Capt. Scott Ritchey's Louisiana Outfitters
13281 Hwy 1131
Welsh, LA 70591
Contact: Scott Ritchey
Phone: 337-302-2320
Cell: 337-302-2320
Email: scott@louisianaoutfitters.net
Website: http://www.louisianaoutfitters.net

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Capt. Scott Ritchey's Louisiana Outfitters - Offering the best Specklebelly goose and duck hunts available in southwest Louisiana. Fantastic Fishing for trout and reds on Calcasieu Lake. Lodging and meals available.

Louisiana Outfitters excels at corporate hunting and fishing trips. We know you want your clients taken care of, we pride ourselves on having our "T's crossed and I's dotted"  on every aspect of your trip. Our entire staff strives to make your experience the best it can be. Scott would like to thank his existing clients for their business and extend an invitation to those in search of the finest waterfowl hunting and saltwater fishing that Southwest Louisiana has to offer.

Our hunting properties are located in the heart of wintering grounds to tens of thousands of ducks and geese from both the Central and Mississippi flyways. We manage our farms to attract and hold Specklebelly geese and ducks throughout the season. We have farms in four parishes, so we can move with the birds. Our professional guides rely heavily on these Specks "flying filet mignon" to help fill your bag. With the right conditions, you will have also have opportunities at Snows and Blue Geese.  The most prominent ducks on our straps are Green and Blue Winged Teal, Pintail and Mallards. All of Louisiana Outfitters hunts are fully guided and don't require any work or walking of our guests. Your guide will drive you and your hunting partners to your well concealed pit blind on a special purpose ATV.  All you have to do is sit back & enjoy the show and shoot straight! We offer excellent lodging with world class meals. Bird cleaning and on site clay shooting are also offered.  

Calcasieu Lake has gained a well deserved reputation of being one the top trophy trout estuariesin the country. Owner and operator Capt. Scott and all the Louisiana Outfitters fishing guides are licensed through the United States Coast Guard and the State of Louisiana. We are also fully insured.  Louisiana outfitters Captains are going to help you catch more fish in a pleasant and professional manner. Multiple boats can be scheduled. Lodging and meals are available. Fish cleaning and packaging are included along with artificial baits.


 

Owner / operator Capt. Scott Ritchey grew up with a passion for hunting and fishing in southwest Louisiana. He has been guiding fisherman and hunters full time for seventeen years.  Upon graduating from McNeese State University in 1997 with a business degree, Scott began guiding waterfowl hunters and fisherman full time as a profession.In a natural progression, after working for and managing other hunting and fishing Lodges, Scott opened Louisiana Outfitters L.L.C. In 2007. His strong connection to the outdoors and attention to detail will extend to your successful hunting and fishing experiences.

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Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

Limited Teal Openings
Update: We have two days avialable:\r\n\r\nArrive the afternoon of Monday September 16th for lodging and meals to hunt the 17th. \r\n\r\nArrive the afternoon of Monday September 23rd for lodging and meals to hunt the 24th. \r\n\r\nBoth dates are open for up to twelve hunters.\\r\\nWe offer all inclusive lodging and meal packages as well as day hunts. Our guests have the opportunity to hunt on 3,000 acres of private / prime rice fields in Southwest Louisiana. We kill birds through all 16 days of the season. Last season we were fortunate enough to have 100% of our clients fill their bag limit. This year with the limit being six birds, we\\\\\\\'ll see if we can match that again! It should be a great season!

Our lodge accommodates 12 hunters comfortably. We specialize in corporate groups of up twelve hunters with all inclusive packages comprising of clean comfortable lodging, excellent meals and professionally guided hunts. We also welcome smaller groups of families and friends. We are fully insured and licensed by the United States Coast Guard and the State of Louisiana. Both corporate and individual references are available.

These hunts can be combined with afternoon Trout & Red fishing on Calcasieu Lake for a blast & cast package. $600 p/person based on a minimum of three people.

Drive in hunts $225 per hunter

Lodging, Meals and guided hunt $425

To schedule your hunt or for more info visit www.louisianaoutfitters.net or call 337-302-2320.

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Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

Wounded Warrior Hunt
Our Teal hunting is still going strong on several of our properties. We are not seeing the many, many thousands like the first week of the season, but still plenty for easy limits. We had the pleasure of hosting our annual Wounded Warrior hunt Tuesday night for the Wednesday morning Teal hunt.
Only one of the soldiers had ever been duck hunting, the others had never shot at a duck. After an hour or so of skeet shooting at the lodge Tuesday afternoon they were pretty well dialed in.
For the Wednesday morning hunt, they defended the blind to the tune of 28 Teal - a seven man limit. Not bad for rookies! My group shot four green wings this morning along with 24 blue wings. We saw several flocks of pintail, spoons and the first flock of Greys I’ve seen this year. It was a fun hunt! One of the soldiers mentioned it’s nice to shoot at things that don’t shoot back, kind of makes you think for a minute what they have been through. We enjoyed having them and look forward to next year’s group!

Happy Soldiers
Worn out Sam

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

More great Teal hunts!
Our clients are still shooting limits of Teal every day. We did have some birds leave with the cool front on Wednesday but all groups still had great hunts yesterday and this morning. We are rotating our areas and not shooting the same fields each day. This allows our clients to shot Teal throughout the entire season. Of the couple of hundred Teal killed so far, we have only shot two green wings and no bands yet!
We have openings for one group this Saturday and Sunday. We also availability for up to 12 hunters with lodging and meals On September 28, 29, 30.
We specialize in corporate groups of up twelve hunters with all inclusive packages comprising of clean comfortable lodging, excellent meals and professionally guided hunts.
We also welcome smaller groups of families and friends. We are fully insured and licensed by the United States Coast Guard and the State of Louisiana. Both corporate and individual references are available.
Check us out on the web www.louisianaoutfitters.net or contact us at 337.302.2320 to schedule your group.

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

Fantastic Teal Hunts!
We had 13 hunters Saturday and Sunday mornings all shooting easy limits. Thousands and thousands of birds each morning! This is the most Teal I have seen in at least ten years. We are already seeing a few pintail, spoonbills and yes even two flocks of Specklebelly have been sighted! All the farms were rested this morning.
Our next opening is this Friday the 21rst. The full service lodge is available for 12 hunters with excellent meals and accommodations the evening before. We also have onsite skeet shooting just steps off the back deck. Or if you choose to drive in Friday am for the hunt that’s fine also.
We have room for a three to four man group both Saturday the 22nd and Sunday the 23rd.
We specialize in corporate groups of up twelve hunters with all inclusive packages comprising of clean comfortable lodging, excellent meals and professionally guided hunts.
We also welcome smaller groups of families and friends. We are fully insured and licensed by the United States Coast Guard and the State of Louisiana. Both corporate and individual references are available.
Check us out on the web www.louisianaoutfitters.net or contact us at 337.302.2320 to schedule your group.

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

They are here!
Just wanted to give a quick report from the rice belt of Southwest Louisiana. We have been out in the field the last several getting our farms ready to hunt. I have not seen Teal like this in at least 10 years! From what we've seen there are large concentrations of Teal around Lake Arthur over to Thornwell and up towards Welsh. It looks like it should be a great Teal season for this area. Good Luck to everyone and have fun!

We do have a few days available:
September 20,21,24,29,30
www.louisianaoutfitters.net

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

Louisiana Outfitters Teal Hunts
Update: Only a few days remain unbooked:
Following dates are available:September 24,27-30

Our farmers are starting see the first arrivals of Teal!

Capt. Scott Ritchey's Louisiana Outfitters has a limited number of dates still available for this upcoming Teal Season. We offer all inclusive lodging and meal package as well as day hunts. Our guests have the opportunity to hunt on 3,000 acres of private / prime rice fields in Southwest Louisiana. We kill birds through all 16 days of the season. The Blue wing Teal numbers are at all time record highs, it should be a great season! We have one weekend available; Sept. 29 & 30. We also have the following weekdays available; Sept. 20, 21, 26, 27. Our lodge accommodates 12 hunters comfortably. We specialize in corporate groups of up twelve hunters with all inclusive packages comprising of clean comfortable lodging, excellent meals and professionally guided hunts. We also cater to smaller groups of families and friends. We are fully insured and licensed by the United States Coast Guard and the State of Louisiana. Both corporate and individual references are available.
These hunts can be combined with afternoon Trout & Red fishing on Calcasieu Lake for a blast & cast package. $575 p/person based on a minimum of three people.

Drive in hunts $200 per hunter

Lodging, Meals and guided hunt $425

To schedule your hunt or for more info visit www.louisianaoutfitters.net or call 337-302-2320.

For more photos and video check our page out @

http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Capt-Scott-Ritcheys-Louisiana-Outfitters-LLC/116103778433388

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

louisiana Outfitters Specklebelly Hunts
We have openings for Specklebelly hunting this weekend for up to six hunters with lodge and meals. We also have openings next weekend; February 4th and 5th for up to twelve hunters. Our rates are $425 per person for the Speck Season, which runs through February 5th.

We are still killing birds every day. The attached pics are from yesterday. Contact Capt. Scott Ritchey 337.302.2320

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

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We have a last minute opening for this Saturday night January 7th to hunt on Sunday the 8th. We have room for a group of nine hunters. The group that was scheduled is unable to come due to last minute work conflicts. This is the only open date we have for the rest of the season. I am offering this at a reduced rate of $425 per person for lodging meals and the guided hunt. This is $100 off our normal rate.

I have not been posting this season because we have literally been too busy and not had any openings! That is a good problem to have. Our hunting has been very consistent for Specklebellies and much better than last year for ducks. We are also killing more snows and blues than last year.

Hope everyone else is having a good season so far, I really have not had a chance to read the other reports on here to see how others are doing.
Contact Capt. Scott Ritchey @ www.louisianaoutfitters.net 337.302.2320

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

Louisiana Outfitters Waterfowl Hunts
Can there possibly be a better time of year? The trout and redfish are biting like crazy, its football season, and best of all…. It’s almost Duck Season!! Just a little more than two weeks left until we will be shooting Ducks and Specks!

We enjoyed an excellent season last year thanks to lots of Specklebellies, our loyal customers and our hard working staff. For this upcoming season, we only have three weekend dates open in the first split (November 20, 26, 27) along with a few open weekdays. The second split is similar with very few weekend dates open and just a handful of weekdays available.

If you are thinking of scheduling a duck and goose hunt, now is the time to get your group together. For those considering a guided hunt for the first time, we would like a chance to earn your business. We rely heavily on repeat clients and word of mouth. So this is about the only advertising we do.

All of the early indicators point to a very good season, the duck numbers are all up, the goose numbers are also up from last year. If the amount of Specklebellies already here is any indication of the season, it should be great! I have seen more juvenile Specks over the last few weeks than I can remember this early, looks like they had a great hatch.

We specialize in corporate groups of up twelve hunters with all inclusive packages comprising of clean comfortable lodging, excellent meals and professionally guided hunts. We also cater to smaller groups of families and friends. We are fully insured and licensed by the United States Coast Guard and the State of Louisiana. Both corporate and individual references are available.

Check us out on the web www.louisianaoutfitters.net or contact us at 337.302.2320 to schedule your group.

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

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The Teal are now arriving in good numbers in the rice fields of southwest Louisiana! We were out working on fields/blinds most of this past weekend and saw quit a few Teal on all of our farms.

This cool weather should continue to push more birds down the rest of the week. It sure makes field work alot more fun!

We have three days open for Teal hunting:

One Open weekend Date:
September 18th for nine hunters. The lodge is available the night before.

Two Weekdays open:
September 14th, 15th, for up to twelve hunters. The lodge is available with all these dates.

www.louisianaoutfitters.net

337.302.2320

Teal Season Rates:
Overnight Lodging, meals and fully guided Teal hunt $425

Drive in fully guided Teal Hunt $200

Afternoon Trout fishing on Calcasieu Lake can added for $150 per person (three man min.)

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

Louisiana Outfitters Teal Hunts-
The Teal are just starting to show up on our properties. The first major push of birds to our area normally takes place in about another week to 10 days. Then we have another big migration around the full moon in September (the 12th). We have pumps running on several of our farms creating habitat. We run the fully guided Teal hunts on 3,000+ acres of prime rice fields in Jeff Davis, Cameron and Vermillion Parishes in Southwest Louisiana. I am hearing reports already of really strong Teal numbers to the north. It should be a great season!
Louisiana Outfitters L.L.C. is a year round full time hunting and fishing guide service. We are fully insured and licensed as a commercial operation through the United States Coast Guard and the State of Louisiana. We specialize in corporate groups as well as family and friend trips.

One Open weekend Date:
September 18th for up to nine hunters. The lodge is available the night before.

Two Weekdays open:
September 14th, 15th, for up to twelve hunters. The lodge is available with all these dates.

www.louisianaoutfitters.net

337.302.2320

Teal Season Rates:
Overnight Lodging, meals and fully guided Teal hunt $425

Drive in fully guided Teal Hunt $200

Afternoon Trout fishing on Calcasieu Lake can added for $150 per person (three man min.)

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

Update: Louisiana Outfitter Teal Hunts
**Just had a group reschedule, so we now have Saturday September 17 open for eight hunters, the Lodge is available the 16th and 17th**

We have a few open dates available for the upcoming Teal season, which will run from September 10th through the 25th. Our fully guided (no walking / no work on your part) Teal Hunts take place on 3,000 prime acres of private rice farms in Jeff Davis, Vermillion and Cameron Parishes in Southwest Louisiana. Our properties hold thousands of Teal from beginning to end of the season. We don’t shoot the same fields every day, by rotating fields, our hunter’s kill birds all season. We rely on these same rotation tactics during our regular duck and goose seasons.

Our hunting lodge is 18 miles east of Lake Charles putting our clients in close proximity to the private hunting properties. We can comfortably accommodate 12 hunters in our lodge. We provide excellent food and service for our guests. Our attentive lodge staff does a great job making you feel at home. Our professional guides strive to make your time afield safe, fun and successful!

These hunts can be combined with catching trout and redfish on Calcasieu Lake in the afternoon, or just relax at the lodge and sharpen your skills at our onsite clay shooting area. Our lodge is just twenty minutes drive from the Lake Charles Casinos.

Louisiana Outfitters is fully insured and licensed through the United States Coast Guard and the State of Louisiana. Corporate and Individual packages are available.


Open Weekend Dates:

Saturday September 17th and Sunday the 18th. Minimum 3

Open Weekdays:

September 12th – 15th & 19th and 20th. Minimum 3 hunters

Rates:

Guided Teal Hunt: $200 per hunter

Lodging package with Hunt: $400 per hunter

Contact Capt. Scott Ritchey
Louisiana Outfitters Owner/Operator
337.302.2320
www.louisianaoutfitters.net

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

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All of our weekend groups had great hunts! Sunday was tough conditions, with rain and light winds but we still managed 26 geese between the three blinds that we hunted. We are booked for the rest of Speck season. We would like to thank all our hunters for another great season and we look forward to seeing y’all back again this fall! We are now taking reservations for the 2011-2012 season. Contact Capt. Scott Ritchey – 337.302.2320 www.louisianaoutfitters.net

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

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Another group with full Speck limits before 9:00am from this morning. Saw more ducks today than I have seen in the last two weeks combined… Oh well – less than eight months till Teal season! In the mean time we will concentrate on thinning the Speck heard! We are offering a post-duck season “Specklebelly Special” which consists of Lodging, meals and a fully guided Speck hunt for $400 per hunter. Speck season Closes Friday February 4th. The following dates are available; Jan.28, 30, 31 & February 4th. Contact Capt. Scott Ritchey to schedule your hunt www.louisianaoutfitters.net or 337.302.2320

Happy Hunters
yesterday afternoon geese
yesterday afternoon geese

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

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We are still killing Specklebellies everyday! Sunday (yesterday) all the groups shot full limits of Specks! It was the last day of duck season, none of the groups shot a duck, but with point blank Specklebelly shooting – who cares about a duck!?! We are using small, realistic spreads of flocked decoys consisting of Specks and a few Lesser Canada’s to work these birds in close to our pit blinds. We will continue to hunt them through next Friday February 4th. We are offering a post-duck season “Specklebelly Special” which consists of Lodging, meals and a fully guided Speck hunt for $400 per hunter. Contact Capt. Scott Ritchey for available dates: www.louisianaoutfitters.net or 337.302.2320

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Like new 23 HP Go Devil long tail mud motor on 16 x 48 duck
2013 Go devil 23 hp long shaft Commercial Vanguard engine. Purchased new in October of 2013. Factory galvanized frame. Only 18.4 hrs. Runs great, very strong and reliable engine. Zero issues. Electric start and pull start. Has the tachometer and hour meter. Warranty through October 2016 on the Godevil longtail .

2008 16x48 Go Devil hull with walk through split seats with a 14” hunt deck. So the hull rides 17'2' long. The bottom of hull is coated with very slick gator glide. Entire boat is custom Camo painted and all topside areas are covered with camouflaged nonslip Hydro Turf. 12 gallon aluminum fuel tank built in (removable) with gauge and also comes with a new three gallon tank. New battery. New fuel filter/separator. All new fuel lines. They are the lines that can handle ethanol fuel. However this engine has never had a drop of ethanol fuel through it. At ten hours the oil and filter were changed. It has also been greased to go devil specs. Bow and stern Spud kit mounts and T handle stakes. Two gun boxes and two water tight dry storage areas under the seats. 2000 gallon per hour bilge on float switch and manual switch. Non glare shark eye bow lights. Interior red cargo courtesy lights. 12 volt accy plug. Comes with a custom fit boat blind with fast grass. Hunt three big men and a dog comfortably. This rig will push a load in very shallow marshes. The boat is very stable, and rock solid when the spuds are down. Also has pirogue racks, and a push pole and mounted fire extinguisher. The hull is in very good shape no hooks or bottom issues. Two grab bars. The rig rides on a magic tilt trailer with spare tire. Trailer has brand new led submersible lights and bearings just repacked, all seals etc in good shape.

The whole rig new with all options and taxes would be over $14,000. Everything on boat motor and trailer are in excellent working condition. Asking $9250

No taxes on used boats or motors in Louisiana, only on the trailer.

Selling as a complete rig, not separating out.

Reason for selling is we no longer hunt the freshwater impoundment it was used in.

Have titles and current registration in hand for everything. The boat is in Lake Charles Louisiana. Capt Scott Ritchey 337-302-2320

Have many more pics for serious buyers
Phone: 337-302-2320

Lake Charles, LA 8750
Worn out Sam
Happy Soldiers

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