🏆 Results 🏆 No Sancocho Sailfish Shootout 2020 🎣

2020 No Sancocho Sailfish Shootout Our annual No Sancocho Sailfish Shootout was full of non-stop fun, excellent camaraderie, outfit changes galore and fantastic fishing! We thought everything was going as planned with the ladies aboard the Finest Kind leading the pack daily and even on the last day, they brought home 14 Sailfish and 1…

Swab, Cast & 533 Releases 🚩🚩

Welcome Home Capt Rick Murphy Famed TV Host, Captain Rick Murphy, of Sportsmans Adventures, Florida Insider Fishing Report, and Texas Insider Fishing Report, just wrapped up his normal fall fishing adventure with a 4 night/3 day group of 20 anglers that had their fair share of bill fishing fun! CLICK HERE to follow Capt Rick’s Travel back…

Capt Rick Murphy Travels

Accompany Capt. Rick as he shows you how easy it is to get back to Casa Vieja Lodge, but you must be willing/wanting to travel internationally! The billfish are waiting for you!

It’s Official: We’re Open & Fishing is Hot

We’re Back Fishing   If you are ready to travel then we are ready to host you! Book directly with us and we’ll send you a COVID-19 PCR test kit directly to you. You simply follow the instructions, and once completed drop it off at your nearest UPS, and you’ll have your test results emailed…

Short Notice Openings

The last few months have not been fun, to say the least, and we hope that all is well with each of you and your loved ones.   We dearly miss all of you and THANK YOU to those that postponed your dates and supported us! We’ve FINALLY reopened our doors on October 10, 2020…

Guatemala Updates Inside

Stage 1: Guatemala Borders On September 9, 2020, the President of Guatemala declared a re-opening plan for the country. We’ve been patiently waiting for a L O N G six months for this and are excited to get back out on the water when the time is right. The first step is opening the border…

Travel Tips/Steps

Easy steps to get to Guatemala Be ready, willing/wanting to travel internationally. Book your dates with us and your air travel. We’ll mail you a test kit, which needs to be taken within 72 hours of arrival in Guatemala. Once you have your results, complete the Health Pass online and print/screenshot. Day of Travel: Bring 1)…

Hey You, Let’s Go Fishing!

We Miss You!   Hola Anglers, we can’t wait to get out on the water and fishing again! Our Miami Office is open from 10 am – 4 pm during the week so give us a call to talk fishing or catch up, we’d love to hear from you. (305)-854-4665 | info@casaviejalodge.com What have you…

COVID Blues?

Watch Us at Home Miss us?! Watch Episodes filmed at Casa Vieja Lodge! Below are some quick links featuring yours truly, for you to watch in all your “free” time. You can also find all of these videos on our YouTube Channel.   Fishing with Roland Martin Episode 1 Sportsman’s Adventures Episodes 2020 – No…

Anglers, We Miss You!

The Not So Fun Part   Although we would like to continue business as usual at Casa Vieja Lodge, we realize the severity of the situation and understand that the health of our clients is of utmost importance as we waiver these unknown seas. Thank you to everyone who has been so understanding during this…

🚩Grand Slams with a Side of Fam 👪

Fly Guys & Gals If you ever caught a billfish on the fly rod, it’s hard to go back to conventional bait. The pure exhilaration of the bite is truly one of the most fascinating bites. If you can follow directions, then our Captains and Crews will coach you to your first of many billfish…

Striped Marlin, Be My Valentine?

Fight On Many anglers fear the long fight of the Pacific Sailfish, or the big blue marlin. Fear not amigos! Sailfish are the most acrobatic fish out there. They stay, live, travel, and fight, in the top half of the ocean waters where majority of their food is located as well as higher oxygen levels.…

🎣Great Fishing Excuses Inside…

Secure Your 2021 Fishing Trip   A friendly reminder to please secure your 2021 fishing dates. As you know our snow birds love January-April and we book a year in advance for those months. Therefore, if you have specific dates, captains, or boats that you prefer, please secure them now before someone else does! Our…

20,049 Raises, 18,339 Bites, and 12,215 Billfish Releases in 2019!

2019 Annual Billfish Report The numbers were tallied for 2019, and it seems like our anglers have improved over the year with a much better release rate.  In 2019, we had a total of 20,049 raises, 18,339 bites, and 12,215 billfish releases. Included in that total were: 643 marlin raises 409 marlin bites 241 marlin…

Dear Santa, Fishing!

Spindrift is Back in Action If you have an upcoming trip on the Spindrift, then rest assured you are in for the treat of a lifetime. This 38′ Stolper Express went from being the slowest boat in the fleet to now the fastest, hitting test speeds of 31kts, crusing at a true 25kts! She debuts for her first trip tomorrow after…

Thankful for You, Turkey and Sailfish

Prepare with Spring Training If you haven’t already picked up the December Issue of Marlin Magazine, then hold on to your horses kids. Casa Vieja Lodge is featured in a 8-page spread entitled, “Spring Training in Guatemala”. This is what we’ve been preaching to the tournament folks for the past five years. Put your work in…

Marlin Magazine- DEC

If you haven’t already picked up the December Issue of Marlin Magazine, then hold on to your horses kids. Casa Vieja Lodge is featured in a 8-page spread entitled, “Spring Training in Guatemala”. This is what we’ve been preaching to the tournament folks for the past five years. Put your work in at Casa Vieja Lodge…

2019 No Sancocho Sailfish Shootout Results

  Our Annual No Sancocho Sailfish Shootout was exciting up until the last minute! There were a few twists and turns, and lots of laughs. Fishing was slightly above average with 15-30 raises per boat per day. Anglers fished per IGFA rules and hooked their own fish, which led to a handful of SANCOCHOS! Normally we…

October Ends with Grand Slams

  For the second consecutive year Contender Boats hosted their Top Dealer Trip Oct 17-21st at Casa Vieja Lodge. It was a group of colleagues, both new and old friends, and a fantastic time of fishing in between the fun! The group opted for some extra activities to complement their fishing days with a casino night,…

Fall Fishing begins with CVL

 As the states begin to cool off, October Fishing is starting to heat up in Guatemala. In the first charters of our 2019-2020 season, each group had their shots at blue marlin with 8 raises, 5 bites, and 3 releases, amongst the daily sailfish and mahi mahi. We have 2 large corporate groups returning this…

Fall in Love with Billfishing

Summer has come to an end and we don’t want you to FALL off the books! In just two weeks, Casa Vieja Lodge will reopen its gates back to our angling community and we can’t wait to welcome back our clients. If you are looking for a trip for Fall Break with your children, you always…