Can I install an electrical plug on the Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor lead wires?
Yes. Minn Kota offers a
Quick Release Disconnect Power Plug accessory specifically designed for the Minn Kota Talon.
Can I use multiple remotes with my Minn Kota product?
Talon: Yes, you can use up to ten remotes simultaneously.
i-Pilot: Yes, you can use unlimited remotes simultaneously.
i-Pilot Link: Yes, you c…
Do I need a separate battery to operate my Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor?
No. Minn Kota recommends connecting your Talon shallow water anchor to the starting/cranking battery of your boat.
Does the Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor have a fuse? What size is it? Where can I purchase the fuse?
Two Stage Talons (6' & 8'): Yes, the Talon has an in-line 30A blade style fuse. These can be purchased at any automotive parts store.
Three Stage Talon…
How do I determine where and how to mount my Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor?
This will vary from one boat to the next. It is important to check for proper steering and trimming clearances when laying out your installation. Se…
How do I know when I should use a mounting bracket for the Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor?
Some boats have irregular shaped transoms and the standard Talon quick release mounting bracket cannot be mounted directly to the transom. In other …
How do I mount a Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor when I have Trim Tabs?
Talon requires a minimum of 6" of clearance from the mounting surface. If further clearance is required, or it is necessary to mount over top of tri…
How is the maximum deployment of the Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor measured?
From the bottom of the Talon shallow water anchor to the tip of the spike when fully deployed.
If I adjust the Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor extrusion lower to the water, do I gain more depth?
Yes. However the user must be aware that Minn Kota recommends a minimum of 4" up from the bottom of the hull line to minimize spray. Dragging the Talo
In the event that my Minn Kota shallow water anchor does not stow or deploy, is there a way I can do it manually?
In the case where your Talon does not stow or deploy, we recommend referring to the trouble shooting section of your owners’ manual.
Is the Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor completely battery operated?
Yes. The Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor is a mechanical design that is 100% electricity driven, so there is no messy hydraulic fluid and/or hose
What is the difference between Wave Absorption vs. Rough Water Mode?
Wave Absorption is a built-in floating suspension that allows your boat to move up and down in moderate waves and chop without affecting anchoring.
What is the overall length of Talon shallow water anchor when stowed?
Two Stage Models (Produced from 2011 to 2015):
6' Talon is 45"
8' Talon is 57"
Three Stage Models (Produced from 2014 to present):
8' Talon is 41" (Pr…
What type of battery does my Minn Kota remote require?
i-Pilot remote: One CR2450 coin-cell battery (included)
remote: (2017 or later model): Three AAA alkaline batteries (included)
When do I want to use the reverse angle on the bracket when mounting Talon?
Some boat models have transoms that angle towards the inside of the boat. In these cases, the Talon quick release bracket can be inverted to account f
Where can I find a copy of the Talon 10'-12' installation manual?
You can access the Talon 10'-12' installation guide here.
Where can I find a copy of the Talon 10'-12' owner's manual?
You can access the Talon 10'-12' owner's manual here.
Where can I find a copy of the Talon 6'-8' installation guide?
You can access the Talon 6'-8' installation guide here.
Where can I find a copy of the Talon 6'-8' owner's manual?
You can access the Talon 6'-8' owner's manual here.
Which side of the boat do I want to install Talon?
Minn Kota recommends installing Talon on the port (left) side of your boat in order to give you the maximum amount of clearance between the boat engin
Why do I want to be able to adjust the Talon up or down when mounting on my boat?
Each boats sits differently in the water, and has varying amounts of draft (hull under the water line). While Minn Kota recommends that the Talon moun
How do I clean my 10' or 12' Talon Shallow Water Anchor?
We recommend, as part of your normal routine, to rinse the Talon after each use to minimize any build up on the anchor.
1. 30 second deep water rinse. …
What is the max boat weight and length that a Talon shallow water anchor can hold?
A single Talon is capable of anchoring a boat up to 28’ in length, and 4,500 lbs. For boats larger than this, we would recommend an additional Talon t