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Friday afternoon Cobias - 2 for 3

Ran out Friday afternoon -
First bait down gets hit hard, starts running away and towards the surface. Loosen the drag some, feels like a cobia,,, wait for it to surface and  it's a cobia!   Gaff him and then another shows up on the surface.
Tossed a cigar minnow and he doeasn't really want it. Switched to a spanish sardine and he went nuts - chased it down and im on again.  Gaffed him and then the Dad showed up. Another spanish sardine and I'm on. Unfortunately this guy is prob 70+ and I grabbed a snapper rod as it was the only free line ready(20lb leader).. I fought him for about 15 min  and then he made a long , deep run and it was over.
Should have took the time to tie a new hook on the rod i just used.
Wish my parker had floor fish boxes -

Mike Wilhite

Born Offshore Gear

'Performance Fishing Apparel'


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