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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

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

Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch

Item # 79585

  $149.99

Availability:
In Stock

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Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch
 
3.9

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (26)
  • Easy to install (18)
  • Holds boat securely (16)
  • Reliable (10)
  • Safe (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small boats (24)
    • Open water (5)
    • Pontoon boats (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (15), Advanced (10), Recreational (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (15)

    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 32 customers

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    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
       
      5.0

      I would buy this Again

      By Donmacfish

      from Morris IL.

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Boats

        Comments about Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch:

        an be used buy the buttions on the unit or remote which makes it very handy.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        This is exactly what I have been looking

        By Buddy

        from Hillsboro, AL

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Small Boats

          Comments about Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch:

          I wanted one for the back of my boat. I already had one on the front. So easy to use.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Aviod tangles and mess

          By Adam

          from Coral Springs, Florida

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Holds Boat Securely
          • Keeps line neat
          • Reliable
          • Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Open Water
            • Small Boats

            Comments about Trac Fisherman 25 Anchor Winch:

            Fits neatly on the bow deck and takes up no room. Keeps the anchor line neatly spooled so there is no trip hazards and no tangles. Releases the anchor with a push of a button and brings the anchor up just as easy. I have a 17 foot Aquasport and this is a great addition to my boat. This was a Christmas Gift from my sons. So far its the most practicle gift I have received.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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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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