Cobiathon


  • COBIATHON FSFA VS CFOA

    Virtual Tournament 2022

    Cobiathon - Virtual tournament extended till May 7th!

    DATES: MARCH 15th through May 7th 3:00pm

    WHERE: CAPE MARINA PAVILION Awards Ceremony

    TIME: Weigh in closes at 3:00 PM followed by the awards ceremony starts at 3:00 PM and closes at 5:00 on May 7th.

    RULES: Catch the largest cobia by rod and reel. Member must be in good standing by March 15th in order to compete. CFOA Entries must be entered into a CFOA Weighslip;   https://mycfoa.com/weigh-slip and include 1) a picture of the fish on the scale and 2) a picture with angler holding the fish and this year’s Token (attached).

    WHAT: Awards will be from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Fishing will be during the time frame of March 15 through May 7 at 3:00pm. Fish caught must be from a boat with a member of either the FSFA or the CFOA. Boats with members from both clubs must select which club they represent.  Also, hamburgers and hotdogs will be donated and cooked by FSFA this year and will be served starting at 4:00 PM

    Prizes: Winner of the largest Cobia (or King if no legal cobia are caught) will get a rod and reel set up, provided by CFOA. Winner will also get a plaque with their name and bragging rights for their club for a year. There will also be a raffle provided by CFOA and each attendee will get one ticket free of charge for a chance to win.

    Special Note: The token here will be needed with the picture in order to qualify. Please print and retain in a zip lock bag and carry with you.


Cobiathon 2022

Date: March 15th - April 9th, 2022


Rules

  • Heaviest Cobia from a CFOA aor FSFA member wins a rod and reel combo.
  • Heaviest Cobia from a guest of a  member will win a free membership to either FSFA or CFOA
  • The tournament is free.
  • Picture of the club member holding the fish with A TOKEN and a picture of the weight on a digital scale.  A token will be required in both pictures.  Look to your clubs facebook, website, and your club meetings for what to put on the token by March 14th.
  • If No Cobia are weighed the heaviest Kingfish will win.

Food and Drinks

Date: April 9th, 2022

The hosting club will have a cookout starting at 3pm at Cape Marina.  There will be food, drinks, fish weighed in, and lots of fishing talk!  

Even if you don't fish, come meet the members of the other club and have a great time while the anglers bring their catches in.  



Winners

Here are the winners from the previous 3 years:

  • 2018 - Robert MacVittie - 45#
  • 2017 - Zella Helten - 16#
  • 2016 - Bill Kosiba - 38# Kingfish
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