How To Remove A Boat Prop (To Grease & Check For Fishing Line)

By: Joseph Simonds on May 15, 2019
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It’s boat propeller maintenance time!

And if you think routine boat maintenance isn’t as fun a topic as catching bull redfish on topwater…

Maybe you’re right!

But regular maintenance is what saves you money and keeps you out on the water (and catching those bull reds), so you gotta do it!

We brought back the crowd-favorite Capt. Mark Johnson from to show you how to remove your boat prop to grease it and check for fishing line (which can lead to a slew of engine problems).

Watch the video from Capt. Mark Johnson below.


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How To Remove A Boat Prop [VIDEO]

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What did you think?

Are you servicing your boat like you should be?

This is a quick and easy way to make sure braided line doesn’t ruin your engine, and your keep your prop greased.

Have any questions about removing your prop?

Let us know in the comments below!

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