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Garmin Releases the Full Force of the Kraken at ICAST 2023

Garmin unveils Force® Kraken and expands its award-winning trolling motor series to a wider range of boats and environments.

In 2019, Garmin made some major waves when it unveiled its entry into the trolling motor market and subsequently capped off back-to-back wins of the highly-coveted Best of Show award in the annual New Product Showcase. With a sleek design, near-silent drive and unique, wireless motion and pedal controls, the Force quickly became a serious player in the freshwater fishing market.

There have been a lot of changes in not just the fishing industry since 2009, but also in the world of trolling motors. Never one to rest on their laurels, Garmin is always looking to improve and advance their products, and the Force was no exception as they announce Force Kraken, the most powerful trolling motor the recreational fishing market has ever seen. Coupled with Garmin’s most precise anchor lock technology, Kraken is designed with longer shaft lengths and a pivot-style mount for easy installation on boats where bow space is limited, like skiffs, bay boats, center consoles and multispecies fishing boats.

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