PC 5-6 Report Cobia / Banana River

Went out today looking for some tripletails and shaking down my brothers boat. To my delight, what I thought was a tripletail turned out to be a cobia. Not a giant fish but after such a lousy cobia season it made my day. Had fun catching him on light tackle. Was using a 1/4 oz pink jig head with a large live shrimp w/tail fin removed (hooked backwards).

Also, we were out in the Banana river Sunday afternoon and the trout bite was great. I think we caught about 10 trout (upper slot) and some huge ladyfish. Basically fished the biggest mullet schools we could find. Caught them on live mullet and 1/8 oz jig heads w/soft baits. Released everything.
Love sunsets on the river.

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  • SpaceCoast SlayerSpaceCoast Slayer Posts: 3,527 Officer
    nice work man! brown in the boat :grin
  • duckmanJRduckmanJR Posts: 18,420 AG
    They don't have to all be monsters for it to be a great day out..

    Nice work...
    There are many roads to travel
    Many things to do.
    Knots to be unraveled
    'fore the darkness falls on you
  • KnotplayinKnotplayin Posts: 42 Deckhand
    Nice Job on the Bomber! Thanks for sharing!
  • Off Shore DudeOff Shore Dude Posts: 303 Deckhand
    Thanks guys - Hope we see more of these fella's once it officially stays warm for a while. What a weird winter.
  • DJ GeoffDJ Geoff Posts: 188 Officer
    Great job.. I can't wait to get back out there... It's so good that the river is coming together a little....

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