Scott Thurber

Meet Captain Scott Thurber

Meet Scott Thurber and Irish Raider Outfitters

If you're looking for the ultimate outdoor adventure, look no further than Irish Raider Outfitters, led by Captain Scott Thurber. Based on the beautiful Lake Champlain, this outfitter offers a wide range of thrilling activities that will satisfy any nature enthusiast.

With over 45 years of fishing experience and a background as a retired law enforcement supervisor and former member of an Adirondack Swift water & ice rescue team, Captain Scott is a seasoned professional in the fishing industry. He and his wife Tricia, who serves as first mate every now and then, founded Irish Raider Outfitters. Tricia takes great pleasure in teaching her fishing techniques to children and women on board, often out-fishing even the most experienced anglers. Tricia is also a teacher during the school year so she has plenty of experience when it comes to teaching kids!

Captain Scott is a licensed guide and licensed USCG/OUPV. After twenty one years in Law Enforcement, he retired to pursue his passion on the waters and in the field of the Adirondacks of New York State. He is an NYS licensed and insured guide service.

Boat details:

You will be aboard the 21' Trophy (Irish Raider II) is a modern boat that was originally built in 2021. It is equipped with a powerful 150HP Mercury engine that provides reliable and efficient performance on the water. With a capacity to carry up to 6 guests, it is an excellent choice for small groups looking to enjoy a day out on the water. All of the equipment on the boat is brand new from the fish finder to the trolling motor. we have it all!

You can rest assured that Irish Raider Outfitters will provide you with an unforgettable day on the water that will leave you yearning to return for more,

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Expertise & Attributes

33 Years of Experience

Fishing Attributes

Bass Fishing
Freshwater Fishing
Good with Families
Good with Kids
Good with New Anglers
Live Bait
Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Technical Fishing

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Fishing Poles
Insect Repellant
Leader Tippet
Live Bait
Medical Supplies

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

Rods, reels and tackle


Live Bait

First Mate

What to bring:

Fishing License

Hunting License

Snacks and drinks


Appropriate weather clothing


Clients should bring adequate attire for weather conditions, food and drinks they desire while on the charter. All fishing equipment needed is provided by Captain. However, clients can bring they’re own gear if they desire.

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout 


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 14 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability. 


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit. 


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip. 


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