Dave Salazar, owner of Casa Vieja Lodge, invites Ali and Rush down to his place for some relaxation and fishing. While enjoying great sailfish fishing, the guys learn about the vision and journey of how Dave built the lodge and marina into one of the best fishing destinations in the world. This is just the preview, to see the Full Episode CLICK HERE.
Watch Captain Jason Brice, our very own Marlin Whisperer, talks the talks with Captain Rick Murphy and Miss Florida Brie Gabrielle below! Season 12, Episode 14
A brief story about the Central American Billfish Association (CABA)
Roland Martin comes down to Guatemala for his FIRST Sailfish on the Fly. Watch this fishing legend in this episode of Fishing with Roland Martin at Casa Vieja Lodge.
The Local Knowledge Crew visits Casa Vieja Lodge in Guatemala and has an epic offshore experience. Tons of sailfish and blue marlin too, keep the crew bait and switching. Witness incredible underwater footage of sailfish swatting the teaser and taking the bait. Dorado and tuna round out the catch, but the billfish are the wide open guests of honor.
Filmed in January 2016, the crew at BD Outdoors produced this teaser for their brand new show Local Knowledge, airing on Destination America at 7am EST. Our episode premiers February 28. This is definitely not your typical fishing show and they are once again setting the standard in the industry!
The fishing trip of a life time! Captain Rick Murphy heads to Casa Vieja Lodge, Guatemala and fishes Blue Marlin and Pacific Sailfish with Captain David Salazar, owner of Casa Vieja Lodge. On this episode, Captain Salazar catches a feisty Blue Marlin that gets into a smack down with his Contender boat. Step into this slice of paradise on the fourth full episode of Sportsman’s Adventures with Captain Rick Murphy. Originally aired on Destination America.
Antigua is an historic city in Guatemala, with beautiful architecture, great food, and quaint courtyards. The first capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala, for more than 200 years it served as the seat of the military governor of the Spanish colony of Guatemala, a large region that included almost all of present-day Central America and the southernmost State of Mexico. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage
Here is a short but amazing video summary by our friends a Pelagic about Guatemala’s Premier Tournament, the No Sancocho Sailfish Shootout!
The unique oceanographic conditions of the eastern tropical Pacific make the area one of the best sports in the world for big game anglers to hook billfish. But intense pressures from commercial fishing operations have taken their toll on the numbers of sailfish and marlin in the region. Researchers are studying the animals to provide the data necessary to protect the fish populations from further decline. Watch this episode of Changing Seas and see the stark difference in commercial regulation of billfish between Costa Rica and Guatemala.