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

Gueydan camp / house for lease
Nice clean camp for lease just outside Gueydan. rnUse of the house/camp is available (included) year round. It's a nice 2 bedroom 1 and 1/2 bath home in the country 4 miles northwest of Gueydan. Set up to sleep 6, rncould easily sleep 10. Full kitchen and just completed a large great room. All maintenance, grass cutting, utilities included. rn337-302-2320

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

3 ricefield pit blinds near Gueydan and camp for lease
Three prime rice field pit blinds (all four man blinds) west of Gueydan Louisiana. Flooding and preparing the fields is included. Also includes Teal season (only 3 weeks away!) rnrnUse of the house/camp is available (included) year round. It's a nice 2 bedroom 1 and 1/2 bath home in the country 4 miles northwest of Gueydan. Set up to sleep 6, could easily sleep 10. Full kitchen and just completed a large great room. Less than 5 mile drive to all blinds. rnFishing on the Mermentau River, Lake Arthur, Lacassine Refuge and White Lake all conveniently located. All maintenance including pest control/grass cutting/yard is included. rnLease price is $39,500 for house and 3 blinds rn*Serious inquires only please rn*Photos can be supplied to serious inquires rn*Price for just the camp is $12,000 for the year. rn*Not splitting up blindsrn*Not leasing to guides, or outfitters or clubs. rnrnAdditional services available:rnrnAll three blinds will be ant poisoned,clean, dry and completely brushed at beginning of each split. $500 total. rnYour decoys will be placed and picked up each split for $500 totalrnrnMaid service rnCookrnrnContact: scott@louisianaoutfitters.net

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

Just over two months till Teal!!
Update: Only 4 days still available.rnrnGet your group together. Just 67 days until Teal Season!! We offer all inclusive Teal hunts, as well as Blast and Cast combos. A minimum of eight hunters gets your group exclusive use of the lodge. We kill birds consistanty through all 16 days of the season by rotating pressure on 8 farms.rnrnOur rate for Teal Hunting with lodge and meals is $475 per hunter. The combo hunt, fish, lodging and meals is $650 per hunter. Now is the time to get your group together. We will book up. rnrnAll indications from the breeding grounds point to an excellent upcoming season! The dates are September 12-27 barring any unforeseen events. I can't wait, and my hunting guides are all excited about the upcoming season. We take great pride in putting on clients on birds everyday! rnrnAs of now we have the following dates available:rnrnSeptember 15,16, 23, 24rnrnWe have both corporate and individual references available. We offer excellent hunting with professional guides, a relaxing, clean comfortable lodge and fantastic meals! If you're searching out a place to establish or strengthen relationships with your clients, we would love a chance to earn your business!rnrnwww.louisianaoutfitters.netrnrnScott Ritchey 337-302-2320

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

End to a Fantastic Season!
We just finished up our 2014-2015 season this past Sunday with the close of Specklebelly season. It was our best season yet, of our eight years in business! I'd like to thank our hard working professional guide staff. They are the reason why our clients experience safe, productive and fun hunts. We enjoyed excellent success rates for both Specklebellies and Ducks. We killed birds consistently from day one through day 60. The last week was as good as the first week! rnrnI also want to thank our lodge staff. As good as our hunting is, some say the food is the best part! Also sometimes overlooked, the meticulously clean lodge is welcoming each time a new group arrives. These ladies work very hard at their jobs. rnrnLast but not least, thank you- our customers! We appreciate your trust in us that will do all we can to provide an exception experience for your group. We are fortunate enough to be about 70% booked for the upcoming 2015-2016 season with repeat clients. If you're in search of an experience to strengthen relationships with your existing clients, or establish new business, we specialize in catering to corporate groups of twelve hunters. We provide excellent hunting, productive -intensely managed hunting areas, fantastic food, clean comfortable lodging and on- site skeet shooting. rnrnWe have several references on file. We are fully insured and licensed through the State of Louisiana and United States Coast Guard. Thanks again to existing clients, and for those looking for the right place to hunt, we would love a chance to earn your business. Attached are a few pics from this past season. For more pics go to our fb page. rnrnContact Capt. Scott Ritchey 337-302-2320 rnrnwww.louisianaoutfitters.net rnrnhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Capt-Scott-Ritcheys-Louisiana-Outfitters-LLC/116103778433388

Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

Just a few openings left:
Now is the time to get your group together. We are already holding several thousand Ducks and Specks on our properties! Blue wings, Green wings, shovelers and Pintail make up most of the ducks. We still have several farms waiting for rice to be cut so we can flood them. Seeing considerably more ducks than this time last year, particularly north of I-10. With the larger concentrations of Specks being South of Gueydan. All indications point to a great season! We hunt on eight farms spread out across the southwest Louisiana rice belt. Our hunters enjoy high success rates on both ducks and Specks throughout both splits, all the way to the last day of Speck season. All of our hunts are fully guided from comfortable pit blinds, no work or walking on your part. The 2014-2015 season dates are:rnrn1rst split -November 15 through December 7rnrn2nd split -December 20 through January 25rnrnUPDATED open dates available:rnrnNovember: 28,29,30rnrnDecember: 2,3,26,27rnrnJanuary: 5,19-25rnrnWe cater to groups of six to twelve hunters, with a relaxed, laid back fun atmosphere. Excellent food and a very comfortable and clean lodge for groups up to twelve. Our entire staff strives to make every aspect of your trip with us one to remember. About 80% of our business comes from repeat clientele. This speaks volumes about the quality of our guides, property, hunting, food and the overall experience. If you're searching out a place to establish or strengthen relationships with your clients, we would love a chance to earn your business! Afternoon Speckled trout and Red fishing can be added to any of our hunts. Our on-site skeet range is another favorite afternoon activity, just steps off the back deck. rnrnLouisiana Outfitters is a full time year round hunting and fishing guide service. Our guides are all professional and passionate hunters. We are fully insured and licensed by the United States Coast Guard and the State of Louisiana. Both corporate and individual references are on file. Check us out online @ www.louisianaoutfitters.net or contact Capt. Scott Ritchey 337-302-2320

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Waterfowl and Duck Hunting

Southwest Louisiana

One Weekend still Open
UPDATE:

*Several of our farmers are starting to see Teal over the last few days. So it looks like we should be back to a normal Teal Season! I've been on the water chasing Redfish, and have even seen a few flocks buzzing around Lake Charles and Prien Lake.*

Louisiana Outfitters has just a few openings for Teal season, which runs September 13th - 28th. All indications point to a great year of Teal hunting. The Blue wing numbers are up again, and our seven farms should be full of them! We cater to corporate groups of eight to twelve hunters. We offer a relaxed, laid back atmoshere with excellent food and a very comfortable and clean lodge for groups of twelve. Our entire staff strives to make every aspect of your trip with us one to remember. About 80% of our business comes from repeat clientele. This speaks volumes about the quality of our guides, property, hunting, food and the overall experience. If you're searching out a place to establish or strengthen relationships with your clients, we would love a chance to earn your business! Afternoon Speckled trout and Red fishing can be added to any of our hunts. The onsite skeet range is another favorite afternoon activity. Check us out online @ www.louisianaoutfitters.net or contact Capt. Scott Ritchey 337-302-2320

Open Dates:

Arrive Friday afternoon September 26th to hunt the 27th& 28th

Rates are $450 per hunter includes lodging, meals, onsite skeet range and the fully guided hunt. No walking or work expected of our clients. Your guide will drive you and your group to your comfortable hunting spot by ATV.

Afternoon fishing is $550 per boat up to three fishermen.

Fully licensed through the United States Coast Gaurd and The State of Louisiana.

We carry a two million dollar commercial liability policy for our protection and yours.

Multiple corporate references on file

PS- We will start scheduling both splits of the regular waterfowl season next week. We will have about 10 of the 60 days to offer to new clients.

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.

For more photos and video check our page out @


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

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 Iíve seen this year. It was a fun hunt! One of the soldiers mentioned itís nice to shoot at things that donít shoot back, kind of makes you think for a minute what they have been through. We enjoyed having them and look forward to next yearís 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 thatís 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

louisianaoutfitters
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 allÖ. Itís 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.

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