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Old 10-08-2019, 01:53 AM
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Any Cobia reports in Grand Isle?
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They're in Cocodrie.
Old 10-08-2019, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by savedbygrace6868 View Post
Any Cobia reports in Grand Isle?
How do you usually target them in GI? They’ve always been a by catch for me.
Old 10-08-2019, 07:29 PM
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This would be our first time trying for Cobia. I was told in a thread last year to circle the rig a couple of times with a jig and if they were around you would see them following the boat. Don’t know if that is fact since we never tried before.
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Hardhead catfish are your friend.

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we have caught them with jigs beside the boat while fishing for snapper and other fish. However, I have caught one off the bottom using cut bait too, we saw a nice fish on the sonar and I dropped a line about 5 minutes later it was game on. Someone else told me that they chum for them, I would think that would be shark city but he claims it works and you catch big ones. I have tried jigging around the rigs and haven't been successful yet but it is supposed to work.
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Originally Posted by Marlin308 View Post
Hardhead catfish are your friend.

A live 8-10" hardhead with fins clipped off or a small, live white trout freelined behind the boat always worked for me.
Old 10-09-2019, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by savedbygrace6868 View Post
Any Cobia reports in Grand Isle?
We use jig heads with large curly tails in chartreuse or white and have been successful. Circle rigs and cast or tie up fish for mangrove and the cobra will come into the chum. Be ready.
Old 10-15-2019, 06:54 AM
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Doesn't hurt to stop and cast around the drill ships if you see any. They've had a few south of fourchon that I had some luck at during the summer.
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Originally Posted by Fisher78 View Post
Doesn't hurt to stop and cast around the drill ships if you see any. They've had a few south of fourchon that I had some luck at during the summer.

Croaker on bottom will drag one up and then throw jigs the followers. Sevan7 was a cobia slaughter house with her mud mat but she was not there last time I passed by that way.
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Circle a rig. Look around. They're curious fish and will often come up in the prop wash. A stout rod with a good sized jig head and cut bait has always worked for us. If they're hungry they hit it hard.
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Tip your jig with some cut bait to sweeten the deal in case they just wanna check you out. Quite effective

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