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Registration opens Saturday for Cobia East Coast Championship

Registration opens Sunday for the third annual Cobia East Coast Championship fishing tournament, which will be held on Saturday, June 6, the opening weekend of the 2020 cobia season.

Billed as the largest one-day cobia tournament in Virginia, first place will receive $5,000 with over $10,000 in total cash payouts. If the tournament receives over 100 entries, payouts will increase.

Proceeds from the contest sponsored by Kyle Bell Homes LLC will benefit the Guerrilla Wrestling Association. 

Crown Pointe Marina in Hayes is one of three locations where the onsite boat registration will be held on Friday, June 5, as well as the site for the after-party and awards ceremony following the June 6 event. Contestants can also register at Long Bay Pointe Marina in Virginia Beach and Salt Ponds Marina in Hampton.

Boat registration and bucket pickup will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. on June 5, followed by a captain’s meeting at 8. One member from each registered boat must attend the meeti...

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