See more of the swamp rat in the builder’s gallery. swamp rat is a quickly and easily built canoe that is modeled after the cajun pirogue, the time-tested utility. Flat bottomed swamp boats: three boats of ancient design. free boat plans and building instructions. published september 12. 2008 last updated september 24. 2008. Shocking news came out today about chase landry of swamp people. the reality star was arrested after shooting at a boat that he felt was going too fast. it’s.