Clamp Mounted Side Mount For Fishing Kayak Electric Trolling Motor

 

DIY Clamp Mounted Mount For Electric Trolling Motor

Here is a schematic description of an easy to make Do It Yourself (DIY) clamp mount for an electric trolling motor for your W500 fishing kayak:clamp mounted mount for electric trolling motor for a fishing kayak

Motor Mount Safety Device:

You can mount the vertical part of the motor mount on a hinge (see figure below), so that in case the motor hits an underwater obstacle, it would bounce up, thus reducing or altogether avoiding possible damage to it -mount for fishing kayak electric motor

Here is an example of an electric trolling motor mounted on such a mount:

electric trolling motor setup for fishing kayak

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5 thoughts on “Clamp Mounted Side Mount For Fishing Kayak Electric Trolling Motor

  1. We all know how I mounted my Trolling motor on my W300.

    But with this set up, no need for mounting plates and running wires.

    I like it, this will make it very easy to add a trolling motor to the Wavewalks.

    And if you’re just going to paddle, it removes in a snap. :)
    Unlike my set-up, that’s bolted on and would be a major pain to remove.

    Tight lines and Paddle Safe All.
    Rox

  2. Here’s a picture of an electric trolling motor mounted on the motor mount with the safety feature:

    electricv trolling motor mounted on a fishing kayak

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