Captain
Gilfredo Juanga Lopez

Member since July 2014

Iztapa, Guatemala

Background
Affectionately known as “Juanga”, Captain Lopez was born in La Guaira, Venezuela - a famous marlin fishing town - 38 years ago. A lover of the sea from his first day on the water, Juanga started his formal fishing career in Venezuela as a mate to Captain Dave Nolling (1992- 1995). From this famous captain he went on to fish with another legendary Captain, Paul Ivey in Venezuela. In 1997,1998 and 1999, Juanga and his crew were recognized by the IGFA Billfish foundation as top white marlin crew. TOURNAMENT PLACES & AWARDS. 2008 the presidential challenge Caribbean cup 2 place team 2008 pcca Guatemala cup 3 place team 2008 the presidential challenge central America Lowrence championship grand champion 2009 3rd Place USVI Boy Scout Tournament 2009 Guatemala club Náutico national championship 2 place boat 2009 PCCA el Salvador cup 1 place team and top boat 2009 the presidential challenge central America lowrence championship grand champion 2011 1st Place Salinas, Ecuador Billfish
Techniques
I love to use ligth tackle as 2,4,6,8,12 and 20 lbs test !! we also do a lot fly fishing for billfish do to the calm conditions here in Guatemala. in resume I just love to catch fish no matter how....

Hey, I'm Captain Gilfredo Juanga Lopez

Iztapa, Guatemala
Background
Affectionately known as “Juanga”, Captain Lopez was born in La Guaira, Venezuela - a famous marlin fishing town - 38 years ago. A lover of the sea from his first day on the water, Juanga started his formal fishing career in Venezuela as a mate to Captain Dave Nolling (1992- 1995). From this famous captain he went on to fish with another legendary Captain, Paul Ivey in Venezuela. In 1997,1998 and 1999, Juanga and his crew were recognized by the IGFA Billfish foundation as top white marlin crew. TOURNAMENT PLACES & AWARDS. 2008 the presidential challenge Caribbean cup 2 place team 2008 pcca Guatemala cup 3 place team 2008 the presidential challenge central America Lowrence championship grand champion 2009 3rd Place USVI Boy Scout Tournament 2009 Guatemala club Náutico national championship 2 place boat 2009 PCCA el Salvador cup 1 place team and top boat 2009 the presidential challenge central America lowrence championship grand champion 2011 1st Place Salinas, Ecuador Billfish
Techniques
I love to use ligth tackle as 2,4,6,8,12 and 20 lbs test !! we also do a lot fly fishing for billfish do to the calm conditions here in Guatemala. in resume I just love to catch fish no matter how....

My Charter Listings

Iztapa
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US$ 530
Iztapa
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US$ 625
Iztapa
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US$ 625

Fishing Reports

great sailfish and Marlin bite now !!

November 03, 2015

fishing is been great at the beginning of the season !!! we had raise 26 sailfish had 20 bites and release 12 raise 1 blue marlin the don't want to play and caught one nice Dolphin ( mani-mahi for… Read Full Report →


great day of fishing out Guatemala

November 04, 2015

we have another fun day aboard Makina ! we raise 24 sailfish had 19 bites and release 13 sailfish !! great day guys.. Read Full Report →


fishing is still on fire !!

November 06, 2015

today aboard makina was a busy day !!! we raise 25 sailfish had 21 bites and release a 475 lbs blue marlin !!! way to go guys .... Read Full Report →


Fishing in Guatemala still hot !!!

November 17, 2015

another great day of the pacific coast of Guatemala !!! we raise 27 sailfish had 25 bites and release 21 sailfish !!! another busy day !! Read Full Report →


fishing is awesome in Guatemala !!!

November 18, 2015

we have another day aboard Makina !!! we raise 19 sailfish had 18 bites and release 16 !!! saw one blue marlin din't want to play .... Read Full Report →


RED HOT BITE !!!

November 20, 2015

WHAT AN AWESOME DAY IN THE WATER ABOARD MAKINA!! WE RAISE 37 SAILFISH HAD 33 BITES AND RELEASE 30 FOR THE DAY .... MAKINA PAPA !! Read Full Report →

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