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RULE INDUSTRIES 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.

Customer Reviews
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.

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Rule IndustriesRule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps
 
2.7

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (12)

45%

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 (4), Casual/ recreational (3), Professional (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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!

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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!

      • 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

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              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!!!

                               
                              5.0

                              Live well pump works great

                              By Dave the Slave

                              from Lake Ann, MI

                              About Me Avid Fisher

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Great Design
                              • Lightweight
                              • Versatile

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Freshwater Fishing
                                • Saltwater Fishing

                                Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

                                The pump fit into the space where the origial went, plus it now has an additional outlet to attach a sprayer to wash down the boat.

                                 
                                5.0

                                Strong Pump!

                                By Kristian

                                from Baja Sur

                                About Me Avid Fisher

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Great Design
                                • Lightweight
                                • Quiet
                                • Versatile

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Saltwater Fishing

                                  Comments about Rule Livewell/Baitwell Pumps:

                                  We use these pumps in our boats down here in Baja, and they hold up to the harsh heat and sea conditions.

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