Spend a day fishing the waters of Ucluelet, British Columbia, with Overtime Charters. Capt. Curtis’ experience and guest-centered approach give a great foundation for a successful day aboard for novice and experienced anglers alike. Capt. Curtis will encourage his guests to engage in running the gear to get the full experience of the fishing trip.

You’ll fish from the Overtime, a 2018 32’ custom Northwest Aluminum Craft with a 10’ 6 beam that can accommodate up to 6 guests. it runs on twin 300 HP Suzuki outboard engines and has also got a 30 HP Suzuki kicker. The Overtime is outfitted with twin 2106 Scotty downriggers as well as Simrad electronics – a radar and auto-pilot that will help you have a safe and fun trip. There’s a private marine head (toilet) forward and a guest lunch and beverage cooler (separate from the fish cooler) for your convenience.

The species you can encounter on your trip include Chinook and Coho Salmon,  Halibut, Lingcod, and Rockfish. You can target Salmon and Lingcod along the rockline or you can venture offshore to the banks for Halibut and Salmon. You can retain or release the fish you catch and the captain will clean it and put it on ice.

The captain provides premium fishing gear for both left and right-hand anglers. Please bring snacks and drinks for your group, as well as fishing licenses. The captain also recommends wearing layered clothing and bringing rain gear.

Come out and enjoy a trip with Capt. Curtis on his boat Overtime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – June
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Jun 30
    $604
    Spend an afternoon fishing for Salmon in some of the most scenic spots on the British Columbia coast. The captain will provide all the rods, reels, tackle, lures, as well as catch cleaning. Optional gratuity not included in the price.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Aug 31
    $681
    Spend an afternoon fishing for Salmon in some of the most scenic spots on the British Columbia coast. The captain will provide all the rods, reels, tackle, lures, as well as catch cleaning. Optional gratuity is not included in the price.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 31
    $872
    You will be chasing Salmon, Halibut, as well as Rock cod if the weather conditions are right. Captain Curtis provides all the best rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures, and will even clean and fillet the fish you catch. The trip starts at 5:00 a.m. and lasts for 6 hours. Keep in mind that the optional gratuity is not included in the price.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 31
    $872
    Fish for Chinook along the rock line, target Chinook and Coho in the protected waters of Barkley Sound, or venture to the inner banks for both Salmon and Halibut. Also, keep in mind that optional gratuity is not included in the trip price. The start time is 2:30 p.m.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – June
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Jun 14
    $1,083
    Enjoy prime-time fishing for Salmon and Halibut on the rich waters surrounding the Pacific Rim. You can fish along the shoreline for Chinook or travel offshore to target Salmon and Halibut on the banks. The captain's custom-built boat can take large groups of anglers. You'll enjoy comfy seating inside a heated cab along with exterior seating on a big beamy back deck for anglers who like to be in the center of the action.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 15 - Aug 31
    $1,199
    Enjoy prime-time fishing for Salmon and Halibut on the rich waters surrounding the Pacific Rim. You can fish along the shoreline for Chinook or travel offshore to target Salmon and Halibut on the banks. The captain's custom-built boat can take large groups of anglers. You'll enjoy comfy seating inside a heated cab along with exterior seating on a big beamy back deck for anglers who like to be in the center of the action.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 31
    $1,401
    On these longer full day trips, the options are endless. You can target Salmon, Halibut, and Lingcod inshore or offshore. As the captain supplies you with all the gear, you should just bring some food, drinks, and your fishing licenses. Optional gratuity and 5% GST are not included in the price.
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About the Captain

Curtis Chaplin
Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
35 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2022
Capt. Curtis has been fishing all his life. He loves the outdoors and the opportunity to watch others catch fish and enjoy all the water have to offer.

About this listing

Targeted species

Halibut Halibut
Lingcod Lingcod
Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon
Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon

Boat specs

Northwest Aluminum Craft (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2018. Powered by 2 300HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 42 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Kitchen
Refrigerator

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
The captain sometimes jigs his own live bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 35 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (49)
Fishing in action
A blue shark
The beautiful BC shoreline
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Thomas S.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Amazing experience!

2 Day Trip on July 20, 2022
I just recently went on my first fishing trip with Curtis Chaplin of Overtime Charters and had a blast! Curtis has many, many...
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Sam F.
Parksville, British Columbia
Excellent
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We have thoroughly enjoyed all of our highly successful fishing adventures with Curtis!  He is so knowledgeable about where...
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Drew W.
New Westminster, BC
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Absolutely Incredible Experience!

Half Day Trip on July 12, 2022
Beautiful boat! The boat is equipped with some of the highest quality fishing gear and rides the waves very comfortably. Curtis...
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Dan L.
Kamloops, British Columbia
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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First class experience

2 Day Trip on August 23, 2022
Ucuelet is our go to place for summer fishing. I have been there both on friends boats and with other charters. I have to say...
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Jinny D.
New Westminster, British Columbia
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Amazing experience with Overtime Charters

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (AM) on July 6, 2022
If I could give Capt Curtis more stars I would !!  We had an amazing experience…..our first hour on the water produced...
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FAQs about Overtime Charters

Overtime Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • CA $775 per group - Half Day Trip – June (4 hours)
  • CA $875 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • CA $1,120 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • CA $1,120 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • CA $1,390 per group - Full Day Trip – June (8 hours)
  • CA $1,540 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • CA $1,799 per group, additional CA $75 per person after 4 guests - Extended Full Day Trip (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Overtime Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Overtime Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (The captain sometimes jigs his own live bait)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Overtime Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Overtime Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Overtime Charters include:
  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)