Wassiya wins World Cobia Championships at Harbor Docks

Tina Harbuck
The Destin Log

Cobia tournaments for 2021 are complete.

With 32 boats entered in the month-long World Cobia Championships at Harbor Docks Restaurant on Destin harbor, the Wassiya with Capt. Royce Dahnke rose to the top with the largest ling for the month, a 56.9-pounder pulled in by Renee Bullard.

Renee Bullard took first place in the month-long World Cobia Championships with this 56.9-pound cobia caught aboard the Wassiya with Capt. Royce Dahnke, kneeling at left.

Second place went to Knot at Work with a 55.6-pounder and third to Hammerhead with a 52.3-pounder. 

The Wassiya also took first in the Ladies Division with Bullard's 56.9-pounder. Second went to the Instigator with a 46.6-pounder. 

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In the Tag and Release Division, No Alibi and Papi each brought in five tags. Hey Baby finished with four tags.

This 57.7-pound cobia was caught aboard the Site Visit and took first place in the Crab Cruncher Classic at Harbor Docks.

The Crab Cruncher Classic, also at Harbor Docks, took place last weekend with 16 boats entered. Site Visit took first and second place overall with a 57.7-pounder and a 47.9-pounder. 

Hey Baby won the Tag and Release Division with two tags.