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Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch

Item # 79585
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Key Features

  • For boats up to 20' long

  • 65 ft./min. retrieval (no load)

  • 25 lb. max. anchor capacity


Our Price  $149.99
Sale Price  $119.99

Availability: In Stock

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Product Description
trac The Fisherman 25 Electric Anchor Winch is great for bass boats, runabouts, utility boats, and other boats up to 20' long. A sealed-membrane, up/down, push-button switch comes pre-installed on winch housing with lighter wires for simpler and safer operation. This 12-volt winch quickly retrieves mushroom or river anchors up to 25 lbs. at 65 ft./min. Includes a universal anchor roller and 100' of 5mm (0.2") dia. pre-spooled braided anchor line. Winch measures 10" x 9-3/4" x 5-3/4". Anchor not included.
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Capacity 25 lbs.
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Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch
 
4.0

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (30)
  • Easy to install (22)
  • Holds boat securely (20)
  • Reliable (12)
  • Safe (12)

Cons

  • Unreliable (3)

Best Uses

  • Small boats (27)
  • Open water (7)
  • Pontoon boats (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (16), Advanced (13), Recreational (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

trac fisherman 25 amnchor winch ( 79585)

extremely well designed.. i would make one change on it though.. the plate that mounts infront of the motor section.. i would make the plage a little longer and made so can...Read complete review

extremely well designed.. i would make one change on it though.. the plate that mounts infront of the motor section.. i would make the plage a little longer and made so can fit under the motor mount and bolted to the boat there instead of bolting seperatly..some boats have a lip where it would mount and needs spacers to even it out.. if this plate would slide udner motor mount , those 4 bolts would be more then enough to hold both.. also add line that heaver so wont break and loose anchore if in rough wind or water.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Simple and useful

The Screws in the plastic cover were striped by being put in too tight at the mfg. Were also rusted on the inside where they were threaded into the bracket.Had to drill one out...Read complete review

The Screws in the plastic cover were striped by being put in too tight at the mfg. Were also rusted on the inside where they were threaded into the bracket.Had to drill one out and re-tap the threads and go purchase other stainless screws to replace the bad ones. After that everything else was basic and easy to do. Anyone without the right tools and know how would have sent it back for a replacement.

Reviewed by 36 customers

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5.0

Why did I wait so long?

By Jamie

from Holcomb, KS

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use
  • Holds Boat Securely
  • Safe

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Boats

    Comments about Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch:

    I installed this unit on a small aluminum v-hull fishing boat. I live in Kansas where the wind almost always blows and deploying my 10# anchor by hand to keep me from getting blown to shore was cumbersome. Now, with the push of a button I can deploy the anchor from the comfort of my seat (I bought the remote) and don't need to tie it off to a cleat to hold me in place.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    i would buy this product again .

    By spider

    from heuvelton ,ny

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Holds Boat Securely
    • Reliable
    • Safe

    Cons

    • Corrodes

    Best Uses

    • Open Water

    Comments about Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch:

    now i,m getting older makes fishing alot easier. you go fishing more

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Trac Fisherman 25 Winch

    By Ike

    from Syracuse, Indiana

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Holds Boat Securely
    • Reliable
    • Safe

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Open Water
      • Small Boats

      Comments about Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch:

      I love it make it so much easer to keep the boat in place and no ropes to deal with. No tugging to get the anchors up.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Gander is my"go to"source

      By frank @pdi

      from west chicago ,il

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Boats

        Comments about Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch:

        perfect stern mount anchor for my 17 1/2` Alumacraft.Holds well in wind and rough water with a 16lb river anchor

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        great product

        By goober

        from goodland florida

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Easy To Use
        • Holds Boat Securely
        • Reliable
        • Safe

        Cons

        • Corrodes

        Best Uses

        • Small Boats

        Comments about Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch:

        very usefull

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        10 Questions | 10 Answers
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        • Q:

          Can the Trac Fisher 25 be fastened to the boat sideways?

          Can the rope be switch from left to right side?
          Asked on 11/12/2010 by Anonymous

          0 answers

        • Q:

          The directions say to run the RED wire to + and black to - while the wiring on my unit has brown and yellow wires for the battery. Which one is positive?
          Asked on 5/16/2010 by Dave from MN

          1 answer

          • A:

            Yellow goes to "+" and brown to "-".

            Answered on 8/5/2010 by blacksea from NY, NY
        • Q:

          can i use it in salt water?
          Asked on 5/9/2010 by rich from jensen beach fl.

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            You can. However we strongly recommend a daily cleaning on this unit after each use.

            Answered on 5/10/2010 by Charlie from Gander Tech
        • Q:

          Can I get a remote switch for The Trac fisherman 25
          Asked on 5/5/2010 by Mike from Edon,Ohio

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            This is something we can help you with. Please feel free to give us a call at 1-888-5GANDER and we will be more than happy to assist you.

            Answered on 5/7/2010 by Charlie from Gander Tech
        • Q:

          does the anchor flip up when fully raised or does it hang down?
          Asked on 5/4/2010 by davie from central wisconsin

          2 answers

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Depending on the anchor that you purchase and the way it is mounted in most cases it will hang down.

            Answered on 5/7/2010 by Charlie from Gander Tech
          • A:

            I use an 18# river anchor and it flips up

            Answered on 2/23/2011 by Snake from Indy
        • Q:

          can I hook a external switch up to this unit ?
          Asked on 10/18/2009 by Greg from north carolina

          1 answer

          • VERIFIED BUYER

            A:

            It comes with a switch that mounts on the cover and a switch that can be installed on the console. Also, there's plenty of wiring for installation.

            Answered on 2/26/2010 by Rottin' tadpole from Independence, KY
        • Q:

          i lost my instructions can u help?
          Asked on 9/2/2009 by d b from bloomington,ca.

          1 answer

        • Q:

          Is the deployment fast or slow?
          Asked on 7/6/2009 by Anonymous

          1 answer

          • VERIFIED BUYER

            A:

            fast enough for most fisherman and sport boaters

            Answered on 7/29/2009 by bart from mesick, mi
        • Q:

          What is the strength of the 3/16 " rope?
          Asked on 5/3/2009 by Sisko from Acton, Indiana

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Since this is an anchor winch you need to know that this winch has a 25 lb. max. anchor capacity. That is the strength of the line. This product states that it is suitable for a boat up to 21 feet long. So a 20' smokercraft boat is less than 21' long. It would be plenty suitable for that boat also. There are not any accessories available for this anchor winch that will aid in recovering the line, because we have not heard of the winch having problems in doing this. If there were to become a problem with it we can tell the supplier that something needs to be done. We are on our third year of selling this product though and never heard of a line recovery problem yet.

            Answered on 9/24/2010 by Technician from Overton's
        • Q:

          How is this powered? Do I need to buy a 12 volt marine battery to power this unit?
          Asked on 3/24/2009 by Dan from Seattle WA

          1 answer

          • CUSTOMER CARE

            A:

            This will need to be powered by a 12 volt battery.

            Answered on 3/29/2009 by Matt from Gander Tech
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