Consider 4-Blade Props With Heavy Boats

We recently caught up with professional bass angler Ott DeFoe to make some fishing videos. The conversation strayed to boating equipment and he mentioned the improved holeshot and acceleration he gets with the Mercury Fury 4 prop over the Fury 3® and Tempest® Plus 3-blade props. The Fury 4® is designed for moving heavier tournament loaded boats without reducing top-end speed. As Ott notes, it’s not the right prop for all boats or boating situations, but definitely worth a try if you feel your holeshot and acceleration are lacking.


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