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The Destin Log

Destin Cobia Tournament

HarborWalk Marina

•Entry fee: $500

•Tournament dates: This tournament begins when the first cobia is caught and reaches the HarborWalk Marina weigh-in station, caught using site-fishing methods on a registered boat. The tournament will end at 8 p.m. on April 30.

•Weigh-in: Daily 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at HarborWalk Marina or Outcast Bait and Tackle in Pensacola.

•Awards ceremony: Harry T's at 6:30 p.m. on May 8.

Cobia World Championships

Harbor Docks

•Captains meeting: 6 p.m., March 21 at Harbor Docks.

•Entry fee: $350 (Overall World Champion, Junior World Champion, Ladies World Champion); $150 (28-foot and Under World Championships – Junior World Champion and Ladies World Champion); and $25 (Bote SUP Division).

•Tournament dates: March 22 – May 4.

•Weigh-in: Daily 4-8 p.m. at Harbor Docks. Other weigh-in stations are at Half Hitch Tackle in Panama City, Outcast Bait and Tackle in Pensacola, and Orange Beach Marina in Orange Beach, Ala.

•Awards ceremony: Follows final weigh-in, 6 p.m., on closing day, May 4 at Harbor Docks.

Bluewater Bay Marina 19th Annual Cobia Tournament

Bluewater Bay Marina

•Captains meeting: 6:30 p.m., March 31 at L.J. Schooners Dockside Restaurant and Oyster Bar.

•Entry fees: $150 for small boat division (29-feet and under), and $300 for open division (30-feet and above).

•Tournament dates: April 1 - 30.

•Weigh-in: Daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the marina.

•Awards ceremony: 6:30 p.m., May 5 at L.J. Schooners Dockside Restaurant and Oyster Bar.

Hog’s Breath Cobia Shootout

Hog’s Breath

•Captains meeting: 6:30 p.m., April 3, at Hog’s Breath Café.

•Entry fees: $550 on or before March 21, $600 after March 21, and $650 per boat on April 3.

•Tournament dates: April 4-5.

•Weigh-in: Daily from 6-8 p.m. behind Hog’s Breath.

Crab Cruncher Classic

Harbor Docks

•Captains meeting: 7 p.m., April 10 at Harbor Docks.

•Entry fee: $650.

•Tournament dates: April 11-13.

•Weigh-in: 4-8 p.m.

•Awards ceremony: April 13, 8 p.m. at Harbor Docks.


Destin Charter Services

•Entry fee: $318 until March 31, and $371 from April 1-10.

•Tournament dates: April 11-13.

•Weigh-in: 4-8 p.m. at Destin Fishing Fleet Marina.

Red Stripe Final F'Ling

AJ's Seafood and Oyster Bar and Outcast Tackle of Penscacola

•Captains meeting: April 25 at AJ's, time TBA.

•Tournament dates: April 26-27.