Battery Type There are two specific types of deep-cycle 12-volt batteries recommended for use with trolling motors: Lead Acid Wet-Cell and AGM Batteries. Deep-cycle batteries are designed for discharging smaller amounts of current over a longer period of time and for more frequent recharging.
Subsequently, question is, what is the best battery for a Minn Kota 30 lb trolling motor? Mighty Max Battery 12V 35AH SLA Battery for Minn Kota Endura C2 - Trolling Motor Brand Product. ML35-12 SLA is a 12V 35AH Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) rechargeable maintenance free battery. Dimensions: 7.68 inches x 5.16 inches x 7.13 inches.
Also to know, what size battery do I need for a 55 lb thrust trolling motor?
To use an example, a 55 lb thrust motor unit has a peak power draw of 40 amps. If you use the trolling motor for 6 hours at average 50% load of 20 amps, the trolling motor will then require a battery load of 120 Ah.
Can I use a car battery for my trolling motor?
A car battery is 12-volts and can power your trolling motor. However, the length of time youll be able to do so will be a fraction of the time a designated deep cycle battery could do it, and the car battery will have a dramatically shorted lifespan if you choose to deep-cycle it for trolling applications.