Moustache Triggerfish on a Fly

The tide is falling. Spring tide was three days ago, and you’ve been waiting for this day. Nothing but hot-white sand, warm shallow waters, and a clear sky on the horizon. The three blend, and it’s hard to tell the difference between water, sand, and sun, even with your sunglasses. You grip your rod gently. […]

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Scout announces new hire, promotion

Scout Boats, Inc. recently hired Bailey Barnette as the company’s new Sales Coordinator at its South Carolina-based headquarters. Barnette will manage dealer orders, production schedules, shipping logistics and also works closely with the territory sales managers on all custom orders. She comes to Scout from a more than four-year stint at Blanchard Machinery Company in […]

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Tarpon Fishing

Tarpon fishing is an incredible sport, but you need to make sure you are following the rules to protect this important species. Above all, you should understand that tarpon, unless under specific conditions, are catch-and-release only. Tarpon Fishing: What are the Rules? The rules for tarpon vary, and each state gets to decide its own […]

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Virginia Saltwater Fish Guide

Virginia is home to excellent freshwater fishing. But if you want to enjoy some of the top angling in this state, you need to head for the coasts. Virginia boasts some of the best saltwater fishing in the country, and there are numerous species you can target. Here are eight of the best Virginia Saltwater […]

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Florida Red Snapper Season

Red snapper fishing in Florida is a fun and engaging sport, one that not only brings excitement, but results in excellent table fare for your next meal. Red snapper is fun to catch and wonderful to eat, which is why this is one of the most popular species in Florida.  If you are going red […]

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Tippet vs Leader: Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is a form of angling that takes practice, patience, and nearly-perfect presentation. One of the most important keys to success is presenting the fly in a manner that is attractive, and not startling, to a fish.  The appropriate use of a tippet vs leader will help you catch more fish, but these two […]

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Sea Bass in Florida: A World-Class Sport for Any Angler

Fishing for sea bass is one of the most popular sports for anglers of all types. Accessible from a boat or from shore, sea bass can be caught by boaters with large offshore vessels or anglers who fish from piers and docks.  Florida is one of the best places to catch sea bass, but you […]

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World Record Grouper

Grouper are some of the most interesting fish in the water. While most are moderate in size, the world record grouper is a massive specimen.  Group Fishing: Many Species Options While there are many species of groupers, if you want to know about the world record grouper, the biggest grouper ever caught, you’re going to […]

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The Yellowfin Record of The World

If you are looking for a new fishing challenge, the yellowfin tuna may be perfect for your next outing. These fish are exciting, challenging, and make excellent table fare.  And if you get lucky, you just might beat the world best yellowfin record! About the YellowFin Tuna Record The yellowfin tuna is a visually stunning […]

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Your Guide to the Florida Mangrove Snapper

There are many excellent fish in the water around Florida. Mangrove snapper, for example, is one of the best species for anglers of all skill levels. What is the Mangrove Snapper? Mangrove snapper, which is also known as the grey snapper, is one of the most popular fish in the state of Florida. It’s a […]

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Top Florida Gulf Fish

  The Florida gulf coast offers some of the best fishing in the entire country. You can find species large and small, from trophy fish for the lifetime angler to bountiful small fish for youth, there is something for everyone. Frankly, there are too many Florida gulf fish to list them all in one article, […]

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All About Dolphin Fishing

If you want to catch one of the most gorgeous and delicious fish in the sea, you need to learn about dolphinfish fishing.  What is the Dolphinfish? Visually, the dolphinfish is one of the most impressive species you’ll ever catch. Many anglers and boaters hold this fish in high regard as the most impressive fish […]

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All About Grouper Season

The grouper is one of the most popular game fish in the United States. Found in the southern coastal waters of the Atlantic region–especially Florida and states bordering the Gulf of Mexico–the grouper comes in many different sizes and designs.  If you are going to pursue this species, you need to understand the different grouper […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Florida Snook

Florida offers some of the most diverse, exciting, and engaging fishing in the United States. You can catch everything from hefty largemouth bass to massive blue marlin. There is no shortage of options for the motivated angler. One of the most popular gamefish in Florida is the snook, an aggressive coastal fish that creates a […]

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Snook Fishing Dates Explained

Anglers looking for a new and exciting pursuit should look into snook fishing. This aggressive, exciting fish can create fast-paced adventures when you take to the water. If you want to add the snook to your list of fish, make sure you understand the snook fishing dates in your area.  What are the Snook Season […]

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The Largest Marlin Ever Caught!

Marlin fishing is one of the most exciting pursuits you’ll ever enjoy. When a marlin is hooked, the fight is intense, thrilling, and fierce. Marlin jump, dive and fight with a ferocity seen by few other fish. Add their tremendous size, and a hooked marlin becomes one of the most memorable fishing experiences you’ll ever […]

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Your Fishing Guide to the Gray Snapper

The gray snapper is one of the most interesting fish in the water. If you are going to pursue this unique species, you need to understand the grey snapper, as well as the gear and techniques needed for a successful outing. What is the Gray Snapper? The gray snapper is an important sport fish, popular […]

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Gigantic World Record Tuna Caught!

If you want a new fishing adventure, you should try tuna fishing.  These large, powerful fish come in many shapes and a range of sizes. The list of tuna species is a rainbow of color and design, but they all have one thing in common: a sleek, powerful body that makes them one of the […]

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World Record Blue Fin Tuna

A typical bluefin tuna is an impressive fish. The world record bluefin tuna, however, may leave you speechless! About the Bluefin Tuna The bluefin tuna is one of the most sought-after fish in the world, not only because it has a meat that is perfect for a variety of fare, but because it’s an exciting […]

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All About the Queenfish

The queenfish is one of the most popular sport fish on the American west coast. If you are going to target this species, you need to understand the fish, know the best techniques, and find the right boat for the job.  About the Queenfish The queenfish is in the same family as drum and crocker […]

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