Captain
Scott Thompson

Member since May 2015 Fernandina Beach, United States
Background
My passion for fishing and being on the water began with my grandfather taking me fishing offshore in Ocean City, Maryland at the age of 6.The enjoyment I get from my clients excitement boating a grouper or my mate gaffing a Wahoo only adds to my passion to continue searching for that trophy wall hanger or bottom bumping for that reminiscent back water flounder.
Techniques
Trolling the blue water for Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo and billfish is an exciting action packed day or deep water bottom fishing for Grouper and other reef/wreck species.

Hey, I'm Captain Scott Thompson

Fernandina Beach, United States
Background
My passion for fishing and being on the water began with my grandfather taking me fishing offshore in Ocean City, Maryland at the age of 6.The enjoyment I get from my clients excitement boating a grouper or my mate gaffing a Wahoo only adds to my passion to continue searching for that trophy wall hanger or bottom bumping for that reminiscent back water flounder.
Techniques
Trolling the blue water for Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo and billfish is an exciting action packed day or deep water bottom fishing for Grouper and other reef/wreck species.
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Excellent
4.7 / 5
(211 reviews)
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Fernandina Beach
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Fishing Reports

Cooling Waters increase the bite
Cooling Waters increase the bite
Sep 9, 2023 Fernandina Beach
Hello Anglers, It's been a while since Captain Scott with Pipe Dream Charters has had the time to let everyone know what's biting. But with the change of seasons, the coming of Fall weather and cooling water temperature, has got me excited for an exciting Fall and early winter bite. In a few weeks the Mahi, Tuna and Wahoo will be making their way back south to escape the cold waters of the North Atlantic. Trolling for these pelagics will get the excitement going listening to one of these fish trying to spool the reel. Then top the day off bottom fishing the ledge for Grouper, Mutton and Mangrove Snapper and Triggers. Bottom fishing nearer to shore , Vermillion Snapper, Amberjack, Triggers and Grouper makes a great way to fill the box. For those anglers who do not want to venture so far off shore and have a shorter day, the Jetties is a great way to have some super Fall action with Bull Reds, Black Drum and Sharks. Recently, the Grouper bite has been great with Black and Gag Grouper within 25 miles offshore. Mix in some Vermillion Snapper, Triggers and Amberjack to fill the box and then some big Barracuda's for some fast action. June, July and August produced a good season, slow trolling for King Mackerel and there was no shortage of Cobia and some Sails. Yesterday on our way in, we had one of the few Tarpon still hanging around, rocket next to the boat. The cooling water temps will soon have these Tarpon looking for a warmer climate. Pipe Dream Charters offers a variety of trips ranging from 4 hours nearshore to 12 hours Blue water trolling and bottom fishing. To book your next excitement filled day of fishing call Pipe Dream Charters.
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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 211 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
69%
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Takira R.
Tallahassee, FL
Excellent
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Half Day Trip with the family

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) – Nearshore on June 2, 2023
Half day trip with my husband and kiddos. I like that he has a first mate with him to help assist with everything and that...
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Brian H.
Cumming, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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6 hour trip, great times

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (PM) – Reef/Wreck on April 4, 2023
Went out yesterday (first week of April) with CPT Scott and Dave.  Had a great time and caught lots of fish.  Its early season,...
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Kenny F.
Atlanta, Georgia
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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4 hour jetty trip with Capt. Scott

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) – Reef/Wreck on June 1, 2023
My wife, Father-in-law, and myself thoroughly enjoyed our time fishing with Capt. Scott and his first mate Rodney, it was an...
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Lane H.
Fernandina Beach, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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8 hour bottom fishing

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Offshore on June 18, 2023
We were on the fish, just couldn’t get them all in the boat.  A couple hooked were too strong for and broke the lines. ...
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Thomas K.
Orange Park, FL
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6 hour trip.

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) – Reef/Wreck on October 15, 2022
First time fishing for the group. I havent fished in 30 years.  Captain scott and jimmy welcomed us. Both were helpful and...
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