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Capt. Scott Hamilton

Scott Hamilton

Capt. Scott Hamilton runs the offshore fly fishing scene of Palm Beach, where bluewater and the great Gulf Stream ocean current come closest to land.

This is “full-contact fly fishing” as Capt. Scott so accurately and affectionately puts it. He’ll have you pitted up against some of the fastest and strongest fish that swim. Blackfin tuna, wahoo, sailfish, dolphin (mahi), king mackerel, cobia, spinner sharks and false albacore are the heavy hitters that’ll keep you up at night reconfiguring tackle, tying flies and thinking about what you could’ve done better. They still do for Capt. Scott and he’s been the biggest name in offshore fly fishing in Palm Beach for a very long time. Nobody works harder, has more knowledge, or loves it more.

With so many species from jacks to barracuda eager to take a fly, this is the most action-packed fishing. The ultimate is false albacore, watching them violently swirl and pick off the live pilchards used as chum is magnificent, get your fly in there only as many times as your arms can handle.

Capt Scott Hamilton GuideStories


  • 26′ Twin Vee


  • Fly gear and tackle including flies (you’re welcome to bring your own as well)
  • Ice and water (you’re welcome to bring your own water in non-plastic containers)
  • All necessary licenses

Best Season: Year-round


  • Half Day (4hrs): $500
  • 3/4 Day (6hrs): $600
  • Full Day (8hrs): $700

Rates are subject to change, contact Capt. Scott Hamilton for official current rates.

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    What to Bring


    • Clouser – #2 Chartreuse/White, 2/0 Chartreuse/White
    • Eat Me – #4 Olive/Polar, 1/0 Olive/Polar
    • Crease Fly – #4 Olive Back, 1/0 Olive Back
    • Polar Fiber Minnow – #4 White, #2 Olive/White


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      • CNC machined, anodized T-6061 aluminum construction
      • Fully sealed, SUPER-TORQUE, carbon fiber drag system provides smooth and powerful drag in all conditions
      • V-spool with backing canal arbor for reduced line stacking and increased backing capacity
      • Oversized palming rim for increased drag application and spool rigidity
      • Optimized reel foot position for true center of gravity to prevent rod twist, and unique, rounded finish for line/leader protection when stowed
    • Features

      • Oversized Fuji ceramic stripping guides for ease of knot passing.
      • Matte black powder coated aluminum rod tube with safe medallion.
      • Full-wells cork grip with EVA fighting butt.
      • Pacific blue rod blank.
      • Anti corrosive anodized aluminum real seat.
    •   Features

      • Most efficient energy delivery tool that TFO’s legendary Advisory Staff designers have tested to date, satisfies the broadest range of casting styles and strokes
      • Easy to load and quick to unload, ensures accurate and true tracking
      • No bounce, shock and no wobble on the stop
      • Accommodates all fish fighting angles to let you choose how and when to apply pressure
      • Includes rod sock and hard case
    •   Features

      • Made from solid aluminum bar stock
      • Lightweight to balance with modern fly rods and reduce casting fatigue
      • Triple outgoing line signals, easily removable for silent operation
      • World famous Tibor drag system
      • Made and assembled in the USA
    • A 6, 7 or 8 weight with floating line
    • A 10 weight with intermediate sinking line
    • A 12 weight with intermediate sinking line
    • A 12 weight or larger with floating line if spinner shark fishing in winter
    • If conditions call for going deep, a 10, 11 or 12 weight with S6 (AirFlo Striper) full sinking line

    Capt. Scott can provide all gear and tackle, if you’d like to bring your own these are his outfit size and fly recommendations

    • Sun protective clothing
    • Brimmed hat
    • Rain jacket
    • Sunscreen
    • Polarized sunglasses
    • Bring whatever snacks and lunch you would like
    • You may bring a camera, a waterproof case or bag is recommended
    • Water is provided, if you’re going to bring your own please try to use non-plastic containers
    Capt Scott Hamilton

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