October Ends With Grand Slams
428 Sailfish Raises, 369 Bites, 261 Releases
25 Blue Marlin Raises, 12 Bites, 6 Releases
3 Striped Marlin Raises, 2 Bites, 2 Releases
1 Black Marlin Raise, 1 Bite, 1 Release
2 Yellowfin Tuna and 61 Mahi-mahi
443 Sailfish Raises, 386 Bites, 259 Releases
17 Blue Marlin Raises, 12 Bites, 7 Releases
5 Striped Marlin Raises, 5 Bites, 5 Releases
6 Yellowfin Tuna and 32 Mahi-mahi
A DOUBLE GRAND SLAM in a single day aboard the Makaira with Capt. Jason Brice, and one aboard the Poco Loco, with Capt. David Salazar.*A Grand Slam is a fishing term that is a combination of three different species of billfish which in our waters are sailfish, blue marlin, black marlin, and striped marlin.
Capt. Terry Brennan
For those who didn’t get a chance to meet him last season, we’d like to reintroduce Capt. Terry Brennan who will be at the helm Rum Line this season. Last season, Capt. Terry filled in for the Poco Loco and Rum Line when rest was needed. Don’t fear the beard, he’s just as salty as them all, and has both patience and enthusiasm to put up the daily numbers.
Capt. Terry is originally from New Jersey and Manteo, NC has been “home” for him for 20 years. He brings with him years of private charter boat experience from the waters of OBX, South Florida, Kona, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, and the list goes on. In Guatemala, he is excited about the new dynamic of lodge-life, the rockstar fishing, and calm waters.
“The past year has been full of great experiences, time on the water with David, Chris and Nicho had been invaluable (one should never stop learning), two grand slams, more sailfish then I’d ever seen before, made a lot of new friends and ran into old ones. At Casa Vieja, I’ve crossed paths with friends and acquaintances from North Carolina, Florida, Bermuda, Ascension, Costa Rica, and California… Guatemala is a destination that every fisherman goes to.”
Plan a Vacay From Your Vacay
For the past 10 years, these dates have been reserved for the prestigious Jake Jordan Invitational Sailfish Fly Challenge. This fly fishing tournament has produced the most amount of billfish on the fly compared to any other fly tournament! What makes this possible? Casa Vieja Lodge with our double-digit raises.
Historically, January has produced record-breaking numbers. Now it is YOUR chance to get in on the action in January. What better way to start your New Year than with more fishing as your New Years’ resolution. No need to wait, start your year off with a bang & check it off your bucket list!
CVL Fishing News
Over the past two weekends, we’ve had FOUR GRAND SLAMS! The season hasn’t started off this strong in three years. Let us just say, the last time it began like this it held strong and was one heck of a fishing year. Join us when the time is right for you!
Stay up to date with our daily fishing reports on our website HERE.
Below are available dates, if any of them speak to you, click them, to send a direct email inquiry:
- November 19- 23: Afinity (39′ Billy Knowles)
- November 26- December 3: Poco Loco (44′ Kincheloe Nickerson)
- December 30- January 2: Afinity (39′ Billy Knowles)
- January 5- 9: Finest Kind (40′ Whiticar) & Spindrift (38′ Stolper)
- January 28-31: Rum Line (40′ Gamefisherman)
- February 13-18: Poco Loco (44′ Kincheloe Nickerson)
- No Sancocho Sailfish Shootout: November 7-9 *SOLD OUT
- Thanksgiving at the Lodge: November 27-30 *2 boats left
- NYE at the Lodge: December 31-January 2 *2 boat left