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Old 10-09-2011, 09:03 PM
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Default Bayou runner boats

Does anyone know if these boats are still being made? My uncle is looking for one to use for hunting alligators and crabbing out of.


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Old 10-09-2011, 09:11 PM
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Does anyone know if these boats are still being made? My uncle is looking for one to use for hunting alligators and crabbing out of.


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They were still being made 2 years ago.. So I imagine they are.
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Old 10-09-2011, 09:20 PM
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They were still being made 2 years ago.. So I imagine they are.

Where is a dealer? I have searched all over the net and can't find anything about them.



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Old 10-09-2011, 09:27 PM
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Mis-read.. I thought you said Marsh Runner. Not Bayou...
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Old 10-09-2011, 09:51 PM
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Bayou Runners were old Carolina Skiff copies made by Avenger boats in Chalmette.

They are no longer in business.
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Bayou Runners were old Carolina Skiff copies made by Avenger boats in Chalmette.

They are no longer in business.


Thanks. We looked at one about a week ago (wasn't for sale) and it seems a little better built than the Carolina.


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They were better built. Heavier and thicker.
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what size boat is he looking for
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Rough riding and wet boats. But tough hulls.
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what size boat is he looking for
18-20 ft.


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Rough riding and wet boats. But tough hulls.
Ray, it would be used strictly in the canals, with very little lake running.



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Old 10-10-2011, 08:05 PM
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guy on this end builds Marsh Runner boat up to around 19' but only 44"wide, fine boat and not bad price
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Old 10-10-2011, 08:08 PM
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guy on this end builds Marsh Runner boat up to around 19' but only 44"wide, fine boat and not bad price
Same thing as the bayou runners I think. I told warren about them. The one I was around though was heavy heavy
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guy on this end builds Marsh Runner boat up to around 19' but only 44"wide, fine boat and not bad price

He is looking for something wider for carrying a load with less power. Plus he wants to put a 4" drain for when hunting alligators he can pull the plug and rinse the boat out so it needs to be a self bailing hull.


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marsh runner is quite abit differnt then Carolina skiff
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marsh runner is quite abit differnt then Carolina skiff
Bigger front deck correct? Been 2 years since I've seen a marsh runner
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Bigger front deck correct? Been 2 years since I've seen a marsh runner
different hull design, marsh runner has v on it and a steped pad like a bass boat at back
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different hull design, marsh runner has v on it and a steped pad like a bass boat at back
I do remember it being a v .
Thanks for clearing it up. Actually almost got a marshrunner but opted for aluminum rig
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I do remember it being a v .
Thanks for clearing it up. Actually almost got a marshrunner but opted for aluminum rig
fine boats for marsh and such but I am in market for somthing bigger like a bass boat. I went to where he builds them and looked and he has some good ideas for them
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:22 AM
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Bayou Runner has a flat bottom with a strake along the middle to keep from sliding when you turn hard.
They float high, very little draft, and have low freeboard.
Good boat, just not good for open water.
I don't know if they fixed it or not, but the front deck and center console was riveted to the deck with aluminum rivets at one time. That was another bad thing about them. And carpet was the third.
Other than that, it was a good, thick hulled boat. And you could pull the plug while sitting still in the water and not sink.
It had a small box below the floor line that the bilge pump sat in. This box didn't fill all the way up when the plug was pulled.
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