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MV Malihini Charters

The MV Malihini Our Sister Vessel

The MV Malihini Our Sister Vessel

When you’re looking for smaller, faster, and shorter sportfishing charters in San Diego our sister vessel the Malihini specializes in full day fishing charters at the Coronado Islands and offshore for Yellowtail, Bonito, Barracuda, Rockfish, Tuna and Dorado. Charter the whole boat for you and your invited guests. This is our most popular booked sportfishing charters among our offerings. We let the fishing conditions dictate your destination, but please let us know where you would like us to take you and your guests. We are happy to work with you to make the best sportfishing memories.


  • Sportfishing charters from .5- Full Day
  • Fishing gear to rent
  • Based in H&M Landing
  • Professional sportfishing crews
  • Minutes from San Diego airport
  • Meals available onboard


  • Location: Southern Channel Islands
  • Duration: .5-Full DayCustom
  • Minimum Age: 10 Years
  • Experience Level: Novice
  • Accomodations: Day Charters
  • Price: From $260

Malihini Sportfishing San Diego

Malihini specializes in full day fishing local and at the the Coronado Islands for Yellowtail, Bonito, Barracuda, Halibut, Rockfish, White Sea Bass, and Sculpin.

The Malihini has an experienced crew, full electronics. and complete galley. She sits 80′ x 20′ and can carry 51 Passengers. Rod and reel rentals are available. Food and beverages are aboard for purchase. The Malihini is outfitted with RSW to keep your catch fresh to eat. Captain William Wilkerson Jr. provides many years of experience. Captain and crew work tirelessly with the highest standards. The Malihini has an experienced crew, full electronics and complete galley.

Our full day trip fishes anywhere from 7 to 30 miles from Point Loma to find fish including the Coronado Islands or offshore kelp beds. A great trip for those on a tight schedule. Spring, summer and fall trips target Yellowtail, White Sea Bass, Calico Bass, Barracuda and Bonito. Winter trips target Sand Bass, Rock Cod and over 50 fifty species of bottom fish.

Book your Malihini Full Day Sportfishing trip today. Bring along some friends for a fun time on the water and a safe ride with an experienced crew.

Fishing Charters in Southern California

Introduce your next group sportfishing charter to the rich offshore fishing grounds in San Diego home to abundant Yellowtail, Bonito, Barracuda, Rockfish, Tuna and Dorado. We know you have options available when it comes to San Diego sportfishing trips. Between the MV Horizon and the Malihini we’ve changed the short range sportfishing experience, now you have options all under one roof to go after the best sportfishing in San Diego

California offers the finest sportfishing in the world. California kelp beds and coastal currents vibrant with life offer a multitude sportfishing opportunities for novice to seasoned sportfishers.