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    Over the past week fished 3 times out of Cape Charles and the bridge. On Saturday I experienced the best cobia bite and it's still red hot as of today (buddy fished again today). On Saturday, my buddy and I quickly caught 6 before boating our 2 legal fish. Pulled in the lines because we limited out and had cobia chasing baits up to the boat. Just two us on the boat, didn't want to catch and release as the water was warm and thought it would be better if we went spadefishing. The spadefishing was slow but after all these years of cobia fishing down there caught my first spadefish. I have been skunked several times trying, they are finicky little shits but fun to catch and make outstanding table-fare. If you want to catch a cobia, now is the time. cobia.jpg
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    Wow..Thats awesome! I wish I could get down there.

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    Way to go bucktales! Good fishing, good picture. I bet that cobia didn't fit in your cooler, or did it?

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    Now that's a real hard fighting Chesapeake Bay fish .They look and fight like a big Snakehead .
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    Way to go - and thanks for the report

    Pat

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    No way but thankfully we had the coffin bag. Not much room for coolers on my buddies 19 foot Mako...I believe it's a 1973, cool little boat.

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    I recommend bringing your own fresh bait. Some guys had problems down there with bait being mushy....I brought down really fresh bait and I think it made all the difference.

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    For some reason. on the Cape Charles side they anchor up and fish with cut bait and on the Virginia Beach side the guides cruise around and sight cast with eels by casting to surface cruising cobia from tower boats, even though they fish the Cape Charles side ?
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    Great work and nice fish! Going out of Cape Charles next week, will be casting live eels to fish on the surface

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    Love cobia meat has a unique taste with my taste buds anyway hope to get down soon . Long drive for me but worth it . Thanks for sharing

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