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 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…

Summer Lodge News

The Gift of a 5-Star Angling Experience We know gifting may not be on your mind but trust us it’s always on your wife’s mind! Make sure you express to her about how much you would just love a trip to Casa Vieja Lodge. Perhaps you have a birthday coming up, anniversary, big occasion, drop…

Tide Magazine- CCA

Read this article published in Tide Magazine by CCA (Coastal Conservation Association), and find out the true difference between Costa Rica v Guatemala fishery! CLICK HERE to read the PDF.  

65,000 Plastic Bottles Kicked This Season

It’s Drastic, Kick Plastic If you’ve been to the Lodge this past season then you have seen and taken part in our Kick Plastic program, pioneered by Costa Sunglasses, as we eliminated single-use plastic water bottles, nevertheless, in Guatemala! We hope you are continuing to do your part and using your custom Casa Vieja YETI…

The Pacific Shines In The Summertime

Tuna Time in the Summertime For those looking for more than sailfish, the summertime is your opportunity to rake in all the benefits Guatemala has to offer. From May-August blue marlin are seen almost daily, the yellowfin tuna are in scattered schools, the mahi-mahi are at their largest size, the sailfish are constant, and the…

Summer = Saifish, Marlin, Mahi, & Tuna

Celebrate Your Graduate at CVL A memorable summer trip is what you need for the special graduate in your life. They say that time flies and it’s evident when high school/college graduation is around the corner, for that once “little one” that is on the verge of outgrowing you! Take a trip this summer and…

No Rain. Just Daily Sailfish Showers!

Wedding Day Fishing Casa Vieja Lodge had the honor to host the beautiful wedding weekend of Curtis Dixon Colgate and Susan Porter. The couple has been coming to Casa Vieja Lodge for years and even got engaged under the rancho 15 months ago. Therefore, it was only fitting to share their special day with family and friends…

The Luck Of The Marlin!

Make way for April Blues   The man in the blue suit has made his debut earlier this season and our anglers surely aren’t complaining about his entrance. The blue marlin tends to start showing up in late April and get heavier in numbers as the summer progresses however, they have been in a part…

3,022 Bites in February! Are YOU Tournament Ready?

See What’s Out There   Casa Vieja Lodge has teamed up with Costa del Mar Sunglasses to bring the first ever Angler Trial Lens Program to the fleet. Seven of our boats will have a box of six Costa Sunglasses each with a different color lens, for you to test while out fishing. It’s one thing to…

28,027 Raises, 21,325 Bites, 12,404 Release in 2018!

2018 Annual Billfish Report The numbers were tailed for the 2018 Casa Vieja Lodge Annual billfish report and we are proud to announce the grand total of 28,027 Raises, 21,235 Bites, 12,404 Releases. This report is a total of the CVL Fleet that fished during the 9-month season, and keep in mind there were many rest days, and…

New Years Resolution: Fish More

Next Year, I’ll Fish More We all know New Year resolutions seem to be for areas of physical improvements…I’ll eat less, I’ll work out more… how about doing something you’ll actually stick to… I’ll fish more!! That, Casa Vieja Lodge can help make happen! You may own a boat with intentions of going fishing more often, but we…

Santa is in the Casa!

Santa Visits Santa’s been so busy this holiday season that he was looking for a quick, warm getaway, and Ernesto, the CVL Elf on the Shelf, told him about Casa Vieja Lodge Guatemala! Mr. and Mrs. Claus took a few days to relax, fish, and warm-up in anticipation of Christmas Eve. They were impressed with the 5-Star Angling Experience…

101 Sailfish 13 Marlin Raises During Thanksgiving

We do, Ballyhoo While out on the water many of you have seen our artillery of ballyhoo neatly aligned and loaded to the brim of the YETI but do you really know where that bait comes from? At Casa Vieja Lodge we don’t have the luxury to call Baitmasters and get a few thousand quality baits delivered when the bite…

No Sancocho Raises Over $40k and 672 Sailfish!

Rum Line is Back The distinguished Rum Line completed a 1.5-year overhaul in the Casa Vieja Marine Services Boat Yard and debuted on October 25th. Casa Vieja Lodge selected to repower the Rum Line with twin Cummins QSC 8.3 Engines (500hp), replacing the previous mechanical version. “With these newer electronic engines she won’t blow black smoke while you are backing down on a big one, be much more fuel efficient, have a higher cruising speed of 25…

Work Hard, Play Hard, Fish Harder!

Contender Boats Group Trip Casa Vieja Lodge hosted the 2018 Contender Boats Top Dealers Trip on October 18-22nd. These exceptional industry professionals were rewarded for their hard work with a 5-day trip to Guatemala. Tropical Storm Willa got in the way of the first day of fishing, so the group of 28 toured Antigua and soaked in all of…

Anglers Wanted to Kick Plastic at CVL

Kicking Plastic   Join the movement and Kick Plastic with us! This fall we are entering our third phase of the #KickPlastic Campaign pioneered by Costa del Mar. Casa Vieja Lodge will become a plastic-free campus by eliminating all single-use plastic bottles both at the lodge, and aboard our 10-boat fleet. All anglers will receive a YETI 18oz Rambler…

Shhh… Don’t tell Everyone about Casa Vieja Lodge!

Tell Only Your BEST Friends   We told you to tell ONLY your best friends about Casa Vieja Lodge, but apparently you all have quite a few of those, as the word is out and the Lodge is full! As you know, we try our hardest to accommodate your ideal travel dates and boats, but we are now…