If you're looking for a way to brighten up your night fishing trips, installing a boat light bar on your center console is a great idea. A boat light bar is a long strip of LED lights that can be mounted on the front or back of your boat, providing extra illumination and visibility. In this blog post, I'll show you how to install a boat light bar on your center console in a few easy steps.

First, you'll need to choose a boat light bar that suits your needs and preferences. There are many options available, such as different sizes, colors, shapes, and brightness levels. You'll also need to consider the power source, wiring, and mounting brackets for your boat light bar. Some boat light bars come with everything you need, while others may require additional accessories or modifications. All of our light bars come with a deluxe wiring harness which includes everything you need to wire the light bar to your boat. 


Next, you'll need to find a suitable location for your boat light bar on your center console. You'll want to make sure that the light bar is securely attached and does not interfere with any other equipment or functions of your boat. You'll also want to avoid placing the light bar too close to your eyes or the water surface, as this can cause glare or reflection. A good rule of thumb is to mount the light bar at least 12 inches above the deck and 18 inches away from the windshield.
Once you've found the perfect spot for your boat light bar, you'll need to drill holes for the mounting brackets and the wiring. You'll want to use a drill bit that matches the size of the screws or bolts that came with your light bar. You'll also want to use a rubber grommet or sealant to protect the wiring from water and corrosion. Be careful not to damage any existing wires or cables when drilling.

After drilling the holes, you'll need to attach the mounting brackets and the light bar to your center console. You'll want to use a wrench or a screwdriver to tighten the screws or bolts securely. You'll also want to adjust the angle and direction of the light bar to get the best coverage and visibility.

Finally, you'll need to connect the wiring of the light bar to the power source of your boat. Depending on your boat's electrical system, you may need to use a fuse, a relay, a switch, or a battery. You'll want to follow the instructions that came with your light bar and make sure that all the connections are tight and insulated. You'll also want to test the light bar before heading out on the water.

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And that's it! You've successfully installed a boat light bar on your center console. Now you can enjoy your night fishing trips with more safety and fun. A boat light bar is not only useful for fishing, but also for cruising, docking, or emergency situations. I hope you found this blog post helpful and informative. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to leave them below. Happy boating!

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