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…

February 2011 Fishing Report

With things looking rosy and not much rough water – we hosted Cam and Iain Nicolson and David Barber on the Captain Hook, Kirk Weisman on Intensity, Ross Darling on Rum Line and the Krzyzewski group on the Makaira and Spindrift: Cam and Iain had fished at the end of January on Spindrift with great…

Miracles Do Happen

It’s been about one year and seven months since I became paralyzed from my chest down. I take chemotherapy every two months for my blood cancer, and to be truthful, I’m firing on most of my cylinders despite being confined to a wheelchair. So, I planned to celebrate these major transitions in my life during…

Greetings from Casa Vieja Lodge in Guatemala

I arrived here at Casa Vieja Lodge in Guatemala yesterday, and was greeted with sunshine, warm weather, and good fishing fro both sailfish and Marlin. My friend and client Nat Harris just finished fishing for a few days with Captain Ron Hamlin, he accomplished his goal of catching his 400th sailfish on fly along with…