Bauxite Betty meet Bauxite Beverely

After a year of owning a 1985 14 ft Klamath with tiller steer 25 hp Merc 2 stroke I decided I  really liked the versatilty of a tin can.

Bauxite Betty

High Sierra lakes, foothill lakes, delta and rivers I got a lot of use out of it. Fuel frugal, easy to tow and launch. So as men are wont to do I began to look at newer prettier models with unabated lust. After 2 weeks of solid Craigslist pounding I had a buyer for the old boat and a seller with a 2008 Klamath 15 ft deluxe with side console (no tiller!) and 2009 20 hp Merc 4 stroke. No more oil mixing. One down rigger, a couple of pole holders, oar, life jackets new fishfinder, trolling motor for $6500. A very fair deal. Both the buyers of my old and the sellers of my new were great to deal with, a rarity on the Craigslist world.

Luxe

Very clean

Bow rail

Lead Sled

Buyers of my old boat are retired brothers and they are pumped.

Stable

Maiden voyage tomorrow, rain or no!

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