Best Shallow Water Boats From Scout

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Having a shallow-water boat allows you to enjoy some of the most exciting fishing possible. While larger boats can safely take you to the deep blue water, allowing you to catch massive trophies, smaller boats allow you to cruise over some of the shallowest water you can find. Why is this an advantage? Because shallow waters often hold hungry, aggressive species, as well as sportfish that test your angling skills. Here are some of the best shallow water boats from Scout Boats.

175 Sport Dorado

175 Sport Dorado

Draft: 10 inches

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The 175 Sport Dorado has all the features you need for exciting fishing. Wth a 10-inch draft, you can reach remote shallow water destinations untouched by many anglers. With a six-person capacity, you can bring a larger group along for the adventure, and with an aerated livewell and plenty of rod storage, you can all enjoy fishing in the shallows.

The boat can also be used for activities beyond shallow-water fishing, as the craft is ideal for tubing with kids or simply cruising the water with your friends and family.

175 Sportfish

175 Sportfish

Draft: 10 inches

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To create this boat, we used the finest engineering and designs, resulting in a boat that can handle open waters like bays and lakes. Yet is fully capable of cruising over shallow waters. You’ll have versatility that is hard to find from most water crafts, as well as numerous fishing features that enhance your pleasure on the water.

This center console boat can do it all, and you’ll love the comfortable layout and precise handling, as well as the smooth ride. With standard features that include a swim platform, captain’s chairs, and pull-up cleats, the 175 Sportfish has all the amenities you expect.

177 Sport

177 Sport

Draft: 10 inches

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No matter what your level of fishing, no matter what type of species you want to target, the 177 Sport can make it happen. This is a boat with a huge variety of standard features, including a flared bow that perfectly deflects sprays, keeping you dry while you cruise on the water.

The draft is shallow, and it has a beam (width) of 7-foot, 3-inches, giving you plenty of space as you fish, cruise, or lounge on the deck. With an aerated live well, flush-mounted rod holders, and two tackle trays, you’ll have all the right features for superior fishing.

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If you want to create the perfect shallow water fishing boat for your needs, use our Build Your Scout feature. You’ll be able to choose the right size for your needs and select the right features to enhance your enjoyment on the water.