MotorGuide build their first trolling motor in 1961 and was started by G.H. Harris. They have a variety of styles to choose from including the saltwater wireless series that used wireless foot pedals.
As time went on, MotorGuide engineers worked on improving the trolling motor and developed the super MotorGuide. It used transistors to produce the variable speeds and made a huge impact.
In 1984, Brunswick Corporation bought MotorGuide and it became part of the Zebco line.
As with any trolling motor, you need to figure out how heavy your boat is and what type of thrust will be needed to move it through the water without struggling.
The best way to go about buy a trolling motor if you want to save money is to buy it used over the internet in an auction environment. Once you have found the trolling motor you’re looking for, make a bid on it.