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Cobia – In-Shore Monsters

The coastal in-shore waters of the Gulf of Mexico are some of the most exciting and productive sport fishing areas found anywhere in the world. Throughout much of the estuaries, salt marshes, beaches and mangroves of the Gulf the most common angling targets include species well-known in shallow waters like Red Drum, Flounder and Spotted Seatrout. But the Gulf also boasts a spectacular diversity of less regular in-shore fish for anglers to try catching. One of the most common daydream fish fantasies for skinny water addicts is the thrilling experience of being hooked on to a Cobia. Despite often being found further offshore in the pelagic zone, Cobia are powerful predators which make regular enough visits to in-shore waters to make them highly sought after by coastal anglers. Continue reading