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Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps

Convenient, flexible pumps for baitwells and livewells

Innovative pump design includes new features like a quick one hand push-button motor cartridge removal system, rotatable base that allows you to position the discharge nozzle at any location, and threaded nylon hose barb attachments, which allow for various hose mounting options. Also included is a built-in dual port option, water-cooled housing and a positive snap motor cartridge locking mechanism. Pumps are fitted for transom or seacock mounting options. The C series features a 4" angled pickup for thru-hull applications; STC series has a 4 3/4" straight pickup; FCseries seacock has a 1"straight pickup.

Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps 8799173 401C
In stock online.

$54.99

Baitwell Pump 500 GPH Seacock 8799231 401FC
In stock online.

$49.99

Baitwell Pump 500 GPH Strait 8799207 401STC
In stock online.

$62.99

Baitwell Pump 800 GPH Seacock 8799249 403FC
In stock online.

$57.99

Baitwell Pump 800 GPH Strait 8799215 403STC
In stock online.

$72.99

Baitwell Pump 1100 GPH Seacock 8799256 405FC
In stock online.

$57.99

Baitwell Pump 1100 GPH Strait 8799223 405STC
In stock online.

$62.99

Baitwell Pump 500 GPH Replacement Motor 8799264 45DR
In stock online.

$38.99

Baitwell Pump 800 GPH Replacement Motor 8799272 46DR
In stock online.

$46.99

Baitwell-1100GPH Replacement Motor 8799280 47DR
In stock online.

$54.99

Product Description

Convenient, flexible pumps for baitwells and livewells

Innovative pump design includes new features like a quick one hand push-button motor cartridge removal system, rotatable base that allows you to position the discharge nozzle at any location, and threaded nylon hose barb attachments, which allow for various hose mounting options. Also included is a built-in dual port option, water-cooled housing and a positive snap motor cartridge locking mechanism. Pumps are fitted for transom or seacock mounting options. The C series features a 4" angled pickup for thru-hull applications; STC series has a 4 3/4" straight pickup; FCseries seacock has a 1"straight pickup.

Specs

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Rule IndustriesRule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps
 
2.7

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (13)

46%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Durable (4)
  • Great design (3)
  • Lightweight (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

  • Wears out quickly (4)
  • Not durable (3)

Best Uses

  • Saltwater fishing (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid fisher (11), Advanced (5), Professional (4), Casual/ recreational (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Works for me!

I've been using the Rule 1100 gal/hr cartridge pump for years with great results.I have two in my boat, and run only one to service two 50 gal baitwells.I keep one as a...Read complete review

I've been using the Rule 1100 gal/hr cartridge pump for years with great results.I have two in my boat, and run only one to service two 50 gal baitwells.I keep one as a back up. I've tried others, but the Rule pumps last at least 18 months or more of heavy use. For the low replacement cost of the cartridge this is good value in my opinion. I have only Rule pumps in my boat (both livewell and bilge) as they have proven their reliability over the years.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

junk, does not last.

I go fishing usually for 8-10 days at a time 6 times a year.
I do not run the pump over night.
This pump is only good for 1 to 3...Read complete review

I go fishing usually for 8-10 days at a time 6 times a year.
I do not run the pump over night.
This pump is only good for 1 to 3 trips max and starts whining and then quits. Always have extra replacement moters, but what a nuisance trying to replace this pump while you are rocking on the ocean and your bait is dying.
Trying to buy and keep extra relacement moters and it's such a hot seller it's out of stock! Why is a replacement moter such a hot seller? Because it doesn't last!

Reviewed by 24 customers

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1.0

I have to replace this pump every 3 months!

By Matador

from Lakewood ca

About Me Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor

      Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

      Just seems to break and stop working if you use it on a regular basis

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Good Pump Works Great

      By Wildcat

      from Charleston, SC

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

      Good bait pump, exact replacement for my original installed on a Tidewater 1900 that had been in use 7 years. Original was still running but lost suction after an hour or so. Very waterproof and quiet.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      I would definitely buy again as I have in the past! Easy

      By Ranger 240

      from Long Beach, CA.

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Weather Proof

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

          Easy install in 10 minutes!

          Service and delivery comments:

          Very good!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          1.0

          1100 RULE LIVE WELL PUMP

          By RAY

          from PORTCHARLOTTE FL

          About Me Professional

          Pros

            Cons

            • Not Durable

            Best Uses

              Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

              VERY POOR DESIGN
              FIRST BIT OF GRASS IT LOCKS UP AND SHORTS OUT
              GARBAGE
              IM ON MY SECOND JUST THIS WEEK TIME TO CHANGE BRANDS

               
              1.0

              Worked for 6 weeks, are you kidding

              By Poonjob

              from Sanibel Fl

              About Me Advanced

              Pros

                Cons

                • Difficult to Use
                • Ineffective
                • Not Durable

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

                  My flats boat is 1 1/2 yrs old. I'm on my third pump.
                  Last one lasted 6 weeks and the shaft deteriorated between the pump and the impeller.
                  If it wasn't such a tight budge and a major pain I'd pull out the entire Rule cartridge system and replace with another brand.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Consistent out of stock compounds this pumps ineffectiveness

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Cartridge style replacement pump

                  By Island Rat

                  from Ventura county

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                  • 2 year lifespan

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

                    Easy to install

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Arrived quickly

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Great pump, love it.Easy to install.

                    By mschutruck

                    from Galveston, tx

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use
                    • Visually Pleasing
                    • Weather Proof

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Live well

                      Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

                      Replaced original 700gpm Rule pump.
                      This one is 800gpm and has 2 outlets.
                      If outlet to live well breaks (like original model) I can replace hose nipple. Not the whole pump. Can't wait to try wash down hose (2nd outlet)

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      1.0

                      Live well. Pump

                      By M&M

                      from Bonita Springs, Florida

                      About Me Advanced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use

                      Cons

                      • Ineffective
                      • Not Durable

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

                        This pump is so unreliable that I carry two spares on my boat. I also modify the wiring to plug in to the boat to speed the replacement while out fishing. In the past year I have replaced the pump over 6 times. It breaks down in every conceivable way.....mechanically and electrically.
                        While it is working it moves water through the live well with sufficient flow to keep bait alive for a full day of fishing.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Works for me!

                        By CaptJ

                        from Key Largo, Fl

                        About Me Advanced

                        Pros

                        • Great Results

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Rule Industries Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

                            I've been using the Rule 1100 gal/hr cartridge pump for years with great results.I have two in my boat, and run only one to service two 50 gal baitwells.I keep one as a back up. I've tried others, but the Rule pumps last at least 18 months or more of heavy use. For the low replacement cost of the cartridge this is good value in my opinion. I have only Rule pumps in my boat (both livewell and bilge) as they have proven their reliability over the years.

                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            1.0

                            Broken shaft

                            By Bob

                            from FL

                            About Me Avid Fisher

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

                            pump stops running i have to take it off and smack it around to get it to work. the shaft holding the green propeller broke off. This is the 4th one i have had ( all the same) the only reason still have one is west marine keeps giving them to me for free. i would not pay a dime for this product!!!

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