Marquesas Key "Hidden Gem" Trip

8 Hour | Flats, Inshore, Nearshore | 1 - 5 People | Trip #1054

About Your Trip

What sounds better than a quiet chain of islands in the beautiful Florida Keys with world class fishing? With Captain John, you can visit exactly that place. Spend the day exploring the beautiful flats around the Marquesas Keys as you chase down groupers, sharks, snappers and more.

A couple dozen miles West of Key West, the Marquesas Keys are a hidden treasure when it comes to Florida fishing. Surrounded by flats, wrecks and reef features, ... Read More

About Your Guide

Independent Guide
14 Years of Experience
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Captain John of Key West Florida is your one-stop shop for all things Florida Keys fishing!

The son of a commercial fisherman, Captain John spent many days and nights exploring the many wonders that the lower keys has to offer. Raised on Sugarloaf Key, located between Key West and Big Pine Key, Captain John enjoyed exploring these world-class waters inside and out fishing, diving, and exploring the many islands, channels, creeks, and waterways which make up what is known as the back-country.

With his younger ... Read More

Start Location

5130 Overseas Highway, Key West, FL 33040, United States | Bodies of water fished: Florida Keys, Big Pine Key, Cudjoe Key, Summerland Key, Key West

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Mercury Verado
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Snorkeling Equipment, Live Bait Well

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


Barracuda, Black Grouper, Gag Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Hammerhead Shark, Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Lane Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Permit, Tarpon


Bottom Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, foods, and drinks. Rods, reels, tackle included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Pricing Matrix

8 Hours
5 People
4 People
3 People
2 People
1 Person

Pricing & Availability

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Verified Review Fishing

Captain David Larson was nice, professional and best of all, he put us on the fish! I did the 4 hour charter and we caught barracuda, massive bull shark, trigger fish, grouper, and blue fish. By the end of the 4 hours I was happy and exhausted. Captain David was ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

David made it fun and kept me busy. I plan to use him again!


Verified Review Fishing

Great trip! Capt Zac was awesome to fish with. Highly recommend 👍👍👍


Verified Review Fishing

This wasn't our first fishing trip in Key West but it was one of the best, Zack was a great captain, we had an awesome time. While other boats in the vicinity had limited luck Zack had us on fish all day. I can highly recommend Captain Experiences ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

We had a fantastic trip with captain David. He was patient with 2 beginners. We caught our limit with snapper and finished the day with a 20lbs Cobia


Verified Review Fishing

We had an amazing time on our trip. Our first trip with another company was canceled that morning and I was able to book another trip the same day. The lady at Captain Experiences helped me find something for my family. Then we absolutely loved the fishing and Captain Zac. ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

Had a good time only thing wrong with the trip was the wind. had to hide in the mangroves but caught some fish

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1500 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
Each trip’s price is set by the guide and factors in all of their costs. A big determinant of cost is often the type of boat and associated fuel costs, but other guide costs include leases, marina / slip fees, bait costs, and the cost to provide and maintain all of the gear you’ll need on your trip.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our team is always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!