Charter Boat Sea-Clusion

Charter Sea-Clusion Key West runs offshore fishing trips of a variety of lengths out of Key West, FL, targeting the huge range of bottom, reef, and pelagic species to be found in the area. Key West needs no introduction as a sportfishing location. This angler’s paradise of white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters offers some of the best fishing in the entire country, and has yielded more world record catches than anywhere else on the planet!

The boat you will be fishing aboard is a 46 ft Bertram sportfisherman powered by twin 430HP Detroit Diesel engines. Completely rebuilt in 2015, she can carry up to 6 guests in sumptuous luxury and comes with everything you will need for the perfect day on the water, including GPS, fishfinder, outriggers, downriggers, a livewell, and a fighting chair to help bring in those blue water beasts. The vessel also boasts a large flybridge, and a fully air-conditioned interior complete with a head and plenty of space to relax in the cool in between bites.

Charter Sea-Clusion Key West offers trips of a variety of lengths and start times in order to best provide that perfect ocean experience you are looking for - whether you want to spend a morning on the reef pulling in delicious Snapper, Grouper, and Mackerel with the family; go all out on a full day offshore extravaganza doing battle with huge Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, and even Swordfish; or anything in between!

Captain Chuck Butler and his skilled first mate will work with you on every trip to make sure you get the very most out of your day on the water. You will be given a choice of light and heavy tackle, with the option to bottom fish, troll spin, jig, kite fish and more, and at the end of the day all your catch will be cleaned and filleted for you ready to take home and enjoy!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,200
    A full 8 hours out on the water allows you to hit the very best spots around, and to go after the biggest pelagic and reef specimens out there! Split your trip across the reef and the deep blue, or spend all day fishing one spot, up to you!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Morning
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,000
    A 6 hour trip fishing for a huge variety of reef and offshore species. The extra couple of hours gives you time to try a couple of different fishing techniques, and bring home an even bigger haul of delicious fish!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Afternoon
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $800
    Fish the reefs and deep waters offshore for some awesome table and game fish. This slightly later start time is perfect for kids, as they will not need to get up so early.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Morning
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $800
    A morning out on the water fishing the local reefs and offshore waters for a variety of species. Perfect for those looking to catch some great fish and still have the rest of the day free!
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About the Captain

Chuck Butler
Key West, Florida, United States
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69 Customer Reviews
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Member since March 2017
Deep Sea fishing is my passion. Knowing there is a chance everyday to catch an outstanding fish is why I am eager to go to "work" every morning.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Grouper (Black)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)

Swordfish Swordfish
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)

Boat Specs

Bertram (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1977, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 430HP Detroit Diesel engines.

Length
46 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

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
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

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Customer Reviews

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Fishing with Chuck
Fishing with Chuck
Captian Chuck put us on the fish and Steve handled the details bringing them all in.
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
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Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
86%
Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
90%
Catch intended fish
77%
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Great Full Day

VERIFIED   Full Day on June 24, 2020
When I first arrived at the dock and saw the boat I will have to admit I was somewhat skeptical. It was obvious this boat had...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Morning on April 18, 2021
Best fishing trip ever.  The crew was highly experienced and really fun to hang out with.  On top of that we caught a ton...
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Hendersonville, TN
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Morning on February 9, 2021
Captain Chuck and Steve were great. Laid back guys that worked hard to put us on fish. Steve works non-stop so all you have...
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Boca Raton, FL
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Chad P.
United States
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FAQs about Charter Boat Sea-Clusion

Charter Boat Sea-Clusion offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip - Afternoon (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip - Morning (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 3/4 Day Trip - Morning (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - Full Day (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Charter Boat Sea-Clusion, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box (and refrigerator)

Trips booked with Charter Boat Sea-Clusion include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Charter Boat Sea-Clusion offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Charter Boat Sea-Clusion offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Charter Boat Sea-Clusion include:
  • Amberjack
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Swordfish
  • Tuna (Blackfin)