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Livewell Noob
« on: April 19, 2017, 07:49:02 PM »

I just got my first bass boat, a 2017 179 TrX. Even though it's my third fishing boat, I've used the livewell in all three of them a grand total of one time. . .  and that was two boats ago. I'm fishing a tourney tomorrow and have no idea how the livewell works. To top it off, my livewell has three different pumps. I've never seen a more complicated setup.

So, how do I operate my livewell? Do I put leave the drain plug in or take it out?I'm guessing "in". In what positions should the switches for the livewell be? I think that Recirc Manual would fill it and Recirc Auto would circulate it after it's full. But I'm not sure. Help!
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Re: Livewell Noob
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2017, 09:21:06 AM »

Sorry you didn't get a reply, did you figure it out?
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Re: Livewell Noob
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2017, 06:37:20 PM »

Did you get the owner's manual with the boat? If you didn't I would go back to the dealer and ask them to go through the boat with you.
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Re: Livewell Noob
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2017, 07:16:02 PM »

I leave plugs in. Manual will give continuous flow of lake water. Recirculation will keep the water moving. Auto will add and move water at intervals. Triton have a pump out as well. In Maine it is required to have live wells on manual vs on a timer. I believe a good practice. If you are using GJuice recirculation manual.

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