How to Use an Outboard to Charge a Trolling Battery?

Answer A battery combiner for boats connects the outboard starting battery and the trolling battery into a circular pattern. When the outboard engine is running, it charges the trolling motor battery. Whe... Read More »

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How long does it take to charge a trolling motor battery?

Any trolling motor battery that is below 50 percent should be given a slow, low-amp charge for 24 hours. Most battery chargers have monitoring systems that show how many amps are in the battery wh... Read More »

Do Mercury outboard motors charge your battery as they run?

Mercury outboard motors do not necessarily maintain a full charge when running. It is recommended that you charge your battery between uses to ensure proper functioning when on the water.References... Read More »

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 »

Can two 12-volt trolling motors be run off the same battery?

Marine deep-cycle batteries are designed to run multiple applications such as radios, lights, fish finders and trolling motors, at one time. According to the marine safety site,, t... Read More »