Captain Carlos ‘Kechu’ Marin Jr. nominated for the 2017 Orvis Saltwater Fly-fishing Guide Award!

El Pescador’s very own, Carlos ‘Kechu’ Marin Jr. has been nominated for the Saltwater Fly-fishing Guide of the year as part of the 2017 Orvis Endorsed Awards. With over 30-years of experience, Kechu is a premier guide in Belize’s fly-fishing industry, guiding out of El Pescador Fly Fishing Lodge.

“My father was one of the first guides at the El Pescador. My four brothers are all guides in the area, my brother Emir and I strictly guide for El Pescador. It’s a family tradition!” says Marin.

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San Pedro Nominated For Two Orvis Awards In Fly Fishing

The excitement for San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize this month is word that a local sports fisherman and fishing lodge have been nominated for the 2017 Orris Endorsed Awards for excellence in the fly fishing industry around the world. Local sports fisherman and tour guide Carlos ‘Kechu’ Marin has been nominated for 2017 Saltwater Fly-Fishing Guide of the Year and El Pescador has been nominated for 2017 International Destination of the Year! How cool is that; we are all excited!?

“Having Capt. Kechu and El Pescador be nominated for salt water guide and international destination of the year respectively by Orvis Fly Fishing is a huge honor,” commented Ali Gentry Flota of El Pescador. “This nomination is only possible because of the love and commitment to their work that the staff and guides bring every single day. I am so grateful to work with such an amazing team of very wonderful people - my family.”

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Visit the Orvis webpage for a look at all their nominees for this year.

2017 Saltwater Fly-Fishing Guide of the Year Nominees:

    Capt. Jason Sullivan, based in Everglades National Park, Florida
    Capt. Kechu Marin , based in Ambergris Cay, Belize
    Capt. Lucas Bissett , based in Slidell, Louisiana

2017 International Destination of the Year Nominees:

    El Pescador, Ambergris Caye, Belize
    Magic Waters Patagonia Lodge, Coyhaique, Chile
    Salvelinus Fishing Adventures, Pyrenees, Spain