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Has anyone built their own live well?  (Read 4261 times)

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My boat has two livewells but they were made for crappie and not bigger cats.   For my general fish, I now carry a cooler with some ice.  However,
if I try to fish some tournaments this year, I'll need something bigger.  I was thinking maybe a 100 quart cooler rigged with two pumps (input and output).

If anyone has done this, how did you do it?




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Liverpool has made a couple, think he posted how he did it somewhere on here.




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okay.  I found some.  I should have searched before asking.......




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Dodgeman,

Not sure if this is the thread that you found, but here a link to the parts list that Simon put together.  On page one of this thread there are pictures.  If this is the one that you found them maybe it will help someone else that is looking at building a livewell.  

http://www.lakelavonfishing.com/catfish-livewell--vp70101.html?highlight=#70101




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Quote from: "dodgeman"
My boat has two livewells but they were made for crappie and not bigger cats.   For my general fish, I now carry a cooler with some ice.  However,
if I try to fish some tournaments this year, I'll need something bigger.  I was thinking maybe a 100 quart cooler rigged with two pumps (input and output).

If anyone has done this, how did you do it?


I have added a 20 gl. bait tub to my pontoon. I'm only using the pump that came on the boat.




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Quote from: "dodgeman"
My boat has two livewells but they were made for crappie and not bigger cats.   For my general fish, I now carry a cooler with some ice.  However,
if I try to fish some tournaments this year, I'll need something bigger.  I was thinking maybe a 100 quart cooler rigged with two pumps (input and output).

If anyone has done this, how did you do it?


I have added a 20 gl. bait tub to my pontoon. I'm only using the pump that came on the boat. You could do the same with any size tank.




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Let me say this.  Walmart has a kit already to allow a cooler to be a tank like this if you wanna make it easy on yourself. Check the link below.  It will get the water into the cooler, take it out, and allow you to use it as a cooler any other time.  Walmart doesn't have it on their site but that is where I first found it.


http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10151_-1_10001_1293_100011014_100000000_100011000_100-11-14



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that is basically the kit I used.

I just did the extra plumbing so that I could keep circulating water in summer in tournaments, without boiling the cats to death or having to keep pumping water in or out




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Dang rules about no pre-cooking the catch Smiley



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