Cobia standings

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Mickayla Burke shows off a 72.1-pound cobia she caught on Friday while fishing aboard the Palustris. Her catch put her in first place in the Ladies Division of the Cobia World Championships at Harbor Docks. [TINA HARBUCK/THE LOG]

It was a big weekend on the water for cobia.

Here’s a look at how the leader boards in the local month-long cobia tournaments shook out before the storm blew threw on Monday.

(As of close April 3)

Cobia World Championships

at Harbor Docks

Overall World Championships

First: Blake Nelson, The Long Weekend, 98.8 pounds

Second: Rita Saunders, Mary Lou, 88.3 pounds

Third: Andrew Johnson, Surreel, 85.4 pounds

Ladies World Championships

First: Mickayla Burke, Palustris, 72.1 pounds

Second: Leslie Nalty, Palustris, 70.9 pounds

Third: Shannon Sumerford, Jumpin Monkey, 62.4 pounds

29-feet and Under World Championships

First: Jett Talbert, Team Coastline, 81.1 pounds

Second: Guy Santucci, Team Coastline, 70.5 pounds

Junior World Championships

First: Luke Bilger, Sweet Caroline, 74.7 pounds

Second: Grayson Wood, Eyeced ’Em, 52.6 pounds

Destin Cobia Tournament

at HarborWalk Marina

Overall

First: Blake Nelson, The Long Weekend, 98.7 pounds

Second: Rita Saunders, Mary Lou, 88.4 pounds

Third: Mike Vance, Full Pull, 86 pounds

30-feet and Under

First: Erick Wilson, Decoy, 60.5 pounds

Ladies

First: Jesse Price, Makaira, 65 pounds

Second: Shannon Summerford, Jumpin Monkey, 62.6 pounds

Seniors

First: Mike Wilson, Mary Lou, 56 pounds

Juniors

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