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AD #1 (5/23) FOR SALE-55′ wooden offshore lobster boat w/2 fresh 671s. Just off railway. Boat is turnkey. In very good condition. Full electronics & safety gear. Asking 70k OBO. Also have NJ conch license & conch pots could make deal w/ purchase of boat. Boat & gear ready to fish. Also have Virginia Commercial Registration License. Call Joe @ 609- 233- 4255

AD#2 (9/23) FOR SALE-Trap Trailer 6×12 can hold approx. 50-3 footers. Good shape. $1,200.00 Call Ben 978-578-8882

AD#3 (10/23) FOR SALE–Hydraulic Components, parts, and service. Pumps, Motors, Valves and Accessories. Hydraulic Hoses are made while you wait. Great Prices–Same day service (in many cases)-Wide selection of in-stock items. Rebuilt items are occasionally available. ROSE MARINE, Gloucester, MA 877-283-3334

AD#4 (8/23) FOR SALE –400 Lobster traps 36×22 1/2 x 15 New to 5 years old $60-100 each Call 978-774-4074

AD#5 (10/23) FOR SALE-KC Trap & Mesh–Traps-Heads-Finished Kits. Call for more information. 774-280-6638

AD#6 (10/23) FOR SALE- 1981 50 Ft., Jersey Boat- Twin disc 507- Detroit 671- Needs wiring & electronics. BRO $25,000.00 Call for more info-781-834-6733

AD#7 (10/23) FOR SALE –Bruce Atkinson Novi 38ft 1984. Rebuilt John Deere 6081 375 hp/1500 hrs. by Downeast Diesel. 2 steering stations , 14” ss pot hauler, ss davit, 295 Furuno color machine & tons more. Very well maintained boat. Available in Gloucester. Reach out with ANY question. Chris 781-424-6946

AD#8 (8/23) FOR SALE-SIZE CORRECTION-WarpUsed & some new, mostly knot free. 76 lbs. 5/16, 33 lbs. 3/8 $99 takes all 508-269-1406 Plymouth.

AD#9 (10/23) FOR SALE- In Boston. 60 new yellow cavatorta wire 43.5 x 22.5 x15 lobster traps. Kitchen haul, double parlor hand knit head in rear, 10 gauges ends, bridges & front corner braces. 12 gauge body, side brace, skid plate & side chaffing pieces. Has plastic coated steel runners, plastic corners & plastic runner bumpers. These are quality made traps that you will absolutely love to haul! $182 each. Call Ed 617-680 -4096

AD#10 (12/23)FOR SALE-500+ lobster traps w/line & buoys $35.00 each, located in Scituate. Call 978-815-1734

AD#11 (10/23) FOR SALE- Turnkey Outer Cape Lobster Business: 1981 31ft. BHM Volvo 63P–370 HP, 2 1/2:1Twin Disc, spare wheels, many spare engine parts. OC State permit w/270 tags+ 10%, many endorsements, 400+ traps, ground lines, end lines, flags, Go-Deeps, 200 totes, lids,+ trap building tools & equipment. Boat also setup for Dogfish & Mackerel w/all gear, 8×16 trao trailer, 5’x7’walk in bait cooler, 6000#mooring in Chatham Harbor, fiberglass skiff with 10HP Suzuki 4 stroke & trailer. $200k 0r BRO Steve 978-257-1062

AD#12 (10/23) FOR SALE- 31 ft., BHM Lobster boat. 300 hp- John Deere, 2-VHF radios, chart plotter, Furuno fish finder, built in live tank, radar, 3 swivel rod holders. $65,000.00 Call 508-280-3038

AD#13 (6/23) FOR SALE- 200 used traps 13 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 39″ $25. per trap -401-635-4371

AD#14 (8/23) FOR SALE-1980 Bob Rich 40 wooden lobster boat. 471 Detroit diesel, twin disc gear, hydro-slave pot hauler w/diverter valve for other fisheries. Two 75-gal fuel tanks (fiberglass) under deck, full cabin, GPS, Furuno depth sounder, VHF radio, MA coastal Area 1 lobster permit, 800 trap. Federal Area 1 lobster permit w/endorsements (groundfish/dogfish) 800 pot limit. 140 wire lobster traps, some never used (brand new) 60-70 buoy’s, extra ropes, safety equipment, sea anchor, 12 fiberglass skiff misc; lobster related equipment, spare propeller (never used) trap related repair equipment. $65,000. firm. Bill @ 781-834-7418

AD#15 (12/23) FOR SALE- 33 ft. lobster boat 1987 Novi/Scott 150 Ford engine. 600 trap N.H. lobster license 100+ traps, dingy, trap trailer, ropes & buoys. Boat has been out of the water for 3-years. Also a mooring at Pierce Island. $54,900.00 Call Douglas @ 603-566-3654

AD#16 (12/23) FOR SALE-22’Sisu Lobster Boat W/150 HP Evinrude OB needs work. Has 12″ Hydraulic hauler. Runs off Honda Hydraulics. Power Pack needs work. Comes W/ bunk trailer. Asking $8000. or B.O. Call Robert@ 5:00 p.m. 617-846-3714 or 617-650-3842

AD#17 (10/23) FOR SALE-Federal Area 1 Permit: Offers over $35.000 will be considered. [email protected] 781-639-0001

AD#18 (10/23) FOR SALE-Airsep- air-cleaner 5″ $100.00 Joel @781-581-0324 or E-mail [email protected]

AD#19 (10/23) FOR SALE- 5” Superior hauling block-Aluminum construction with stainless sheave $250. Joel @ 781-581- 0324 or E-mail [email protected]

AD#20 (10/23) FOR SALE-Spare new stainless sheave for 5” Superior block-$150. Call Joel at 781-581-0324-E-mail [email protected]

AD#21 (6/23) FOR SALE-1990 42 ft PEI lobster boat in excellent condition. Cummins 8.3L -6 CTA w/ ZF gear. 1700 hours on each. Electronics, safety gear, very well equipped.700 Brooks Trap Mill custom traps. 3/8 Everson ground line, & whale safe compliant end lines, Hi flyers & tide balls. State & federal licenses. As of June 1st, all gear in the water. Baited, tagged & fishing. Buy today & fish tomorrow Complete package $290,000. Will separate Boat $210,000, traps $75,000. state license $30,000. & fed license $40,000. Call 978-745-6182, leave message. Serious inquiries only

AD#22 (10/23) FOR SALE-In Boston. 60 new black cavatorta wire 43.5 x 22.5 x 15 lobster traps. Parlor haul, double parlor, shrimp mesh,10 gauge ends, bridges & front corner braces. 12 gauge body, side brace, kitchen brace, skid plate & side chaffing pieces. Has plastic coated steel runners, plastic corners & plastic runner bumpers. These are quality made traps that you will absolutely love to haul! $180 each. Call Ed 617-680-4096

AD#23 (10/23) REDUCED-FOR SALE-Complete lobster business. Area 1 MA State license 800 trap allocation with long history. Dog & shellfish endorsement. 1987 Gummond 31’ w/12’ beam enclosed cabin w/ “bus” heater 12kts cruise w/20+top end Cummings re-manufactured “Diamond” version 370 HP with 3500 hours.  300+ traps w/ ropes & buoys. 14ft tender w/ 3yr old Suzuki 4s 15 hp w/electric start.  GPS/bottom sounder, life jackets, fish totes, etc. Would like to sell as a package but will accept separate offers on boat, license & fishing gear. $70,000. OBRO Call Bob- 508-224-1664 or e-mail @ [email protected]  Pictures available.

AD#24 (9/23) FOR SALE-1 24X24 Freeman Hatch. Used. In good condition. $500.00 1 36″ foot shear  $300.00 1 4′ by 8′ trailer $200.00  Call Ted 401-842-8165.

AD#25 (10/23) FOR SALE– Lobster business peripherals: OCLMA permit for 645 tags, dingy, tank, freezer, mixture of wood & wire traps in excellent condition, totes, etc.  Serious inquiries only: 774-313-6287 or [email protected]

AD#26 (10/23) FOR SALE-Hook gear for sale 5 totes 125 hooks per tote all brand new.5 totes of used gear. Brand new Danforth anchors included. $1000.00 Call 781-831-1609

AD#27 (6/23) FOR SALE-Lobster Business- 28.2ft boat, built in 1976 engine cat 3208, 265HP trans 2.1 twin disk fiberglass JC hull. Area 1 Coastal lobster permit 800 trap allocation, 700 3ft lobster traps with rope and buoys. 80,000. Joe at 978-239-5927

AD#28 (6/23) FOR SALE Price Reduction-36.5′ Wayne Beal Lobster Boat. 3208 CAT 375 hp Turbo w/7600hrs. Motor was completely overhauled prior to 2022 fishing season. Furuno chart plotter, depth, radar & radio. 2nd Simrad below. Switlik life raft, survival suits & Epirb. Small galley w/sink, insulated icebox & 2500-watt inverter for coffee. 4 bunks w/mattresses. Working head. Pacer pump & separate washdown pump. Redundant spare equipment (all new in box), Inc. Pacer pump w/hydraulic hoses, belts, starter motor, 2 alternators, windshield wiper arms & motors, bilge pumps, deck hoses, etc. The boat is clean & in excellent, fishable condition. $205,000.00 Traps & Permits available. Ben@ 978-578-8882

AD#29 (11/23) FOR SALE- 2-506 twin disc transmissions 4k for both- priced to sell. Call/text Elaine 339-832-2493

AD#30 (6/23) FOR SALE– 35′ Novi, 1989 Atwood solid fiberglass hull, Cummins 6BT (~4,000hr since reman.), rigged for pot fishing, needs a lot of work – $16k or best offer. Currently in dry dock on Cape Cod. Call 508-737-1052

AD#31 (9/23) FOR SALE– Gill Nets (10 assorted, some new or recent rehangs (Hercules). Gill net reel, 48” diameter, 42” width.  Holds  average 4 + panels (1200’). Excellent condition, chain drive, full hydraulics. Complete tub trawl system equipped with 10” hydraulic hauler for retrieving Tub Trawls mounted on net reel. “Jamestown” / Chatham gravity baiter (3 bushel size). Four totes set up with stainless magazine hook storage 125 hooks (500 total), 300 additional hooks storage system ( four totes), fast and simple to use. Over half mile, set up for Cod, blue fish, Spiny Dog fish, or what have you. Loads of extra clips, gangions, boxes of Brand new Mustad E-Z Baiter hooks. Two survival suits (like new 3 years old). Still mounted on boat, can demonstrate until mid September. Located in Freeport, Long Island, New York. Hoping to get $1500.00 – 2000.00. We can talk.  Call or text Captain Rich Hunter. 347-836-5382, I will most likely get back to you after 6:00 pm that evening. Be glad to answer any questions.

AD#32 (7/23) FOR SALE-2001 Sea Pride Lobster Boat w/2016 Evinrude E-tec 90hp 2 stroke w/ low hours (under 1000) well maintained & perfect running condition. Commercially fished last 2 years. Boat is ready to fish. New in 2021: Transom Deck & stringers 27 gal; gas tank under deck 2 bilge pumps & washdown pump, Trap Table, Hydraulic Steering, hauling motor, Hauling block, Deck hatches, Scuppers. All hardware for EZ Loader trailer including u bolts, bunk slides, guideposts w/trailer lights elevated, recently replaced winch, trailer jack & rewired w/new lights, 2 new tires 20mph @ 4600 rpm $18,000 call/text Tony 774-239-1599

AD#33 (10/23) FOR SALE- 50ft., Jersey boat 2-671 Detroit engines-twin disc transmissions-wiring needs to be finished, frame upbuild for lobstering.  30k or best offer.  For more info, call-text Elaine 339-832-2493

AD#34(12/23) FOR SALE- Area 1 Coastal lobster permit $25,000.00 Call Pete @ 508-364-5980

AD35 (6/23) FORE SALE- 22′ Sisu Lobster Boat w/150 HP Evinrude OB needs work-12″hydraulics hauler runs off Honda hydraulics power pack, Comes w/ bunk trailer. Asking $13,000.00 or B.O. Robert after 5:00 p.m. 617-846-3714 or 617-650-3842

AD#36 (7/23) FOR SALE-120 Green & Yellow lobster traps 36x24x14 – Some hoop heads & some shark heads. In good shape. Call 508-951-6400

AD#37 (12/23) FOR SALE –Lobster traps & rope Approx. 150 – 48” & about 25 – 36” lobster traps for sale some free.  Most need work. Some are just cages.  $20 for the best…free for the rest.  Extra doors, new head sets, runners, window weights, 20 pot trawls of 7/16” ground lines, & miscellaneous also available. Prefer the traps go in minimum lots of 50 traps.  Will crush & scrap what is left. Must clean out-Pickup in Hull -Email [email protected] for more info.

AD#38 (6/23) FOR SALE– 200 45″ Friendship lobster traps 8-6 years old $25.00 each Call 508-510-7792

AD#39 (6/23) FOR SALE– 32″ – 4 blade Dyna Quad Prop-2 1/2″ bore, left hand $2,500.00 Call 508-510-7792

AD#40 (6/23) FOR SALE– 1-34″ Hytorg prop 2 1/2″ bore, left hand $1,000.00 Call 508-510-7792

AD#41 (7/23) FOR SALE-1982 34′ Makou Mahogany built lobster boat built in Mattapoisett Ma. area. Was repowered about 10 years ago with a Cat 3208 210 hp natural. Approx 3600 hours. Hull and bottom in very good condition. No need to glass it. In the water and currently fishing. Older basic electronics. Located in Scituate Ma. Pictures can be seen on craigslist or some of the Facebook sites.  $12,500. No permits. Call or text 617 984 9965

AD#42 (7/23) FOR SALE-400 36×21 1/2×15 good to brand new condition shrimp mesh ss bait spike $60-$135- 978 774 4074 for more info.

AD#43 (7/23) FOR SALE– Outer Cape Lobster Permit-511 trap allocation. $150,000. Traps available will send pictures upon request, most are 1-3 years old. Call Eric @ 508-255-8526

AD#44 (8/23) FOR SALE-2002 40 hp Johnson Outboard motor long shaft, tiller steering, trim/tilt Electric and manual start Extra parts and manuals Been in storage for past 3-4 yrs. $1,500. Call 508-246-4009

AD#45 (8/23) FOR SALE-1985 25ft., Privateer Lobster Boat. Fresh water cooled Mercruiser v8 engine-260 hp. Runs great-spare re-built engine. A IO spare re-built prop-hydraulics steering new in box. Re-built 4-wheel trailer. Gantry system to lift boat off trailer. Garmen chart plotter GPS Map Garmen depth sounder-fish finder. VHF radio. Engine has stainless steel heat exchanger. Stainless steel exhaust risers. 50-30″ lobster pots ready to fish. 100 spare buoys 2- coils rope-440 gal refrigerator lobster tank-platform scale for weighing. Ice chipper. 3- 28″ scallop drags-system is ready to fish. X-actic polar box 48x44x36- 5-boat stands. 8′ Pram- Many other items- Call between 4-7 p.m. $20,000.00 508-979-0568

Ad#46 (10/23) FOR SALE – Complete business – 31’ BHM, rebuilt engine and transmission 2021, New shaft and propeller, Area 1 State only lobster permit, 700 wire traps and all the rope, buoys and more. Sold as a complete package Asking $100,000 or best reasonable offer.  Call Steve at 508-224-6610

Ad#47 (12/23) FOR SALE-Traps- 50 3ft yellow shrimp mesh brand new, ergos, composite runners skid plate, all corners reinforced, stainless bait spike, seal proof door latches,4 corner bumpers & plastic edging all around extra clips built to last $ 120 each . 50 -3 ft shrimp- Call 978-774-4074