WHAT’S NEW FROM MINNKOTA

Minn Kota® Launches New Trolling Motors with Built-In MEGA Down Imaging™

RACINE, Wis., July 9, 2018 – Minn Kota®, the leader in trolling motor innovation, will debut Built-In MEGA Down Imaging in its trolling motors at the American Sportfishing Association’s International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST).

For the first time, anglers will have the option to select a Minn Kota UlterraTerrova®Ultrex or Fortrex®trolling motor with Built-In MEGA Down Imaging sonar. The Humminbird MEGA Down Imaging transducer will now be integrated into the trolling motor to provide a clean set up at the bow for anglers. Humminbird’s ultra-clear MEGA Imaging is the first Down Imaging technology to enter the megahertz range with performance that’s nearly three times greater than traditional 455 kHz frequencies. It results in the clearest, sharpest on-screen images ever seen.

With Built-In MEGA Down Imaging, the transducer is housed in the indestructible lower motor unit and the wiring runs through the composite shaft providing clean rigging that is protected from wear and tear. In addition, having the transducer integrated into the trolling motors allows anglers to see what is directly below the bow of the boat, allowing anglers to make better decisions on where, and how, to fish.

“The integration of Minn Kota and Humminbird products is part of our commitment to providing innovative solutions for anglers as they seek to find and catch more fish,” said Minn Kota Brand Manager Brad Henry.

Built-In MEGA DI Transducer
Select new motors will come with a built-in MEGA DI transducer in the lower unit.

 

As part of the One-Boat Network, the new Minn Kota trolling motors with Built-In MEGA Down Imaging feature Bluetooth® and i-Pilot® Link. Bluetooth compatibility allows anglers to control the trolling motor from the Minn Kota app and make software updates wirelessly. Anglers can utilize i-Pilot Link to control their trolling motor from the Humminbird unit, the app or the i-Pilot Link remote to “follow” a contour at a set speed – with the press of a button the boat will automatically follow the exact path.

The new trolling motors are compatible with Humminbird SOLIX®, second generation HELIX®, and ONIX models

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About Minn Kota

JOHNSON OUTDOORS FISHING is comprised of the Minn Kota®, Cannon® and Humminbird® brands. Minn Kota is the world’s leading manufacturer of electric trolling motors, as well as 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 fish finders, 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.
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JOHNSON OUTDOORS is a leading global outdoor recreation company that inspires more people to experience the awe of the great outdoors with innovative, top-quality products. The company designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of winning, consumer-preferred brands across four categories: Watercraft, Fishing, Diving and Camping.
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