Charter Boat Malia Ann

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
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $1,900
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    This is the trip where you will have shots at giant pelagic fish offshore. Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and White and Blue Marlin! When you hear that reel go off in blue water you're in for the fight of a lifetime. These trips have to be timed with calm seas and good reports.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,280
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    This is a great way to spend a full day on the water. You will have more than enough time for both trolling and bottom fishing and you'll be able to get out to those spots that you wouldn't reach on the shorter trips. It doesn't get much better than this!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $960
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    From novice to experienced angler, this trip has something for everyone. Your group will have plenty of time to have a great day on the water and more time to land that big catch, as you go after some excellent nearshore and offshore species from Snappers, to Sharks, to Tuna.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $800
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    If you want to squeeze in a bit of fishing, and you can't spend the whole day on the water, this is the trip for you. A great way to spend the day and the perfect trip for a family or group of friends. You'll even be back in time for lunch or dinner with your fresh catch!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $640
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    On this morning trip, you'll get the chance to reel in some delicious nearshore fish to take home for lunch, and maybe even enough for dinner too. You'll catch bait on the way out to troll and bottom fish for species such as Cobia, Groupers, and Spanish Mackerel, among more.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (Early Evening)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:30 PM
    $640
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    Beat the heat with a spot of late afternoon fishing before dinner. Expect to catch live bait on your way out to the productive sports, where you'll be trolling and bottom fishing for some excellent nearshore game and table fish – from Snappers to Cobia, to Spanish Mackerel.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    $640
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    Head out just before lunch and grab yourself a delicious fish dinner to take home. You'll live bait first thing then head out for some trolling and bottom fishing for a range of nearshore species like Groupers, Snappers, and many more. This is a great opportunity for kids to get involved, as well as for experienced anglers to get some practice.
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About the Captain

Zachary Wolfe
Destin, Florida, Estados Unidos
Angler's Choice
5 Fishing Reports
57 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since Enero 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
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Life Jackets
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

Rating Summary
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4.83
out of 5 stars from 55 reviews
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Experience
Fishing with Zachary
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Simon C.
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 5.00
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4 Hour trip with the family

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Enjoyed a great morning of fishing with Captain Zach and the family.  The first-timers were given some easy to follow...
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United States
 4.33
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6 hr trip with Captain Zach and deckmate Brody

VERIFIED   NEW  Julio 1, 2020
Had a great trip and caught lots of Red Snapper.  Captain Zach was super knowledgeable on the fishing and made the trip...
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