Righteous Rippin’ with Northland’s Rippin Minnow

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Righteous Rippin’ with Northland’s Rippin Minnow

BEMIDJI, Minn.– “Reaction strike” is a common buzz-phrase amongst educated anglers. Essentially, it means hungry or not, fish can’t resist hitting a properly presented, high velocity bait. “Rip jigging” has evolved into an effective technique for generating reaction strikes. And Northland’s innovative Rippin Minnow is perfectly conceived for the task.

The Rippin Minnow combines the trademark darting and circling of the Northland Puppet Minnow with the allure of a baitfish shaped soft plastic body.

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The Rippin’ Minnow relies on a gliding jig head at the forward part of the bait that propels the entire lure in a darting motion throughout the water column. The specialized jig features a pre-rigged soft, chewy body that both acts and feels like the real thing. It’s a perfect cast and retrieve bait which also fishes well vertically for pinpoint, precision fishing when the bite requires detail and a lifelike presentation.

Each package comes with one pre-rigged bait and two additional bodies. The Rippin Minnow is available in 3/16, ¼, 5/16 and ½ ounce versions and in 12 tested colors.

ABOUT Northland® Fishing Tackle

In 1975, a young Northwoods fishing guide named John Peterson started pouring jigs and tying tackle for his 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! Word spread like wildfire, the phone started ringing… and the Northland Fishing Tackle® brand was in hot demand! For 40 years now, John and the Northland® team have been designing, testing and perfecting an exclusive line of products that catch 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, spinnerbaits and spoons for crappies, bluegills, perch, walleyes, bass, trout, northern pike and muskies.

ABOUT Bagley Bait Company

The personality of any company comes from its founder. Jim Bagley was an inventive, fun-loving, passionate fisherman who became one the most respected legends in the fishing tackle industry. In late 2010, Jarmo Rapala and a group of investors bought Bagley Bait Company. As an admirer of Jim Bagley for his attention to quality and of his product ingenuity and innovation, Jarmo initiated significant changes in operations, enhanced production processes and quality control. Now in 2020, Northland® Fishing Tackle, along with Jarmo as its Chief Lure Designer, maintain the legacy of creating premium balsa crankbaits and topwater lures, as well as jigs and spoons for both freshwater and saltwater anglers.