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

Southwind Charters with Freddie Z

75 reviews
New Smyrna Beach
trips from $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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4.79
out of 5 stars from 75 reviews
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Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Alfred K.
DeLand, Florida
 5.00
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Grouper boys

VERIFIED   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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Jerry P.
Danville, KY
 5.00
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   NEW  October 8, 2020
We had a great time. Landed one sailfish and hooked up another. It was my grandson’s first trip and first mate Ernie...
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Brent W.
Apopka, Florida
 5.00
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Full Day trip

VERIFIED   June 19, 2020
While mother nature did not allow us to go all the way offshore to the ledge Capt Freddie made great decisions avoiding the...
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Ted M.
 5.00
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Fishing with Freddie

VERIFIED   NEW  October 17, 2020
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Robert B.
Winter Park, Florida
 5.00
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Great time

VERIFIED   July 20, 2020
Found sharks on a four hour fishing trip.  Boy can they fight.  Great time. Robert and Freddie were great.
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