Riptide Saltwater Bow-Mount
Precision maneuverability. Accurate bait presentation. Meticulous speed control. You count on your trolling motor for a lot. And along the way, it has to fight corrosion, run quietly and perform with flawless reliability. Riptide® SM is the trusted powerhouse that meets those challenges head on, keeping you in position to make the catch of the day, every day.
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Comments about Minn Kota Riptide SM 55/L&D/SC/H Trolling Motor, 42":
Used my Riptide RT 55 typically multiple times a week for 12 years on my flats boat mostly in salt water (I'm a retired and passionate fisherman) and the control module finally failed before I did. Bought a new Riptide SM 55 and like it a lot (kind of like buying a new car) - it's quiet, strong and efficient and the improvements (camlock depth control, battery status indicators and fold down handle) are great. Only one minor issue - my RT was variable speed and the SM has a 5 speed selector - I didn't think this would matter but, for me, it does - (wish it had a 1/2 speed) - love the motor and the speed selector is a minor inconvenience but variable speed may be best for you.