Do I need a kicker bracket?

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Do I need a kicker bracket?

Boats designed for things such as walleye fishing will have a transom that is set up for the addition of a kicker motor. Other rigs that are larger such as your big lake boats or salt water models will need a bracket bolted to the transom to hang the kicker on.

Where do I put my kicker motor bracket?

Horizontal Measure Choose the most appropriate side of the transom. Since the outboard tiller is usually on the port side of the motor, most kickers are mounted on the starboard-side of the transom to facilitate easier tiller steering and throttle control while slow-trolling or putting home.

Can you use a short shaft as a kicker?

If you troll small inland lakes the short shaft will work. If you troll on the great lakes the short shaft will work on calm days but on days when you have 1’+ waves you are running the chance of the kicker coming out of the water.

What’s the point of a kicker motor?

What is a Kicker Motor Used For? Many times, a kicker motor is used for trolling in a large boat. Most outboard motors simply can’t go slow enough for trolling certain kinds of fish, such as walleye. So, anglers will use their main motor to get out to their favorite fishing spot, then use the kicker for trolling lures.

How do you measure a kicker shaft?

you measure from the top of the transom to the cavitation plate. I would say you have a long shaft 20″. they come in short shaft which is 15″ then the long shaft which is 20″ then you have the extra long shaft which is 25″.

Do I need a long or short shaft kicker?

Shaft Length Many boaters will give up some efficiency in return for more reliable thrust in rough water by mounting the engine somewhat deeper. Installed off-center, the kicker will have a shorter transom height, and thus need a shorter shaft length than the main motor (unless the boat is flat-bottomed).

What can I do with a Campion explorer 602?

EXPLORER 602 CC The bow of the 602 CC has a large fish storage tank that can be aerated. With the lid down, you have a u-shaped lounge. Add the filler cushion and you have a sunlounge. The bow of the 602 CC has a large fish storage tank that can be aerated. With the lid down, you have a u-shaped lounge.

What kind of motor does Campion explorer 682 have?

Versatility is at the heart of every Explorer we build, and the 682 certainly has heart. This one is powered by the mighty F300XCA DEC Yamaha with a power tilt remote controlled Yamaha High Thrust kicker. The full-width outboard bracket/swim platform features a non-skid surface plus kicker bracket and 3-step dive ladder.

Do you need anchor on Campion 622 boat?

Boaters who take adventure and comfort seriously, take beautifully to the 622. At Campion, we believe the more you can use a boat, the more you will use it. The optional anchoring package includes anchor with rope and windlass, bow pulpit with anchor roller and locker.

What kind of Hull does Campion explorer 822 have?

​Explorer 822 – All Explorer out back, cruiser comforts forward. Campion expands their famous Explorer line based on the proven 825 Allante cruising hull. Book yours now. The Admiral of the Explorer fleet is available as outboard bracket, or gas or diesel sterndrive power.

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