How to Get the Most Run Time Out of Trolling Motor Batteries?

Answer Run time and trolling motor batteries go hand in hand with any trolling motor. The batteries are the heart of any trolling motor application, and it goes without saying that the bigger the amperage... Read More »

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How to Charge Trolling Motor Batteries?

A trolling motor enables a boat to move around on the water very slowly and quietly. Fishermen can reach areas populated by fish without startling them. You must regularly charge your trolling moto... Read More »

How to Mount Trolling Motor Batteries?

Trolling motor batteries can get underfoot, and tend to be bulky and heavy, but no fishing boat should be without one. Trolling motors are quieter than gasoline motors, allowing anglers to sneak up... Read More »

How to Wire Batteries in Series for a 36-Volt MotorGuide Trolling Motor?

A 36-volt trolling motor requires special wiring between three 12-volt batteries in order to run properly. Three 12-volt batteries wired in series will put out 36 volts while maintaining the capac... Read More »

Can you use two 12-volt batteries wired in series with a 12-volt trolling motor?

No. Wiring in series stacks the voltage being delivered. Two 12-volt batteries in series deliver 24 volts, which causes permanent damage and a fire hazard in a 12-volt trolling motor. Wire the batt... Read More »