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Note:  Sales have been unexpectedly high & we are out of stock of every size.  We are making them as quickly as we can, but there is a delay of up to 2 weeks to ship them.

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Big Papa Trolling Bag 

Besides slowing the boat, trolling bags give more stability in rougher conditions.

bulletSlows your boat without cutting back on the throttle
bulletMade of durable 430D vinyl-coated nylon Packcloth.  It is strong but lightweight & the bags can be easily folded for storage.
bullet4 strong 1" polypro webbing straps sewn all of way along the bag w/built-in loops.  Wide and narrow ends reinforced with webbing along entire opening.
bulletWeighted bottom & float on top for easy deployment
bulletBag should be run in approximately the middle of the boat.  Tie rope to each loop on bag & then attach to boat. 
bulletUse in pairs recommended
bulletOdd numbers can be used to straighten boat when boat is "crabbing" & lines are not running straight.
bullet6 size bags for every boat size - Size is measured along the curve of the wide end when the bag is laying flat.
bullet2 sets of bags (1 larger & 1 smaller) can sometimes be used to slow boat more.
bulletCan be used as a drift sock or sea anchor (required for charter captains)

Due to boat material (fiberglass or aluminum) and differences in weight, engine size, speed reached when throttle is dropped & other factors, recommended sizes may vary.  We do not recommend trolling at idle (or just above idle) speed due to lack of oil pressure & steering control.  We recommend trolling at 800-1,000 RPM.   Call us @ 800-818-9848 if unsure of which size to get.

Rule of Thumb Recommended Sizes
(Speed reached at 800-1,000 RPM is the most important factor)
Size Salmon Walleye
22" Up to 18' boat  
25" 18' - 22' boat Up to 15' boat
28" 22' - 25' boat 15' - 17' boat
36" 25' - 30' boat 17' - 21' boat
42" 30' - 35' boat 21 - 24' boat
48" Over 35' boat Over 24' boat

Warranty:   We make our bags with care from high quality materials and have customers who have used them for years.  We will repair or replace a bag due to manufacturers defects for 1 year.  Sorry, but we cannot warranty damage due to boat acceleration while bag is still in the water.

22"  $36.99
25"  $40.99
28"  $47.99
36"  $58.99
42"  $66.99
48"  $75.99

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