Does a trolling motor have to be registered?

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How about in Texas?

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  • 3 months ago

    Motors are not registered,  boats are.  In most states,  any boat with a motor must be registered.  Occassionally however,  in some places  an electric trolling motor boat only need not be registered if it is smaller than a specific saize.

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  • 6 months ago

    In Texas.. IF you use it on a STATE / Public Lake.... YES... if on a private Lake/ pond... NO... same with the boat... Trailer HAS to be reg threw the state.

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  • 8 months ago

    In New York any motor powered boat needs to be registered. Electric or gas.

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  • 8 months ago

    Yes.  Effective January 1, 1994, all motorboats and all outboard motors must be titled. Also sailboats 14 feet and over in length must be titled.

    https://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/boat/owner/titles_...

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  • JetDoc
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    8 months ago

    It depends on where you live and what sort of waters you want to use it on. Typically, the state where you live makes the rules.

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  • 8 months ago

    Except in terms of a warranty, no.

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