Trolling Motors of the Past – Part Two

28 pounds of thrust — more than Shakespeare’s top puller

Apparently Shakespeare wasn’t the only reel manufacturer that decided they could substantially expand their market footprint by producing electric motors. Pflueger also made ‘em in the early 80s, and they upped the ante by producing a whopping 28 pounds of thrust, five more than Shakespeare’s wimpy top producer. It must’ve been the “space age material props” that made the difference.