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Lots of options with trolling motors

Over the past 30 years, one piece of boating equipment has become a staple for serious anglers: trolling motors.

Mounted on either the bow or the stern of the boat, trolling motors provide anglers with a silent motor that allows them to sneak up on fish and have much better boat control in many situations than they would have with a regular gas motor.

People ask me about trolling motors all the time, with frequent questions being what size do I need for my boat, should I get a bow- or rear-mounted model, and how long of a shaft do I need?

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