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 Listing

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(160 reviews)
New Smyrna Beach
trips from $700

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 160 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
83%
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Adam Z.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Freddie

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on April 7, 2023
Adam Z. recommends Southwind Charters with Freddie Z
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James F.
Brandon, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

6 hour trip - with Freddie and Josh

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on August 1, 2023
Awesome time. we caught several species.  these guys know what they are doing.  Boat is comfortable, not luxurious, and set...
James F. recommends Southwind Charters with Freddie Z
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Josh L.
Troy, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 21, 2023
Captain Z and Josh were great! They went out of their way to make sure we had a good experience and successful day fishing....
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Liz J.
Tonopah, AZ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip with Captain Z

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 3, 2023
I caught a baby shark!!!! 🦈💙🦈 We had a Fantabulous time!  Exceeded our expectations!  Captain Z and Josh...
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Amanda B.
Elizabethtown, KY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 27, 2023
It was great. The mate was knowledgeable, and the captain did all he could to find where the fish were biting. I would highly...
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