Soft Plastics River Walleyes: Pitching Tungsten Jigs & Eye Candy Soft Plastics. This new plastic is very soft and stretchy but also is excellent for absorbing scent and can out fish traditional PVC plastics on tougher bites. Jason Mitchell fishes the Missouri River near Bismarck, North Dakota for post spawn walleye with Kade Lynch from Aqua Traction of North Dakota. Using side imaging to find schools of fish, we would use the spot lock on the trolling motor to position the boat for casting. The scout mode on the Active Target was used to cast at specific fish. Tips on finding and catching walleye on the Missouri River. Tips for using forward facing sonar and side imaging to find and catch walleye on river systems.

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Tungsten Jig

Walleye Tungsten Fishing Jig

Tungsten Jig – Parrot


Northland Fishing Tackle’s Tungsten Jig gives anglers a step up on traditional round ball lead jigs. Molded from Tungsten which is 30% more dense than lead, this jig has a faster fall rate and less drag in the water. This allows anglers to use a lighter tungsten jig than typically used when fishing a comparable sized lead jig. In addition, the hardness of tungsten increases sensitivity and allows anglers to feel exactly what’s on the bottom. It features a premium hook and dual bait keepers that lock on soft plastics and live bait. The Tungsten Jig comes in 4 sizes 1/16, 1/8, 1/4 and 3/8 and 9 colors. They are available 2 per card. 

  • Made from eco friendly heavy weight tungsten that is 30% denser than traditional lead jigs
  • Tungsten’s hardness allows anglers better feel for bottom contact and lite bites
  • Premium Mustad Ultra Point hook and dual hook keepers lock on soft plastic and live bait
  • Red “T” eyes easily distinguish tungsten


Eye-Candy Minnow

Soft Plastics River Walleyes

Eye-Candy Minnow (Pearl White)

Spring River Run Walleyes

Eye-Candy Minnow (Smelt)


It’s hard to beat a live bait, but Northland’s Eye-Candy Minnow does just that! Molded from Northland’s Super TPE material, the Eye Candy Minnow swims and moves like the real thing. And this minnow will last you all day! Northlands Eye-Candy Material provides stretch, durability and floatation giving it superior action compared to traditional plastics. The Eye-Candy Minnow is available in 2 sizes, 3 inches and 4 inches ready to match the hatch for any situation.

  • Realistic Minnow body moves suspends and looks like the real thing
  • Eye-Candy Super TPE’s formula is super soft and buoyant for maximum action
  • Super durable stretchy TPE material holds up fish after fish


Northland Fishing Tackle® – EST. 1975

In 1975, a young Northwoods fishing guide named John Peterson started pouring jigs and tying tackle for his guiding clients in a small remote cabin in northern Minnesota. The lures were innovative, made with high-quality components, and most importantly were catching fish when no other baits were working! The word spread like wildfire, the phone started ringing for Team Northland®… and the Northland Fishing Tackle® brand was in hot demand!

For over 45 years Team Northland® Tackle has been designing, testing, and perfecting an exclusive line of products that catches fish like no other brand on the market today. Manufactured in the heart of Minnesota’s finest fishing waters, Northland® is one of the country’s leading producers of premium quality jigs, live bait rigs, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and spoons for Panfish, Perch, Walleye, Bass, Trout, Northern Pike, and Muskie.

Northland Fishing Tackle® products are designed by fishermen for the quality-conscious anglers of the new millennium. The entire management team are fishermen who surround themselves with experienced Northwoods fishing guides, veteran charter captains, professional tournament anglers, and the famous Team Northland Pro-Staff! These fishing experts provide us with valuable product feedback and innovative fishing ideas that keep us on the “cutting edge” of the fishing tackle industry.

The Northland Fishing Tackle® Team has some of the best promotional fishermen in the industry such as Brian “Bro” Brosdahl, Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson, Jason Mitchell, Brad Hawthorne, Joel Nelson, and Nick Lindner to showcase our innovative shapes, colors, and designs. Our Pro Staff and professionals spend hundreds of days each year on the water and are the backbone of our organization. Our social media channels reach millions of people across Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Our content-rich Northland Fishing Tackle website serves as a home base for new product information and an excellent resource for fishing tips, tricks, and hacks.


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