Bald chin on artificial's

 G'day everyone,

I'm just wondering if anyone has had much luck at consistently catching bald chin grouper on artificial's and if they have then which artificial's have had the most luck. 

I mostly jig these days, which is great for dhuies, black ass and pinkies, but when we want baldies we usually have to convert back to bait to catch them. 

Cheers Paul 


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 Octa jig fished in rod

Thu, 2017-01-12 18:10

 Octa jig fished in rod holder snags them

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+1

Thu, 2017-01-12 20:18

Left my rod in the rod holder while fishing the islands off Carnarvon about 4 years ago, landed 3 baldchin in a row. My self and my cousin couldn't believe it. Anchored up and had it off the bottom rocking with the boat.

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Big johns lead heads

Thu, 2017-01-12 19:29

 Work well for me yesterday for baldies and dhuies

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Excellent

Thu, 2017-01-12 20:09

Nice to hear you're having success fullysik.

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 Cheers guys, might grab a

Fri, 2017-01-13 11:13

 Cheers guys, might grab a few octo hugs to try. 

Already got some BJ jigs so might send them down with some squid dangling off the back to try temp them.

 

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 I'll stick to hugs from

Fri, 2017-01-13 13:29

 I'll stick to hugs from things with boobs, octo hugs is too many arms

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 The more arms the merrier 

Fri, 2017-01-13 15:43

 The more arms the merrier