Vertical Jigging Fall Walleyes: Vertical jigging for walleyes late in the season can produce some of the biggest walleyes of the year. Deploying big minnows coupled with Northland’s new tungsten short shank jig heads was the perfect presentation to get the job done! 

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Tungsten Short-Shank Jig

Vertical Jigging Fall Walleyes

Tungsten Short-Shank Jig (Parakeet)

 

Northland Fishing Tackle’s Tungsten Short-Shank Jig uses Northland’s legendary Short-Shank Fire-Ball® Jig design in a Tungsten offering. 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 short-shank wide-gap hook and dual bait keepers that lock on soft plastics and live bait. The Tungsten Jig comes in 3 size ⅛, ¼ and ⅜ and 8 colors. See all colors here.

  • 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 Short-shank wide gap hook and dual hook keepers lock on soft plastic and live bait
  • Red “T” eyes easily distinguish tungsten

 

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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