Thanks alot for all the advice. I am still in the thinking mode of what I am going to do. Yamaha says it won't hurt my big motor troll with in order to get my speed up for wipers. I think that I need a longer bow mount Minn Kota.
It is border line in lenght and with any swells it comes out of the water.
That is a very nice boat you have there. I probably should have looked around better and bought a boat with all the goodies