Little Things that make the Biggest Impact

By Jimmy Treslley Sometimes it’s the little things that make the biggest impact. I say this only because I have overlooked this idea a time or two while on the water. Since my father shared his passion for the outdoors with me at a young age he was able to teach me many life lessons…

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FIND THE FOOD, FIND THE FISH

by Bob Jensen   In the remaining open water months, there is one very basic thing to keep in mind for fishing success, we’ve said it before and I’m sure we’ll say it again, but it’s so important that it’s a good thing to keep in mind:  If you want to catch fish now, you’ve…

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Limber Leech Walleyes

By Eric Brandriet There is no doubt walleyes, or for that matter all fish, prefer leeches on their menus at least sometime during the open water season.  For some anglers, leeches are rarely used and unfortunately they can provide some of the hottest angling of the year no matter the species being chased.  Leech availability…

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WEED-WEASEL® Crappies – Matt Brookman

Matt Brookman shows you how he gets in the weeds for early summer crappies with the Weed-Weasel. Shop: https://shop.northlandtackle.com/ Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/NorthlandTackle?annotation_id=annotation_3716353383&feature=iv&src_vid=chufR_24VB4&sub_confirmation=1 Share this video: https://youtu.be/jT0ItvHlhDw

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The Best Live Bait Rigs Are Here!

By Eric Brandriet There are countless presentations that anglers use to catch walleyes throughout the open-water walleye season.  Angler strengths and confidence often steer their preference and in South Dakota a livebait rig pulled behind a traditional bottom bouncer probably tops them all.  Very simple, yet effective livebait spinner rigs can entice the weariest of…

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How Deep is Too Deep 

By Joel Nelson Walleyes spend the better part of their summer season in deep water.  Provided there’s enough oxygen at depth, they happily enjoy cooler water temperatures and the bevy of bugs and other bait that congregate on deep structure.  Older fish in certain lakes, learn to key in on larger bait stock.  That could…

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Learning a New Species

By Joel Nelson I grew up on some pretty meat and potatoes type fishing.  Digging angle worms in the garden for creek chubs and such.  I fished with what I had, and for what was available.  As kids, we caught river shiners, suckers, and once even snagged a freshwater lamprey.  We even walked the water…

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Perfect Time to Try Plastics

Water temperatures have started to level off towards their summertime highs throughout most of the Midwest, and if you haven’t already been hucking plastics, now would be a great time to start.  Usually, I’m looking for 60-65 degrees in most of the lakes I’m fishing to signal the pairing of jigs especially with more plastics…

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In the Weeds

In the Weeds By Gary Howey It’s that time of the year that some anglers love to see arrive, while others hate to see it. It’s when the fish become active, but getting to them on some bodies of water is a nightmare. As summer progresses, the water temperatures are on the rise as is…

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Fishing the New Baits!!!

By Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson Fishing the New Baits!!! As a hardcore angler, you can also sign me up as a tackle junkie so it’s always exciting every year when I get to see the new baits that Northland kicks out. Sometimes I get to put my two cents in on new bait designs but usually…

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