Here are results from fishing in a CFA Spanish Tournament........
With only have 4 live Pogeys on board. Plans are to slow trolling for Spanish.
First spot, 2 baits out, immediate knock downs, mine gets cut off think it was a King. ( ????? )
While Harold's starts the fight with a big drag pulling monster winning Spanish.
Harold fighting, bent rod action on a lightest wire rigs we have. Get to see some color.
All we saw was brown & white, now we are all yelling it's a Cobia.
Excitement breaks out, crew is ecstatic, the feeling is overwhelming.
After about a 15 minute fight we lose it. We are all depressed.
Last 2 live baits go out, another 2 knock downs & another cut off.
DENNIS! picks up the rod, another 20 minute fight only to bend the front hook.
This time we get to see the fish, it's not a Spanish, it's not a King, it's not a Cobia.......
( Wait for it , wait for it........ )
It's a big AJ with lot's of friends & a few Cobias hanging with them.
So our Spanish tournament days turns into " let's catch at least one Cobia ... "
Run back to the beach find large school of big Pogeys,
Go back to the "spot", switch out rigs to circle hooks & get out the big guns.
Three rods out, 2 fish on. Hand Jay ( Bird Man ) my rod & he gets his first taste of an AJ's power.
Turn to see DENNIS! ( Jersey Girl ) hooked up. A new species, a first for both.
Harold & I sit back, start barking out orders, we are both enjoying the pain a Reef Donkey brings.
Harold caught 1 AJ, while Bird Man get's his second.
ICM gets the wild jumping Mr. Stinky ....... ICM
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