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#7094284 - 02/26/18 09:48 PM Trolling motor for your duck boat
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Registered: 01/30/14
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Loc: Mesquite
Whats everybody using? Minn Kota, Motorguide? 12v or 24? thrust pounds? Any particular way your mounting the motor?

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#7094321 - 02/26/18 10:41 PM Re: Trolling motor for your duck boat [Re: BDB]
Exbellicus Offline
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Minn Kota 12v 55hp (the biggest they make in 12v)

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#7094373 - 02/27/18 02:13 AM Re: Trolling motor for your duck boat [Re: Exbellicus]
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Originally Posted By: Exbellicus
Minn Kota 12v 55hp (the biggest they make in 12v)


Thatís a heckuva trolling motor at 55hp.

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#7094376 - 02/27/18 02:33 AM Re: Trolling motor for your duck boat [Re: BDB]
pervis Offline
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I've got a foot steer minn kota all terrain. Id sell it if u wanted it. It's bow mount and 55lb of thrust. Shoot me a pm if interested. I'm located in Denton

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#7094487 - 02/27/18 07:22 AM Re: Trolling motor for your duck boat [Re: BDB]
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I used to own a trolling motor shop. Motor guide is a trotline weight as far as I'm concerned.
Get a minn kota and get the quick mount plate for easy removal.

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#7094553 - 02/27/18 08:18 AM Re: Trolling motor for your duck boat [Re: ducknbass]
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Originally Posted By: ducknbass
Get a minn kota and get the quick mount plate for easy removal.

This is what I got with quick mount. Terrova, 55 lb/24 volt, 54 inch shaft. It works great. Looks like they donít make the 54 inch 55 lb with 24 volt any more, just 12 volt.
https://minnkotamotors.johnsonoutdoors.com/featured-products/terrova?id=13256

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#7095261 - 02/27/18 06:38 PM Re: Trolling motor for your duck boat [Re: ducknbass]
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Originally Posted By: ducknbass
I used to own a trolling motor shop. Motor guide is a trotline weight as far as I'm concerned.
Get a minn kota and get the quick mount plate for easy removal.


My boat will come with a removable bracket so I won't need the quick mount plate. When duck hunting I will remove the trolling motor and bracket. Then after season I can install the bracket back for fishing. You guys may think I'm nuts but I'm leaning toward a hand control trolling motor with a couple big foot push buttons and a Pro Kontrol extension handle.

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#7095297 - 02/27/18 07:01 PM Re: Trolling motor for your duck boat [Re: 68A]
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Originally Posted By: 68A
Originally Posted By: Exbellicus
Minn Kota 12v 55hp (the biggest they make in 12v)


Thatís a heckuva trolling motor at 55hp.


Even better with duals! cheers

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#7095574 - 02/27/18 11:07 PM Re: Trolling motor for your duck boat [Re: BDB]
scubaarchery Offline
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I bought a bow mount power drive v2 with ipilot and itís awesome. I donít need an anchor anymore, can run it in 6-8 inches of water and can use the remote to drive it. Itís amazing.

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#7101154 - 03/04/18 09:06 PM Re: Trolling motor for your duck boat [Re: BDB]
Greekangler Offline
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Loc: North Tejas
Originally Posted By: BDB
Originally Posted By: ducknbass
I used to own a trolling motor shop. Motor guide is a trotline weight as far as I'm concerned.
Get a minn kota and get the quick mount plate for easy removal.


My boat will come with a removable bracket so I won't need the quick mount plate. When duck hunting I will remove the trolling motor and bracket. Then after season I can install the bracket back for fishing. You guys may think I'm nuts but I'm leaning toward a hand control trolling motor with a couple big foot push buttons and a Pro Kontrol extension handle.


Spend xtra money and get Pilot or Pilot compatable if your main objective is fishing. Fishing structure and gps anchor is unbelievable. If you fish for Sandbass or Hybrid Stripers on structure your numbers will go up 30-50% on windy days.


Edited by Greekangler (03/04/18 09:08 PM)
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