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AD#1 (3/24) FOR SALE-Area 1 coastal lobster permit, $25,000. 600 traps with line, buoys etc. 3ft and 42 inch $20 each. 20 ft rebuilt galvanized lobster trap trailer $4,500. Complete package with boat can be discussed.  Call 774-722-1453

AD#2 (4/24) 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#3 (4/24) FOR SALE-KC Trap & Mesh–Traps-Heads-Finished Kits. Call for more information. 774-280-6638

AD#4 (4/24) FOR SALE- 1981 50’ Jersey Boat- Twin disc 507- Detroit 671- Needs wiring & electronics. BRO $25,000.00 Call for more info-781-834-6733

AD#5 (4/24) FOR SALE –Bruce Atkinson Novi 38’ 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,                            call Chris 781-424-6946

AD#6 (4/24) FOR SALE- In Boston. 60 new yellow Cavatorta wire 43.5”x22.5”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#7 (4/24) FOR SALE-500+ lobster traps w/line & buoys 3’$20.00- 4ft.$35.00, located in Scituate. Can use yard where the traps are stored to get traps ready for use no charge for compressed air or electricity. Call 978-815-1734

AD#8 (4/24) FOR SALE- Turnkey Outer Cape Lobster Business: 1981 31’ 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. The boat also set up for Dogfish & Mackerel w/all gear, 8×16 trap 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#9 (4/24) FOR SALE- 31’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#10 (1/24) FOR SALE- Wooden conch pots, wood repair stock made to order, Call 774-201-0712

AD#11 (1/24) 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 (ground-fish/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 at 781-834-7418

AD#12 (4/24) FOR SALE- 33 ft. lobster boat 1987 Novi/Scott 150 Ford engine. 600 traps 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 at 603-566-3654

AD#13 (4/24) FOR SALE22’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 at 5:00 p.m. 617-846-3714 or 617-650-3842

AD#14 (4/24) FOR SALE-Federal Area 1 Permit: Offers over $35,000 will be considered. [email protected] 781-639-0001

AD#15 (4/24) FOR SALE-Airsep- air-cleaner 5″ $100.00 Joel at 781-581-0324 or email [email protected]

AD#16 (4/24) FOR SALE- 5” Superior hauling block-Aluminum construction with stainless sheave $250. Joel at 781-581-0324                                              or email [email protected]

AD#17 (4/24) FOR SALE-Spare new stainless sheave for 5” Superior block-$150. Call Joel at 781-581-0324-E-mail [email protected]

AD#18 (1/24) FOR SALE-1990 42’ 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 – Pictures available

AD#19 (4/24) 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#20 (4/24) 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 it 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#21 (3/24) FOR SALE- Federal lobster permit AREA 1-$20,000.00 Call Rich at 508-317-5808

AD#22 (4/24) 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#24 (1/24) FOR SALE-Lobster Business- 28.2’ 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 3’ lobster traps with rope and buoys. $80,000. Joe at 978-239-5927

AD#25 (1/24) 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. $190,000.00 Traps & Permits available. Ben 978-578-8882

AD#26 (4/24) FOR SALE- 2-506 twin disc transmissions $4,000 for both- priced to sell. Call/text Elaine 339-832-2493

AD#27 (4/24) FOR SALE-American Lobster Federal Permit- Area 2-420 trap allocation. $35,000.00 Call 631-903-2063

AD#28 (4/24) FOR SALE-Slide in insulated refrigerated body for a pickup truck.  Ted 843-267-3473 or [email protected]

AD#29 (4/24) FOR SALE- 50’ 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#30 (4/24) FOR SALE- Area 1 Coastal lobster permit $25,000.00. Call Pete at 508-364-5980

AD#31 (1/24) FORE SALE-Wooden conch pots, wood repair stock made to order, Call 774-201-0712

AD#32 (4/24) FOR SALE –Lobster traps & rope Approx. 150 – 48” & about 25 – 36” lobster traps for sale some free.  Most need work and some are just cages.  $20 for the best…free for the rest.  Extra doors, new headsets, 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#33 (1/24) FOR SALE– 200 45″ Friendship lobster traps 8-6 years old $25.00 each.  Call 508-510-7792

AD#34 (1/24) FOR SALE– 32″ – 4 blade Dyna Quad Prop-2 1/2″ bore, left hand $2,500.00.  Call 508-510-7792

AD#35 (1/24) FOR SALE– 1-34″ Hytorg prop 2 1/2″ bore, left hand $1,000.00. Call 508-510-7792

AD#36 (4/24) 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’ shrimp. Call 978-774-4074

AD#37 (4/24) Looking for work on an offshore lobster boat. I have 2 years’ experience on a lobster boat & 2 years ground fishing. I am looking for a clean boat, no drama. I am dependable & a hard worker. Text/Call Joshua-207-798-2808

AD#38 (4/24) FOR SALE-800 36″ traps, rope, buoys, high flyers. All equipment pertaining to lobstering. If interested, Call Kevin @ 508-951-6400