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

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

AD#3 (4/23) 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 (2/23) FOR SALE- 150 Lobster Traps-Starboard haul 12-gauge body hauling-10-gauge end-center bridge-shrimp mesh-shark mesh in parlor-yellow wire-50- 3 years old w/5 vents-100- 4 years old w/3 vents Call for details-Rick 774-218-4701

AD#5 (3/23) FOR SALE-KC Trap & Mesh– Traps-Heads-Finished Kits. Call for more information. 774-280-6638

AD#6 (3/23) 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 (2/23) FOR SALE-50 lobster traps 36 +221/2+15 3 concrete bricks pt runners good shape shrimp mesh twine call 978- 774- 4074 after 6. $ 45 each

AD#8 (3/23) FOR SALE- 38 ft Novi fiberglass over wood- John Deere 6068. 225hp 5,670 hours on engine-Steams at 8.5/9 knots 14″ hauler Simrad Autopilot Inside/Outside steering stations- 150-gal fuel tank- Lobster tank holds 600lbs. Furuno GP-39 S inside- Furuno GP- 32 GPS outside- Furuno Radar, Furuno FCV-292 color video sounder-2VHF. Inside/Outside 2 computer monitors, one face inside- other faces outside steering station. Very quiet engine. Asking $15,000.00 Call 978-290-9929

AD#9 (5/23) FOR SALE- Wooden conch pots and repair stock made to order  774-201-0712

AD#10 (5/23) FOR SALE-1977 Dyer Fiberglass 29ft lobster boat, currently on dry dock until May 20 in East Boston. The engine is a 5-year-old 351 Ford gas engine w/new overhauled gear by Nopper Marine. Currently, the engine & gear were removed from the boat. Recently rebuilt hydraulic steering pump & new stern bearing as well as one new fuel tank. Good deck room for a smaller boat. 15 4 ft trawls or 45 4ft take home capacity. Could be used as lobster or sports fishing boat.  2 fuel tanks approx 60 gal. total. Two hauler stations (electric & or hydraulic option) Private showings only. Tom 617-504-4153. BRO.

AD#11 (3/23) FOR SALE-WarpUsed & some new, mostly knot free. 76 lbs. 5/16, 33 lbs. 3/18 $99 takes all 508-269-1406 Plymouth.

AD#12 (4/23) Looking for a site on an offshore lobster boat. I have 5 years’ experience lobstering & other fishing experience. Reliable, dependable & ready to go fishing. Call/ text 518-804-5264 or email [email protected]

AD#13 (5/23) TAKING OFFERS on TRAPS located in GLOUCESTER, 100, 40 1/2″ X 24″ X 15″ Single parlor traps, Color RED, Jungle wood runners, 70 of them were fished 5 months on soft bottom, 30 of them never in the water.   50, 48″X 22 1/2″ X 15″ Double parlor traps. Color YELLOW, Jungle wood runners, 40 of them fished one season, 10 of them never in water.  Line and buoys available. Pictures available by text. Bob at 508 284 5896

AD#14 (5/23) FOR SALE- 12″ hauler stainless steel plates 10 gal., hydraulic tank aluminum Davit which hauler can be mounted on $1000.00 Call Tom 781-831-1609

AD#15 (3/23) FOR SALE- 100 Totes-Brand New Bait Net, Numerous buoys-all sizes, Bait Barrels, Two Trailers, Compressor, Numerous tools, too many to list. Call for more info & pricing 781-834-6733

AD#16 (3/23) FOR SALE- 115 Lobster Traps. 48 x 24 x 15 Jungle wood runners-Some patches ready to fish. $20.00 Call 508-367-0757

AD#17 (6/23) FOR SALE- 200 used traps 13 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 39″ $25.00 per trap Call 401-635-4371

AD#18 (5/23) FOR SALE- 3/32 7×7 Bottom Longline galvanized cable, 20,000 ft (2spools) new with electric reels. $600. 2 Hydro Slave Standard Boom Winches, 400- 20 3ft x 22in Shrimp Mesh Lobster Pots $35. each – Bill at 508-264-1076

AD#19 (2/23) 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. $65,000.00 firm Call Bill at 781-834-7418

AD#20 (5/23) FOR SALE- 30 4′ Traps 48x24x13 1/2 Color White-Call 508-577-4868

AD#21 (5/23) FOR SALE- MA Conch pot license w/ history. Best offer over 30K -Call 774-775-2827

AD#22 (5/23) FOR SALE-38 ft fiberglass Atkinson NOVI, Gloucester Ma., alum/glass windows, rebuilt by Downeast Diesel 6081 JD 375 hp/1500 hrs., ZF trans, 2 steer stations, 14” ss pot hauler, ss davit, gear locker, 4 bunks, life raft, EPERB, 295 Furuno color machine, Furuno radar, Northstar GPS 952, Sinrad auto pilot, wash down, 2 ss fuel tanks – 200 gallons – 1000 lb lobster tank very well maintained, motivated seller $130,000.00 OBO Cell 781-424-6946

AD#23 (2/23) FOR SALE-Package deal preferred, lobster boat, license & gear. Boat-south shore 30, fiberglass Cummins engine w/ electronics, fished every year. Coastal permit 800 pot limit. Gear- about 200 pots w/ rope in good condition. Lots of extra buoys & sticks. Health reasons force sale. Asking $59,000. Negotiable. 617-688-6720. Text is best, phone messages get lost.

AD#24 (2/23) FOR SALE-LMA-1 Federal lobster permit, 800 trap allocation, good history $35,000.00 978-578-8882

AD#25 (3/23) LINE FOR SALE-3-10 pot trawls of 7/16” Everson line-14 Fathom between traps-7/16” gangions-2 – 20 F x3/8 “buoy lines-In totes included -$60.00 / trawl Joel @ 781 581 0324 or E-mail [email protected]

AD#26 (3/23) FOR SALE- 5” Superior hauling block-Aluminum construction with stainless sheave $250.00 Joel @ 781 581 0324 or E-mail [email protected]

AD#27 (3/23) FOR SALE-Spare new stainless sheave for 5” Superior block-$150.00 Call Joel at 781-581-0324 or E-mail [email protected]

AD#28 (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, and whale safe compliant end lines, Hi flyers and tide balls. State and federal licenses. Complete package $290,000. Will separate Boat $210,000, traps $75,000, state license $30,000 and fed license $40,000. Call 978-745-6182 leave a message. Serious inquiries only

AD#29 (3/23) FOR SALE- Selling two used -1-inch Jabsco pumps. Pump 1 is on a 4-inch pulley, belt driven with mounting bracket – pump 2 has a 12-volt clutch. $100. each. Also, a 2-inch direct gear driven Jabsco raw water pump -$150. Also, a used 24-inch chrome destroyer type steering wheel with a 3/4 tapered shaft. $100.00   Call-781-929-3837

AD#30 (4/23) FOR SALE-Complete lobster business. Area 1 MA State license 800 trap allocation with long history. Dog and shellfish endorsement. 1987 Gummond 31’ with 12’ beam enclosed cabin with “bus” heater 12kts cruise with 20+top end Cummings re-manufactured “Diamond” version 370 HP with 3500 hours.  300+ traps with ropes and buoys. 14ft tender with 3yr old Suzuki 4s 15 hp with electric start.  GPS/bottom sounder, life jackets, fish totes, etc. Sold as package only. $80,000.00 OBRO Call Bob @ 508.224.1664 or e-mail @ [email protected]  Pictures available.

AD#31 (2/23) FOR SALE- #1 Bellhousing 2:1 gear reduction – re-built 51 14A – twin disc transmission- Down Angle-North Atlantic Power Products. 0- hours. 1000 hours or 6-months warranty. $14,200.00 Call Peter at 203-627-6070

AD#32 (4/23) FOR SALE-Lobster business-42 ft South-shore lobster boat (Brady R – Chatham Harbor) in excellent condition (built 2017). All composite construction with a 750 John Deere Model #6135 main engine (4,100 hours). Full electronics and all safety gear.  Whale regulations compliant, Knotless ground lines, highflyers, buoys, anchors, mixture of wood and wire traps in excellent condition, trailer, freezer, totes, etc. State & Federal Lobster licenses, both w/a 645 tag history & many federal endorsements. Prefer to sell as a package.  Serious inquiries only: 774.313.6287 or [email protected]

AD#33 (3/23) 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#34 (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#35 (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 at 978-578-8882

AD#36 (6/23) FREE FREE FREE- Window weights-approx; 60-70 of them located in Lynn. Call Glenn @ 617-538-5821

AD#37 (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#38 (1/23) FOR SALE- Area 1 Coastal Lobster Permit, 800 pot allocation. Call Jim at 781-264-0104

AD#39 (1/23) Deck Tiles -1×2 ft. old style – good shape looking for about 10 call 978-774-4074

AD#40 (1/23) FOR SALE-1973, Harris, 36, has a C-series Cummins 430hp w/ 2377hrs Furuno radar, garmin chartplotter, Garmin fishfinder. A new deck & fuel tanks a few years ago, holds roughly 220 gal. of usable fuel. Bill at 508-246-0476. Asking $55,000

AD#41 (1/23) FOR SALE -Xactic Bonar plastics Polar Insulated Box with lid. Blue 48” L  X  43”W  X  47”H 2100 LB Capacity/ New condition. Lists $1400 will sell for $700. Call / text Phil at 508-566-2201


AD#43 (5/23) WANTED-Stern-man-Boston-Call Frank at 617-653-3782

AD#44 (5/23) FOR SALE- 80 brand new Casco Bay traps 1/2 hoops & 1/2 hake mouths. Call 508-842-8614

AD#45 (6/23) FORE SALE- 22′ Sisu Lobster Boat w/150 HP Evinrude OB needs work-12″hydrualics 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# 46 (6/23) FORS SALE-1978 35’ Duffy w/ 1995 Isuzu 6cyl low hours on rebuild. Twin disc 506 gear/ hydraulic steering/ 12” hauler/ Furuno G.P.S. Sounder Furuno radar.  VHF radio. Massachusetts Area 1 coastal lobster permit, 800 trap allocation. 500 traps, 10 pot trawl ground lines. Buoys and lines all whale compliant. 16’ trailer, 2-4’ boxes. Some extra line etc. Boats fishing needs basic maintenance and minor tlc. Retiring. Located in Provincetown Harbor. Asking $75,000 negotiable. Will sell just boat $40,000. Call or text Randy after 2pm 7743136704 or email [email protected]

AD#47 (6/23) HELP WANTED– Stern-man inshore- 46′ lobster boat -North River -Call Bob  508-510-7792

AD#48 (6/23) FOR SALE– 200 45″ Friendship lobster traps 8-6 years old $25.00 each Call 508-510-7792

AD#49 (6/23) FOR SALE– 32″ – 4 blade Dyna Quad Prop-2 1/2″ bore, left hand $2,500.00 Call 508-510-7792

AD#50 (6/23) FOR SALE– 1-34″ Hytorg prop 2 1/2″ bore, left hand $1,000.00 Call 508-510-7792