Northland’s new balsa minnow is ready to rumble

Created by Aleksandar Veselinovic, and refined by Jarmo Rapala, this premium minnow-style hardbait is a big hit with just about any freshwater predator species.

Rapala said that the secret of its success is the fact that it is made from balsa. “Fishing with balsa is better, and we have the best balsa plugs on the market today.”

• What are its stand-out features? Welded-through wire construction from tie eye to the tail and Heat Compression Molding (HCM) construction. Each one is individually tested. Made of balsa and comes in 15 colours.

 What sizes are available? #7, 2-3/4″, 3/16oz, #6 hook (depth – 4-6ft); #8, 3-1/4″, 3/8oz, #4 hook (depth – 5-8ft); #10, 4″, 5/8oz, #3 hook (depth – 6-10ft).

• What rods are compatible? Seven footers with medium powers and extra-fast actions.

• How much? MSRP $9.99.

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