Captain
Freddie Zona

Member since October 2014 New Smyrna Beach, United States
Background
Captain Freddie Zona is the owner and operator of Freddie Z Fishing aboard Southwind Charters. He has fished the waters of Central Florida since 1994 and enjoys sharing the knowledge he's picked up over the years. He knows how much fun fishing as a family adventure is, and likes nothing more than to show the little ones how to get started.
Techniques
Fishing out of Ponce Inlet, Captain Freddie is lucky enough to enjoy some great versatile fishing. From 5 miles to 50 miles offshore, the numerous wrecks, reefs, and ledges are his favorite bottom fishing spots.

Hey, I'm Captain Freddie Zona

New Smyrna Beach, United States
Background
Captain Freddie Zona is the owner and operator of Freddie Z Fishing aboard Southwind Charters. He has fished the waters of Central Florida since 1994 and enjoys sharing the knowledge he's picked up over the years. He knows how much fun fishing as a family adventure is, and likes nothing more than to show the little ones how to get started.
Techniques
Fishing out of Ponce Inlet, Captain Freddie is lucky enough to enjoy some great versatile fishing. From 5 miles to 50 miles offshore, the numerous wrecks, reefs, and ledges are his favorite bottom fishing spots.
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Southwind Charters with Freddie Z

New Smyrna Beach
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Fishing Reports

The Mahi bite is going off!!!

April 25, 2016

Book your trip now!! Catching Mahi, Wahoo, Kingfish and Sailfish. Grouper open May 1, 2016 Read Full Report →


The bottom bite in on!!

February 28, 2016

We also caught Grouper, Red Snapper and sharks that had to be released, along with many other fish that did not fit in the size regulations. Read Full Report →


The bite is on!!

December 28, 2015

Both trolling and bottom fishing has been great. The extended day trip is the best trip to take and you can experience both types of fishing. Read Full Report →


2015 A few awesome catches

December 11, 2015

Just a few awesome catches aboard the Southwind with Capt Freddie Zona during 2015. Remember book your dates as soon as possible during the busy season from April-August dates will fill up fast especially Fridays-Sundays. ‪#‎freddiezfishingaboardsouthwind‬ ‪#‎freddiezfishing‬ ‪#‎southwind‬ ‪#‎nsbfishing‬… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.81
out of 5 stars from 43 reviews
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Full day Charter on the Southwind
Full day Charter on the Southwind
Full day Charter on the Southwind
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Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
91%
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Zane B.
Jacksonville, FL
 5.00
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Awesome day fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  April 13, 2019
We had and awesome day fishing with Freddie and first mate Robert,  Started out trolling caught black fin tuna, and king...
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Brian W.
United States
 5.00
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12 hour trip with Captain Freddie

VERIFIED   December 9, 2018
Had a great trip fish with Freddie. We stparted our day early and was able to get out where we want by sunrise. We trolled...
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Brian S.
Lady Lake, FL
 5.00
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4hr trip

VERIFIED   July 25, 2018
This was the first trip with my family and we loved it. We are already planning a trip for next year but a all day trip next...
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Glenn S.
Whitehouse, OH
 5.00
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Full day Charter on the Southwind

VERIFIED   March 15, 2019
Had a wonderful day fishing reefs and wrecks.  Capt. Freddie Z was great, and his First Mate Robert was awesome. ...
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Tanner B.
New Smyrna Beach, FL
 5.00
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Full day offshore trip

VERIFIED   November 9, 2018
Excellent day of fishing! Trolling was good, bottom was good. Great captain and mate. Thank you!!!
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