Trolling Motors: Advice, reviews and info on battery types

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Trolling motors are a key item in the smart angler’s toolkit to get closer to fish without spooking them.

Modern trolling motors can do this effortlessly, as well as holding a spot in tides and wind.

Anglers who use a trolling motor often wonder how they ever caught big bags of fish without one.

For more info on trolling motors, check out these articles.

Trolling Motor Info Articles

As keen users of trolling motors in much of our fishing (although we use them to get into great positions to cast rather than for trolling!), we’ve put together some essential guides on how to get the most out of your trolling motor which you can read below:

Trolling Motor Reviews

Trolling Motors for Canoes and Kayaks

Trolling motors can be just as useful for kayak or canoe anglers as boat based fishermen and women. See here for our picks as the best trolling motors for kayak anglers and canoe anglers.

Trolling Motor Maintenance

Trolling motors aren’t cheap, particularly those with spot lock features and those linked to your fish finder. So it is important to make sure that you know how to maintain your trolling motor in good working order using these eight tips.

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Rick Wallace is a passionate angler and fly fisher whose work has appeared in fishing publications including FlyLife. He's appeared in fishing movies, founded a successful fishing site and spends every spare moment on the water. He's into kayak fishing, ultralight lure fishing and pretty much any other kind of fishing out there.