It’s been 18 years since a 100-plus pound cobia has been recorded in Mississippi, according to WLOX.com, but on Tuesday, Brandon Bosarge, a Mississippi resident, proved there are still monster cobia for the taking.
Bosarge’s cobia, caught during the Gulf Coast Cobia Classic, weighed in at 101.5 pounds, making it the third largest on record for a Mississippi tournament. WLOX reports that Bosarge took the fish in 60-feet of water with a custom-made green jig, in the company of teammates Carl Miller, Dustin Matthews and Shane Bennett.
Though it was caught on the Louisiana side of the Mississippi River, the fish was weighed in Mississippi as part of the tournament, which does not set boundaries on the fishing area. [ Read Full Post ]