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#10812260 - 05/01/15 04:52 PM Looking for my first fishing boatgood
Patrick N Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/01/15
Posts: 15
Loc: Denton Texas
I've wandered around the boats for sale section but don't really see anything for me. Where are some good places to look for a reasonably priced bass boat? Or does anyone have one for sale they haven't listed?

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#10812615 - 05/01/15 08:01 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
Dawson Hefner Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/10/09
Posts: 2841
Loc: Brownsboro, Tx
What's reasonably priced? Plenty of good deals to be had out there if you know your budget and wants
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#10812675 - 05/01/15 08:22 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
ssmith Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 3068
Loc: scotland tx
if you are interested in purchasing a boat put what length motor preference an price range you intend to stay in an it will save a lot of time finding what suits your needs good luck.

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#10813712 - 05/02/15 01:00 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
Ol Man River Offline
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Registered: 06/16/11
Posts: 1436
Loc: SE Texas
Look at southeasttexas.com in classifieds. They have categories for: Boats, Freshwater boats, and Aluminum boats.

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#10818672 - 05/04/15 08:28 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
Patrick N Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/01/15
Posts: 15
Loc: Denton Texas
I'm looking to stay around $3000. Havent really thought about age. 16 foot min and motor just something reliable that will get me where I need to go. Thought about maybe an older bass tracker or maybe an '87-'90's skeeter.

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#10819146 - 05/05/15 01:12 AM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
infinity_656 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 07/15/07
Posts: 19
Loc: Beaumont, Texas
I found my last two boats on southeasttexas.Com lots of good people and good boats
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#10822788 - 05/06/15 12:03 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
ba$$fan Offline
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Registered: 02/08/07
Posts: 1462
Loc: Aledo, TX
Originally Posted By: Patrick N
I'm looking to stay around $3000. Havent really thought about age. 16 foot min and motor just something reliable that will get me where I need to go. Thought about maybe an older bass tracker or maybe an '87-'90's skeeter.


In that price range, I think you will have your best luck with dfw craigslist.

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#10824017 - 05/06/15 07:09 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
Patrick N Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/01/15
Posts: 15
Loc: Denton Texas
That's where I have been looking but it seems like a lot of people want to sell a $1 bill for $20. Lol.

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#10824351 - 05/06/15 09:25 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
Dawson Hefner Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/10/09
Posts: 2841
Loc: Brownsboro, Tx
Prices are always negotiable or walk. Plenty of running boats around for 3gs. Do not buy without lake test. You mentioned it being your first boat, take a friend with a clue If you know anyone. On older boats look out for transom issues and floor rot issues.
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#10824389 - 05/06/15 09:44 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
kingdad101 Offline
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Registered: 10/24/05
Posts: 20735
Loc: W.F. Texas
if you do find a boat..MAKE SURE the titles are in the name of the person you are giving your money too.....

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#10824507 - 05/06/15 10:20 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
Bobby Milam Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 3063
Loc: Arlington
They are out there, you just have to be patient. People think that it is warm so boat prices go up and people will overpay.

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#10825256 - 05/07/15 09:52 AM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
Patrick N Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/01/15
Posts: 15
Loc: Denton Texas
First bass boat. I've had a boat before and we've got several in my family. I feel comfortable as far as what to look for and have walked on several for various reasons. I'll just stay patient and keep looking. Thanks for all your input and advice, it's not falling on deaf ears!

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#10839473 - 05/12/15 07:54 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
Patrick N Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/01/15
Posts: 15
Loc: Denton Texas
Bump. Anyone seen or have anything?

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#10841621 - 05/13/15 02:11 PM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
Randy Barfknecht Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/27/15
Posts: 46
I have a 94 Skeeter SS90 dual console I Might sell If someone offered me enough for it. It's a 16.2ft with an 88 Evinrude, Minnkota Maxxun trolling motor, and a Humminbird Side Imagaing at the console. It's a great stater boat, or first boat. I fish out of it because it's all I need for now. It's my second SS90, and those boats were built solid, and they are pretty darn fast.

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#10843973 - 05/14/15 11:02 AM Re: Looking for my first fishing boatgood [Re: Patrick N]
Patrick N Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/01/15
Posts: 15
Loc: Denton Texas
Sent you a PM

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