January 2012 Fishing Report

Greetings from Casa Vieja Lodge: Yesterday January, January 9, 2012 was the practice day for the Jake Jordan Invitational Sailfish Challenge, five boats fished the practice day and the results are: Rum Line, Captain Chris Sheeder, Angler Don Butler 1 sailfish Release, Angler Brian Horsley 2 Sailfish Released. Total 3 on fly. Release, Captain Chico…

December Fishing Report

2 & 3 Dec – The ILTTA winds down their 4 day fishing extravaganza with tremendous results: If you were wondering were to catch a Pacific Sailfish, you may want to remember to add Guatemala to your list. 30 Boats fished all four days of this Tournament to release 1,169 Sailfish. That is a 39…

David “Sam” Clapp joins our Miami Sales Staff

PUERTO SAN JOSE, Guatemala – November 9, 2011 Casa Vieja Lodge is proud to announce the addition of David “Sam” Clapp to our Miami sales staff. Sam moved over from Jackson, Wyoming where he has been a fishing guide for over 20 years. Sam has guided in Montana, Idaho and the Florida Keys. Growing up on Long Island, New York, Sam’s passion was Stripers, Bluefish and Tuna etc. In…

Casa Vieja Lodge Expands Fleet

Puerto San Jose, Guatemala – 25 August 2011 Casa Vieja Lodge announces the addition this fall, a Contender 28 Tournament walkaround. Powered by twin 150-hp Yamaha outboards, it gives our anglers the ability of fishing inshore for roosterfish, groupers and snappers or going offshore. It’s the perfect boat for fly anglers and light tackle specialists.…

May Fishing Report

Kelly on a one day charter (01) got a Grand Slam! A 250 blue, 300 black and 4 sails. What a great day. The Wojahn party fishing on the ‘Makaira’ (3-4-5) released 9 sails of 12 bites, but no marlin. Fishing was pretty close – 950ft of water about 20-25 miles out. Clean water for…

April Fishing Report

Casa Vieja Lodge April 2011 report. Coming off a great March, the weather turned on us – clear skies and the water rough. Release with Capt. Chico Alvarenga Roy Cronacher – 16 raises, 11 bites and 8 releases on fly rod Sean Tierney & Ned Ruffin fly fishing 23 raised, 5 bites and 1 release…

March Fishing Report

Final March figures: Release 276 raised, 240 bites, 163 released + 1 blue released Captain Hook 508 raised, 450 bites, 239 released + 1 blue released Intensity 395 raised, 294 bites, 157 released + 3 blues released Rum Line 549 raised, 360 bites, 208 released Makaira 522 raised, 362 bites, 187 released + 1 blue released Spindrift 352 raised, 237…

March 2011 Fishing Report

asaCapt. Hamlin reporting – Ocean City anglers (1 & 3 Mar) raising 57, having 53 bites and releasing 25 Tom Inman party (5-6-7) raising 182, having 168 bites and releasing 82 including a 250 blue Marty Cawley party (8-9-10-11) raising 71, with 64 eaters and releasing 24 Carruth party (14-15-16) raising 149, with 137 eating…