ICAST 2019: Year of the trolling motor
Four years ago, Minn Kota turned the fishing industry on its ear with the introduction of the Ultrex trolling motor, which sported a revolutionary new feature known as “Spot Lock” that can strategically hold a boat in place in open water.
It gave Minn Kota a distinct leg up on the competition — and since then, everyone else has been playing catch-up.
This week at the Orange County Convention Center, the industry issued its response.
Lowrance, Garmin and Motorguide all unveiled new trolling motors during the annual ICAST fishing tradeshow — and all three feature their own version of Spot Lock technology, plus other bells and whistles that are likely to be a hit with bass anglers.
Read more here: https://www.bassmaster.com/gear/icast-2019-year-trolling-motor