Minn Kota® Maxxum® Bow Mount Trolling Motors
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Hit the water with the tournament-tested Maxxum Bow Mount Trolling Motor from Minn Kota to enjoy the raw power and innovative fishing features that will guide you to more fish.
Indestructible Composite Shaft
Pound for pound, stronger than steel. Flexes on impact; will not break, kink, or corrode. Guaranteed for life.
Heavy-Duty Maxxum Mount
The strongest bow-mount system in the world.
Bowguard 360°™ Breakaway Mount
Breaks away on impact from any direction, then automatically resets itself. You get uninterrupted fishing and an extra safeguard from damaging your trolling motor or boat. Detaches for added convenience. A Minn Kota exclusive!
Streamlined Foot Pedal
Puts you in complete control. Easy to use and ergonomically designed for all-day comfort. Pull-pull cables provide reliable, responsive steering.
100% weedless prop. Patented swept-back design pushes weeds away without draining valuable power.
Lighted Directional Indicator
Easy to see in all light conditions, and allows you to quickly determine your motor position.
Tilt Twist Tiller™ Steering Control
Puts natural outboard convenience in the palm of your hand. Quick access; multi-position handle.
Provides up to five times longer run time on a single charge. Controls the draw of power at infinitely variable speeds to conserve battery power and extend run time.
Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 39
Rated 1 out of 5 by RaptorRik Minn Kota Motor Failure
I replaced my MotorGuide trolling motor after 12 years of use because I wore out the foot pedal. I switched to a Minn Kota on advice from a friend. After two seasons of use the motor is now in the shop. Somehow the motor housing leaked, filled with water and rusted all the internal brushes and motor. I take meticulous care of my boat and this unit was not abused. To add insult to injury the Minn Kota repair shop has had the unit for 3 weeks and counting. They keep making excuses about parts ordered and meanwhile it’s a very short boating season here in Colorado… I would not buy another Minn Kota.
May 9, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by LStick So Far So Good
Finally upgraded from my old 46lb thrust to a 70lb Maxxum. Quiet running, comfortable pedal, easy steering, and I like the variable speed.
April 22, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by TomLoans Had it for over 14 years
Maxxum 80 - Nearly flawless running for 14 years. I once lost a nut that came loose. I then replaced it with one that was similar to the one lost until I could go over to the local minn kota guy. That is all the problems I have had with this motor. The metal parts have some corrosion due to brackish water but it shows how long i have had this machine. I have torchered this motor in the Delta, California. I keep thinking that it is going to have to break sooner or later but it's like the energizer rabbit and I am very glad about it! Buy Minn Kota, they are the leaders in regards to quality and longevity.
February 13, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mozo great motor
I've had the Maxxum 55 variable for a season now and it performed great all year. I was used to 24 volt systems and 70 lb thrust on 16 foot aluminum fishing boats. This 55 did a good job with my used 14.5' aluminum with a 40 horse johnson on the transom. I like the cable/direct connect over the power drive, I feel I have better and instant control. Plus I'm used to it. The variable speed is great because the amount of thrust can be fine tuned infinitely (almost) you're not locked in to a preset amount of thrust. The foot control shape is good too with the on/off control easily reached with the big toe area. I'm happy. I added a 2nd battery dedicated to my new side imaging Humminbird sonar so I linked it to a switch so I could change to it late in the day as a back up for the trolling motor. It doesn't interfere with the sonar either. I get most of the day out of one battery with this Maxxum 55 but it's nice to have the 2nd one for that last evening bite.
October 23, 2011
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