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Ace Line Hauler BRUTUS - 12Volt Trap Hauler

The Ace Line Hauler is powered by a Hi-Torque 12V Motor.  It is one of those products that once you own you can never be without.  I’ve had lobster pots in the water for many years and for the first few seasons I pulled my traps manually by hand.  My boat like many other recreational walk around fishing vessels just wasn’t set up well for a line hauler, or so I thought.  That was until the day I came across this product one day down on the dock.  At first glance it looked perfect for pulling recreational lobster pots but it wasn’t until after I purchased one (around $450 new) that I realized how perfect it was.  The Ace Line Hauler is light weight, durable, easily to setup and even easier to use. 

Ace Line Hauler 12v

It mounts to Scotty™ Downrigger Mount and plugs into Scotty™ Electrical Socket (Scotty parts are purchased separately).  If you already own a Scotty downrigger you are probably already to go but if not you will have to purchase and install these items before you use the line hauler.  The mount is small enough so that it doesn’t get in the way while the hauler is stowed away and the hauler itself is collapsible, it folds down in seconds and requires very little storage space.

MY DISCLAIMER: This product was not designed or marketed for hauling Lobster traps although it works perfectly for this purpose as long as don’t overload it’s capacity (100lbs).  Since I don’t string my traps in line this isn’t an issue for me.  I have each trap on it’s own line/buoy in roughly 50 feet of water and this hauler has no problem with this load. 

If you are pulling your traps by hand do yourself a favor and get a line hauler.  Better yet suggest to the wife and kids how nice it would be to have one of these around fathers day.

Ace Line Hauler BRUTUS


  • 100 lb. prawn or crab trap capacity. Pulls 1-4 prawn or crab traps
  • 110 feet per minute (Based on 1 trap per line)
  • 45 ~ 3 minute pulls per fully charged Deep Cycle Battery
  • Unit weight: only 19 lbs.
  • Water Resistant
  • Mounts to Scotty Downrigger Mount
  • Plugs into Scotty electrical socket
  • Quiet Exhaust-free operation
  • No more hard to start gas engines
  • Easy to store, install and transport
  • Draws only 11 amps of power
  • Accommodates 1/4"- 3/8" line size
  • New improved heavy duty 12V motor
  • Tough, powder-coated aluminum frame resists corrosion
  • Heavy-duty aluminum and stainless steel construction
  • New collapsible frame. Folds down in seconds for easy storage
  • Easy to follow installation and operating instructions included
  • Proudly manufactured in Canada
  • One year limited factory warranty on motor
  • One year warranty on frame and pulley system