Cari Lynd lands largest ling in Hog's Breath Cobia Shootout

TINA HARBUCK | Fish Flash
Jimmy Patterson shows off his first place 67.3-pound cobia he caught aboard the Cari Lynd.

Neither rain, wind, or high seas can keep cobia fishermen off the water.

Despite the weather over the weekend, 22 boats fished the 14th annual Hog's Breath Cobia Shootout and weighed in a total of 16 fish.

Taking first place was Jimmy Patterson with a 67.3-pound cobia caught on the Cari Lynd with Capt. Darryl Carpenter. His catch was the biggest on day one and good for $4,500 in prize money.

Reeling in the second place fish was Pam Dana with a 63.3-pounder on the Sure Lure with Capt. Don Dineen.

Third went to Ed Warrington with a 57.8-pounder pulled in on the Dana Ann with Capt. Paul Sonnen.

The Dana Ann won the first place in the Calcutta, taking home $21,000. They also won first place in the Big Three with an aggregate weight of 115.6-pounds of cobia, worth another $6,600.

The boat Rock n Rail placed second in the Calcutta with a 53.8-pounder, worth $10,500.

Third place, worth, $3,500 went to Quick Time with a 48.7-pound ling. Quick Time placed second in the Big Three with 114.8-pounds of cobia for another, $3,300 in prize money.

Capt. B.J. Teems and crew of the Realin Scripts placed third in the Big Three with 56.6-pounds of cobia, pulling in $1,100. They also had the biggest fish on day two of the tournament, a 43.5-pounder good for $4,500 in prize money.