Light Tackle Saltwater Fishing


Calcasieu Lake has gained a well deserved reputation of being one the top trophy trout estuaries in the country. Owner and operator Capt. Scott Ritchey has been guiding fisherman on Calcasieu Lake full-time for over eighteen years. Capt. Scott and all our 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 fun and professional manner. Multiple boats can be scheduled. Lodging and meals are available. Fish cleaning and packaging are included along with artificial baits.

Fishing Prices:

Fishing 1-3 people      $725/boat
Fishing 4 people $850/boat
Gulf trips add $50 for fuel
Lake Lodging without meals $100/person
Lake Lodging with meals 


Rod and Reel Rentals


Live Shrimp

 Market Price

Cancellation Policy: 
No refunds for cancellation within 21 days of trip.  No refunds for no-shows.  50% deposit due at booking.

Fisherman checklist:

  • Rain gear
  • Food and drinks
  • Ice chest to take home your cleaned fish
  • Medium to light action rods and reels with 10 to 17 lb test
  • Bass fishing equipment handles trout and redfish just fine
  • Casting or spinning reels with full spools of fresh line
  • Current Louisiana fishing License
  • Nonresident fisherman contact us for a special $ license
  • Online license sales: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/licenses/fishing
  • Over the phone license sales 1-888-765-2602
  • Gratuities for guides and staff are optional but appreciated



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