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Minn Kota® Ulterra® Goes Bluetooth® for 2017

by: Traditions Media,

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(Aug 11, 2016 - Racine, WI)

 Forever leading the way in trolling motor development, the 
Minn Kota® Ulterra® with fully automated stow and deploy and power trim, now features Bluetooth® wireless communication. 

Bluetooth enables compatibility with the new i-Pilot® and i-Pilot® Link™ systems featuring redesigned remotes and reinvented Spot-Lock, the most accurate electronic GPS anchor ever and also extends trolling motor controls to a phone app.

New Ulterra and Riptide® Ulterra bow-mount trolling motors are available in 24- and 36-volt models, with 80- and 112 lbs. thrust, and  45-, 60-, and 72-inch shaft lengths.  Products will be available in late fall, 2016.

Ulterra MSRP: $2179.99 - $2799.99
Riptide Ulterra MSRP: $2139.99 - $3049.99

For more information, visit, contact Minn Kota, P.O. Box 8129, Mankato, MN 56002, or call 800-227-6433.

Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson Outdoors and consists of the Minn Kota®,  Humminbird® and Cannon® brands. Minn Kota is the world’s leading manufacturer of electric trolling motors, as well as offers a complete line of shallow water anchors, battery chargers and marine accessories. Humminbird is a leading global innovator and manufacturer of marine electronics products including fishfinders, multifunction displays, autopilots, ice flashers and premium cartography products.  Cannon is the leader in controlled depth fishing and includes a full line of downrigger products and accessories.

Photo by Traditions Media
Photo by Traditions Media