Blue Marlin in the Spread

Blues in Guatemala & Costa Rica The blue marlin season is amongst us at Casa Vieja Lodge. Take your pick of what destination you want to catch them in! In Guatemala, you’ll average 3-5 blue bites during your 3 days of fishing, whereas in Costa Rica FAD fishing you’ll average 10+ blue bites over 3 days of fishing!…

🚩Catch & Release us in Costa Rica & Guatemala!

Fish with us in Costa Rica The Hooker, 48′ G&S,  departed Guatemala and arrived safely in its home of Quepos, Costa Rica at the gorgeous Marina Pez Vela. This summer we are giving our clients the opportunity to fish with us in beautiful Quepos, in a completely different fishery, and on-shore experience, but with the same…

The Fishing & Reviews are 5⭐

Read the Reviews We’re running full steam and better than ever! Perhaps we have missed you all so much, and the billfish obviously too, but we cannot get enough of our clients and their positive attitudes and willingness to kick back and be our guests. The excellent reviews make us feel that we truly are…

Marching Into Spring Fishing

2021-2022 Availability  After a full house in March, and just about full-house after Easter, it’s time to secure your dates and get back to your favorite fishing spot! For those looking for immediately availability we do have select April/May/June dates just for you! We’ve been hosting many more return clients after they have received their…

Catch us in Guatemala, Costa Rica AND Key West

BlacktipH had a Blast Host of BlackTipH, Josh Jorgensen fished with a few of our Captains as Casa Vieja Lodge to see the variety that our fishery has to offer.  BlacktipH Fishing brings you some of the most exciting fishing videos on the web with 3.11 million subscribers on YouTube alone! Josh, is an extreme angler who has…

New Year, NEW BOAT, Same Great Fishing

Big Welcome to The Hooker Casa Vieja Lodge is proud to welcome a Hooker to the family. The Hooker, a 48’ G&S boat, with 87 IGFA World Records most of them on billfish on light and ultralight tackle. She’s fished in 20+ countries, and is based in Marina Pez Vela, in Quepos, Costa Rica. Captain David…

CVL Acquires The Hooker

Casa Vieja Lodge is proud to welcome a Hooker to the family. The Hooker, a 48’ G&S boat, with 87 IGFA World Records most of them on billfish on light and ultralight tackle. She’s fished in 20+ countries, and is based in Marina Pez Vela, in Quepos, Costa Rica. Captain David and Kristen Salazar, owners…

Welcome All Snowbirds

Mixed-Plate of Species Many of our clients come to us for the extraordinary amount of sailfish they can release on a daily basis. But did you know we catch blue, stripe, and a few black marlin, as well as mahi-mahi, yellowfin tuna, and you can get lucky with bottom fishing for rooster, snapper, and grouper too?…

Tomorrows Menu: Fishing 🎣

Meet Chef Sebastian Looking to spice things up this season is our new Executive Chef Sebastian Castillo from Guatemala. We are thrilled for menu changes both at the Lodge and aboard the boats. With a wide variety of experience at 1, 3, and 5 star Michelin restaurants, Sebastian brings with him a diverse background from delicious sushi…

🏆 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 past year has not been fun, to say the least, and we hope that all is well with each of you and your loved ones. On September 18th, the Guatemalan Government reopened their borders to international travel, ending a 6-month lockdown and we waited a couple weeks to see if any governmental restrictions would…

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.…