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    Have any of you tried a trolling plate on your outboard to slow your speed down? I will be using a 50 HP Tohatsu with variable idle speed and I want to get my troll speed down to 1 MPH- 1.5 MPH.

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    I used a Troll a matic trolling plate on a Yamaha 115 to pull crankbaits with for about 5 years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by "G" View Post
    I used a Troll a matic trolling plate on a Yamaha 115 to pull crankbaits with for about 5 years.
    Were you satisfied with it?

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    Danbo I have a homemade one that came with boat when I bought it. It works just like that one. More than satisfied with how it works. Same boat as yours just 50 Yamaha on mine.
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