Well I have fished with enough guys to see a custom rod is worth it, so I got one of my own now. I know they are spendy but so are the mass produced ones. I ordered a Kichler Custom Rod I got a black ice that is ready to handle the light jigs I use. I might change the jig I put on it but gold is @eyeguy 54 go too and he can put some fish on the ice. From what seen this custom rod is much more sensitive than my snitch, so I will report back once I hit the ice.
Price Reduced to $6,900!
I am selling my aluminum 1999 Crestliner 1750 Sportfish with 90HP Mercury boat. I bought it brand new and it was well kept. The boat was sitting on my boat lift and the lake rose 14” overnight. It floated off the lift and sustained the following damage in the storm. The drivers windshield glass was broken, frame is still in good shape. Passenger window and middle window are installed now and in good shape. The starboard side of the boat sustained scratches and a few minor dents. The port side sustained a couple minor dents and scratches. The back sustained a few scratches. The 90HP Mercury motor has scratches on the motor cover. The boat was in excellent condition and was valued at $12,000 prior to the storm.
The good news is, the boat is ready to go. It runs great. You can take it to the lake today and use it. It is still a very good boat and motor. The interior is still in excellent shape, no interior damage from the storm (except a couple of small scratches). 4 boat seats included. Pedestal seat for bow. Bow converts to a fishing platform. Swimming platform and ladder. Bimini is in excellent shape. Mechanically it is still in excellent shape. Floor boarding is very solid. All electronics are in excellent working order. 2 live wells. New bilge pump last year. The motor continues to run excellent, have never had an issue with it. The motor was professionally serviced every year. Power tilt. Comes with an EZ Loader trailer in excellent shape, that was bought new with the boat. New trailer bearings this year. Has an excellent starting battery. Has a transom saving bar for towing and tie down straps that are included. MinnKota Trolling Motor, in very good shape is included. 2 anchors included. This is an excellent boat for fishing and family fun. With the current all-purpose prop it tops out around 37 MPH.
I am selling the boat, motor, trailer, and trolling motor, as is for $6,900. Located in Mankato, MN.
Hi there. We are selling our 1993 Crestliner V196 Phantom.
To be clear, this isn't just a 1993 Crestliner, it's loaded to the hilt with equipment and it's the perfect setup for your fishing adventure.
We've caught monster fish in this boat, taught kids to fish out of this boat, made memories, drank beer, and talked about life. Now, it's ready for your adventures.
There's a lot of detail here and I'll try to include everything, along with lots of pictures, so please be patient.
Boat: 1993 Crestliner V196 Phantom with SST2 Extended Transom 87" beam Optional Rear Storage Bench Live well--timed/constant with aeration Quad port/starboard flush-mount rod holders in stern and dual rail mount port/starboard front rod holders Complete top set includes bow cover, sun top, side curtains, and aft curtain Complete cockpit cover that covers windshield to back of boat All Seats bottoms have been renewed and cushions have had foam replaced with high-density foam Driver's and Passenger's seats have gas charged height adjust w/swivel Floor is original but is solid with no rot
The boat has always been kept either indoors or on a lift under a canopy. The carpet is original and has one burn spot on the rear starboard side from a cigar smoker All vinyl covers/windows etc. are in perfect condition
Engines: 1993 Evinrude 150-horsepower Intruder 60 degree V-6 NEW POWERHEAD JULY 2011 Power trim and tilt New Carbs/Float bowls September 2016.
1997 Honda 15hp 4-stroke kicker Minn Kota Power Up hydraulic trim and tilt New Fuel Pump September 2016. LOW HOURS. THIS KICKER IS RARE AS IT HAS BOTH REMOTE (controls and start) AND FULL TILLER OPERATION.
Both engines have had regular and complete yearly maintenance Dual Steering connectors--upper Rod connection and lower E.Z. Steer lower unit steering system.
Here's a video of the Evinrude 150-horsepower V-6 launching from a standstill: https://youtu.be/NEpAJXSEDms
Electronics & Accessories: 2005 Minn Kota 80-pound thrust 24-volt motor 60-inch shaft with Power Drive, Auto Pilot, and Co-Pilot remote steering w/integrated transducer Networked to 2005 Lowrance X100C Color Sonar w/ flasher mode 2010 Lowrance HDS 10 GEN II Sounder GPS with MN Lakemaster chip. 2002 Jensen MCC 8525 Marine AM/FM Stereo Cassette W/ NOAA weather radio. 2004 Minn Kota MK330 3-bank 10,10,10, amp fully automatic multiple output onboard charging system Two banks used for two batteries for 24-volt trolling system and one bank for dual 12 starting batteries. 4 each, Group 29 Batteries on board. ALL 8 BATTERIES (2 Starting/2 Deep Cycle) replaced fall of 2015. Dual Phase Battery Management System with power packer automatic battery interlink for dual starting batteries
Trailer: EX Loader Roller Guide Tandem Axle Trailer New disc brakes and 4 new Radial Plus tires with self-lubricating bearing systems on all hubs All trailer lighting is updated and fully functional New brake system automatically and electronically releases when reverse is engaged Trailer was updated with new tires and brake system complete with new spare tire mounted on carrier.
We have all original manuals, receipts, and paperwork.
We've spared no expense in maintaining this setup over the years. If something broke, we fixed it or upgraded it. It's seen things. It's caught fish. It's seen blood and guts. If you're looking for a new boat, this isn't it.
If you want a terrific setup to hit the water with this spring, this is it. It's proven itself and will continue to do so with the next owner. There's a lot here, and I'm sure we're forgetting things. If you have questions feel free to ask.
Boat is currently sitting in storage on a trickle charger set up in Detroit Lakes, MN. It's ready to go today. Can be brought down to the cities if someone's ready to buy it.
Feel free to reach out: 612-843- four one zero two
For sale is a 2013 Warrior V2090 with a 200 hp Evinrude E-tec. Also included with the package is a Minn kota Vantage Trolling motor as well as the Lowrance and Vexilar in the photos.
$44,500 or Best offer.
Call Cody 218-232-4349
Highway 3 Marine Incorporated
2014 Warrior V203 Charcoal Interior, Mystic Green Deck Stripe, Mystic Green Traditional, Charcoal Waterline, Black Running Surface, Mystic Green Trailer Fender
2014 Yamaha 300 Offshore DEC 4 Stroke
2014 Yamaha 9.9 (High Thrust) W/ Tie Bar and Flush Mount Controls
Up Graded Seats w/ Smooth Move Ultra seat base's, Keel Guard, Power Charge, 4 Additional Interior Lights, LineX Custom Trailer, Warrior Travel Cover
1 Minn Kota Terrova 112 lb thrust /US2/i-Pilot Link 60" Shaft
1 Minn Kota to Humminbird Sonar Adapter (US2-8)
1 Minn Kota MK 460PC (4 bank)
2 Hummingbird 1198c SI Combo
3 Lakemaster 2013 Chip - Minnesota
1 Hummingbird 998c HD SI Combo (2)
3 Cisco Fishing Systems Black Stealth Edition
1 Raymarine Ray260 VHF Radio US
1 Shakespeare 4' Galaxy 5400-XP Extended Performance VHF Antenna
1 SHAKESPEARE Galaxy Ratchet Mount
1 Inova Itroll with hunt mode, neutral interface, and custom mount
1 Ritchiesport S-53 Explorer Marine Compass, Surace Mount-black
1 Bennett Complete Sport Tab System-10 X 12
1 Bennett Electronic Indicator Control Kit
2 Folbe Rod Holders and Mounts
2 Ranger Style hand Rails
4 TH Marine 31 Series Battery Holder Tray with Strap
3 XT Marine DC-12 DC31DT Trolling Motor Batteries
1 GRP 31 AGM Dual X2 Starting Battery
(Combined Cost of Starting and Trolling Batteries $697.89)
1 Tempress Stainless Triple Rod Holder
4 Perko Soft Black Plastic Step Pad with Chrome Frame
2 2 Drink Poly Holders
System to Connect the Humminbirds (3) and MinKota Ilink Terrova
1 5 Port Hub
1 Humminbird Ethernet 10' Cable (AS-10)
2 Humminbird Ethernet 20' Cable (AS-20)
1 Humminbird AS SIDB Y Side Imaging Splitter Cable
1 Humminbird High Speed Glass In Transducer
1 Transducer shield and saver TM-Hdsi for MinnKota Terrova
$63,000 or best offer.
We do consider trades and offer financing if you're interested in that.
Contact Cody at 218-232-4349 or Doug at 218-829-7063
The snout is made up of a lot cartilage and very thin bone. Easy eats for bugs and rodents if it doesn’t just decay away before they get to it. I’ve noticed in our moist woods the snouts go quickly versus the more arid areas like the Dakota plains. You find more full skulls out there than here. At least in my experience anyway.
SkunkedAgain don't be so hard on yourself, the lower jaw is connected to the skull by muscle or tissue so that is is usually missing. Here is a pic of a lower jaw bone that I found this spring.
The snout is also always gone but I'm not sure why. In the 2nd pic this is the most complete skull I have found and the snout was the only thing missing.
I found some cool stuff for those that want to learn more about what was going on in the mine:
Good overview brochure of the project: https://www-numi.fnal.gov/public/brochure.pdf
UofM page devoted to the project - great links within: http://www.soudan.umn.edu/
Article about it being shut down in 2016: https://www.twincities.com/2016/11/05/its-work-done-huge-physics-lab-being-razed-deep-under-the-iron-range/
Want to do your own experiments in the mine, they are looking for tenants: https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/4412347-work-continues-find-tenants-soudan-underground-lab
Thanks caffmj and others. I guess what threw me off was the missing structure from the snout and lower jaw. Maybe if I'd gone on a few hunting trips with my buddies, I would be more adept at picking out a deer skull!