Known as “the fishing capital of America,” Destin is the place to be for outstanding fishing adventures! Charter Boat Malia Ann exploits these waters to the max, meaning you’re in for a real treat. Captain Zach Wolfe welcomes you aboard to discover Destin’s famous fishery for yourself.

The Malia Ann is a 26’ Mako center console boat that has recently been restored to offer the ultimate fishing experience. Her twin 150 HP Yamaha engines provide a fast and reliable ride to the fish. It can carry up to 6 anglers, and the spacious deck area will provide a comfortable base for your whole group. It truly is a great vessel to explore the open seas.

You’ll troll and bottom fish for a variety of delicious table fish and excellent game species in the Gulf of Mexico. On shorter trips, you’ll go after King Mackerel, Snapper, and Grouper, while on offshore trips you can target anything from Mahi Mahi and Cobia to Amberjack and Tuna. If you’d rather fish the inshore areas, Capt. Zach will be happy to guide you along the beautiful coastline.

You’ll catch live bait on the way to the fishing spots, or you can buy it before coming aboard. With rods, reels, and tackle provided, along with a choice of artificial lures, there’s nothing left to do but get booking! At the end of every trip, customers even get to take their catch home with them, cleaned and prepared by the captain – what a treat!

So come and have a great day fishing and make some lifelong memories with Charter Boat Malia Ann!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - May 15
    $840
    Enjoy a 4-hour chase running from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,260
    Enjoy a morning on the water fishing for 6 hours.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,260
    6 hours of fishing in the afternoon.
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About the Charter Operator

Charter Boat Malia Ann
Destin, Florida, United States
6 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
128 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2016
Captin Zach Wolfe was born in Ft Walton Beach, just a skip away from Destin. A true native to the area growing up fishing and surfing the piers along the Emerald Coast. He has been charter fishing in Destin since 2009 so the local knowledge of where, when, and how to catch fish comes naturally to him. Fishing is his passion and livelihood, he's also great with kids he enjoys seeing the excitement they get from being on the water and catching fish! Captain Zach and his team take out charters every day, weather willing, and invite you to come anytime and enjoy the great fishing Destin has to offer!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Tuna (Blackfin) Blackfin Tuna

Boat Specs

Mako (Center console) originally built in 1977, and restored in 2011. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.

No additional fees.
Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Recent Fishing Reports

Winter Fishing
Winter Fishing
December 26, 2021
There's always something fun to pull on your string or take to the dinner table even in the winter months! From redfish and sheepshead in the bays to mingo snapper and flounder in the open waters of the Gulf.

Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
95%
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Christian H.
Franklin, Tennessee
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Great time and great results.

VERIFIED   6hour afternoon on June 30, 2021
Capt Zach and Capt Phillip had to cancel due to weather conditions, which was understandable. My son and I were bummed as we...
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Finally felt like vacation!!

VERIFIED   3 Hour Kids Trip – Spring on March 25, 2021
I took my 12 year old son, 7 year old daughter, sister, mom, and spouse, and we had an outstanding time fishing the 3 hour...
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Louisville, KY
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on July 28, 2021
We fished on the Miss Lily with Captain Phillip, what a great day. Picked some live bait, pulled 3 mahi mahi.  Then pulled...
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4 Hr Trip With Captain Eric!!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Spring on April 7, 2021
I can’t recommend the Malia Ann and Captain Eric and Firstmate/Captain Kyle enough! From catching our own baitfish, to absolutely...
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6 hour trip with Zach

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on July 30, 2021
Had a great day fishing with Captain Zach and first mate Brett.  They put us on a ton of fish and we ended up catching 9 King...
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FAQs about Charter Boat Malia Ann

Charter Boat Malia Ann offers the following trips to customers:
  • $840 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $1,260 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,260 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Charter Boat Malia Ann, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Charter Boat Malia Ann include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Charter Boat Malia Ann offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Charter Boat Malia Ann offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Charter Boat Malia Ann include:
  • Amberjack
  • Bonito
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tuna (Blackfin)