First Cockburn Sound Baldie

 Went out for a quick bash on Thursday. Nothing to write home about but did manage to snag my first metro baldie. Thought it might have been just undersize so back it went. I'm still looking for it's dad.

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 gotta say never seen one in

Sat, 2017-07-15 10:33

 gotta say never seen one in thge sound or heard of for that matter. def undersize but looks in great condition 


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Yeah not sure it's a baldy

Sat, 2017-07-15 10:42

 looks a helluva lot like a black spot tusky aka bluebone. He's a bit lost if it is one. 


I have seen bsldies whilst whilst diving in the sound though. They are there. 

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Garden Island

Sat, 2017-07-15 12:04

See heaps of similar sized ones in close behind Garden Island and off Point Peron (Western End) while snorkelling, always assumed them to be baby baldies. Never seen mum or dad there though.



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Garden Island

Sat, 2017-07-15 12:21

 That was the spot. Around Sulphur rock.

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 Have also caught one in the

Sat, 2017-07-15 17:30

 Have also caught one in the sound in the patchy stuff as kgw bycatch, just assumed it was a baldie


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Yep theres a few on a wreck

Sat, 2017-07-15 18:53

Yep theres a few on a wreck in the sound !. Not the d9! Also caught a few dhuies on it !

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Heaps on sub line

Sun, 2017-07-16 06:39

Only all small ones thou . Some like picture rest darker ones.

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 Seen one caught off rocko

Tue, 2017-07-18 09:21

 Seen one caught off rocko jetty a while back 


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 I managed a 20cm one in Freo

Fri, 2017-08-11 15:57

 I managed a 20cm one in Freo from a tinny, it was very pink / peachey-coloured. My guess is gender or diet, but I really don't know. I reckon it's more bald than tusk.