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

4.8 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (108)
New Smyrna Beach
 Last booking: 4 days ago
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Customer Reviews

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4.8
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out of 5 stars from 108 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
99%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
84%
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Mark C.
Aloma, FL
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Great Day on the water

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 17, 2021
I reserved this full day trip with Southwinds as a returning customer. (Second or third trip) We were again pleased with the...
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Gorden D.
Mount Dora, FL
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10 Hour Trip

VERIFIED   Extended Day Trip on June 13, 2021
Had a very enjoyable day with Captain Freddie and mate, Taylor. Took my daughter and son in law for their first experience...
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Kevin W.
Warner Robins, GA
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Georgia Boys

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 10, 2021
My three boys and I had a great fishing experience with Captain Freddie and his first mate Taylor. They were both very professional,...
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William S.
DeLand, FL
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3 Brothers and a son offshore 12 Hr trip

VERIFIED   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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Zach L.
Mountain Lakes, NJ
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Half day with Southwind

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 16, 2021
Overall great day fishing with Freddie and Taylor. Was an awesome crew who knew what they were doing and where to fish at....
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