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.
For those who don’t know, 2017 Orvis Endorsed Awards is organized by high-end fly fishing, hunting and sporting goods provider, Orvis Company. Through the awards, they recognize recognizing excellence in sporting experiences through its Endorsed Lodges, Outfitters, and Guides program. To be nominated for the Orvis Endorsed Awards is truly an honour.
“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.
The My Beautiful Belize family wish the best of luck to Kechu, hoping he takes the win for Belize!
Award winners will be announced at a ceremony during the 2017 Orvis Guide Rendezvous in Missoula, Montana, on Tuesday, April 28th. Check out the following link for a full list of 2017 Orvis Endorsed Awards nominees: http://www.orvis.com/news/fly-fishing/check-nominees-2017-orvis-endorsed-awards