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.

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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 Listing

Southwind Charters with Freddie Z

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 85 reviews
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Customer Reviews

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4.80
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out of 5 stars from 85 reviews
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3 Brothers and a son offshore 12 Hr trip
Fishing with Freddie
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
87%
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William S.
DeLand, FL
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3 Brothers and a son offshore 12 Hr trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Big Game Trophy Sportfishing Trip on April 16, 2021
We had a great fishing expedition with Freddie Z and his Mate on the Southwind Charters. We caught virtually every species...
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Alfred K.
DeLand, Florida
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Grouper boys

VERIFIED   Extended Day Trip on May 31, 2020
First time fishing on this boat for any of us, we wanted to put a grouper trip together for the opening of the season and have...
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James P.
Edgewater, Florida
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Half Day Tip with Freddie and Taylor

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on March 29, 2021
Awesome experience!  These guys know how to find the fish!  First time charter fishing and will absolutely do it again. ...
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Jill G.
Elmhurst, IL
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Only charter to hire in NSB

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on March 28, 2021
Attentive, friendly, knowledgeable, kind, and totally worth it! We’d recommend to friends and family. Thank you, Freddie...
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Theodore M.
Seattle, WA
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Cpt Mike

VERIFIED   NEW  Extended Day Trip on April 7, 2021
Great day and great crew. Would recommend this experience to anyone.
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