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

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(134 reviews)
New Smyrna Beach
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $700

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 134 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (122)
3\/4 day trip 8\/15\/22
3\/4 day trip 8\/15\/22
3\/4 day trip 8\/15\/22
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
85%
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Kim B.
Columbus, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Morning trip with Captain Freddie

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 26, 2022
Great experience with Captain Freddie and first mate Justin! Even when it started raining and the ocean got rough, Captain...
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Jan M. J.
Orlando, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Extended Day Trip on September 10, 2022
We booked a full day trip to target a variety of species and Freddie and crew didn’t disappoint!! They worked hard...
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Jeremiah D.
Lynnville, IL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full day trip with Freddy and Justin

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 2, 2022
Couldn’t ask for a better fishing trip! Caught fish we’e never caught before.  Freddy is one of the most knowledgeable...
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David R.
Raymond, IL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full Day fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on January 26, 2022
Our family had an excellent fishing trip with Captain Freddie Z.  He had everything we needed for a successful trip. He took...
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Thomas B.
Orlando, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3/4 day trip 8/15/22

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on August 15, 2022
Capt freddy and mate Justin were great, fished hard - action all day. 3rd trip with them, can’t wait for the 4th ! THANKS...
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