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.

My Charter Listings

Southwind Charters with Freddie Z

New Smyrna Beach
trips from US$ 700

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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4.77
out of 5 stars from 35 reviews
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May fishing trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Brian Sarratt
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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Tanner Brock
New Smyrna Beach, FL
 5.00
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Full day offshore trip

VERIFIED   NEW  November 9, 2018
Excellent day of fishing! Trolling was good, bottom was good. Great captain and mate. Thank you!!!
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Barry Rankin
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
 4.67
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6 Hour day trip.

VERIFIED   July 18, 2018
Had a beautiful day out on the ocean with a great crew. Crew made us feel right at home and worked their butts off to...
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Steve Campbell
United States
 5.00
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8 hour trip with Freddie Z

VERIFIED   August 29, 2018
Excellent day fishing with Freddie Z and Robert.
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John Kelliher
Davenport, FL
 4.67
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Great Charter!

VERIFIED   April 18, 2018
We recently booked our first ever 4 hour charter with Southwind. The experience was fantastic and my ten year old son is still...
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