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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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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.
full of anticipation the trolling plate was installed on a 265 hp mercury diesel/duo-prop stern drive.
The instructions were simple and the installation easy, achieving 5.5" of clearance to the prop with the plate lowered.
Unfortunately the speed at idle reduced only by approx. 25% to 3kt from 4kt.
Unless you have any suggestions, I will need to abandon the use of your trolling plate.
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.