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Engel Live Bait Cooler with Aerator BC 30


Product Description and Specs

With the Engel Live Bait Cooler with Aerator BC 30, your minnows, shrimp or other live bait will always be ready for action, thanks to the powerful 2X2 Air Pump and insulated cooler box. The 2-speed air pump keeps the water fully aerated and the insulated cooler shields expensive bait from extreme temperatures, whether you're fishing in the dog days of summer or out on the ice in January. The 2-speed Engel 2X2 Air Pump runs strong on two (2) D-Cell batteries (not included). Run on high speed when your cooler is full of bait. Turn the pump down and conserve battery power later in the day. Plug into your car or boat's cigarette lighter using the handy 12V adapter to run the pump overnight and keep bait fresh for the next morning. Engel Live Bait Coolers will keep your bait lively and fresh. Includes (1) hanging tray for internal organization and storage.

• Molded Polystyrene insulation helps protect bait in hot and cold conditions
• Durable high impact plastic base and lid won't absorb odors, and is easy to clean
• Watertight EVA gasket in lid prevents splashing during transport
• Corrosion-resistant self-stopping hinges, stainless steel latches and screws
• Easy to carry using integrated handle in lid or shoulder strap (included)
Item #: 12573
Length: 19.5 in / 49.53 cm
Width: 13 in / 33.02 cm
Height: 14.5 in / 36.83 cm
Weight: 7 lb / 3.18 kg
Volume: 30 qt
Int. Dim.: 16.5 x 9.5 x 11.5 in / 41.9 x 24.1 x 29.2 cm
Material: Polypropelene
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Top Positive Review
By: billyb  Date: May 19, 2014 
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13 people found this review helpful

I don't have a live well in my boat so I purchased this cooler to keep baitfish while fishing for flatheads. It keeps the fish alive as long as you keep the pump running. I turned mine off the other night and the bait died in about 2 hours. My pump would not work on battery when I received it. I found a loose wire that had not been soldered together. I called Engel and they sent me a new pump without question. I told them I would just JB Weld the wire, but they insisted in replacing it. That is excellent customer service.

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Top Critical Review
By: Deb in tex  Date: Jul 08, 2014 
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9 people found this review helpful

Cooler definitely works to keep bait alive longer; however, the first time I attempted to hook the pump on the outside, the cheap plastic mounting bracket broke. Not happy with this design flaw! I expected something better with such a tough cooler and did not expect anything to break the first time out

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By: Zelm  Date: Jul 30, 2017 
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I ordered the 30 qt. Engel cooler for a trip to a Outpost cabin in Ontario Canada. The minnows you purchase before you go in to the cabin MUST last for the entire week you are in the bush. I took 3 sets of batteries for the cooler. I only used 2 sets and I had the cooler on high at all times. Our minnows made it through the whole trip with the lost of very few. At the price of minnows in Canada this was, and would be a very good purchase.

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By: Theresa Jensen-Hendricks  Date: Oct 07, 2016 
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2 people found this review helpful

This is just what we were looking for to extend the life of expensive bait fish.

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Q: Will this cooler fit in the Hobie Outback with the hinges facing the seat or is it too long to go side to side?
A: It is definitely too large to fit side to side.
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Q: Can this cooler be used to transport aquarium fresh water fish?
A: Yes you can use them for aquarium fish, short term only.
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Q: Can you use the rod holders that you make on this cooler?
A: The engel rod holders will fit this cooler just fine:
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