From the Outer Banks of North Carolina where the Gulf Stream lightly kisses the coast to the satellite rigs of the Gulf Coast oil fields, cobia provide both an incredibly fun fishing experience and some of the tastiest seafood ever to grace an angler's plate. That's why cobia are one of our favorite fish.
The other reason is we have some of the best cobia fishing anywhere in the world close to our store. Whether you're headed out to local waters or hooking up the rig and heading to one of the many other hot spots along the coast, we can help you get set up with the right gear to tackle cobia.
Cobia, also known as lings or lemonfish, are one of the most bizarre fish in an ocean full of strange creatures. More shark like and even prehistoric in appearance, cobia are indeed fish and have the backbone to prove it when hooked up.
They also fillet up into some of the best white meat fish you have ever tasted. We've got our favorite recipes we'd be glad to share. Like many palate-pleasers, about the only way to ruin cobia is to cook it too long.
Of course, like any fish, you have to catch a cobia before you can cook it! Here are some tips: