Layout boat

Discussion in 'Duck & Goose Hunting' started by xx75, May 9, 2017.

  1. xx75

    xx75 Active Member

    I almost have another layout boat built for this up coming duck season. I'm wiring and licensing it so I can use it on Binder lake to take grandson fishing. Will be using a 55 lb thrust trolling motor on it. It has taking me about 3 weeks to get it finished. Getting early start on it this year.
     

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  2. Bootheel Boy

    Bootheel Boy Active Member

    Sep 4, 2012
    SEMO
    Are you working off a plan or just building what you want? I've always wanted one but don't duck hunt enough to justify spending hundreds of $ on one.
     

  3. xx75

    xx75 Active Member

    I have a kara layout boat plan that I modify for my use. Usually have about $300-$400 in them when I get done.
     
  4. topwater15

    topwater15 Member

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    Oct 30, 2014
    pics!!
     
  5. xx75

    xx75 Active Member

    pics added
     
  6. i_willie12

    i_willie12 Active Member

    Oct 8, 2008
    Marshall MO
    now that's a wood shop!
     
  7. callaojoe

    callaojoe Máistir an pointe hocht.

    Jan 21, 2004
    N/C Missouri
    Very cool, that's a nice looking layout boat! :eek::
     
  8. Bootheel Boy

    Bootheel Boy Active Member

    Sep 4, 2012
    SEMO
    You definitely have some wood working skills! That boat looks great.
     
  9. xx75

    xx75 Active Member

    I enjoy building them. Usually do 1 each year sometimes 2.
     
  10. xx75

    xx75 Active Member

    If anyone gets interested in one I could build one before season gets here. Can make it like the one in the pic or can make double ended for use with push poles. Might run about $450 - $500 or trades for pistols or other guns.
     
  11. Skduckhunt

    Skduckhunt Senior Member

    Dec 29, 2002
    St. Charles, Mo
    Quality boats built in his shop..I have seen one or two at eagle bluffs...