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SUN DOLPHIN Sportsman Fishing Boat

Model # 9384959Mfg # 11077


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Product Description

An excellent alternative for the freshwater angler who doesn't want to put up with trailering his ride to those secluded fishing holes. Easily fits into a truck bed or van for easy transportation, and durable carrying handles make it a cinch to move. It's prewired for an electric trolling motor and includes built-in rear and front motor mounts for trolling versatility.

Rugged UV-stabilized Fortiflex High Density Polyethylene deck and hull will hold up for years of adventure, and won't fade with prolonged use in the sun. Adjustable, removable swivel seats have durable supports and provide excellent comfort, while recessed drink and tackle holders offer further convenience.

  • Application: Freshwater fishing boat
  • Hull Material: High-density polyethylene
  • Construction: Thermoformed 2-piece hull and deck
  • Hull Shape: Modified tri-hull
  • Length: 8-1/2'
  • Boat Beam: 4'
  • Weight: 100lb.
  • Capacity: 550lb.
  • Maximum HP: 3
  • Standard Hardware: Molded in carry handles
  • Available Accessories: Outboard or trolling motor
  • Warranty: One year
  • Color: Gray

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Sun Dolphin Sportsman Fishing Boat

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Great little boat

By Old Man

from West, TN, United States

Comments about Sun Dolphin Sportsman Fishing Boat:

Fun and easy to load and unload from my truck. Handles great on the water.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Beware of the capacity rating!

By Bhauntennessee

from Knoxville, TN, United States

Comments about Sun Dolphin Sportsman Fishing Boat:

The boat looks good and appears well made. It is prewired which is a very nice feature. There is a huge difference in the published 550# capacity and the 400# data plate on the boat.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


first week...

By lorrie

from Seattle, WA, United States

Comments about Sun Dolphin Sportsman Fishing Boat:

what a great find. just sold a bayliner due to size and crowded lakes, too much time involved just to get in the water....we were shopping around for something one person can manage and to be able to put in water anywhere. we were looking for something larger but what sold us what that it fits right in the bed of our Silverado. tail gate down and a couple of bungee cords....first week we took to 3 different lakes using a trolling motor. what a great time. big enough for the both of us and I cannot tell you how many people hollered at us from there docks wanting to know what the heck it was, how much and where did we get it. never once got swamped by speed boats.....or jet skis we felt very comfortable for what we wanted it fish or just troll around the islands....and while everyone else was in line waiting to drop there boats we just carried it past them and off we went. the flat bottom made it very easy to step in and out of. best purchase ever. my husband has gone fishing by him self and he has no problem with removing from truck in or out.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)


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By Bubba

from Ocean Springs, Ms 39564

Comments about Sun Dolphin Sportsman Fishing Boat:

Can carry all my crabtraps out past low tide watermark,so traps stay underwater& I dont have to sink waist deep in (BP)mud to put out& take back in anymore. Perfect lil work barge for pump when jeting poles for dock or peer,& you can just fish out of it too!!

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


Great little boat

By WPFD175

from Western Kentucky

Comments about Sun Dolphin Sportsman Fishing Boat:

Bought this to use at our farm on a pond and also a small lake close to our house, very stable with two adults, great boat for the price.  

(19 of 19 customers found this review helpful)


Great litte boat!!!

By jaaron01

from Omaha, NE

About Me Angler


  • Durable
  • Performs well
  • Stable/seaworthy


    Best Uses

    • Angling

    Comments about Sun Dolphin Sportsman Fishing Boat:

    I've had this little boat for 1 year, and wouldn't trade it for anything. I've had it on large lakes with 25-30 mph wind, and while I don't recommend it, and was a little sea sick afterwards, it had no problems getting to the dock. Great for 1 person fishing, a little crowded for 2 people, but very doable. Sets much higher in the water than the pond prowlers, and build to last. Don't store this outdoors without protection from the sun, and it'll last a long time.

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