Trolling the perfect tube was brought to our attention by Chesapeake Bay customers using their striper trolling tubes to target cobia in the lower bay during the summer spawn. This technique utilizes the same tackle used for targeting striped bass and a similar trolling method and speed of 1.5 - 2mph.
Trolling tubes are a great way to imitate large eels, a favorite prey item for big cobia. In this video, capt Ross Gallagher from Hogy Lures takes 4 minutes to deep dive on trolling Hogy Perfect Tubes for Cobia. Capt. Ross goes deep into the proper approach to cobia trolling with artificial tube lures. From proper gear for cobia trolling, to the correct trolling speed and technique. Everything you need to know when it comes to trolling tubes for cobia can be found here. We hope you can translate the information in this video into catching a cobia of your own. Enjoy!