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homeade layout?

Postby caducker94 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:52 pm

anybody have any plans or ideas on how to make a waterproof layout?
Where im thinking of using is on a sheet water pond with very short cover just a foot tall.
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Re: homeade layout?

Postby Honk-n-quack » Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:08 pm

lawn chair with legs folded up covered in burlap with waders on
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Re: homeade layout?

Postby MissedAgain » Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:19 pm

Hybrid duck boat

Google it or search on here.
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Re: homeade layout?

Postby noweil » Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:02 pm

A little marsh boat like Missed Again suggested or a pond box that there are plans online for diffent places. The marsh boat would probably have more uses.
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Re: homeade layout?

Postby wouldbhunting2014 » Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:17 am

I am new to this forum, but been hunting for 30+ years, was thinking on the layout DYI, what about using one of those plastic sleds and building the door frame from PVC, zip tying burlap and camoing? Or the folding chair is a possibility also.
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Re: homeade layout?

Postby Cupped-n-Committed » Tue Nov 04, 2014 12:13 pm

We have used the plastic tubs before, but we all have some kind of kayak right now with blinds. I would roll my kayak into 6" of water and hunt out of it, before getting a waterproof layout blind. We have carts that go under them to roll them to the field. I have also seen guys make carts for the Hybrid boats.

Here is my dog and I doing a walking in hunt with the Ride 135 kayak. She hunts in the back where all the gear is right now. I have all the weight balanced on the kayak so the cart carries all the weight
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Re: homeade layout?

Postby DuckJames » Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:10 pm

Cupped, are you covering your kayak with anything? Just wondering how that looks from above
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Re: homeade layout?

Postby Cupped-n-Committed » Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:57 pm

Yes, I have a blind covered in raffia and the dog sits behind me. The blind is the pack in the last picture with the camo fabric and the black 2" webbing around it as how I transport it before and after the hunt.
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And this is how I made it and how it works.
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Re: homeade layout?

Postby DuckJames » Fri Nov 14, 2014 5:01 pm

That is impressive. Very nice. You've got me thinking
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Re: homeade layout?

Postby 2500hdon37s » Fri Nov 14, 2014 5:25 pm

Check out the creekboat M98 or beavertail final attack, they're about the same amount of money you'd spend on building a layout boat.

Homemade fibergalss over wood boats get heavy QUICk. I built one and never use it because its just too heavy to heave around by myself easily and quickly. I went and bought a Creek boat M98 the season after I built my own boat and at 1/4 the weight I can throw it out of my truck, put it on my shoulder and pack it to the water and load it up and go. Profile looks like it would be tall but in the water it's actually just as low as any layout boat and hides well with a little paint and some bungee to hold stuff on.
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