ICAST 2016 Minn Kota “No Compromise” Ultrex™ Trolling Motor


July 8, 2016

Minn Kota® introduces the trolling motor anglers have only dreamed of – a hybrid that merges the body of a Fortrex® with the brains of i-Pilot®, complete with Spot-Lock electronic GPS anchoring and more.

New for 2017, Minn Kota’s Ultrex™ gives anglers the control and responsiveness of a Fortrex, plus effortless Power Steering and i-Pilot features, like Spot-Lock. Paired with Steering Lock, which allows you to take your foot off the pedal without losing motor heading, Ultrex will change the way you fish.

“We continue to set the bar high for break-through innovations to help anglers catch fish. Ultrex is no exception,” says Brad Henry, Minn Kota Brand Manager. “We’ve combined the reliability and responsive ‘wired-to-the-water’ feel of our tournament-proven Fortrex with the GPS technologies of i-Pilot, i-Pilot Link, and Spot-Lock electronic anchoring. It’s the best of both worlds.”

Ultrex Features:

Power Steering: Ultra-responsive control and reduces steering effort and foot fatigue
Steering Lock: Take your foot off the pedal and keep your motor heading
Ultrex Foot Pedal: Power steering with Spot-Lock and AutoPilot Buttons
Fortrex Mono Arm bracket
Coated stainless steel stow/deploy adjustable cable
Bluetooth-enabled i-Pilot or i-Pilot Link
Digital Maximizer
Universal Sonar 2
Composite Shaft
Weedless Wedge 2 Prop
The Minn Kota Ultrex product line-up will consist of numerous i-Pilot- or i-Pilot Link- and US2-enabled combos, including 24-volt 80 lbs. thrust and 36-volt 112 lbs. thrust versions in 45”, 52” and 60” shaft lengths. Product available in late fall, 2016. Ultrex MSRP: $2199.99-$2799.99

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