Our Focus

The Most Passionate Instructors and Guides

We are here to help and want to see you enjoy fully the incredible variety of fishing we have to offer. From beginners to experienced anglers alike our level of passion and commitment guarantees you will get the full enjoyment from your time fishing with us.

Great Prices

No need to pay inflated lodge prices. With Catchafish you can plan a trip including as many or as few days fishing as you wish. Mahahual has amazing DIY possibilities. We offer bespoke and personalized services to match anyones taste and budget.

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Experienced Instructors and Guides

Catchafish’s instructors and guides are all lifetime professionals in the industry with countless years of experience fishing the top destinations worldwide. Nick, alone, has 27 years experience in the industry and a BSc in Aquaculture and Fishery Management.

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Our Team

Nick Denbow
Nick Denbow
Owner, Operator, Guide and Instructor
Nick is a British ex-pat with over 27 years experience working in the fly fishing industry, he has achieved a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Aquaculture and fishery management in 1998 and also qualified as a Salmon and Trout Association National Fly Casting Instructor in 2000.
Alex Beck
Alex Beck
Group booking agent and Chetumal Bay guide coordinator
Alex Beck is a Colorado native now following his dream of spending more time in Xcalak and the flats of Chetumal Bay. Alex’s salt water fly fishing accolades range from Mako sharks in San Diego to Rooster Fish in Baja California. You may well have seen him before in his award winning film ‘In search of Grande.’
Martin Sanders
Martin Sanders
Walk and Wade Guide, School Instructor and SUP lagoon tour specialist
Martin resides in Wyoming where he runs his own businesses in the summer and fall. During the first three or four months a year he chooses to take to warmer climes chasing salt water species in the Caribbean on foot, by boat or on an inflatable SUP. Martin has already guided many of our guests to their first of the grand Slam species and his lagoon SUP trips are proving a great success for the adventurous Tarpon and Snook fishermen.
Pepo Marlin
Pepo Marlin
Walk and Wade Guide and School Instructor
Pepo is a third generation fisherman from the Mahahual area. His fly fishing career covers all the local species and areas. Pepo teaches at the fly fishing school, guides walk and wade trips and is equally at home on the Tarpon lagoons. He is a keen fly tier and recently confirmed his place in local fly fishing fame by finishing second in the 2017 Fly Fishing tournament in Xcalak landing 3 Grand Slams on the second day alone.

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