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which new toy #13678055 08/23/20 09:45 PM
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Have to decide which to get: Power Poles or Ultrex or Ghost? What would you do? Only one.

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Re: which new toy [Re: laserfish] #13678060 08/23/20 09:48 PM
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What electronics are you running? That will determine if you want full use of the Ultrex or Ghost.

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Get the trolling motor. Either one.


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Lowrance HDS 5 currently.

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yeah, motor

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Originally Posted by laserfish
Have to decide which to get: Power Poles or Ultrex or Ghost? What would you do? Only one.


If you are bank beater then get the poles. If you fish deeper then a TM with spot lock feature is probably better for you.

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Depends if you fish a shallow lake or deep lake. I think the TM’s are the handiest all around, brand is what you prefer.

Re: which new toy [Re: laserfish] #13678353 08/24/20 03:41 AM
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Few lakes are just shallow or deep. With spot lock, I find I use my poles less anyway. I'd get the TM in a heard beat unless I was fishing shallow grass all the time like north end of Welsh. Best decision I ever made was buying a spot lock TM.

Re: which new toy [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13678363 08/24/20 04:23 AM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Get the trolling motor. Either one.


Definitely the TM.

Re: which new toy [Re: laserfish] #13678364 08/24/20 04:27 AM
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Trolling motor and it isn't close

Brand of your choice

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Since getting spot lock I forget I even have a Power Pole.


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Trolling Motor

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Power Poles are great for bed fishing and anchoring on bank while you eat lunch or park the truck. I could live without them, but would personally get Talons before PPs and I've had both. However, an Ultrex is one of the greatest inventions I have ever seen, in or out of fishing, better than sticky notes and the microwave!! Get the Ultrex for sure!!

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Re: which new toy [Re: laserfish] #13678622 08/24/20 03:15 PM
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If you don't have a trolling motor with spot-lock, I'd go with a new trolling motor every time.

I've used my talon a handful of times fishing, mostly use it when beaching my boat. But if I could only have my talon or spot-lock, I'm going with spot-lock and that's as easy of a decision as there is to make.

Re: which new toy [Re: lipjerk] #13678624 08/24/20 03:16 PM
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