The Defense Rests lands massive cobia in Final F'Ling

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Bill Montgomery shows off his 83-pound cobia he caught on The Defense Rest.

Bill Montgomery hauled in an 83-pound cobia aboard The Defense Rests on Sunday to take first place for the single largest cobia weighed in at the Final F'Ling Cobia Tournament at AJ's Seafood and Oyster Bar last weekend.

The Sur Reel came in with the second largest, a 72.45-pounder and Full Pull had the third place fish, a 66.25-pounder.

Winning the Calcutta Aggregate, total weight of top three fish, was the crew aboard the Full Pull with 163.70 pounds of cobia. Second was The Defense Rests with 152.35-pounds, and third went to Sur Reel with 126.35-pounds.

Overall top money winners were Sur Reel with $19,012.50; The Defense Rests, $12,932.50; Full Pull, $10,160; Team Outcast, $2,970; and Sure Lure, $1,800.