Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 50

Thread: Sparkle boat

  1. Back To Top    #1
    Bronze Member

    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Location
    mandan
    Posts
    40
    NDA Points
    6,057
    NDA Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 40
    Given: 82

    Sparkle boat


    After fishing out of a couple of them this month I gotta get me one. Was lookin at a ranger skeeter or nitro I live in Mandan so still plan on doing a lot of river fishing but I'd like something that I can handle sak with when the river gets slow in these summer months. Just kinda wondering what everyone's opinions are as far as brand motor size etc.

    0 Not allowed!

  2. Back To Top    #2
    Silver Member

    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Posts
    56
    NDA Points
    1,222
    NDA Level
    13
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 53
    Given: 48
    What ever brand U chose. Go at least 18 foot with a 150. Bigger if your budget and storage works for Ya. I switched to fiberglass 20 some years ago. Never looked back! This old fart also wants a full windshield.

    0 Not allowed!

  3. Back To Top    #3
    Premium Member

    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Posts
    385
    NDA Points
    2,750
    NDA Level
    21
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 294
    Given: 0
    Classifieds
    1
    400 horse

    0 Not allowed!

  4. Back To Top    #4
    Premium Member
    buckhunter24_7's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Posts
    203
    NDA Points
    12,186
    NDA Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 175
    Given: 439
    Classifieds
    1
    I got a 20 ft Larson and I really like it especially for the price compared to some others

    1 Not allowed!
    Every year has two seasons hunting season and fishing season

  5. Back To Top    #5
    Silver Member
    Wirehair's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Bismarck
    Posts
    52
    NDA Points
    2,616
    NDA Level
    21
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 48
    Given: 141
    I just purchased a 386 Stratos (hold over) with a 150 4 Stroke Mercury to replace a Lund Tyee. Could not see my way to spending the $$ for the Ranger or Skeeter. Little smaller than theTyee, but like the way the glass boat rides on the water. Had it out on the river today seems to be a great river boat.

    1 Not allowed!
    Wirehair

  6. Back To Top    #6
    Premium Member

    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Location
    MyNit, ND
    Posts
    346
    NDA Points
    6,334
    NDA Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 290
    Given: 226
    I bet the Lund dealership in Minot will have some good deals soon...

    1 Not allowed!

  7. Back To Top    #7
    Silver Member

    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Posts
    93
    NDA Points
    2,126
    NDA Level
    18
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 53
    Given: 156
    I run a skeeter and if you are interested I can get you in touch with Skeeter Boat Center which in my opinion is the best dealership you will ever find. I'm currently running a wx2060 and if you'd like to spend a day in it let me know and we can arrange something on Sak.

    0 Not allowed!

  8. Back To Top    #8
    VIP Member
    Sub_Elect's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Location
    Bismarck, ND
    Posts
    1,240
    NDA Points
    139,249
    NDA Level
    100
    Report Entries
    10
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,709
    Given: 1,360
    Classifieds
    1
    I run a Nitro Zv21. Really nice boat, but they all make nice fiberglass boats these days. The ZV18's are nice as well, like someone said get what you can store and shop all the options and never look back. The 21 is a big boat for the river my old 18' foot Skeeter was an awesome boat and a bit easier on the river but the 21 is great for the lake.

    0 Not allowed!
    Life goes fast, so does my boat! #sparkleboatmafia

  9. Back To Top    #9
    Premium Member

    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    Surrey, ND
    Posts
    566
    NDA Points
    13,332
    NDA Level
    50
    Report Entries
    10
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 429
    Given: 477
    Get a 20 footer, don't mess around.

    0 Not allowed!

  10. Back To Top    #10
    Premium Member
    5575's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Posts
    732
    NDA Points
    53,399
    NDA Level
    100
    Report Entries
    5
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,156
    Given: 993
    Can't go wrong with any of the glass boats out there. Buy a used one and save a bunch. 19-20 ft is nice. I'm a Yamaha fan. Walleye central classifieds is your best bet.

    0 Not allowed!

  11. Back To Top    #11
    Member
    HolePuncher's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    Minot
    Posts
    22
    NDA Points
    1,739
    NDA Level
    16
    Report Entries
    4
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 17
    Classifieds
    2
    I don't know if it's true or not... but I heard a rumor that the tracker boats haul can go soft on you pretty fast from smacking waves. Anyone have info on that ?

    0 Not allowed!

  12. Back To Top    #12
    Premium Member
    RustyTackleBox's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    Max
    Posts
    566
    NDA Points
    42,109
    NDA Level
    90
    Report Entries
    12
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 526
    Given: 828
    Classifieds
    1
    Go to mild 2 wild in Mandan and check out the warriors... I have a ranger reata and will be riding a warrior soon... also be sure to ask the dealership to take it out and test drive it (go on a windy day)

    1 Not allowed!
    Creatively Financing New Boating Adventures... anyone want to buy body parts or rent a wife?

  13. Back To Top    #13
    VIP Member
    huffranger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    Huff
    Posts
    785
    NDA Points
    28,120
    NDA Level
    73
    Report Entries
    4
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,046
    Given: 623

    2 Not allowed!
    Norm Dahl
    NPAA # 560

  14. Back To Top    #14
    Premium Member
    Sluggo's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Bismarck
    Posts
    368
    NDA Points
    31,064
    NDA Level
    77
    Report Entries
    9
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 576
    Given: 787
    I owned a 16 ft Yar for 20 years. Sold it 3 years ago and got a 1860 Ranger with 150 Yahama. The beam is so much wider that the boat feels twice as big as the Yar I really like it and have had zero issues with motor or boat and it is 10 years old. If you go bigger than 18ish, then you are probably looking at a tandem axle trailer. Not sure if that matters to you. I still see boats with this setup for around 30K on walleye central.

    1 Not allowed!

  15. Back To Top    #15
    Bronze Member

    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Posts
    42
    NDA Points
    2,641
    NDA Level
    21
    Report Entries
    3
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 49
    https://grandforks.craigslist.org/bo...217066134.html
    This looks to be pretty decent if you are on a budget.
    17.5' with a 150

    1 Not allowed!

  16. Back To Top    #16
    Bronze Member

    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Location
    mandan
    Posts
    40
    NDA Points
    6,057
    NDA Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 40
    Given: 82
    budget allows me something a little newer than that one, id like to stay under 50. I was kinda thinking of staying in that 18.5-19ft range

    0 Not allowed!

  17. Back To Top    #17
    Silver Member

    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Posts
    58
    NDA Points
    1,737
    NDA Level
    16
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 36
    Given: 20
    There is a yarcraft 186 on walleye first with a 150 verado. Looks like a nice boat.

    0 Not allowed!

  18. Back To Top    #18
    Ultimate VIP Member
    SDMF's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Posts
    2,314
    NDA Points
    11,624
    NDA Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,424
    Given: 55
    Classifieds
    2
    Dirty Mike is gonna whoop your ass for calling attn to that boat.

    2 Not allowed!
    May you remain perched upon the summit of your simplicity lest ye fall into the abyss of your ignorance.

  19. Back To Top    #19
    Ultimate VIP Member
    tikkalover's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Minot
    Posts
    1,558
    NDA Points
    26,684
    NDA Level
    71
    Report Entries
    18
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,536
    Given: 2,888
    I wonder if the person that parked this was in a hurry to get into a sparkly boat?

    Name:  IMG_1122.jpg
Views: 887
Size:  97.5 KB

    1 Not allowed!

  20. Back To Top    #20
    VIP Member
    Sub_Elect's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Location
    Bismarck, ND
    Posts
    1,240
    NDA Points
    139,249
    NDA Level
    100
    Report Entries
    10
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,709
    Given: 1,360
    Classifieds
    1

    Quote Originally Posted by tikkalover View Post
    I wonder if the person that parked this was in a hurry to get into a sparkly boat?

    Name:  IMG_1122.jpg
Views: 887
Size:  97.5 KB
    Not sure if it's a sparkle boat owner but it DEFINITELY an out of stater because of the lack of a front license plate.

    1 Not allowed!
    Life goes fast, so does my boat! #sparkleboatmafia

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


About Nodak Angler

    NodakAngler is a community of outdoors enthusiasts. Our primary focus is to provide a great place for North Dakota sportsmen to gather, discuss, and participate. All are welcome.

Business & Contact

Follow us on

Facebook Instagram Twitter