Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
firetiger03

SOLD 12' aluminum fishing boat w/ 6hp motor and trailer SOLD

21 posts in this topic

I have for sale a 1959 12' aluminum fishing boat. It comes with a 1972 Johnson "50th Anniv. eedition" 6hp motor and a 1999 Spartan Sport trailer.

THE BOAT

I replaced the motor mounts and repainted the interior with non-skid paint from front to back. There are 2 clamp on captain chairs and a 3 rod holder.

THE TRAILER

The trailer is a 1999 Spartan Sport with a 2" hitch and a 3rd wheel in front. The trailer has very few miles on it.

THE MOTOR

The motor is a 1972 Johnson 6hp "50th anniversary edition" short shaft. New plugs this spring. The shift lever has been replaced with and aluminum lever at some time. Does not affect the motor in any way. You will need a new fuel line to the gas tank as the old one was a little leaky.

I also will throw in a 3.3 gallon plastic gas tank, canvas cover with bag, minnow bucket, and an smaller anchor with rope... not attached yet.

I am located in Hopkins, MN and so is the boat.

Asking $650

Dave

Pics can be emailed or found here.

http://s105.photobucket.com/albums/m221/firetiger03/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

nice lookin boat for a great price.... would be a great buy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Good looking rig. Out of curiosity, what type of paint did you use in the interior? I have a similar rig that I would like to do the same to. BTW, I passed this add on to a firend in the market for this type of rig.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thank you. I used a paint that I found at West Marine. It's got a little bit of sand in the paint to make it non-skid.

Thanks again, hope I hear from him.

I did forget to list that the boat and trailer will need to be licensed. I have the title for the trailer, the boat does not have one being it's older and under 14'.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes, I wil send them out when I get home from work tonight.

Dave

Pics sent!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

other than fuel line, rig is good to get on water right away. no leaks, holes etc. any idea about price for licensing boat and trailer? and any idea about weight of boat.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Licensing the boat is $35 for three years. If it's already licensed it just transfers over to you. You have to pay a transfer fee for the trailer. Mine was about $15.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the info Sandmannd, yes that is about what it is to license the boat. The boat is not licensed.

The boat is ready for the water, no leaks or holes. Just the one for the drain. Can't tell you how much it weighs but it can't be that much. Easy on and off the trailer.

Forgot to mention that I also have straps for the boat.

After looking in Ebay I think I have found the maker of the boat. It looks to be a Sears model. Someone is selling a 1971 that looks exactly like this one. Tell me what you think. Item # 150021659993

Dave

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i am interested. might it be possible to check it out in person sometime early next week? i would this weekend but i am going up north. next week i'll be home from work around 4:30 so anytime after that should work. send me an email or just reply on here, whatever works.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Brian

Yes, that would be fine. I'm home about 4:15 every day so whenever you would like to come out and take a look would be fine.

Dave

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

BTT

Boat is still for sale.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Would you consider selling the boat seperate? Very interested. We can talk price. Give me a call if interested. 218-354-2518

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes, I would consider selling the boat seperately.

I will give you a call Tuesday afternoon.

Dave

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I should be around but if not leave a message with a phone number where I can reach you. Very serious about possible purchase. I will be in the cities on Wednesday. Is it a full twelve feet or 11.5? Thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Actually I think the boat is just over 12ft. I'll have to measure it.

At this point I would really like to sell the entire package instead of breaking them up. If by next week it still hasn't sold I will consider selling individually.

Dave

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Actually Dave, if you find a buyer for the boat, and the price is right, I'd love to take the motor off your hands. Just another option for you!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Frenzy,

I'll keep that in mind. I've also listed the package on CL here in Mpls and have received quite a few inquiries already.

Dave

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I found a neighbor that has a 14 foot boat that will work for me. However anyone looking at this package should jump at it. A similar trailer is selling on Craig's List for for $575.00 and boats like this are at least $300.00. You also know what these motors are worth. This is a great buy. It would've been gone if I hadn't of bought a new trailer already. Good luck selling.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Glad to hear you found a boat.

Thanks for the compliment. I really do think this is a very good deal. I just don't have the time to get out on the lake right now and when I do, I go up to my buddies cabin and use the boat up there.

I have a couple people coming over to look at the boat this week. I'm sure I'll find a new home for it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • BobT
      I believe minnows are a class of fish that remain small throughout their lives. They are part of the food chain and because of their small size we take advantage of their position in the ecosystem and use them for bait. There are exceptions of course but, as an example, for the most part adult golden shiners will typically grow to about 3" - 5" long. Adult fathead minnows will be 2" - 3" long typically. 
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      If the hoses or hose connections are not leaking check : Live well intake connection, make sure that it is screwed on tight into the transom and that it is sealing. Could be live well splash over also if you are in rough water, but probably not with your type of leak. It may still be leaking rivets as they may not leak unless you put a lot of water inside of the boat. It does sound like you have a bad connection in one of your live well connections! Cliff    
    • Mossy19
      Just wondering if any one will give me pointers on this lake??  Not specific spots.  Going to be at Pocahontas Resort July 1 - July 8th.  I am bass guy for most part but have kids (6 & 4) that love to fish for panfish and want them to keep entertained.  Any tips or information would be greatly appreciated!!!  Thanks! 
    • Mossy19
      Hello FM family!!  I HAVE A 2000 18.5' Fisher DXV boat and am having problems of water getting into the boat.  I have filled up the bottom of the boat with water to see if something is cracked on the boat itself and have found nothing.  It seems like the only time water comes in is when I use live well pumps. I have a guy replacing all the hoses that would have water going through them to see if one is cracked.  The water that comes in is enough that I have to run the bilge pump about every half and hour.  If I forget to run bilge then I have so much water I can't get up on plane when I take off.  Once the hoses are replaced and water still gets in, what would be my next step??  Cracked livewells??? I have two of them in this boat.  Any ideas??  Thanks!
    • birdguy
      I'm doing a day trip there on Saturday, will post afterwards. I plan to just fish the big basin area humps and points.
    • Poutwhacker
      Just looking for general advice... Taking our grandson on his 1st Rainy Lake boat camping trip, 7/01-7/05. We'll be near Kempton Entrance on the east side. I've been here many times before, but never over the 4th. Plan to target all species, but want 'eyes for supper. Are the walleyes on the reefs yet or still transitioning? Depths? Leeches or minnows? Bass/pike still in shallows? Main goal is to give him some opportunities for some fish. Thanks 'Pout
    • Luttes
      Hay Creek in Red Wing is probably your closest option.  Otherwise the Kinni, Rush, etc, just over the boarder in Wi is a good fishery. 
    • paceman
      I was kind of restless last night so since it was a bit windy I decided to go for a quick trip to a nearby small lake that I rarely go to. Tried lindy rigging leeches but the sunfish were on the chomp! I eventually went to a shallow weed point and marked a bunch of fish. Started pitching small jigs/plastics and absolutely pounded the crappies. I have never in my life caught so many small ones. Lots of 5-7" with the occasional big one 13-14" mixed in... I did not feel like cleaning fish so tossed all back. Should be a phenomenal crappie lake in a couple years...
    • Cheers
    • leech~~
      Welcome Rachelkate21 to the forum.  "brooks/steams/rivers that would be full of trout?" That is a pretty high order around Lakeville or anywhere. You may have to go south of you around Whitewater or up north in the arrowhead area. Best bet is check out the MN DNR site for Trout streams and their locations within the state. Good Luck!