Saltwater or freshwater trolling motor?

Discussion in 'VIRGINIA RIVERS TALK' started by Dude, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. Dude

    Dude New Member

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    OK I'm in a bit of a pickle.........I'm looking to buy a trolling motor for front of boat.anyways........if i wanted to go to 301 bridge and fish potomac is it saltwater, or how about osbourne landing on the james...........even tappahanock bridge..............i want to start trying these places but i dont want to get a freshwater trolling motor and ruin it in the saltwater............if that is what is in this part of the rivers.....im hoping that a freshwater would be fine ..........the salts are expensive please reply all
     
  2. ears

    ears New Member

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    The 301 bridge and the tappahanock bridge are both saltwater dont know on the James. Occasional use you can wash a freshwater trolling motor and they will be ok.