members Win MWC Cass Lake Tournament

Cass Lake Winners – Steve Weickert and Joe Balcer

Team Northland pro staffers Steve Weickert and Joe Balcer sacked a 10-fish limit weighing 25 pounds, 2 ounces to win the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit’s regular-season finale on Minnesota’s Cass Lake Chain September 16-17.Weickert, of Bemidji, and Balcer, of New York Mills, relied on Northland Fishing Tackle’s legendary Fire-Ball Jigs and live-bait rigging components to seal the deal and top the 98-team field.Weickert and Balcer opened the prestigious two-day team tour…

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