Garmin Force vs Lowrance Ghost [Which Should You Buy]❓

Garmin Force vs Lowrance Ghost [Which Should You Buy]❓

This article compares two of the market’s most potent and advanced trolling motors: the Garmin Force vs Lowrance Ghost.  So, which one is better for your fishing needs? And how do they differ in price, silence, spot lock, efficiency, control options, and use?  To answer these questions, we will review each trolling motor’s main features and…

Lowrance Ghost vs Ultrex [Which Should You Buy]❓

Lowrance Ghost vs Ultrex [Which Should You Buy]❓

Let’s compare two of the market’s most popular and advanced trolling motors: the Lowrance Ghost and the Minn Kota Ultrex.  I’ll spare you the fluff and get straight into the similarities and differences regarding technical specifications and product features. Then, you decide which is best for your boating needs. ✅ Common Features Specification Lowrance Ghost…

12 Volt Trolling Motors: A Guide to Choosing & Using Them

Trolling motors have developed extensively over the last few years. Now, with the advanced models, they can be programmed to act as an anchor, to troll along a preset route, and, in some cases, to provide underwater views. Before we get into the details of buying one, have a look at these noteworthy models from…

How Long Does an Electric Trolling Motor Last? Essential Guide and Factors

How Long Does an Electric Trolling Motor Last? Essential Guide and Factors

Several factors influence how long your trolling motor will last both in terms of its lifespan and runtime out on the water. This article is going to focus mainly on runtime. To work out how much you have then, you’ll need to remember these key points: Runtime (hours) = Battery Amp Hour Rating / Motor…

Do Trolling Motors Need a Battery? Essential Facts Explained
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Do Trolling Motors Need a Battery? Essential Facts Explained

Yes, trolling motors rely on a battery to work. The battery powers the electric motor that propels the boat. It provides the necessary electrical energy to propel the boat silently and efficiently, making it an essential component for operating a trolling motor. At a Glance: 1️⃣ Operating conditions such as temperature, wind, and current can…

Where To Put A Trolling Motor Battery On A Kayak? [Expert Placement Tips]

Where To Put A Trolling Motor Battery On A Kayak? [Expert Placement Tips]

Selecting the best place to put a trolling motor battery on your kayak is one you need to get right. I recommend putting it somewhere accessible for when you inevitably get flipped over. The mounting location on the kayak is a matter of preference once you’ve checked off the accessibility box. Here’s a quick snapshot…

How To Charge A Trolling Motor Battery with Solar Panels?
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How To Charge A Trolling Motor Battery with Solar Panels?

As an avid mariner who values eco-friendly power solutions, I have learned that charging with solar panels is the most cost-effective method in the long term. Sure, it’ll take a while for the investment to pay off, but considering the lifespan of a panel is roughly 25 years, there’s plenty of time to do so….

Where To Mount A Trolling Motor? [Expert Tips and Guidelines]

Where To Mount A Trolling Motor? [Expert Tips and Guidelines]

The type of boat plays a fundamental role in where you should mount a trolling motor. So let’s begin by looking at where you can install your trolling motor. At a Glance:1️⃣ Transom mount motors are mounted to the stern and are usually used for smaller boats. 2️⃣ Bow-mount motors are mounted to the front of…

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