Best way to learn trolling is to fish on someone elses boat a couple times. Or higher a guild or read alot. Whatcha lot of You tube, To many options to cover. Good thing is all of your ansers are out there already on the net.
Need the lake your fishing and the species your targeting to help more?
Do you have GPS?
What kind of trolling rods you using and line on them?
We really need the lake and species to help you more.
You can start with a shad rap#5 or flicker shad 7 at 1.3 to 2.2mph and go from there. For a lake that has trout crappie eyes White bass.
Hve you learned how the use your Sonar yet if not spend some time watching totorials on You tube so you can get the most out of it.
Troling is not always the best way to catch numbers of fish. So look at jigging, Slip bobber fishing, Bottom bouncing, spooning three way rigs Many options now that you have a boat.
Fish move, but a boat will take you there. dont forget shore fishing is still good most of the year and for certian species also.
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