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Minn Kota Unveils Next-Level Trolling Motor Technology with Terrova® and Ulterra® Innovations

RACINE, Wis. – Minn Kota, the leading innovator in trolling motor technology, proudly introduces two groundbreaking updates to its esteemed product lineup: the Minn Kota Ulterra® and Terrova®. These state-of-the-art trolling motors represent a new era in fishing excellence, combining cutting-edge features, enhanced performance, and seamless integration. With a host of advanced capabilities, both the Ulterra and Terrova redefine the fishing experience, providing anglers with unrivaled precision, convenience, and power.

The restaging of the existing Terrova and Ulterra motors with the addition of QUEST technology gives anglers even more choices for a magnitude of fishing situations. Simplifying its product line and enhancing compatibility, Minn Kota has emphasized seamless connection with Humminbird head units. All Terrova and Ulterra motors are now equipped with GPS technology, fully compatible with Humminbird fish finders out of the box, giving anglers precise navigation and control.

Minn Kota Terrova and Ulterra Trolling Motors

To enhance the consumer experience, all GPS-enabled Terrova and Ulterra models now include adapter cables in the package, streamlining the buying and rigging process for faster setup and more time spent on the water. Additionally, the new models feature built-in 2D Sonar with Dual Spectrum CHIRP, offering exceptional target separation and detailed imaging. This advanced sonar technology provides unparalleled insights into underwater structures and fish behavior, revolutionizing fish-finding capabilities. The upgraded wireless remote, now standard with Terrova and Ulterra motors, ensures ultimate control and convenience, enhancing the user experience and maximizing productivity during fishing expeditions.

New Features for All Terrova and Ulterra Models:

  • NEW Enhanced GPS Suite Including Drift Mode to allow anglers to spend more time fishing and less time on boat control
    • Drift Mode: combats current and wind by automatically adjusting speed and direction to keep the boat on a true drift. Drift Mode acts as a gps drift sock eliminating the need for cumbersome ropes or shallow water anchor paddles
    • Improved Follow-the-Contour functionality: allows for better LakeMaster and CoastMaster integration to stay on the desired course
    • Dodge Mode: allows anglers to quickly leave auto navigation mode to manually steer through waves and around structures and then resume navigating without resetting their route.
  • Out of the Box connection to Humminbird via the One-Boat Network by including all necessary adapters required for networking without additional need for setup
  • One App for Everything – the One-Boat Network App can control everything on the boat from the trolling motor and shallow water anchors to the Humminbird head units
  • Enhanced Built-in 2D Sonar with Dual Spectrum CHIRP adds Humminbird’s unrivaled sonar clarity to every Minn Kota motor
  • NEW Wireless Remote with a simplified keypad, ergonomic design, and four programmable One-Boat Network Buttons

Terrova QUEST and Ulterra QUEST

The Minn Kota Terrova and Ulterra QUEST feature brushless motor technology for increased power, quieter operation, and extended run-time ideal for long fishing trips. Its dual 24V/36V capability ensures versatility and optimal performance simplifying the rigging process and saving valuable setup time. QUEST models feature Carbon Fiber-infused motor shafts providing added strength without compromising flexibility. Additionally, exclusive Humminbird built-in MEGA Side Imaging offers exceptional clarity and precision, empowering anglers with a comprehensive view of underwater structures and fish for enhanced navigation and successful catches.

Terrova and Ulterra QUEST Key Features:

  • Dual 24 or 36 volt Brushless Motor with up to 30% longer runtime and 50% greater torque*
    • Up to 30% longer runtime on a single charge provides anglers more time on the water
    • Up to 50% greater torque means more precise control in wind and waves and the ability
  • Hands-Free Operation: Anglers can wave goodbye to manual control and enjoy a completely immersive fishing experience.
    • Auto Stow/Deploy: Effortlessly enter and exit the water with a single button press, eliminating the hassle of manually manipulating the motor.
    • Power Trim: Adapt to changing conditions effortlessly with the ability to adjust the motor’s angle for optimal performance.
  • Redesigned and Upgraded Mount to accommodate the additional thrust and torque of the lower unit
  • Carbon Fiber Infused Shaft for enhanced durability while maintaining flexibility to protect the bow of an angler’s boat
  • Peak Performance and Efficiency from Updated Propellers which maximize torque throughout the speed range
  • Real-Time Battery Monitoring System lets anglers know time until empty at a given speed setting and prompts users to enter a power saving eco mode when batteries reach 20% charge
  • No Loss of Power: constant power throughout the day with no drop in motor performance as battery voltage decreases of the length of a fishing day
  • One-Boat Network Programmable Button: customized presets to include stow and deploy Minn Kota shallow water anchors, mark a waypoint, or engage autopilot
  • NEW Wireless Remote with a simplified keypad, ergonomic design, and four programmable One-Boat Network Buttons
  • Available Shaft Lengths: 45”, 60”, and 72”

Terrova QUEST MSRP: $3,199.99 – $3,899.99

Terrova QUEST Available: August 2023

Ulterra QUEST MSRP: $3,799.99 – $4,499.99

Ulterra QUEST Available: November 2023

To learn more about all of Minn Kota’s new and upgraded trolling motors, click HERE.

*Compared to 24 volt brushed motor when run at maximum speed setting

About Minn Kota

JOHNSON OUTDOORS FISHING is comprised of the Humminbird®, Minn Kota® and Cannon® brands. Humminbird is a leading global innovator and manufacturer of marine electronics products including fish finders, multifunction displays, autopilots, ice flashers, and premium cartography products. Minn Kota is the world’s leading manufacturer of electric trolling motors, as well as a complete line of shallow water anchors, battery chargers and marine accessories. Cannon is the leader in controlled-depth fishing and includes a full line of downrigger products and accessories.

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