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#12680262 - 03/19/18 05:11 PM ISO Jon Boat for myself and the kids
JJ4MEL Offline
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Registered: 01/21/09
Posts: 1162
Loc: Celina/Prosper, TX
Looking for a Jon boat that can handle 1 adult, 1 teen (110 lbs) and two 7 year old kids. Mainly need something that can scoot us from point A to point B safely so we can fish. Craigslist has been difficult to say the least. I am thinking a 14' would be the way to go, but wide. Please let me know if you are aware of anything available.

The top of my budget is $2,000

Edited by JJ4MEL (03/19/18 05:11 PM)

#12697926 - 03/31/18 10:29 PM Re: ISO Jon Boat for myself and the kids [Re: JJ4MEL]
Alumacraft 14 Offline

Registered: 02/24/06
Posts: 195
Loc: Texas
14 ft would be over loaded with that amount of weight. I would go with a 16ft boat, wider the better. Finding hulls w/o motor or trailer is hard to do, especially in the 14/16ft range, mainly because it is hard to transport a boat that long in the bed of a pick up.

#12725175 - 04/21/18 12:10 PM Re: ISO Jon Boat for myself and the kids [Re: JJ4MEL]
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Registered: 05/15/15
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Loc: Texas
I would definitely go with at least a 16' for 4 people and gear.


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