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Options to troll down my "big motor"

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After watching hundreds of boats doing the traditional Lindy rigs with only marginal success on Mille Lacs, we tried trolling cranks in shallow water and picked up 7 fish in about 2 hrs. Only problem was my 115 will not troll below 2.8mph. I tried dragging a driftsock which slowed the speed but made steering difficult. I would consider a kicker but would rather not spend the money and add the extra weight if I don't have to, as I only occasionally troll. ANY IDEAS??

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There is a perfect (and I mean perfect) solution for you and it will only cost you $40 (the price of another drift sock). It's called the lindy twin bag trolling system, 2 socks under the boat, you can read about it and see pictures on their HSOforum. Let me know if you can't find it.

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I found the "Tamer Trolling System" at the Lindy site using two socks evenly spaced under the bow....looks great! Should help stabilize steering in the wind also....thanks for the tip!

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