Scout – Luxury Center Console, Sport Fishing & Bay Boats

At Scout Boats, we design and manufacture world-class luxury models from 17’ to 53’, each packed with timeless innovations, technology, and trendsetting features. Dual console Dorados are ideal for the family. Shallow drafting Bay Boats ready for backwater and inshore. Center console sportfishing machines ready for action. Alluring lines, high performance and a history of […]

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Bluefin Trevally on a Fly

The bluefin trevally is the mighty mini-me of the giant trevally. And—because of their tendency to hunt in packs—these fish are often more fun to catch than their big cousins. ​​​​​​​As one fly fisherman stated, “they swarm and attack flies like a pack of starving wolves.” So, let’s check out catching this underrated bluefin trevally […]

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Wahoo on a Fly

Fresh Wahoo steaks straight from your boat’s cooler to the grill..not much can beat that! Wahoos are an angler’s favorite. Not only for the traditional rod and reel fisherman but also for fly fisherman, too. Catching a Wahoo on the fly is one of the most thrilling experiences. They are big, fast, and FIERCE. And […]

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Indo-Pacific Sailfish on the Fly

Not many fish can give you the same adrenaline rush as an acrobatic Sailfish flashing all its sensational flair and fight at the end of your rod. And this offshore sport fishing favorite is not restricted to traditional rod and reel equipment. Fly fishing anglers love catching sailfish too! Here’s a peek into how to […]

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Dogtooth Tuna on a Fly

Whew. Your shoulders and back are aching! You’ve got out your heaviest rod, largest fly, and are working the surface—striking over and over. You’re trying hard to tempt that dogtooth tuna from the deeper depths up to the surface. And—hopefully—into your boat. But you know, even if you get him hooked, it will be a […]

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Indo-Pacific Permit on the Fly

You hand over your tackle bag. It has a few less flies in it than when you started the day. Your buddy, already on the dock, dumps your bag next to his in the lopsided dock cart. And you glance around the boat again. What did you miss? Ah, your hat. It’s been a good […]

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Milkfish on the Fly

You found them. Finally. At first glance, they look like a school of mullet. An undulating mass of toothless, open-mouthed fish gulping at the surface. But unlike mullet, these fish are sparkling silver in color. And their EYES. They have HUGE EYES. Plus, they are three, four, or five times the size of mullets. Ah, […]

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Yellowmargin Triggerfish on a Fly

Shwooop. It’s in the net. You lift it up, and the dark, chameleon-like eyes turn to stare at yours. Your Kraken Crab fly is somehow securely embedded in a cluster of big, white teeth. Of course, your fly is mangled. And you think, “That will be fun to retrieve.” The peachy-yellow, sunset oranges, and bold […]

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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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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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