# How long will a trolling motor run on a deep cycle battery?

**trolling motor**for 6 hours at average 50% load of 20 amps, the

**trolling motor will**then require a

**battery**load of 120 Ah. (6 hours X 20 amps=120 amp hours). A

**battery**bank of a 240 Ah capacity rating selected as

**deep cycling should**be kept to 50% to ensure maximum

**battery**life.

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Also know, how long does a deep cycle battery last with trolling motor?

A **battery** with a 1 Ah capacity **should** be able to deliver a current of 1 amp or **discharge** for an uninterrupted 1 hour. As a general rule, smaller **batteries** are usually rated at 25 Ah to 50 Ah and bigger **deep**-**cycle batteries could** be rated as high as 100 Ah. There is no ideal amp-hour rating for a **trolling motor battery**.

One may also ask, what is the best battery for a trolling motor? **Best Trolling Motor Batteries**

- 1: Optima Batteries 8016-103 D34M BlueTop.
- 2: Interstate Batteries AGM Deep Cycle Battery.
- 3: Mighty Max Power Boat Pontoon Electric Trolling Motor.
- 4: VMAX MR127 12 Volt 100Ah AGM Deep Cycle Maintenance Free Battery.
- 5: WindyNation 12V 100 Amp-Hour Deep Cycle VRLA Battery.

In this manner, how long will a 35ah battery run a trolling motor?

Lets assume my deep cycle **battery** has an RC rating of 140. Divide that by 2.4 and I get about 58 amp hours. Lets assume my **motor** is the Endura 30 mentioned above, and I **troll** at speed 2, which is 10 amps draw.

**How Long Will** My **Motor Run**.

Amp Hours | Amp Draw | Hours Use |
---|---|---|

100 | 30 | 2.8 |

100 | 40 | 2.1 |

100 | 50 | 1.7 |

How many amps does a 40 lb thrust trolling motor use?

Conductor Gauge and Circuit Breaker Sizing Table

Motor Thrust / Model | Max Amp Draw | Circuit Breaker |
---|---|---|

40 lb., 45 lb. | 42 | 50 Amp @ 12 VDC |

50 lb., 55 lb. | 50 | 60 Amp @ 12 VDC |

70 lb. | 42 | 50 Amp @ 24 VDC |