Best Electric Downriggers

Best Electric Downriggers 2020

Cannon Optimum

Cannon Optimum

Cannon Optimum is simple one of the best electric downriggers and provides the intelligence needed to put the bait where the fish are. Precisely troll any lure while presenting depth and trolling data on a full-color 3.5″ LCD display. Cannon Optimum wirelessly networks up to four downriggers which can be controlled simultaneously through the Cannon mobile app or a compatible Humminbird fish finder. Compatibility with Fish Hawk X4D Electronics allows you to monitor the depth, temperature and speed at your weight. Cannon Optimum Mobile App control Successful trolling requires information and precise control. The new Cannon mobile app gives you more information than you ever thought possible for up to four Cannon Optimum downriggers – and total control over all of them, no matter where you are on your boat. Preset Depths – Instantly select from preset depths, or the depth of your last catch. Auto Up – Fish on? Push one button to bring one or all fo your flash weights up to the waterline. Depth Cycle Mode – Quickly and easily set Depth Cycles to cover more of the water column. Line Out – Keep track of exactly what depth each downrigger is set to. Once you download …

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Cannon Optimum TS

Cannon Optimum TS review

The Cannon Optimum TS is in our opinion the best electric downrigger and provides new intelligence to controlled depth fishing in an all-white construction, stainless steel spool and 316-grade telescopic boom, ideal for saltwater applications. Precisely troll any lure while presenting depth and trolling data on a full-color 3.5″ LCD display. Cannon Optimum TS Tournament Series wirelessly networks up to four electric downriggers which can be controlled simultaneously through the Cannon mobile app or a compatible Humminbird fish finder. Compatibility with Fish Hawk X4D Electronics allows you to monitor the depth, temperature and speed at your weight. The Smart, Connected, Electric Downrigger If you want to put bait on target, you’ve got to fish smarter. The Cannon Optimum TS downrigger is positively ingenious. This smart, connected system gives you access to critical trolling data and lets you raise, lower and cycle weights using the full-color LCD display, your Humminbird® fish finder, or even your mobile device. No matter where you are on the boat, you’re in charge. And the fish won’t know what hit them. Cannon Optimum TS Features:

Cannon Digi-Troll 10 TS

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Cannon Digi-Troll 10 TS features a backlit LCD screen which displays readings from IntelliTroll, lets you raise and lower the weight, adjust Positive Ion Control, or program the amount of line you’re using. Cycle the weight up and down at preset intervals and depths, or use Bottom Track to automatically keep your bait at a preset distance from the bottom. Stainless steel spool, fastest retrieval rate on the market (250 feet per minute) and a Short-Stop feature that protects the boat from swinging weight. Includes mounting base, low-profile swivel base, and a telescopic boom that extends from 24″ to 53″. Cannon Digi-Troll 10 TS is built tougher and smarter to make you a better angler. Cannon Edge Design features fewer moving parts, one-piece composite construction, a redesigned boom end, protected circuit boards, and easy access to the spool, switches, plugs and mounting knobs. Both the Digi-Troll 5 and Cannon Digi-Troll 10 TS are compatible with the IntelliTroll accessory. The Digi-Troll 5 receives the IntelliTroll data and sends it to your Humminbird fishfinder (using the Cannonlink accessory). You can also use the Intellitroll monitor and antenna cable assembly to display sensor information. The Cannon Digi-Troll 10 TS does the same thing …

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Big Jon Pro Tournament Electric Downrigger

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I have two of these on my boat. You will not regret buying a DR with the Auto Stop feature. No more fumbling with on and off buttons while you are trying to land a fish. I use 10 lb pancake type weights (what I consider the min for deeper trolling, 50+’) Any weight that will keep your DR wire from going past a 45 degree angle to the back of the boat. Straighter down the better, for better accuracy on depth. This DR will bring up anything – fast. If you adjust your fish locator transducer to the right place, it will show you exactly where your ball is, and can adjust your footage counter to match. You want to be right over the top of the fish. Depending on the lure you are pulling, it may run deeper than the ball, which is good, but you have to account for that. Anyways, enough fish tips. I would buy this one again in a heartbeat. These consistently put more fish in my boat. Big Jon’s “Pro Tournament” electric downrigger is the step up from the “Captain’s Pak” that many tournament fishermen have asked for. The new sealed, “High-Torque” motor …

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Scotty 1099 Compact Depthpower

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Scotty 1099 Electric downriggers are awesome! Well worth the money. I’ve always had Scotty hand cranker’s. Once you go electric you’ll never go back. So far, very good. easy to learn how to use and so much better than the hand operated ones. Used them 3 times without a problem. Perfect fit for my 14 ft aluminum fishing boat. Still working on installing the Scotty 1099 downrigger due to the fact you need to install a 30 amp inline fuse which is not included with the product. Since it needs to be marine grade, you can’t pick one up at the auto parts store. Of course, you don’t know you need it until you’re installing the downrigger. I just ordered the fuse from where else but Scotty, so I may get this thing up and running in a few days. Additional info. I used the downrigger during an excellent silver run in Puget Sound. I had always been a Penn fan but no longer. I love this downrigger. I’ve fished downriggers for the last 30 years or so and I think I have a pretty good idea on their pluses and minuses. I like fishing alone in my 16′ Lund …

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Cannon Magnum 5 ST

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Cannon Magnum 5 ST review – I have 2 Cannon Magnum 5 ST downriggers and they work great. 2 bad points for this downrigger. 1. if you stack lines (2 rods on one line) the unit drops so fast that if your lure are separated by 20 ft or more they will tangle. 2. The pulleys on the end are crap. I fish with older guys who can’t hear very well, and if someone drops the line and hits the bottom the line will jump off the pulley, which is a hassle to take apart and restring while you’re trying to fish. I complained and they sent me new ones that were somewhat better. The solution is I bought 2 Scotty pulleys that are impossible for the line to jump, due to a good design. Now the downriggers are great, but you will need to do a little adapting to use Scotty pulleys. I recently purchased a Cannon Magnum 5 and I like it very well,it works fine, I have read a few reviews that said you have to raise the ball completely before you can let it descend again , mine does not work like that mine,as you stop …

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Scotty 1106 Depthpower

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These work great have one this is my second only thing is you need a 10 to 12 pound weight or it wont work properly Very nice units that are easy to mount and work perfectly. Best ones I’ve seen or used good company great product Great product great price What can I say, It’s a Scotty. Excellent company, product, and commitment to sportsmen and sportswomen. The add said used but there was just cosmetic damage on the box it came in. It was brand new!!! Scotty 1106 Depthpower Telescope 36″-60″ Electric Downrigger the most popular Scotty Electric, with a boom that telescopes for extra reach and collapses for extra storage, comes with pedestal swivel mount. Makes a great “big boat” rigger.

Scotty 1101 Depthpower

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Good, solid construction. Tube size is correct for King Salmon! They worked great! Works very well. It’s exactly what we needed. Scotty Electric Downriggers include full automatic hands-free operation on retrieval. Fully adjustable rod holders. Strong stainless steel boom. More lifting power than any downrigger made. Power for extra heavy weights or for pulling out of snags, weeds or kelp. The lowest amp draw of any downrigger made. Less than one third the battery draw than some of the competition. Fully adjustable descent speed – 5 ft/min to over 300 ft/min. Ultra-fast retrieval rate. Spray-protected, positive-drive depth counter. Kevlar Belt driven.

Cannon Magnum 10 STX

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Cannon Magnum 10 STX features the fastest retrieval rate on the market (250 feet per minute) and a Short-Stop feature that protects the boat from swinging weight. Includes mounting base, low-profile swivel base, and a telescopic stainless steel boom that extends from 24″ to 53″. Magnum is built tougher and smarter to make you a better angler. Cannon Edge Design features fewer moving parts, one-piece composite construction, a redesigned boom end, protected circuit boards, and easy access to the spool, switches, plugs and mounting knobs. Cannon Magnum 10 STX – Armed To The Teeth. Every innovation we’ve ever thought up is included on Digi-Troll 10. It’s packed with smart features that put your bait exactly where you need it and where fish can’t resist it. Take total control of everything you expect your downrigger to do – and a few things you never knew it could. Cannon Magnum 10 STX Step up to the digi-troll 10 ts and get a stainless steel spool (and boom) to handle monofilament and super lines. Easy operation: 250 feet-per-minute retrieval speed, auto up automatic weight retrieval, waterline zero keeps your weight a set distance from the surface, and adjustable positive ion control Depth cycling: …

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Scotty 1116 Propack Depthpower

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This is the best, most affordable electric down rigging system I have seen on the market yet. Bought 2 and plan to get 2 more later this summer. Easy to use, mounted the brackets myself and have been reeling in the fish! Very fast retrieve,built solid,nice that it adj.down to 36″ I would recommend this to to anyone looking for a power downrigger. Also, if you need to return it. The hassle of sending it back, then waiting for a new one. You might be paying a little more buying local, but worth it in the long run. Trust me! Scotty Electric Downriggers include full automatic hands-free operation on retrieval. Fully adjustable rod holders. Strong stainless steel boom. More lifting power than any downrigger made. Power for extra heavy weights or for pulling out of snags, weeds or kelp. The lowest amp draw of any downrigger made. Less than one third the battery draw than some of the competition. Fully adjustable descent speed – 5 ft/min to over 300 ft/min. Ultra-fast retrieval rate. Spray-protected, positive-drive depth counter. Kevlar Belt driven.

Scotty 2106 High Performance

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The performance downrigger of choice for serious fishermen. Unmatched in power, performance and reliability. – Unbeatable pulling power lifts 15 lb. weights at 295 ft./min. and 20 lb. weights with ease at 260 ft./min. – Includes Illuminated, resettable, sealed and silent digital line counter – 300 ft. of 180 lb. Test, HP Stainless Steel Downrigger Cable – Boom mounted stainless steel jacketed adjustable Rocket Launcher Rod Holder – Includes Scotty/Marinco™ Plug and Receptacle – Includes 1148 Weight Storage Hook and marine grade stainless steel boom – Includes 1023 Tilt-up Mounting Bracket which enables the unit to be tilted and locked in the upright position – Multi-position auto-stop included (Use 1008 Stopper Beads to stop at any pre-set position) – Includes Power Grip Plus Line Release – 1/2″ Kevlar drive belt by Optibelt™ – The same belts used by superior European auto manufacturers – Clutch brake with the largest braking surface in the industry – Includes 1026 Swivel Pedestal Mount with 16 available positions – Fully assembled and factory tested with complete saltwater protection Downrigger Boom Length: 36″ – 60″ telescoping stainless steel boom Downrigger Boom Diameter: 1 1/4″ Rod Holder Interior Diameter: 1.70″ I purchased mine end of last month …

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Cannon Digi-Troll 5

Cannon Digi-Troll 5

Cannon Digi-Troll 5 are definitely the best electric downrigger I’ve ever owned. I have a pair of Cannon Digi-Troll 5 on a 17′ Alumaweld Stryker and fish Pyramid Lake on a regular basis. I can tell you these are the best downrigger I’ve ever owned. I had Walker Downriggers that I returned to Cabellas and four Scotty Downriggers collecting dust in my garage. I will be selling my Scotties on Craigslist. I don’t have a hummingbird fish finder and don’t really care about the integration. My fish finder is a Lowrance Gen3 and I wouldn’t trade it for hummingbird. Scotties use a free fall feature to drop the rigger weight and the lines pops the clip if your not careful. Cannon Digi-Troll 5 Downriggers lower the weight smooth. I love the weight retrieve in Cannon downriggers, it’s attached to the downrigger and easy to pull a 10 lb weight close to the boat. I don’t know much about the positive ion feature to attract more fish but my catch rate has gone up. Yes, they are expensive but in my opinion, well worth the investment. What a disappointment! I don’t even know where to start. 1st off I have never …

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Cannon Digi-Troll 10

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Cannon Digi-Troll 10 features a full backlit keypad with an an integrated backlit LCD screen which gives you full control of your electric Cannon Digi-Troll 10 downrigger. Raise and lower the weight, adjust Positive Ion Control, or program the amount of line you’re using for better line counter accuracy. Cycle the weight up and down at preset intervals and depths, or use Bottom Track to automatically keep your bait at a preset distance from the bottom. Store up to five different preset depths for easy reference. Fastest retrieval rate on the market (250 feet per minute) and a Short-Stop feature that protects the boat from swinging weight. Includes mounting base, low-profile swivel base, and a telescopic boom that extends from 24″ to 53″. Cannon Digi-Troll 10 is built tougher and smarter to make you a better angler. Cannon Edge Design features fewer moving parts, one-piece composite construction, a redesigned boom end, protected circuit boards, and easy access to the spool, switches, plugs and mounting nuts. Cannon Digi-Troll 10 features: – 250-feet-per-minute retrieval rate is the fastest in the industry – Integrated Control Screen provides illuminated keypad controls with large backlit LCD screen. Also can display IntelliTroll speed and temp ratings, …

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