2022 Cobia Tournament

Bay County Outdoors 2022 Cobia Tournament

BAY COUNTY OUTDOORS in cooperation with Bay County Recreation is promoting a Cobia Pier Tournament on the M. B. Miller Pier. Registration is FREE and the form will be on the BCO web page. It is simple to register and only requires your Name, Phone Number and Email. Entry begins 04-01-2022 and the close of the Tournament will be May 13th. at 6:00 p.m. Here is a link:


Tournament prizes will be tackle provided by the following sponsor: Howell Tackle. NO CASH. There will be two places:

1st: $500.00 equivalent of tackle

2nd: $350.00 equivalent of tackle


Sam Patrick will be the Tournament Official to weigh and record all entries. He will weigh fish Sundays through Fridays between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm and on Saturdays between 1:00pm to 6:00pm. If He is not on the pier, you can call him at 770-267-2879 during the listed weigh-in hours. BCO said if you are lucky and have multiple fish, you can win in 1 or both places. In case of a tie, the first fish weighed will take the lead in that category. The fish must be caught from the M.B. Miller Pier. The fish must be hooked and caught by a single angler using a jig, lure or natural bait. FWC laws and regulations must be followed. All Bay County Pier regulations must be followed.


Tournament Rules

1: Tournament begins 06:00am April 01 and ends May 13, 6:00pm and will award a 1st and 2nd place winner.
2: Fish must be caught from the M. B. Miller (County) Pier.
3: Fish must be hooked and caught by a single angler using a jig, lure or natural bait. No assistance landing the fish other than by a net or gaff.
4: Anglers must be registered on the Bay County Outdoors Cobia Tournament web site prior to entering a catch. Registration is free and only requires your name, email and a contact phone #.
5: Sam Patrick is the designated Tournament Official and will register and certify all entries.
6: Howell Tackle is the prize sponsor.
7: Official weigh-in will be between 10:00am and 6:00pm Sundays through Fridays and between 1:00pm and 6:00pm on Saturdays. He can be contacted at 770-265-2879 during the official weigh-in times to enter a catch.
8: In the event of a tying weight fish, the first caught will take priority. A single angler may win both 1st and 2nd place with qualifying fish.
9: All Tournament rules, FWC laws, Bay County Recreation and Pier rules must be followed, or the angler would be disqualified.


Good Luck!