by John & Duane Peterson Northland Fishing Tackle North American anglers and fishing industry stakeholders across the nation are mourning the loss of one of the country’s greatest fishing icons and legends of all time . . . Ron Lindner.  He was the “God Father of Modern-Day Anglers” and many of us in the fishing…

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The best days are days when fish will eat anything but as ice fishermen, we know that is unlikely. Choosing a bait that does not coincide with fish behavior can lead to inefficiency and greatly decrease angling success.   While fish behaviors are out of our control, we can control educated bait choices and potentially increase…

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  Northland Fishing Tackle® has everything you need to put more walleyes on the ice. Bemidji, MN (November 23, 2020) – 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…

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After the fall hunting seasons we start the inevitable push towards what’s next, and for anyone a shade north of the Mason-Dixon, that’s ice-fishing.  Not just any run of the mill outing on hard-water, but fishing on that very first layer of hard and clear ice.  With fish in most parts of the country that…

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Ice-fishing has undergone an interesting transformation in the past few years especially.  As social media ice-thickness reports hit the internet by the hour, we get on ice collectively faster than we once did.  A legion of mobile ice-anglers get out in their portables sooner than ever, scouring at first the shallows then pushing deep as…

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The leaves have long since vacated their perch upon the trees of the Upper Midwest and have now found themselves matted on the forest floor. The roofs of houses begin donning a thin white coat every morning, and the defrost on your truck becomes more useful as each day passes. Most importantly, water temps fall…

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“They’re right where we left them,” I blurted while quickly dropping another small sucker to whoever was stealing them below.  It was a private thought that worked its way out on last season’s first-ice-foray.  I was pretty certain they were walleyes, as I’d fished them in the months leading up to ice.  They remained right…

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Northland Fishing Tackle’s new Glo-Shot Fire-Belly Spoon provides the spotlight and demands attention BEMIDJI, Minn. (October 26, 2020) – Biochemical luminescence. That crazy catalyzing action in an earthly critter that produces its own light source. The best and simplest example is the firefly…which is actually a beetle (Coleoptera). In early summer, the male of the species…

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Joel Nelson and Nick Lindner break down the in’s and out’s of jig trolling for deep water crappies. This tactic works well in summer around deep weed lines, as well as in fall over structure and deep basin areas.

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