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SOLD-2005 River Pro For Sale.

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I hate to see it go, but My baby is up for grabbs. 2005 River Pro High pro. 175 hp, sport jet, comes with many accessories::

8 rod holders, 7 rod transport holders,

65# Minkota Auto Pilot trolling motor,

Marine radio,

CD player,

swivel seat up front,


solid grab bar over council,

Bimi top,

Fire extinguisher,

Extra power switch panel,

head lights,

Remote Troll bracket for kicker motor,

The Remote troll is for putting on a kicker motor, you can steer it from any where in the boat with a corded remote. there is also a kicker mount in the center if you just want to put a kicker there. It also has gator rope locks in the back corners and front for anchors and drift bags. Boat is in good shape, motor runs great. It is a merc and they are all cold blooded at first, they have to warm up to run real good. I also put in a Aireator pump in the live well for keeping bait and fish alive with out running the fill pump.

Item Specifics - Power & Fishing Boats

Type: Jet

Use: Fresh Water

Make: River Pro

Engine Type: Jet Drive

Model: HiPro new generation

Engine Make: Mercury

Year: 2005 Engine Model: Sport Jet

Length (Feet): 17.6

Primary Fuel Type: Gas

Beam (Feet): 7.8

Fuel Capacity (Gallons): 24

Hull Material: Aluminum

Hull Identification Number: EAZ00541C505

Trailer: Included

Condition: Used but good.

2005 River Pro Jet boat, 175 hp inboard jet, fishing

Vehicle Description


2005 River Pro Jet boat with a 175 Merc. Sport jet V6 oil injected. This boat is made of alumimun throughout. Hull is 3/16 thick and double hulled down the center. 17.6 long but mesures 19 feet from tip to end of rear deck. Shorlander trailer rated for 3,000 pounds. Bunk trailer. This boat was used for two summers. Works great and runs great. This boat can run through only inches of water. This is a Team River Pro guide boat. I use it for catfishing on many rivers near here. The only down side of owning a boat like this is stopping to get gas, Every one will want to talk to you about your boat. Add extra travel time to allow for bragging up your boat.

Hours on the motor is a very common question, and very hard to give an answer to. Catfishing is most of the time anchored fishing. Motor time is just drive time to and from. All I can tell you for sure is the motor runs great, works great and needs nothing but water to run in. The boat is in great shape and works awesome in rivers and smaller lakes. I had no troubel takeing this boat to large water such as Lake of the Woods. It is a flat bottom jet and it will be a much rougher ride on rough water. Easy clean up and maintenance, no winterizing needed, pull it out of the water fog it and park it.

As for delivery, if your serious about a river fishing boat and want to be riding in the best out there, contact me and we can see about delivery or meeting half way depending on your location or buyer pick up. I highly recomend that I demo the boat for the buyer due to the unique handling and performance of the boat.

I am a Pro-Staff with River Pro and I assure you these boats are top of the line and you will have a hard time finding a used River Pro boat out there. Most people keep them and run them until they wear them out, which is a very long time. This boat has a 9 degree hull and can manover just like a jetski, fishing, skiing, tubeing, and just playing are many of the uses for such a boat.

More pics and videos of this boat and my older boat at this link.

That’s RiverPro®. Built tough, these all-welded, all-aluminum fishing machines offer the ultimate in shallow water, Mercury® Jet Drive performance. There's only one reason they build RiverPro aluminum jet boats. To get you to the fish, wherever they go on the river. Shallow rocks. Skinny inlets. Stump-infested backwaters. There's no place they can hide. Check out our line of tough aluminum jet boats and see why serious river rats from North to South are buzzing about RiverPro. Want to know the secret behind RiverPro’s incredible strength and performance? Its called PST™ - Pre-Stress Technology™ and it’s what every RiverPro jet boat goes through before it ever hits the water. CAD designed and plasma-cut by computer, each hull component is subjected to a rigorous pre-stressing process before welding. The aluminum is precision-curved, stretched and pulled, resulting in up to 30% lighter weight, while maintaining superior strength and rigidity. While some aluminum boats rely on “foam sandwich” construction to support the hull, RiverPro’s pre-stressed, all-welded hulls deliver far better performance and durability as one integral unit. Stable. Solid. Hard-bellied, all-welded aluminum cat ‘n bass boats, powered by Mercury’s Sport Jet® drive that lets you fly over just inches of water.


Mercury 175 Sport Jet

All-welded aluminum hull

Delta pad / Full reverse chine bottom design

25 gallon fuel tank

Tachometer / Volt gauge / Temp gauge / Fuel gauge

Auto/Manual bilge pump (500 GPH)

Bilge blower

12 volt power point (10 amp)

Lanyard stop switch

2 Bow storage areas

Console dry storage area

Side and transom storage trays

Sprayed rubberized urethane deck & floors

Clear coat industrial paint

Shorlandr' 23s Blk Bunked Trailer(with plastic bunk glide slicks)

Extra heavy duty bottom

OPTIONS installed

18" Swim platform / pump guard $400.00

Timed, aerated, 30 gallon live well (in place of console dry storage) $180.00

12/24VoltTrolling Motor Bow panel $180.00






Max Vertical Side Height


Dead Rise

6° - 12°

Side Aluminum Thickness


Bottom Aluminum Thickness


Dry Weight (w/175 SJ)

1375 lbs.

Boat is equiped with a 24 volt 65# Minkota trolling motor bow mount, two batteries, Bimi top, Marine band radio, AM FM CD player, 8 Berkley rod holders, Two upright rod holders that hold 7 rods. Center council grab rail, windshield, front pedistal seat, rear mount-removable Remote Troll kicker motor mount. Head lights, Rope locks. Fish electronics do not go with boat. Boat has cover also. If Reserve is not met, conditions of sale for less is if I take off accessories to put on my new boat.

Be the first on your block to have a specialty boat such as this and leave the others beached on sand bars or at the ramp when the water gets low.













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Yeppers, still for Sale. $15.500. if I strip it down. $16.500. as is with out the electronics.

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Ok, I have to hop in on this one... This boat is nothing short of amazing! We went on a guided fishing trip with Whiskers, and after catching the fish all I wanted to do was ride around in the boat and cruise up and down the river!! We had a blast and this boat rocks! WOW I still can not believe how versatile this boat is. No need to worry about sunken logs, or an occasional shallow sandbar. If you have any doubt, have him take you for a ride! grin.gif

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LOL, that pretty much sums it up.. Now you know why it is so hard to find a used one for sale. Every day goes by I start to second guess selling it.

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Gonna put her away for the winter very soon. If any one is interested, it must go soon or it will not be sold. Bummer, I will have to keep it and be able to hit shor ice on the Rainy again this spring. grin.gif

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So what are you getting now Rusty?

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Another question (just 'cause I'm nosy)-- who bought it?

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