Joe Corrigan
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Tarpon 160 Trolling motor
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I have been toying with the idea of putting a trolling motor on my Tarpon.  I want it to be easly removed.  My thoughts were a mount that would place the motor on the side, forward near the seat.  I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chad Hoover Feb 7, 2012.

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Joe Corrigan replied to Aaron Groom's discussion Commander 120 Trolling Motor Battery
"WOW!  Thats more that what I planed on doing.  I was just planning on making a mount that holds the motor to the side.  I have a rudder on my yak so thats not a problem.  I fish in paddle only tournaments so I want to make it…"
May 3, 2012
Joe Corrigan replied to Kevin VanderSys's discussion First fishing kayak?
"Cool on the YakDaddy.  If you decide to purchase use code "1091" and save a little $$"
May 3, 2012
Joe Corrigan replied to Kevin VanderSys's discussion First fishing kayak?
"Deffinatly a rudder.  It just makes the day easier and you will kick yourself for not having one. I have a Tarpon 16 and love it.  Loading and unloading is a little chore.  I have a Ford Explorer and carry it on top.  I…"
May 3, 2012
Joe Corrigan replied to Aaron Groom's discussion Commander 120 Trolling Motor Battery
"Hey Arron, I have a Tarpon 16 and was planning to do the same.  I would like to see some photos of how you mounted it.  I was thinking of getting the BPS small unit and perhaps trim the shaft down.  I believe the Minn Kote has that…"
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Chad Hoover replied to Joe Corrigan's discussion Tarpon 160 Trolling motor
"Joe, I have a lot of experience with motors on kayaks. I use the Torqeedo and it is hands down the most advanced and nicest kayak fishing motor on the market. There are several videos of me using it on Kayak Bassin TV on YouTube. If you want to know…"
Feb 7, 2012
Steve Komarinetz replied to Joe Corrigan's discussion Tarpon 160 Trolling motor
"Check out Bassyaks, they have kits for many of  Wilderness Systems Kayaks.  Their products are supported by WS as they are a WS DEALER"
Feb 7, 2012
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Tarpon 160 Trolling motor

I have been toying with the idea of putting a trolling motor on my Tarpon.  I want it to be easly removed.  My thoughts were a mount that would place the motor on the side, forward near the seat.  I was wondering if anyone out there has done that and would let me see how they made the mount for the motor.See More
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"I live in Florida and I keep mine in a garage all the time."
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Joe Corrigan replied to Jeremy Peake's discussion square nuts to fit SlideTrax rail
"Perfect-o.  Nice job.  Looks like you used a drill press or your better at hitting the center than I am.  I think the 1/4-20's pulled because I was putting a side load on them as well as pulling.  The ones that…"
Dec 6, 2011
Joe Corrigan replied to Jeremy Peake's discussion square nuts to fit SlideTrax rail
"I found two solutions. I purchased a strip of aluminum at H.D. Or Lowes it comes in about 1/8" thick multiple widths and lengths. I purchased the width that would fit the rail.. I cut in 1 1/2" - 2" lengths and had to Grind a bit off…"
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"For more storage check out YakDaddy.net or my photos.  I am a pro-staffer for them and am more than willing to answer any questions.  jpcorrigan@embarqmail.com contact me for my promotional code.   I have a Tarpon 160 and have looked…"
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I recently got back into fishing after I purchased my Tarpon 160. I truly look forward to my next outing. I am a member of the pro-staff of Yakdaddy the glove box for your kayak. Check it out at YakDaddy.net
Kayak(s) of Choice?
Wilderness Tarpon 160. Nothing beats boat length on the long paddle home.
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I have managed to live for 64 years in a row and still have all my faculties & limbs. Nothing beats dumb luck.
Favorite Places to Paddle
Everglades 10,000 Islands to Tampa Bay and everything in between. Fresh or salt water.

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