Pro Bass Fishing Angler, Ish Monroe, Endorses Smart Battery's™ Lithium Ion Technology
PR Log - Nov 20, 2012 - TAMPA, FLORIDA Ish Monroe, the nationally acclaimed professional bass fisher, has enthusiastically endorsed Smart Battery’s lithium ion marine batteries, praising the batteries’ fast charging speed and superior endurance.
“So, I am fired up with the new Lithium Batteries from Smart Battery,” Monroe says. “I guarantee you I spent at least eight hours on the trolling motor and didn’t even have a glitch and the battery still charged in two and a half hours.”
Known as the “Yamaha Pro,” Monroe has been a top bass fisher for 23 years, currently competing in more multi-day events than any other pro bass fisher. His schedule this year includes over 25 national tournaments on the PAA, Bassmaster® Elite and FLW® circuits.
Monroe is powering his 36v trolling motor & 225 HP Yamaha Outboard on his Ranger Z21 Bass Boat with 4 12V 100AH lithium ion batteries. The much lighter batteries save him about 196 pounds of extra weight.
He also appreciates the way Smart Battery’s lithium ion batteries keep his boat running flawlessly for a tournament schedule that includes over 150 days of intense fishing a year.
“[The smart batteries] have been awesome on the water, because I am putting in long days and I am hammering on my MotorGuide, hard,” Monroe explains. “My boat is running good; I mean it’s got my Ranger Z521 and Yamaha 250 SHO running about 73 M-P-H solid on my Lowrance GPS.”
Smart Battery’s lithium ion batteries are designed to replace outdated AGL and lead acid gel batteries. The rechargeable batteries are 70% lighter than lead acid, have a highly increased life span, require zero maintenance and can usually be charged by standard battery chargers. The lithium ion batteries are safe, non-hazardous and non-flammable, and are commonly used for consumer electronics, golf carts and RVs, as well as for marine applications like Ish Monroe’s Ranger Z21.
For Monroe, making the switch to smart batteries was a no-brainer.
“I love these things!” he concludes.
About Smart Battery
Smart Battery is a Tampa, FL-based battery distributor that provides 12-72 volt lithium ion batteries and lithium chargers. Smart Battery offers rechargeable solutions for marine, RV and golf cart applications, as well as worldwide shipping and 24/7 online support. Visit http://www.lithiumion-batteries.com to see a full product list and order lithium ion batteries online, or chat live with a Smart Battery representative.