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How to Dock a Boat Safely, Effectively, and Properly

Docking a boat can be one of the easiest parts of boating. In good conditions—and usually when no one is watching—the boats seems to glide perfectly into place. But with windy conditions, sharp angles, and lots of traffic with seemingly everyone watching, docking a boat can be quite stressful! That’s...

How to Store Your Boat

Ready to store your boat for the off season? Remember these simple tips to keep your boat in excellent shape for years to come. Here’s how to store your boat! Drain the Boat To protect the water-holding components of the boat, you should drain the bilge, water tank, head, pipes,...

The Ultimate Bay Fishing Guide: Tips & Gear

Those who live in coastal areas are truly blessed when it comes to fishing, as many can target nearby bays for some of the most active and exciting angling possible. However, to have success while bay fishing, you need to have the right gear, implement the best strategies, and know...

Best Dual Console Boats Over 20 Feet From Scout

Dual console boats deliver some of the finest ride quality you can have on the water. With a dual console, you have seating along both sides of the boat, creating more room and seating for all passengers. Plus, they are incredibly popular for boaters of all types and experience levels....

Best Center Console Boats Over 30 Feet From Scout

If you’re looking for a top-quality boat that you can take on long offshore adventures, you should have a vessel that is at least 30 feet in length. At this size, you can enjoy comfortable space and plenty of amenities, all while having the ability to easily travel through open...

Best Boats For Sarasota Bay, FL

Sarasota has so much to offer boaters. With beautiful, vibrant beaches, gorgeous bays, quick access to the Gulf of Mexico, and some of the best fishing on the planet, Sarasota, FL is a boater’s paradise. However, you need the right boat for the area. Luckily, Scout offers some of the...

Best Day Cruising Boats Under 40′ From Scout

You don’t have to own a massive yacht to get the best technology and luxury on the water. There are plenty of boats under 40-feet in length that deliver everything you need, all on a craft that is manageable and convenient. Take a look at our best day cruising boats...

Best Recreational Boats From Scout

There are many activities you can enjoy when you go boating. From casual fishing to simply relaxing on the water, your recreational boat should allow you to get the most from every adventure. In this article, we’ll show you exactly what to look for in a recreational boat, then give...

Best Boats Under $100,000 From Scout

You don’t have to spend half a million dollars to get your next luxury fishing boat. In fact, there are plenty of top-quality options available from Scout that give you the convenience and luxury you deserve with the price you can afford.  Take a look at the best boats under...

Best Boats Under $50,000 From Scout

You don’t have to spend $100,000 just to get a top-quality boat. When you shop the full lineup from Scout, you’ll find excellent crafts that are ready to deliver performance and reliability, all without a high price tag. Browse five of the best boats under $50,000 from Scout, and customize...

Best Fishing Boat Upgrades Available at Scout

If you want the best boat for your fishing needs, you should add features that enhance your overall experience. Take a look at our best fishing boat upgrades available at Scout, and add them to your dream boat with our Build Your Scout tool. Create the perfect craft with the...

Best Bowrider Boats from Scout Boats

If you’re looking for a boat that everyone will love, a bowrider is a great option. With plenty of versatility, comfort, and convenience, these boats allow you to enjoy all of your favorite water activities with ease. Take a look at the best bowrider boats from Scout Boats, and customize...

What Type of Boat Should I Buy?

There are all kinds of boats on the market—fishing boats, boats for entertainment, boats designed for watersports, and more. With so many different features and uses, to find the right type for you, there are a few things to consider. Primarily, you should think about how you will most use...

How to Sell Your Used Boat

If you’re looking to trade up to a new boat—perhaps one of our outstanding models available from Scout Boats—you’ll need a strategy for selling your current craft. It’s not only important to sell it for a good price, but you also don’t want to create a significant burden on your...

Essential Inshore Fishing Techniques

Inshore fishing is a fun and exciting sport. While it may not offer the massive trophies of offshore fishing, you can almost always expect a higher catch rate. Plus, with these essential inshore fishing techniques, you’ll have even more success every time you go out on the water. Are you...
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