Our Best Dual Console Fishing Boats

When most people think of saltwater fishing, they often think of center console boats. These crafts certainly have their advantages, but if you’re really looking for something spacious, relaxing, and comfortable fishing boats, you should give serious consideration to the dual console lineup from Scout. These boats have excellent versatility, allowing you to cruise the water in relaxing comfort while still taking advantage of outstanding fishing potential. They also have excellent storage, usually providing more covered storage than center console models of the same size. Let’s take a closer look at a few of our best dual console fishing boats.

275 Dorado

275 Dorado
The 275 Dorado is perhaps one of our best dual console fishing boats—and it’s not just the size that makes this craft a standout. Measuring over 27 feet in length, the 275 Dorado has space for a large family, and it keeps everyone comfortable with plush seating from front to back. It also has a spacious hull with a completely private head, making your offshore outings more enjoyable for everyone. If you love fishing, the 275 Dorado delivers with a large cockpit fishing area, a 25-gallon bait well, port and starboard fish boxes, and plenty of rod and tackle storage.

225 Dorado

225 Dorado
Combining family-friendly comfort with elite fishing features, the 225 Dorado gives you everything you want from a dual console boat. It has a 10-person capacity, so you can bring everyone aboard to enjoy a leisurely day on the water, but it also has the fishing features you need to catch a world-class trophy.

You can also upgrade the 225 Dorado to enhance your enjoyment. With added features like a JL audio system, underwater LED lights, and a back-to-back lounge seat cooler, the craft becomes a boat that your whole family will love. Thanks to an intelligently-designed hull and world-class materials, this boat gives you handling, performance, and excitement!

175 Sport Dorado

175 sport dorado
When you are looking for nimble performance from one of the best dual console fishing boats, this is the craft you want. The 175 Sport Dorado was made for elite fishing adventures in intertidal regions, shallow bays, and nearshore fishing holes, but it also has the comfort and relaxing layout you expect from a high quality craft.

Despite the smaller size, it has room for six people. However, the boat also has fishing features like flush-mounted rod holders, an aerated livewell, and a spacious front deck to create a fantastic fishing experience. With a draft of only 10 inches, you can reach some of the most remote fishing locations in the world. While other anglers are stuck with the crowd, you can reach untapped fishing spots!


Let Scout improve your boating experience with one of our best dual console fishing boats. You’ll have comfort for the family and fishing features for your enjoyment, all riding on a hull that is perfect for performance, efficiency, and handling.

Discover how advanced engineering can improve your experience by visiting one of our world-class dealers today!