Chubasco V - 36’ Tiara Yacht

Harbour View Marina, East Bay …
Nassau, Bahamas

Chubasco Charters is a family-owned and operated fishing charter service, run by Captain Mike Rusell along with his two fisherman sons, Captains Adam and John-Michael, 7th and 8th generation Bahamians, respectively. For the Chubasco family team that’s been in the fishing business for 28 plus years, fishing is much more than something they do for a living - it’s a lifelong obsession. Whether it’s a real big game adventure that you seek, a relaxing light tackle fishing trip on the reef or a snorkeling and beaching excursion, the goal of Chubasco charters is that you don’t leave Nassau disappointed.

Chubasco V is a 36 foot long Tiara Yacht, which can comfortably accommodate parties of up to 5 people for either fishing, snorkeling or sightseeing trips. Featuring a Marlin tower, a toilet as well as a spacious cockpit, Chubasco V is operated by Captain Charlton Strachan, that has over 20 years of experience in the charter fishing industry. It dons a standard range of marine electronics such as radio, fish finder and gps, and has a fighting chair ready if any larger fish appears on the other side of the line.

Chubasco Charters offer private half day and full day charters, with half day trips usually departing at 8 AM (morning trip) and 1PM (afternoon trip), while the departure times for full day trips are more flexible. A 5-hour morning charter which departs at 7:30 in the morning can also be arranged, as well as a 5 or 6-hour afternoon charter which departs at 1 in the afternoon.

We offer box lunches that include a ham and cheese or turkey and cheese sandwich on a 6” hoagie roll, an apple, a bag of chips, cookies and a candy bar at a cost of $20.00.  Soft drinks are $6.00 per 6 pack,  local Beer Kalik or Sands is $55.00 per case (24 cans), U.S. Beer is $65.00 per case (24 cans), 6 packs are 1/4 the case price.

Chubasco Charters is a family-owned and operated fishing charter service, run by Captain Mike Rusell along with his two fisherman sons, Captains Adam and John-Michael, 7th and 8th generation Bahamians, respectively. For the Chubasco family team that

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Trip Date:
  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1285 private charter
  • Half Day Afternoon Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 645 private charter
  • Half Day Morning Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 645 private charter

About this listing

Boat Specs
36 ft
5 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Air Conditioning
Multimedia System
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Spearfishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, Visa, Mastercard.

About the Charter Operator

Captain Mike's Chubasco Charters
Nassau, Bahamas
Member since August 2014
Capt. Mike Russell (right) owner and operator of Chubasco Charters. Capt. Mike a seventh generation Bahamian comes from a long line of seafaring captains. Capt. Mikes first love of the sea was racing sailboats.
Response time: 6 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.17 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews

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Gother there early and we’re greater by Hill Roy in the parking lot. Very helpful in getting loaded into the boat and settled. Captain asked what type of fishing we wanted to do and we said Wahoo, Mahi Mahi and other larger Fish. Hooked up a 30” barracuda and a small tuna in the first hour. Then nothing. At 9:30 Captain asked if we wanted to fish other smaller Fish. I asked his opinion and he said “you never know” We continued for larger Fish til 11am then switched to light tackle for the last hour with no results. They call it fishing not catching and I get that. Hillroy worked hard and the captain did his best with little but early luck. 2 criticisms are; diesel fumes can be an issue depending where you stand on the boat. Not a big deal, but they are present, and no electronic Fish finding equipement . Really surprised by this, but what do I know about fishing in the Bahamas? If I had it to do over again, I would book a full day trip as this gives the captain and crew time to get to river fishing grounds. I also would ask more questions on the front end about how we are going fishing. Fishing is fun, but catching is better.

Fished February 24, 2017
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Fished June 27, 2015
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