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EasyTroller Hinged Metal Trolling Plate
Patented hinged design allows the trolling plate to flex upward so you can troll at the ideal speed without worrying about damaging your plate.
- Holds trolling speeds as low as 1 mph
- Patented hinged design flexes to prevent bending under acceleration
- Standard Model fits O/Bs and I/Os 50HP - 300HP
- Short Model fits O/Bs 30HP - 45HP
- Marine grade anodized aluminum and stainless steel construction
- Optional hydrofoil fins
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EasyTroller Trolling Plate
Say goodbye to bent or damaged trolling plates. The EasyTroller trolling plate's patented spring hinge design flexes upward to prevent damage to the trolling plate under accidental acceleration. The optional hydrofoil trolling plate model combines two products into one to improve fuel economy and performance.
Key Features of the EasyTroller Trolling Plate
- Slows boats to ideal trolling speed, even as slow as 1 mph
- Patented hinged plate design flexes upward to prevent damage or shear pin breakage
- Mounts directly to the cavitation plate of your outboard or outdrive, a few inches behind the propeller
- Optional hydrofoil fins to improve performance and reduce porpoising
- Made from marine-grade anodized aluminum and stainless steel
- One year warranty
- Made in the USA
EasyTroller Trolling Plate Models
| Standard EasyTroller|| Fits outboard and I/O motors from 50 HP and up|
| Short EasyTroller|| Fits outboard motors 30 HP - 45 HP |
How is the EasyTroller different from other trolling plates?
||Under power, prop thrust can bend or damage the typical trolling plate.
|| ||The EastyTroller trolling plate flexes to divert the prop thrust downward, preventing damage to the plate itself.
What are Hydrofoil Fins?
As the hydrofoil moves through the water, it acts like a wing, raising the back of the boat in the water. This helps boats improve their hole shot and maintain a plane at lower rpms which can improve fuel economy. By raising the stern the trim is adjusted and the boat planes with the bow in a lower position, which increases visibility and safety. If you want to reach a plane more quickly, struggle keeping your boat on a plane, plane in a bow high attitude, experience porpoising or chine-walking, hydrofoil fins may offer some real performance improvements. The extent to which a hydrofoil will improve your boat's performance depends on your equipment and the conditions where you typically boat.
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Fantastic Trolling Investment
I purchased the Easy Troller in June, 2015 from Cabela's. I just tried the boat out last week and the Easy Troller really helped slow my boat down to a good trolling speed. The only thing I could not figure out was you pull the rope and it releases the Easy Troller but we finally figured out the only way to get the plate to come up was to accelerate the boat and then it would come up and lock in place. If you need to slow your boat down to a good trolling speed this is the product you need, it is very well-made and should last for years.
Purchased Easy Troller from Ironwood Pacific at best price and great ship time. Easily installed Easy Troller on 200hp Johnson on 20ft bass boat. With Easy Troller plate in up position had GPS speed of 3.2 mph in idle speed @ 800 rpm, with plate down had GPS idle speed of 1.7 mph trimmed fully up and 1.3 mph trimmed fully down. Learned best way to lower plate is with engine off and motor trimmed out of water. You can hear it clank in place. Trim motor back down and shift into gear and confirm plate is down with GPS speed. To raise the plate is easiest with prop in neutral, pull release rope , shift into forward gear and slowly increase speed while releasing rope. Confirm up postion idle speed with GPS speed before getting on plane. In up position Easy Troller with hydrofoil fins helps boat get on plane faster. Easy Troller has made it easy to slow my bass boat down to trolling speeds that have produced better trolling results than before it was installed. Works as advertised if used correctly.
We put this troll plate on a Mercury 200 optimax for trolling stripped bass and crappies. Worked great. The mounting bracket could of been a 1/4 inch wider to allow for mounting below fins on motor. I called ironwood and they told me how to turn mounting arms over.
Easy Troller Trolling Plate
Purchased the small size for my 2008 Mercury 25 HP 4-stroke. It fits perfectly and works very well. Slows my Lund boat down from 1.6 mph to 0.7 MPH. Perfect when fishing deep for lake trout with copper line. I may also add the fins later and cut a set of notches midway to increase the speed slightly when conditions merit. I also added the end of a rope start from a lawnmower to the rope release cord.
Thanks for a quality product
This trolling plate is easy to install and use, but it slows the boat down too much for trolling without throttling up. The solution is to cut another set of slots halfway between the others to allow the plate to lock at 45 degrees- then optimum speed and boat control is achieved.