Northland Pro Staff

NO CONS, ONLY PROS. MEET THE NORTHLAND PRO STAFF.

Bret Setterholm


Hello, my name is Bret Setterholm and I operate a guide business in Minnesota. I’m located in Ottertail County and guide on all the area lakes (Ottertail, Big and Little Pine, Rush Lake, West Battle). I fish all species, but focus on walleyes for guiding. I have a passion for fishing and providing opportunities to…

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Jeff “Cubby” Skelly


Jeff Skelly of Fins to Feather Guide Service will tell you that he has been blessed to have been born and raised in Northern Minnesota. Jeff is a multi-species angler who specializes in walleye fishing but loves to fish muskie, bass, northern pike and panfish as well. He’s on the water every day from May…

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Scott Stankowski


Scott Stankowski is the senior outdoor writer for Centralwisconsinsports.net and at Lake-Link.com writing articles about everything outdoors from how-to’s to the many adventures with his sons. He is the father of two outgoing outdoorsman, Austin (16) and CJ (13). The boys are also the stars of the television show Growin’ Up Wild which appears on the Hunt channel.. Scott is the…

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Garett Svir


Garett Svir is a freelance outdoor writer and the owner of Slab Seeker Fishing Guide Service: http://www.slabseekerfishing.com. His specialty is trophy caliber bluegills. Garett was recently featured in the In-Fisherman Panfish Guide where Central Minnesota was rated one of the top destinations in the county for pie plate sized gills. Panfish conservation and selective harvest is…

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Mike Tietjen


Mike is proud to be a representative of Northland Tackle Company since 2011. Residing in Brookings, SD. Mike considers himself to be a multi specie angler and enjoys targeting a variety of fresh water fish throughout the Dakotas and Midwest.  He’s a Co-Director of The Outdoor Adventure Foundation and also is host and pro staff for…

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David Vadnais


David Vadnais, 42 years old, is from Quebec Canada. Started ice fishing perch at 3 with his parents. He’s a great passionnate about ice fishing for nearly 40 years. Member of Northland’s Pro-Staff with Canada Pro team since 2013. He goes fishing in Quebec and Vermont. David writes for the French magazine ‘’Sentier Chasse-Pêche’’ since…

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Adam Walton


Adam Walton is the owner of Pike Pole Fishing Guide Service, which is located in Southern Wisconsin. He enjoys taking clients of all ages out on a variety of Wisconsin waters and specializes in year round multi-species fishing. Like many others, Adam began fishing at a very young age with his father and grandfather. They…

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Tom Whitehead


I live in the heart of the Brainerd Lakes Area in North Central Minnesota. With over 35 years of guiding and Bass tournament experience under my belt, I am still a multi species angler. Besides my passion for both Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, I also enjoy chasing slab Crappies, Northern Pike and Trout on the…

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Shantel Wittstruck


Shantel Wittstruck, from Sioux Falls, SD, a Member of South Dakota Walleyes Unlimited, a wife and a mother of two is an outdoor enthusiast. She had a pole in her hand as soon as she was able to walk, fishing often with her parents and grandparents. Growing up in the heart of it all, Shantel…

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Charlie Worrath


Charlie Worrath has spent his entire life fishing in and around Itasca County. Charlie’s Gone Fishing Guide Service was established in 1991 with the goal of sharing Charlie’s vast knowledge of Lake Winnibigoshish and other area lakes. Charlie can accommodate up to three guests in his boat, or guide a large group in multiple boats,…

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