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Dances with Walleye

Trolling Motor Prop replacement

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Dances with Walleye

So this weekend I was coming in to a shallow dock... It's kind of a tricky dock... It drops up from 20 feet to 2 feet in the span of about 6 feet. (Great for catching Walleye off the dock... But tricky to bring a Deep V boat into.)

So I'm heading in, with a stiff cross wind... Had to go fast enough to beat the cross wind... Then pull up shallow... Hit Neutral for a second and use reverse to slow me down...

I've done it before, and it's not too bad...

But this time as I brought it in I had the motor a little too shallow... I turned to my buddy (Who is a rookie) and said "When I tell you to, jump up front and grab the dock."

Only he didn't hear the first part over the wind, heard me say really loud "...jump up front and grab the dock."and just jumped all 240 pounds right up front...

Prop came out of the water, and I had no control... I lowered the motor and hit reverse, but it wasn't enough, and my trolling motor prop clicked the dock, and snapped the Fluke off one of the blades.

*****

I've never had to replace a TM prop...

Is it as easy as it looks... Just reverse the screw and the nut, and take it off? Bring it into the store, find the same prop, and I'm all good?

Or are there some somantics I should be warry of?

Thanks in Advance.

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Deitz Dittrich

Yep, its as easy as it looks.. but do it over land.. not over water.. them wing nuts seem to find a way into the depths if done over water...

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