Cobia update and tournaments on tap

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
The Miss B Haven came in Saturday with an 83.8-pound cobia to take over first place in the Cobia World Championships at Harbor Docks as well as the Destin Cobia Tournament. Eddy Griffith was the angler who reeled in the cobia.

Cobia tournaments abound in the Destin area. Here is a list of leaders in the various tournaments as of Tuesday morning.

Cobia World Championships

Harbor Docks

Overall World Champion

1 - Miss B Haven, Eddy Griffith, 83.8 pounds.

2 - Long Weekend, Jason Sallee, 83.3

3 - Nothin Matters, Tony Chicola, 77.64

28-feet and Under World Champion

1 - Fish On, Collin Crumbley, 75

2 - Crunch Time, Howard Farrow, 48.8

3 - Dawn Patrol, Bert Savoir, 47.2

Ladies World Champion

1 - Un Reel, Becky Loeffler, 68.7

2 - Sure Lure, Pam Dana, 63

3 - Un Reel, Becky Loeffler, 41.2

Juniors

1 - No entry

Most Fish 50 Pounds and Over

Surreel, three fish

Destin Cobia Tournament

HarborWalk Marina

Overall Division

1 - Miss B Haven, Eddy Griffith, 84

2 - Long Weekend, Jason Sallee, 83.5

3 - Nothin Matters, Tony Chicola, 77.6

30-feet and Under Division

1 - Ole Yeller, Collin Crumbley, 75.4

2 - First Shot, Mike Dates, 58.6

3 - Bob's Inshore, Rob Kritzmore, 56.85

Martha Glawson Ladies Division

1 - Un Reel, Becky Loeffler, 69

2 - Sure Lure, Pam Dana, 63.4

Senior Division

No entry

Junior Division

No entry

PeeWee Division

No entry

First Fish

Ole Yeller, Dennis Bennet, 46.9

• Other tournaments on tap this weekend include the Crab Cruncher Classic at Harbor Docks and Ling-a-Palooza at Destin Charter Services.

Weigh-in times for the Crab Cruncher are 4-8 p.m., April 11-13. The awards ceremony follows closing of the scales on Sunday.

Weigh-in times for the Ling-a-Palooza at Destin Fishing Fleet Marina is 4-8 p.m., April 11-13.