Join Irish Raider Outfitters for a unique fishing experience! Captain Scott and Tricia, his wife and first mate, work tirelessly to customize every trip and meet their guest’s needs. Capt. Scott has over 45 years of fishing experience and lots of knowledge to share. Whether you’re a beginner or a serious angler, there’s always something to learn here. The trips are also family friendly, so bring your kids along and have fun like a team!

You’ll be fishing on a 2021 21 foot Trophy Center Counsole that accommodates up to 4 guests. ( 2 additional guests possible after speaking with Captain) This vessel is equipped with the latest fishing gear, navigational electronics and safety equipment to assure a good catch at the end of your line.

Explore the Adirondacks Park and target all kinds of freshwater species, such as Yellow Perch, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Park, Steelhead, and several types of Trout. There’s a variety of fishing techniques you can use to get your trophy catch, all depending on your target and outdoor circumstances.

All fishing equipment is included in the price and prepared by the crew. You only need to purchase your fishing licenses and pack some snacks and drinks for the day.

Join the team that, above all, makes sure everyone has a safe and successful experience.

Share your next freshwater adventure with Irish Raider Outfitters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 30
    $350
    This adventure will take you fishing to Lake Champlain for 4 hours. This is where you can target Smallmouth Bass, Steelhead, Yellow Perch, Crappie, and more. 20 % discount for active and retired members of Law Enforcement, First Responders, or medical providers.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:30 PM
    $350
    An afternoon charter for Smallmouth Bass and or Lake Trout. Anglers have a choice to target both species.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $425
    Spend some additional time on the water and go fishing Lake Champlain for some Lake Trout and Smallmouth Bass.
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About the Captain

Scott Thurber
Plattsburgh, New York, United States
26 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
6 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since January 2021
Captain Scott has over 45 years of fishing experience. He's a retired law enforcement supervisor and a former member of an Adirondack Swift water & ice rescue team. He started Irish Raider Outfitters with his wife Tricia, who's a first mate on every trip. She really enjoys teaching children and women her techniques to out-fish the seasoned fishermen onboard.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Bass (Smallmouth) Smallmouth Bass
Brook Trout Brook Trout
Crappie Crappie

Boat specs

bayliner (Center console) originally built in 2021. Powered by a 150HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Lake Champlain, Saranac Lake
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Ice Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Checks

Recent Fishing Reports

Awesome evening and morning run !!
Awesome evening and morning run !!
August 3, 2022
Love having these guys onboard every year for two lake trout runs on Lake Champlain!! They definitely caught several nice fish!!
Great runs!!!
Great runs!!!
July 31, 2022
It’s been alot of fun the past few days since our last fishing update. Our lake trout am runs have been very productive. The 4 hour evening combo small mouth/lake trout runs have been awesome with small mouths hammering top waters and lake trout munching on the swim baits at 100 foot!!!

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
Boat
Excellent
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Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (7)
Great fishing!
Great fishing!
Great fishing!
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Angler Rating
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Quinn O.
Atlanta, GA
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4 Hour Charter

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on June 2, 2022
Scott was a great guide and really made the trip a success. Helped accommodate us through storms and was able to be flexible....
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Linda H.
Saint George, VT
Excellent
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Half day trip with Captain Scott

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on June 24, 2022
Our first charter trip on Lake Champlain. A chilly yet sunny morning with calm water, made for a fun outing. Captain Scott...
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Christopher N.
Saranac, NY
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Great fishing!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on July 13, 2022
Between three of us we caught more then I can remember. Between 15-17 in a little over 4 hours. Couldn’t have asked for a...
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Timothy D.
NEW LONDN Township, PA
Excellent
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Awesome Half Day with Capt. Mike

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on June 29, 2022
Awesome day on the windy Lake Champlain and looking forward to a return afternoon!  Tim and Mike!
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James M.
River Edge, NJ
Excellent
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Fishing with Scott

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on September 25, 2021
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FAQs about Irish Raider Outfitters

Irish Raider Outfitters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $350 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $350 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $425 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Irish Raider Outfitters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Irish Raider Outfitters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate

Irish Raider Outfitters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing (Lake Champlain, Saranac Lake )
  • Backcountry Fishing

Irish Raider Outfitters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Ice Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Irish Raider Outfitters include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bass (Smallmouth)
  • Brook Trout
  • Crappie
  • Lake Trout
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Pike (Northern)
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)