Michael P. Kelly, B.S., M.S.  Casa Vieja Lodge - Fishing Consultant USCG 50T Masters     Michael grew up fishing in the waters off Massachusetts and Rhode Island chasing striped bass and made his way to offshore waters. After obtaining a degree in marine science from the University of Delaware, Michael got his USCG captain’s license and a master’s degree from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science in the field of Marine Affairs & Policy. Currently, Michael is a fishing consultant for Casa Vieja Lodge located in Guatemala after several years as Science & Policy Specialist for The Billfish Foundation. Michael has fished across the U.S., Caribbean and Central America for billfish and other pelagics, outfitted with Aubut Rods MPK 6040/6’0” moderate action rod that’s perfect for pitch baiting to lit up sailfish and small marlin. Whenever he’s not traveling, Michael captains a sailfishing tournament team in Miami, but still returns to his roots of flyfishing and light tackle, backcountry fishing in the Florida Keys and Everglades.  

Michael P. Kelly, B.S., M.S. 

Casa Vieja Lodge - Fishing Consultant

USCG 50T Masters  

 

Michael grew up fishing in the waters off Massachusetts and Rhode Island chasing striped bass and made his way to offshore waters. After obtaining a degree in marine science from the University of Delaware, Michael got his USCG captain’s license and a master’s degree from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science in the field of Marine Affairs & Policy. Currently, Michael is a fishing consultant for Casa Vieja Lodge located in Guatemala after several years as Science & Policy Specialist for The Billfish Foundation. Michael has fished across the U.S., Caribbean and Central America for billfish and other pelagics, outfitted with Aubut Rods MPK 6040/6’0” moderate action rod that’s perfect for pitch baiting to lit up sailfish and small marlin. Whenever he’s not traveling, Michael captains a sailfishing tournament team in Miami, but still returns to his roots of flyfishing and light tackle, backcountry fishing in the Florida Keys and Everglades.