The Sportsman

 1915 S. State St. Abbeville, LA 70510

Hours of Operation

8:00a-5:00p Monday-Friday
8:00a-12:00p Saturday

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About Us

Since 1961 The Sportsman have been taking care of their customers needs in Abbeville. The Sportsman is one of the oldest dealerships in Louisiana.  They represent Alumacraft and Southfork aluminum boats. That combination of products offers a complete line up of aluminum boats to fit any need. The Sportsman recently added Epic Bay Boats to their selection of fishing boats. You can get them powered with the all new Evinrude E-tec or a dependable Yamaha outboard engine. The Sportsman not only sells but also offers service and parts on Johnson, Evinrude and Yamaha outboard engines.

If you are looking for an engine to run shallow water conditions, The Sportsman also sells and services    Go-Devil air cooled engines and boats.  The new Go-Devil surface drive outboard will take you places you never imagined.

Recently added Manitou Pontoon Boats to our inventory.

Call us at 337-893-0642 or come by today and see why The Sportsman has been in business for over 51 years.

1992 Custom Boat works 20ft Center Console with a tunnel and sponsons. It has a 2013 Yamaha F150, 2015 McClain aluminum 20ft trailer, Hydro-Jack, foldable T-Top, Charger, custom leaning post, and a 50 gal fuel tank. This is the boat that will last you forever and get you to any of your favorite fishing spots.
Please contact us at 337-893-0642.

These are a pair of 250 Evinrude Motors. One motor works fine and the other motor is a parts motor. Duel controls and stainless props come with the motors. For more info please contact us at 337-893-0642


It's time to discover a new kind of pontoon. A pontoon that is created to stand out, deck up and deck down. Crafted to deliver unrivaled experiences, this is simply unlike any other pontoon on the water. Our team crafts every Manitou inch by inch to ensure each boating day is one to remember forever. We take this responsibility seriously and with pride, always holding ourselves to the highest standards and looking for new ways to exceed your expectations. We live for the thrill of days out on the water and love the chance to share that passion with our boaters. Our best journeys are the ones we take together, the moments that cannot be summed up into words, and the memories that will last a lifetime in our minds, and more significantly, in our hearts. Reimagine what's possible - discover Manitou.
Take in the performance of a sports pontoon at an affordable price. With power suited to water skiing or wakeboarding, and ample comfort for all-day drifting, it's an ideal mix of features and value.


We have Evinrude or Suzuki Motors that can go on this boat. You pick the brand and we can install it. Priced without a motor.

Grey Walls & Burgundy 2-Tone
Antique Silver Powder Coat
Grey Teak Flooring
Grey/White/Burgundy Furniture
Kicker Radio w/4 Kicker Speakers
Power-Assist Steering
In-Tube Storage
Helm Storage
LED Lighting in Bimini Top, Cupholders, table, & Pedestals
23 Boat Cover
Bimini Top
Bow Filler Seat
Glass Windshield
Saltwater Package
SS Dockguard w/Corner Castings & Fuel Cap
Pre-Rigged Suzuki

This 1996 Cajun Bay Boat. Is a great running boat and will get you to those much-needed fishing spots. The motor is a Yamaha 115 2 Stroke and the compression is 130 on all cylinders. It does have a trolling motor on it. Which doesn't work. Our shop has gone through the boat and everything works like it is supposed to. We are asking 5895.00 we will consider other offers.

Load up days with great times with the well-equipped Oasis. Along with Manitou’s signature quality and construction, multifunctional rear seats, and multiple cup holders, you’ll experience a surprising number of standard features at a budget-pleasing price.

Great value is relative. So, when choosing a luxury sports pontoon, be sure to choose our Encore. It offers aspirational luxury at an attainable price, redefining the value equation of sports pontoons. Encore. Because this one deserves a second take. The Sport Handling Package (SHP) provides the finest in contemporary pontoon-handling technology by supplying serious boater with maximum handling and super easy for anyone to have fun. For superior performance, this craft comes with positive angle lifting strakes and Barracuda nosecone design, which give these SHP pontoon boats the ability to perform optimally even at high speeds and in rough waters.