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
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,200
    A 6 hour trip will give you enough time to cover more ground and target multiple species of fish. Depending on what's biting and what you'd like to go after, some of the possible targets include Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, King Mackerel, Cobia, and more.
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About the Captain

Zachary Wolfe
Destin, Florida, United States
5 Fishing Reports
127 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 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 takes out charters every day, weather willing, and invites 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) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)

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

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Fishing with Zachary
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Angler Rating
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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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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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Kelli Y.
Overland Park, KS
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Great day!!!!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on May 23, 2021
We had a blast fishing with Captain Zack!  Started by fishing for our own live bait which was a fun time in and of itself....
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Mike M.
Bull Valley, IL
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March fishing trip-Great time with family

VERIFIED   3 Hour Kids Trip – Spring on March 29, 2021
I have an 11 year old and 3 year old we took on the trip with 3 adults. This was a tough time of year for fishing, but thanks...
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Megan N.
Evansville, IN
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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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FAQs about Charter Boat Malia Ann

Charter Boat Malia Ann offers the following trip to customers:
  • $1,200 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip (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)