1,500 Sailfish Releases Since February 1st!

Miami International Boat Show     Our last Trade Show stop is tomorrow February 15- 19 at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show. Come and visit us at Tent D-316, next to Capt Harry’s Fishing Supply. Sign-up for show specials, and talk with our famed captains. See the usual suspects joining us below! Friday 3-5pm: Capt. Chris Sheeder, Rum Line & Capt. David Salazar, Poco Loco Saturday &…

Double-digit Raises AND Releases!

2018 Jake Jordan Invitational Sailfish Fly Challenge   The ninth annual Jake Jordan Invitational Sailfish Fly Challenge tournament took place on January 7 (practice day) 8, 9, 10, (tournament dates), at the world-class Casa Vieja Lodge in Guatemala. This time for the first time ever, the fishing was slow for Guatemala standards, seems like some cold…

Stress-Free Holidays at Casa Vieja Lodge

Stepping up to the Helm Capt. Nico Melendrez began his career in the sportfishing industry in 1994. Previously a local artesianal fisherman, he was trained by Tim Choate in a handful of mate schools to launch the sportfishing industry in Guatemala. Nico has been the first mate aboard the Rum Line for close to 10 years. He is one of…

Marlin & Mahi? Muy Bueno!

Costa Holiday Catch   During the holiday season you are always on the hunt for deals. Look no further than the Costa Holiday Catch Sweepstakes where you can enter to win one of two fishing trips. Adventure one, a trip to Casa Vieja Lodge or Adventure 2, the Florida Keys. Two lucky anglers will be guided by Costa Pro Captains and spend…

Thankful for Sancochos & Sailfish!

Happy Turkey Day   Casa Vieja Lodge would like to wish all of our friends and family a Happy Thanksgiving and we wish you were here celebrating with us! We are very grateful for your friendship and time you spend with us in Guatemala. While you are perusing through this newsletter between flying, basting the…

480 Sailfish RELEASES in 8 Days!

Rick Murphy and CCA Team Visit   Captain Rick Murphy of Sportsman’s Adventures hosted a trip October 26-30th of Casa Vieja Lodge Rookies from the likes of CCA Texas, CCA Florida, and Building Conservation Trust (CCA’s National Habitat Program). With Tropical Storm Selma lurking on the pacific, it made for not so ideal conditions, but that didn’t stop these tried and true…

WITCH Boat Are You Fishing On this Season?

The Queen is Back Finally, she has been released from Casa Vieja Lodge Marine Services and had her maiden voyage this past weekend during the 15th Annual Club Nautico de Guatemala Tournament. The Release, a 37’ Merritt, has completed a 2-year overhaul and reclaimed her reign as queen of the Casa Vieja Lodge fleet. Originally built in 1961,…