Orlando Deep Sea Fishing Charter from New Smyrna Beach Florida for Sailfish, Dolphin (Dorado), Wahoo, Tuna, Swordfish, Cobia, Snapper, Grouper and Blue Marlin.
Orlando Florida Deep Sea Fishing Charter from New Smyrna Beach
Southwind Charters with Capt. Freddie Zona.
Deep Sea fishing charter centrally located adjacent to Orlando on Florida's East coast in beautiful New Smyrna Beach. We are just short drive from many of the popular theme park destinations like Disney World, Epcot, Sea World or Universal Studios in Orlando and just minutes south of the Worlds Most Famous Beach, Daytona Beach.
Southwind Charters offers an Orlando deep sea fishing charter adventures out of New Smyrna Beach Ponce De Leon Inlet. Join us for some fantastic blue water, big game sportfishing action for Sailfish, Dolphin (Dorado), Wahoo, Tuna, Swordfish, Cobia, Snapper, Grouper and even an occasional Blue Marlin.
About the Captain
Capt. Freddie Zona is the owner and operator of Southwind Charters. He started fishing the Southwind in 1999 as the first mate with Capt. John Krall, who has fished the local waters for a living the past 40 years. Capt John has passed his knowledge and experience to Capt. Freddie while fishing together over the past 18 years. They have made many anglers days by catching a wide variety of fish. During the years of understudying with Capt. John he received his captains license in 2004. He started captaining the boat for the first few years on occasion while still working the deck and then moved to full time captain on the boat. Now he is the proud owner and operator of the Southwind. He has been fishing for a living in the waters of Central Florida since 1994. He enjoys meeting new people and showing them a great time on the water with some awesome fishing. So bring the whole family for a day of making memories and having fun.
Orlando Deep Sea Fishing Charter Boat
The Southwind is a 41 foot Jersey Sportfisherman that was custom designed in North Carolina. She has a large fishing cockpit with three fighting chairs and plenty of deck space for up to six passengers. She is equipped with all of the latest electronics and U.S. Coast Guard approved safety gear. She is powered by a 450hp Detroit Diesel and cruises comfortably at 20 knots. Captain Freddie Zona is the owner and operator with over 20 years of experience in the ocean. This plus the expertise of First Mate Keith Marro make for memorable experience catching big game sportfish and a wide variety reef dwellers.
Orlando Fishing Charter Rates and Information
We'll provide everything you need for a safe and successful Orlando deep sea fishing trip including: rods, reels, bait, tackle, ice, fishing license and safe transportation to and from the fishing grounds. Just bring your own food and beverages and we'll take care of everything else.
Fishing cleaning and Trophy Mounting Services Available
Please Note: Prices do not include gratuity.
Half Day Fishing
4 Hours For 1-6 Passengers - $600.00
The Half Day trips are perfect for first timer's and family's with young children (ages 5-10) who have never been out Deep Sea Fishing before. This trip keeps you closer to shore and just a short boat ride back to the dock should you decide to return early. On your Half Day Trip we will travel up to 15 miles off shore fishing for Bonita, King Mackeral, Barracuda, Shark, Smaller Grouper and a variety of Snapper. When conditions are favorable you may even get a shot at Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi) or a Sailfish. The fish caught on this type of trip are mostly just for sport and and family fun. If you are looking to take home a good catch for eating, you may want to consider our 8 or 10 hour trips for a larger variety of table fare. This trip is great to have fun and spend quality time on the water with your family and friends.
3/4 Day Fishing
Departs at 6:00am and returns at 12:00pm
6 Hours of Fishing for 1-6 Passengers - $800
For the angler who wants more than 4 hours of fishing.
Full Day Fishing 8 Hours
Departs at 6:00am and returns at 2:00pm
8 Hours of Fishing for 1-6 Passengers - $1,100
The Full Day Trip is for the more serious angler who wishes to catch and take home more edible fish. The typical 8 hour trip will take you out up to 30 miles offshore where you can bottom fish the various wrecks, natural and artificial reefs and other bottom structure for Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack and a variety of other reef dwelling fish. The extra time also allows you to do some trolling for Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi), Sailfish, Wahoo, King Mackeral and of course the ever present Barracuda which can vary in size up to 4 and 5 feet long. In summary the full day trip gives you the opportunity to put some good fish in the box before turning your attention to more sporting top water action when trolling for more aggressive predators.
Full Day 10 Hours
Our Most Popular Trip
Departs at 6:00am and returns at 4:00pm
10 Hours of Fishing for 1-6 Passengers - $1,300
The full day ten hour trip takes you out up to 45 miles offshore to fish the deep water edges of the gulf stream where a variety of migratory predators live. Most typically a run and gun type of fishing trip, the extra time gives the Captain a greater opportunity to find the best fishing conditions. Tidal rips, weedlines and floating debris tend to attract schools of bait fish which in turn attract feeding predators like Sailfish, Large Dolphin, Wahoo, King Fish, Cobia and the occasional Atlantic Blue or White Marlin. This area is also known for great deep water bottom action when the current is slow. You can deep drop live or dead baits and artificial lures (jigs) in approximately 300+ foot of water for larger Grouper, Snapper and rod bending Amberjack which weight up to 100lbs.
Big Game Trophy Sport Fishing
Departs At 6:00am And Returns At 6:00pm
12 Hours of Fishing for 1-6 Passengers - $1,500
For the more serious angler looking for true, big game sport fishing we offer our twelve hour Gulf Stream. This trip gives you the best opportunity to catch that "Trophy of a Lifetime". The twelve hour trip is a bit long but will surely please the most avid of fisherman. The Gulf Stream is like a fish highway for migrating predators. Large schools of bait fish are swept along the gulf stream traveling up and down the eastern seaboard attracting trophy sport fish like the Atlantic Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Sailfish, Yellow Fin Tuna, Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi, Dorado) and Wahoo. This twelve hour adventure offers you the most fun and exciting top water action and will surely return you home with some of your fondest " Memories of a Lifetime".
Burials At Sea
4 hour Ash Scattering Services for up to 6 people at $600.
We Also Offer Private Excursions And Evening River Cruises upon request
We invite you to come spend a day aboard the Southwind with Captain Freddie Zona. If you're ready to put almost 3 decades of fishing experience to work for you, give us a call today and book your next Orlando deep sea fishing charter trip with confidence.
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