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#10974027 - 07/13/15 01:02 PM who has a Bass Tracker and a talon/power pole?
Drummond1 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/05/14
Posts: 159
Loc: Irving
I am hoping to get some input here from anyone that has a talon or power pole on a bass tracker, or similar aluminum boat, (mine is a pro team 175). I am just being pushed around like crazy with a 10 mph wind and it makes it difficult to fish using a worm or wacky rig when I choose to fish that way. I am wondering just how often you use it, is the 12' the way to go etc. I'm not that good of a fisherman in the first place, I would like to have any advantage I can get but I need to see if it is really worth the money,
thanks
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#10974040 - 07/13/15 01:08 PM Re: who has a Bass Tracker and a talon/power pole? [Re: Drummond1]
mikey6345 Offline
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Registered: 09/29/14
Posts: 207
Loc: Dallas
I see a guy out at Caddo with a 175 and twin power poles. It makes me jealous. It seems like overkill for such a small boat though. I think if you find yourself in that windy situation a lot you should consider it. I have the same boat and the wind can be tricky.

I wonder if the Power Pole micro would work? It says for boats up to 1,500 pounds. I fish out of a kayak too and could trnasdfer the unit to either boat.

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#10974238 - 07/13/15 02:40 PM Re: who has a Bass Tracker and a talon/power pole? [Re: Drummond1]
Laser Offline
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Registered: 03/12/11
Posts: 107
Loc: Rockwall TX/Lake Fork
Have a Power Pole 8ft Camo on my 1852 Lowe..
Love it us it all the time fishing and duck hunting.
If I had to choose between fish finder or power pole I would take the pole.
Fish a lot shallow at fork and use the pole all the time.
If your boat has only one trolling motor battery I would suggest hooking the Power Pole to the starting battery.
Trolling motor and Pole will kill your battery.
I use the pole all day and motor cranks just fine.
Works well for me that way.

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#10974405 - 07/13/15 03:51 PM Re: who has a Bass Tracker and a talon/power pole? [Re: Drummond1]
RngrMac Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/21/08
Posts: 641
Loc: Illinois
I have twin talons on my 16 foot aluminum. .... love them.... I have 8's and would probably go to tens some day

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#10974410 - 07/13/15 03:54 PM Re: who has a Bass Tracker and a talon/power pole? [Re: Drummond1]
Drummond1 Offline
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Registered: 09/05/14
Posts: 159
Loc: Irving
thanks, I will probably have to start with one, I know the boat will pivot a little but I can deal with that.
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#10974425 - 07/13/15 04:00 PM Re: who has a Bass Tracker and a talon/power pole? [Re: Drummond1]
Laser Offline
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Registered: 03/12/11
Posts: 107
Loc: Rockwall TX/Lake Fork
I control the pivot with my trolling motor.

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#10974445 - 07/13/15 04:10 PM Re: who has a Bass Tracker and a talon/power pole? [Re: Drummond1]
Mr. Greensides Offline
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Registered: 06/13/12
Posts: 444
Loc: Odessa Tx
Drummond, I have one that is on my Skeeter right now. I'll send it and the mounting bracket, pump and two controls, to your door for 1250.00

It is the 8' sportsman eddition

Text me and ill send you a video of it working 432-349-0363

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#10974451 - 07/13/15 04:13 PM Re: who has a Bass Tracker and a talon/power pole? [Re: Drummond1]
RangerBass21 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/09/15
Posts: 2210
Loc: Plano
how many trust is your trolling motor?
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