WaterBug Specifications

  • 250 lb storage bunk capacity
  • Lithium battery powered
  • 15 amp charger with 5 hour charge time
  • Optional solar panel charger
  • Operates 4.5 + hours on a single charge
  • Made from marine grade aluminum and stainless steel construction
  • Total weight is 300 lbs.
  • 34.5” harvesting width
  • 22” maximum cutting depth
  • 4” minimum operating depth
  • Variable speed steering

The the WaterBug now includes an on-board harvesting camera and a detachable operator viewing screen!

The harvester-mounted camera gives the operator a close up view of the front of machine while harvesting or cutting, similar to if you were sitting on the machine. It is helpful for following weed lines, rounding corners, or when the machine is facing away from the operator.  The camera also features IR night vision capabilities. 

The controller screen is 4 inches in length and width with a resolution is 480p. 


The standard Waterbug comes with 2 lithium batteries, live camera, controller screen, and a pair of net extensions.

The following add-on options are also available.  Contact us for pricing and details.

Sickle Bar

Sickle Bar

This optional add on is specially designed to cut lake weeds to a depth of 1.2 feet. The aluminum sickle is easy to remove and can quickly be added back on when trimming anchored weeds.
Skimmer Booms

Skimmer Booms

The optional skimmer boom extensions make removing floating algae as simple as driving forward. The floating booms act as a funnel, feeding surface debris onto the harvesting bed

Net Extensions

Net Extensions

The net extensions channel weeds and other debris onto the conveyor allowing for faster more efficient harvesting.

Launch and Removal

Waterbug is designed to be operated by a single person.

The Waterbug trailer can easily be hooked up to a hitched vehicle and backed into the water. A handle bar modification is also included so the machine can be wheeled into the water in environments where vehicle use is not an option.

Once removed from the water, Waterbug can collapse, making for easy transportation and storage.

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Waterbug Trailer
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Waterbug Being Pushed
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Waterbug Pushing
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Waterbug Push Off
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