What is the best way to set up a trolling motor on a fishing kayak?

I want to put a trolling motor on my kayak to make it pretty much hands free. Where u he eat place to put it? If there is any way to neatly put a foot controlled trolling motor on it, that woul be even better?

1 thought on “What is the best way to set up a trolling motor on a fishing kayak?

  1. seattlesailor2000 Post author

    if you have a sit upon kayak here is a great idea using a plastic crate with a motor mount affixed on it. the battery fits in the crate which is mounted in the kayak behind your seat.

    http://www.martialartsacademy.org/quietmanelectrickayak.htm

    kayak motor mounts and trolling motors designed to mount on kayaks

    http://www.islandhopperoutboards.com/index.html

    video on stern mounted trolling motor, with steering and throttle in the cockpit.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P98yqlKc4k8

    hope this helps

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