- Trolling Motor Thrust Guide
A detailed explination of how much thrust you'll need based on your boat's type, weights and length.
- Shaft Length Guide
Shaft length is important! Learn how to determine the right length for your boat for both bow and transom mount motors.
- Motor Considerations by Boat
Motor considerations and recommendations for Bass, Deep-V, Flats, Center Console, Pontoon, Mixed Use and Jon Boats.
- Understanding Mount Types
A discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of bow, transom and engine mount trolling motors.
- Minn Kota vs. MotorGuide
Which brand is better? A detailed at the pros and cons of each of these well-known trolling motors.
- Calculating Motor Run Time
The time you'll get from your motor depends on three things - your batteries, water conditions and motor.
- Motor Features Overview
Understand all the available bells-and-whistles that come with modern day motors.
- GPS i-Pilot Overview
The GPS-powered i-Pilot has changed the way people use their motors and fish; learn how in our detailed summary.
- i-Pilot Link Overview
i-Pilot Link offers all the amazing features of i-Pilot but with powerful sonar integration to automatically follow depth contours.
- Minn Kota Prop Compatibility Chart
Not sure which prop you need for your Minn Kota motor? Find out from our detailed prop charts.
- MotorGuide Prop Compatibility Guide
Compatibility and performance information for MotorGuide's line of trolling motor props.
- Installation Component Checklist
What you'll need to install your motor, including a list of what comes with a motor and what you'll need to purchase seperately.
- Bow Mount Motor Compatibility
Not sure if a bow mount will fit your boat? We walk you through the specific measurements to take.
- Bow Mount Installation Guide
Step-by-Step directions for installing a bow mount motor to the deck.
- Engine Mount Compatibility & Installation
Everything you need to know - from making sure it will fit to getting it installed.
- Quick Release Plate Overview
Quick release plates allow you to quickly and easily remove a bow motor without tools - learn how.
- Off-Center Motor Installations
You can mount a motor off-center, but there are a few things you should know.
Wiring & Electrical
- Motor Wiring Overview
A discussion of everything you'll need to correctly wire your motor.
- Trolling Motor Plug & Recepticles
Plugs and recepticles keep your wiring clean and professional - just make sure you get the right kind.
- Guide to Circuit Breakers
Find out why it's highly recommended that you install a circuit breaker with your new motor.
- Picking a Trolling Motor Battery
The type of battery has a big impact on your motor's run time! Here's what you should know.
- 24 and 36-volt Wiring Diagrams
Wiring schematics for two and three battery 24-volt and 36-volt motors.
- Rules for Extending Wiring
Make sure you follow these gauge recommendations if you need to extend your motor's wiring.