Florida Cobia Fishing Charters

Florida Cobia Fishing Charters

Top Florida Cobia Fishing Destinations

Best Cobia Fishing Charters in Florida

Top Cobia Fishing Charters in Florida

Cobia Fishing in Florida

Cobia
  • Size 10 to 30lbs
  • Food Value Good
  • Game Qualities Good
  • Habitats Inshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

(Rachycentron canadum)

There’s a reason so many anglers choose to go Cobia fishing in Florida. Not only are these fish a great target for both novice and expert anglers, but they taste great too. Their widespread availability also makes them a sustainable food choice, so you can feel good about filling up the ice box.

There are plenty of ways to get a Cobia hook up. More often than not, you won’t need a complicated set-up. A medium weight spinning rod does the trick nine out of ten times. If you’re looking for a challenge, try fly fishing for them when they’re inshore and swimming close to the surface.

A good rule of thumb for finding Cobia is seeking out structure. These fish love to eat, preferring blue crab, eel, and pinfish, and structures like bridge pilings and channel markers tend to be where bait fish congregate. They’re preferred diet should also give you a clue about which bait to use!

Florida’s subtropical waters are the ideal habitat for Cobia. You’ll find them in both the Gulf and the Atlantic Coast at different times of year. From March to June, explore the stretch from Daytona Beach to Jacksonville. During the winter months, your best bet is hitting the Keys. And if you’re lucky enough to be fishing the Gulf’s nearshore waters, you can hook Cobia year-round.

Florida Cobia Fishing Seasons

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Seasonality

Cobia fishing in Florida doesn't vary throughout the year. High season is January to December. There is no closed season.
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Reviews of Cobia Fishing in Florida

Half Day with B&B
Madison B. fished with B&B Charters on September 18, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Hydration, sunscreen and hats....and Dramamine
8 hr deep sea fishing
Celena P. fished with Hott Pursuit Fishing Charters on September 18, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Let the Captain know what you’re looking to do and they do the best they can to make it happen!!! Very clean and professional crew!!
6 hour trip with Captain J.
Josh D. fished with Bad Juju Charters on September 18, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Awesome time to hook up on some reds and tarpon.
Fishing with Robert
Tango E. fished with Have Fun Charters Co. on September 18, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Lot of good fish was out of season couldn't keep it
Half-Day Trip with Captain Greg
Jim S. fished with Reel Magic Adventures on September 16, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Love the port and wide variety of fish and types of fishing.
September fishing trip
Tom C. fished with Golden Legacy Charters, LLC on September 14, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Definitely would recommend booking with Golden Legacy Charters when in PCB!!!!
Family time ❤️
Tammy M. fished with Infinite Blue Charters on September 12, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Know that the weather can be unpredictable on the water and change quickly.
Half Day Trip with Captain Keith Edwards on 11 Sep 2021
David H. fished with Amelia Family Fishing Charters on September 11, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Bring youngsters to enjoy their delight in catching any kind and any size of fish. It is far better than catching them yourself.