How-To — Cobia

Pro Talk: Charleston Spring Cobia Fishing with Tucker Blythe

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We spent 15 minutes on the phone with Capt. Tucker Blythe to discuss bottom fishing for cobia with the Hogy Original off of Charleston, South Carolina. Here's what we learned... Capt. Tucker BlytheWebsite: http://www.charlestoncustomcharters.com/Facebook: Grey Ghost Charters Location: Offshore Charleston, SC Tides: Looking for the tide line offshore is a great place to look for flotsam accumulation. The cobia will often relate to the structure or temperature difference on this line. Running the shipping container buoys are a good place to start looking for fish if no tide line is present. Approach: These cobia can be located on shipping container buoys (around 12 miles...

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How-To: Jigging for Cobia

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TECHNIQUE Vertical Jigging for cobia suspended over structure is an effective way to pin-point target finicky fish as you can use your fish finder to dial in the depths they are holding and focus the jigs right in their zone. OUTFIT My setup for vertical jigging consists of a 6′ 6″ heavy action Shimano Trevalla jigging rod, Shimano Sargosa 8000, and 65 pound power pro braided line. The light weight and strength of this setup allow for near effortless fishing all day. Another advantage of braid is that it’s lack of stretch increases hook up ratios as the hook is...

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