What Size Trolling Motor Battery Do I Need?

What size battery is best for a trolling motor?

A 120-amp deep cycle marine battery with a 120-amp hour rating is recommended by us. Group 27 size or larger is usually what it is. Your motor will get more run time if the rating is higher.

What size battery for a 55lb trolling motor?

The motor should be 55 lbs. of thrust or less. If your motor has more than 55 lbs of thrust, you will need two batteries for a total of 24V.

How long will a 100Ah battery last with a 55 lb thrust trolling motor?

A Newport vessel has a 55lb thrust motor that draws a current of 52A. If you use a 100Ah battery, you will be able to run that motor at full speed for almost two hours.

What size battery do I need for a 65 lb thrust trolling motor?

Smaller motor (18lb-34lb) will benefit from around 60Ah, while larger motor (44lb-60lb) will match a battery of 100Ah or more. Don’t forget that deep cycle batteries shouldn’t be discharged completely.

How long will a battery last with a 55lb trolling motor?

The battery’s Amp-Hour rating is a factor in the runtime. The 55lb thrust motor has a 50ah battery that can run for an hour. “Choose Your Motor” can be found here. The articles Calculate Motor Run Time can be found here.


How fast will a 55 pound thrust trolling motor go?

Two 55 pound thrust motor won’t move you as fast as a 30 pound thrust motor. The higher thrust 12V trolly motor is designed for larger boats. The maximum speed of a motor is determined by how much thrust it has.

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How long will a 54 Ah battery last on a trolling motor?

54 Amp hours of capacity is enough to provide a full day of power for a mid-sized trolling motor.

Why are lithium batteries not recommended for trolling motors?

The higher the voltages of the batteries, the longer they will last. The higher the power output, the more likely it is that the motor will be damaged. You shouldn’t run your motor at its highest speeds if you use Lithium batteries.

Is a 50Ah battery enough for a trolling motor?

The field tests are done. Our 50Ah models are ideal for customers who want to go fishing for a full day. Many customers report 2 or more full days of fishing before they need a refill.

How long will a 50 amp hour battery last on a trolling motor?

A smaller sized battery, like our 12V 30Ah or 12V 50Ah batteries, is likely to do the trick if you pair your motor with a kayak. The trolly motor batteries are similar to our other deep cycle batteries.