The Evolution Of A Species – Introducing The Power-Pole® Drift Paddle - June 20th, 2012
Power-Pole moves into deep water.
TAMPA, FL – JL Marine Systems, Inc. introduces a more evolved solution for drift fishing, the
Power-Pole Drift Paddle. No matter where you go around the country anglers have to deal
with windy conditions on the water. One of the most common ways to slow down your boat is
with the use of the age-old drift sock. Unfortunately, as effective as the sock may be it's
primitive design is messy and difficult to work with, course corrections are not accurate,
retrieval is backbreaking work and storing a wet sock on board means extra cleaning and
hassle. Surely there's a better way to achieve the accurate drift speed and direction without the
hard work and wet mess.
Fast forward the evolutionary clock of technology to today's Power-Pole shallow water anchor,
the advanced hydraulic anchor system that's famous for boat control is changing the world of
fresh and salt water fishing again. By adding the Power-Pole Drift Paddle accessory, suddenly
there is drift control and accuracy that anglers have only dreamed about. It's a whole new
species of deep-water control.
The Power-Pole Drift Paddle comes with all the hardware to easily install on any 8' or 10'
Power-Pole anchor at the dock or on the water. It features seven quick-change locking
positions to give you complete and easy course correction. The Drift Paddle enables you to
change the bow angle from port to starboard. It slows the boat up to 50% and because it
attaches to the Power-Pole anchor you can slow the boat at the touch of a button while you
continue to cast without interruption. At the end of a drift simply retract the Power-Pole, which
lifts the Drift Paddle completely out of the water, then motor back to your start position, deploy
the paddle and make another pass. It also allows you to dramatically shorten the turning
radius of your boat so you can follow contour lines more tightly and work a zone more
effectively. Best of all, the Drift Paddle works perfectly with your main motor giving you speed
reduction so precise and effective you may not need that kicker motor at all.
The Power-Pole Drift Paddle is made from UV stable material giving it long life. The paddle
also flexes with the Power-Pole spike so they flow and work together perfectly. They also reduce
boat rocking to give you even more stability in heavy wind. And on top of all this, it still allows
you to effectively use the Power-Pole for anchoring in shallow water even with the Drift Paddle
For the ultimate in boat control use dual Power-Pole anchors and Drift Paddles, it's like your
whole boat evolved into a new species of predator. For more information on the complete line
of Power-Pole shallow water anchors and accessories, go to www.power-pole.com
About JL Marine Systems, Inc.
JL Marine Systems Inc. is the Tampa, Florida-based manufacturer of the Power-Pole, a shallow
water anchor system for all small skiffs, bass boats, flats boats, bay boats and more. Power-Pole
is distributed via more than 1000 dealerships throughout the US. Visit
www.powerpole.com/jlmarine/dealers/findadealer.aspx to find a local dealer.
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