The rumor that Lowrance is about to introduce a new trolling motor in 2019 is spreading around the internet like wildfire. Lowrance has a teaser video out on YouTube, but besides this 20-second video, there is nothing but speculation. Check back on Lowrance’s Youtube channel for a new announcement on March 15, 2019.
The Lowrance Trolling Motor Teaser… ...Read More
Check out the new Motorguide xi3. It will be available in 2018. The biggest points for me are the out of the box wireless control and their new Stow and Deploy mechanism. I’m not getting any younger, so anything to help me stow and deploy is a win in my book. Check out Motorguide’s link on the xi3. Thoughts on this trolling motor? Who has actual experience… ...Read More
TinBoats member RiverBottomOutdoors did a review of the Kipawa trolling motor propeller he purchased. This is a real review and not a paid endorsement. So remember, this is his opinion and findings. I literally cut and paste what he wrote on the forum which can be found here.
I recently replaced my POS Motorguide 24V 75# Varimax with a Minn Kota 24V 80# Maxxum.… ...Read More
I need to buy a new battery for my boat and I see that the Cabelas AGM Battery is on sale. I am not sure if there is anything special about this battery, but it’s on sale so that brings it to the top of my list. Something else I noticed while surfing the Cabelas website was that the AGM battery gets mostly great reviews. Since this battery is the only thing that is… ...Read More
While searching for some information on Rangers line of aluminum boats I came across some cutaway pictures of a Ranger RT178 aluminum boat. I was instantly in awe, and it looks like the boat I will seriously be considering for my next purchase. I contacted Pete Peterson from Anglers Port Marine to ask if I could have permission to use his photos on this site. With… ...Read More
I like the concept behind the Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchoring system. On their website it looks like there are four models available that range in anchoring from six to twelve feet deep. I can’t be the first guy to want to put one on a Jon boat am I? I think this would be perfect especially for the little ponds I hit.
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I got permission to use this article from Mark, the guy that wrote the article about 24 volt wiring. This is a basic how to wire a 24 volt trolling motor. I want to thank him for allowing me to repost it here. I hope it helps some of you out. He Goes by Gama on BillsBait.com forum………Enjoy!
This is a post that I wrote for Mr. Stratos when he was doing… ...Read More
Converting a transom mount trolling motor to a bow mount trolling motor is a very common question with good reason. As the cost of bow mount trolling motors are through the roof, many of us are modding jon boats as a low budget alternative that allows us to fish just as well as pricier rigs. The process is actually very simple.
On most transom mount Minn Kotas, if you… ...Read More