Hey Baby is big winner in Crab Cruncher
The crew aboard the Hey Baby with Charles Morgan pulled in a 67.8 pounder on Friday for the largest cobia in the Crab Cruncher Classic at Harbor Docks over the weekend.
Phillip Houston was the angler that hauled in the cobia worth $60,408.34 in the three-day fishing event.
The Hey Baby also placed second overall with 67 points.
First overall with 119 points was the group aboard the SurReel with a 66.8-pounder and a 50-plus pounder. Andrew Johnson was the angler with the 66.8-pounder, second largest in the tournament. SurReel pulled in $18,133.33 in prize money.
Third overall with 63 points and a 63-pound cobia was Robert Burroughs aboard the Quick Time. The Quick Time was the second largest money winner with $29,333.33.
Other money winners were Sea Ya, $4,545; Sweet Caroline, $2,250; and Team Outcast, $1,980.
In other tournament action:
Destin Cobia Tournament at HarborWalk Marina
First: Brian Bird, Bow’d Up, 81.5 pounds
Second: Harri Hotti, Full Pull, 72.6 pounds
Third: Andrew Johnson, SurReel, 66.6 pounds
First: Karen Bilger, Sweet Caroline, 47.4 pounds