Cobia

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Cobia

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Re: Cobia

Post by catfish » Fri Mar 18, 2011 4:22 pm

i love how they just eat anything u throw at them. live tamban and soft plastics are the way to go

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Re: Cobia

Post by fishingboy » Fri Mar 18, 2011 8:32 pm

how big can a cobia grown up too ? :)

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Re: Cobia

Post by Peace » Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:42 pm

fishingboy wrote:how big can a cobia grown up too ? :)
It can hit double digits easily, max record according to fishbase is at 68kg.

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Re: Cobia

Post by patrick2405 » Mon Mar 21, 2011 12:28 am

fishingboy wrote:wow , thats really big :)
that is HUGE!

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Re: Cobia

Post by catfish » Fri May 06, 2011 5:37 pm

How to catch Cobia:
Line: FINS, Powerpro 15-30lb braided line
Leader: Seaguar Fluorocarbon 20-30lb
Bait: Live tamban, Blue runner, squid, prawn
Lures: Soft Plastic swimbaits, Bucktail Jigs
Hooks: 2/0 or 3/0 Circle or J-hook
Reel: Size 3000 or 4000
Rod: Medium to Heavy action
Tip: If you are planning to release the fish, never land on a cement or wooden deck as their fragile skin would peel off, causing harm to the fish.
Edit: Thanks for the tip, catfish
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Re: Cobia

Post by cooler » Wed Oct 26, 2016 4:47 am

Good tip catfish!
Got to catch'em all! :D

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