Skip to main content Skip to main content

Fishing Gear: Northland Rattlin' Puppet Minnow

The highly versatile Northland Rattlin' Puppet Minnow works on softwater and beneath the ice

Fishing Gear: Northland Rattlin Puppet Minnow

Northland Rattlin’ Puppet Minnow

Description and Application:The Rattlin’ Puppet Minnow puts new noise in an already productive profile. Still sporting the trademark action of darting and swimming like a dying minnow, the heavy zinc frame fishes great both vertically and on the cast. It’s an incredibly versatile presentation. The new Puppet Minnow also features some impressive upgrades as well such as a wide-cap hook for better sets and hook retention and the front hook has also been removed in favor of a more weight-forward gliding action. It weighs 1/4 ounce, armed with a No. 10 treble and 2/0 rear hooks and it comes in 12 forage-mimicking colors.

Staff Perspective: I like versatility, you’ve heard me say it before. This lure can be cast or jigged vertically, appealing to both ice and open-water anglers. When reaction strikes count, the Puppet Minnow will attract attention from all kinds of predatory fish, which I also like. The hook set up is innovative and has proven to keep fish pinned to the boat or up through the hold. With the added noise and improvements, this thing deserves a spot in your arsenal.—TA

Cost: $7.99

Northland Rattlin’ Puppet Minnow

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

Popular Videos

Big Bass In The Big State Of Texas

Big Bass In The Big State Of Texas

On Lake Monticello in Texas, big bass are in the target.

Landing Largemouth Bass in Warm Water

Landing Largemouth Bass in Warm Water

Steve Quinn is sight fishing with Richie White at a warm water reservoir in Texas

Secrets to Busting Big Fish

Secrets to Busting Big Fish

The In-Fisherman staff tackles super-tough customers, trolling up 50-inch muskies!

See All Videos

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!


Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services


Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the In-Fisherman App

Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get the top In-Fisherman stories delivered right to your inbox.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All In-Fisherman subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now