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  1. General Discussion
    Power pux is on sale for $375 and I figured I would pick one up for the build. Something I never considered was the orientation of the trolling motor stored on either the left or right side, What’s everyone’s preference and why do you prefer it that way?
  2. Power it up with Electronics
    Looking to add a GPS Remote Trolling motor to my 16' skiff (400 - 500 lb weight) and wanted to see if anyone has suggestions on the best for the money. Also what LB Thrust should I be using? I will do some current fishing so that is a factor on Thrust. Thanks!
  3. General Discussion
    What size trolling motor would anyone recommend for the cayo 180?
  4. Power it up with Electronics
    Alright so I will try to make this as simple as possible, I like to run my trolling motor batteries completely independent of the other system as it helps me figure out the gremlins if there’s an issue with either system meaning my trolling motor batteries have their own onboard charger and are...
  5. General Discussion
    I have a J14 Carolina Skiff looking to upgrade the fishing game quick a bit. What is the cheapest way to go about getting a spot lock bow mounting trolling motor. I do have a Garmin unit but willing to upgrade my GPS system too if I have to. If anyone has a spot lock trolling motor unit for...
  6. General Discussion
    I recently bought a 2003 Hewes Redfisher 16 and curious what everyone is doing for their trolling motor set up. Battery placements, what kind of batteries, onboard chargers and placement etc. I have a minn Kota 24v Ipilot I plan on mounting to the bow but was interested in seeing some peoples...
  7. General Discussion
    So I'm about to run wiring through my Gheenoe for my trolling motor. It's a 45 lbs. Minn Kota Riptide and pulls 42 max amps. When everything is said and done, the wiring will run between 15-20 ft. According to the charts on Minn Kota's website, if I go to 20 ft. I need to be running 4 awg...
  8. Fly Fishing
    Curious if anyone has input on casting a fly rod while a trolling motor is deployed. I do a lot of fly fishing on my own and am considering adding a TM to the bow of my skiff. (I currently have a casting platform at the front of the bow - not on the bow hatch). It seems like it might impede...
  9. Power it up with Electronics
    The other day while fishing I noticed my tm start squeaking more and more throughout the day. I was in anchor mode and when I was ready to continue my track, it randomly started running slow on me. I pulled it out of the water and it seemed like the prop slipped outwards. I could spin the prop...
  10. Boating, Fishing and Marine Products for Sale
    Selling for a friend. Came off of a 24’ Sportsman. 2018 Minn Kota Ulterra 80lb. thrust trolling motor. Puck is included. No remote currently. Shaft recently replaced. Located in the Wilmington area.
    $1,100 USD
  11. General Discussion
    Curious on feedback for placing a trolling motor on a Maverick HPX-V. I have my platform at the very tip of the bow, which I really like. To leave this as is, I would have to install a trolling motor either port or starboard side of the bow. Any feedback on performance with this type of set...
  12. General Discussion
    Hey folks, I did some searching but wasn’t able to find any discussions on this (in regards to motorguide). I made some phone calls to motorguide to ask them the main difference between the fresh vs saltwater trolling motors and I was surprised to hear that the only difference was the saltwater...
  13. General Discussion
    Can you side/guide mount a trolling motor on a salt marsh heron 16 I am unsure due to the small spray rails that are raised on the front end of the deck any input would be greatly appreciated
  14. Boat Yard Basics
    Hey guys/gals. New here this is my first post. Picked up a used viper 19ft flats boat, and am trying to get her up to speed. I’ve read elsewhere that they tend to squat in the back at idle/ rest. The trolling motor it came with BARELY sits in the water, definitely need a longer shaft but don’t...
  15. General Discussion
    I just got a Ankona Native SUV 17. The boat is 17’2 long, 5’8 wide. I’m trying to find a trolling motor the correct size and fit for my skiff. I do plan on snook fishing at inlet mouths when it’s calmer, but want a trolling motor to hold me in place and move me around. I like the functionality...
  16. Boating, Fishing and Marine Products for Sale
    NIB Minn Kota MK 330 PC charger for sale. I mistakenly ordered two building my new boat. Asking $275 if you come to Sarasota and pick it up. $300 if you need it shipped to you.
  17. Boating, Fishing and Marine Products for Sale
    For Sale: Minn Kota Trolling Motor Plug and Receptacle MKR-26 Part no: 1865128 Price: $100 obo shipped CONUS Location: Jacksonville, FL Contact: 9 zerofour eight64 thirty6 hundred or direct message me here. Condition: New in packaging Notes: I bought this kit last year from Hodges Marine and...
  18. Microskiffs For Sale
    I am currently selling a Native SUV Ankona skiff year 2014. Recently purchased from a gentlemen on Microskiff but found out after wife is pregnant so need the cash more then the boat! Feel free to text with any questions (503)-577-2791 Ankona Native SUV 17’10” 2014 50 HP 2 Stroke Direct...
  19. Boating, Fishing and Marine Products for Sale
    I would like to mount a stern mount trolling motor on the bow of my boston whaler. These gooseneck mounts seem like what I want. I either need it shipped to me in Miami or I can pick it up if you are local. $100
  20. General Discussion
    Hi all, I have been a long time reader of microskiff forums and I finally bought a 1999 Scout 162 with a 99 Yamaha C60 2 stroke. I am relatively new to owning a boat as I have been a kayak fisherman the past few years. How should I set up my batteries in my boat? The original owner only had a...
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