Think More Than Twice In Buying A Trolling Motor
When going fishing, you might want to consider using a trolling to power up your boat.
Fishing is made more fun and convenient with the coming of the trolling motors because of its stealthiness, stability, speed, and environmental benefits. Trolling motors are convenient since they are not noisy.
Another advantage of owning a trolling motor is the convenience for fishermen to never have to haul and reset the anchor all over again.
Trolling motors can be easily installed and removed whenever needed.
You have a variety of options on how you can maneuver your boat, from foot control, co-pilot, auto-pilot or even GPS iPILOT. Before purchasing a trolling motor, you must first familiarize yourself with the different kinds, from the thrust levels, shaft lengths, battery power, and more to ensure that you will buy the best one for you.
The first question you would be asked when going to the store is on what type of water would you use it for. Just like there are saltwater boats and freshwater boats, trolling motors that are for saltwater aids in corrosion and is much preferred by many.
Saltwater trolling motors are much expensive because of the protection it gives but it lasts longer. A fisherman must decide on how he wants to control the boat by taking it into consideration before purchasing a trolling motor.
If you have got a lot of work to do, you may choose the foot control system type of trolling motor. However a foot control system would require you to spend more cash and it is known to have a slower response time.
There are also the hand controls which doesn’t take much space and is much cheaper. Using a remote control to maneauver a boat is also an option which is convenient if there are strong winds and big waves making it difficult to stand.
The longer your boat is, the longer the shaft of the trolling motor you need, and the shorter your boat is, the shorter the shaft of the trolling motor you need.
You must also consider the thrust of the trolling motor which is the measurement of how much the motor can propel the boat through the water.
Battery size for the trolling motor also vary, it ranges from 12volts, 24volts and 36volts. You will have to choose how you would want to mount your trolling motor in your boat. The transom basically mounts your motor in the front of your boat while the bow is on the back of your boat.
Lastly, due to innovation and creative minds there are also some motors that control the speed of the motor while at the same time monitoring the vital motor components.