Minn Kota® is regarded as the world’s best when it comes to electric trolling motors. With unparalleled durability and quality, Minn Kota® electric boat motors stand up in the most demanding conditions. With 80 years of innovaton, the Minn Kota electric trolling motor, so called due to the proximity of the original company to the MINNesota – North DaKOTA border, reins supreme in both saltwater and freshwater environments.
Minn Kota has a proud history of “firsts” supporting their commitment to trolling motor development and the fishing community…..
1934: First electric gear driven motor
1935: First electric flexible cable motor
1968: First remote control adaptable to other brand motors
1985: First electronic speed control, sold as an accessory (Maximizer)
1987: First electric steer in commercial quantities
1987: First low profile foot pedal in cable steer
1987: First compact bow mount, built in electronic speed control with first automatic electric battery gauge
1991: First computer controlled motor, first self steering motor (AutoPilot)
1992: First completely weedless propeller (weedless wedge)
1995: First all direction breakaway mounting system
2001: First trolling motor with built in transducer
2002: First wireless remote
2004: First 3x steering system
2005: First gas charge spring assisted stow and deploy
2007: First mono arm bow mount motor
2009: First one hand stow transom mount
2010: First wireless GPS trolling system. (I Pilot)
2011: First Electro-Mechanical shallow water anchor
CH Smith Marine has a range of Minn Kota bow mount, transom mount and engine mount electric trolling motors, with varying engine powers and indestructible shaft lengths to suit different sized boats and conditions. If you’re looking for some advice on trolling motors speak with the team at CH Smith on (03) 9417 1077 to discuss what configurations would be best for your fishing adventures.
CH Smith Marine are authorised retailers of Minn Kota products and with that comes the reassurance of an Australia Wide Warranty on your Minn Kota Trolling Motor.