How To Choose The Best Trolling Motor For Your Boat?

It's well known fact that fishing is a game that can challenge your patience from time to time. Making certain you're in the best possible position to make your next cast can increase your chances of getting a solid hookup!

Fresh & Saltwater trolling motors have been a great addition to all Angler’s Fishing Boats. Because of this, anglers can not only move swiftly from one fishing area to another, but they can also maintain complete command of their boat at all times.

What To Consider When Shopping For Trolling Motors Online?

Here are some questions to ask yourself before purchasing a trolling motor:

  • Minimum amount of thrust desired, based on the size of the boat
  • Batteries(12/24/36 Volts) required to run your trolling motor properly
  • Is the trolling motor going to be mounted on the Bow or Stern?
  • Do you want hand or foot controls?
  • Determine the correct shaft length needed to fit your vessel
  • Are you using your trolling motor in Fresh or Saltwater?

The Best Trolling Motors In The Market By Captain's Marine Supply

You have come to the right boat slip if your looking for a top-rated trolling motor for your boat. Captain's Marine Supply is delighted to offer Salt and Freshwater trolling motors by Minn - Kota & MotorGuide. Review the features / benefirs when seekng to purchase Trolling Motors when buying online.

1. Minn Kota Freshwater Trolling Motors

The Minn Kota "Freshwater" range of Trolling Motors includes the Endura, Edge, Fortrex, Endura Max, Pontoon, Maxxum, Terrova, PowerDrive, ULterra, ULtrex, Traxxis,& Vantage Transom Mount Series. Several of the models feature Bluetooth and/or I-pilot connectivity.

You can choose from a variety of Shaft Lengths and Thrust Options and even more Voltage Options, including 12, 24, and 36 Volts. The perfect trolling motor for fishing in freshwater!

2. Minn Kota Saltwater Trolling Motor

The Minn Kota "Saltwater" range of Trolling Motors includes the Terrova, Riptide, & ULterra series. Furthermore, several of these models feature I-pilot and Bluetooth connectivity. Shaft lengths and thrust options can be tailored to your needs, and they're compatible with a range of voltage settings, such as 12, 24, and 36 volts. This is another fantastic option for a trolling motor when fishing in saltwater.

3. MotorGuide Freshwater Trolling Motor

The MotorGuide "Freshwater” range of Trolling Motors consists of the R3 & R5 Hand Control - Transom Mount Units, TourPro Series – Bow Mount Units, Tour Series – Bow Mount Units, Xi3 Pontoon Mount Units, X3, X5, & Xi3 Bow Mount Units & the Xi5 Series Bow Mount Units.

These come with a variety of Shaft Lengths and Thrust Options, and they may be ordered in several Voltage Options, including 12, 24, and 36 Volts. Wireless Sonar and Global Positioning System (GPS) are available as extras. It's a fantastic freshwater trolling motor option.

4. MotorGuide Saltwater Trolling Motor

The MotorGuide “Saltwater” range of Trolling Motors consists of the R3 Transom Mount Unit, the X3, X5, Xi3, & Xi5 Bow Mount Units, and the X3 & X5 Hand Control Bow Mount Units. There is a vast range of Shaft Lengths and Thrust Options to choose from, and these Trolling Motors can be powered by 12, 24, or 36 volts battery systems. 

Both GPS and wireless operation are available as supplementary features. Yet another excellent option for the saltwater angler's trolling motor.


Get in touch with Captain’s Marine Supply when shopping for trolling motors online, and we’ll help you pick the best one for your boat.