Bait Junkie by Daiwa Elastomax Soft Lure

Bait JunkieAfter months of anticipation, Bait Junkie is finally hitting your local tackle shop. Designed by Diawa Australia specifically for Australian fishing conditions, Bait Junkie features cutting edge design and engineering from concept through to packaging. Here are some of the innovations and refinements that have gone into BaitJunkie according to Daiwa to create a world-class soft plastic lure…

Bait Junkie Features

  • Elastomax
  • Amino-X
  • Shrimp Power Oil
  • Rigging Lines
  • Clam Style Packaging

Side by side Bait Junkie comparison

2.5" Grub

Small Profile

The small profile of the 2.5” Grub makes it perfect for all finesse fishing scenarios. Designed to excel when fishing for popular estuarine sportfish such as bream, flathead & bass, the large single grub tail emits an enticing action which gets curious fish to bite.

Target Species

Target Areas

Estuaries
Harbours
Freshwater Lakes
Freshwater Rivers

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2.5" Minnow

Anglers Dream

At 2.5” this small paddletail is a finesse anglers’ dream. Designed to excel in the freshwater lakes for bass or trout, as well as our coastal estuarine environments for bream, flathead, estuary perch & more.

Target Species

  • Bream
  • Bass
  • Trout
  • Trevally
  • Estuary Perch
  • Jungle Perch
  • Redfin
  • Flathead

Target Areas

Estuaries
Harbours
Freshwater Lakes
Freshwater Rivers

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3.2" Minnow

Juiced-Up

The upsize offering from the 2.5” minnow, the 3.2” version is a juiced-up swimbait ready to catch anything that swims in either salt or freshwater. A slightly thicker body can accept larger hooks and larger bait keepers, and the slightly bigger boot tail produces an almighty thump to attract predators in deep or dirty water.

Target Species

  • Mangrove Jack
  • Bass
  • Snapper
  • Trevally
  • Threadfin Salmon
  • Sooty Grunter
  • Flathead

Target Areas

Inshore Reef
Estuaries
Harbours
Freshwater Lakes
Freshwater Rivers

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4" Grub

larger profile

A larger profile single tail grub is versatile across both salt & freshwater in many different scenarios. Perfect for chasing snapper or other reef species, bouncing the bottom for flathead or mulloway in the rivers.

Target Species

  • Jewfish
  • Emperors
  • Snapper
  • Trevally
  • Grunter
  • Fingermark
  • Coral Trout
  • Flathead

Target Areas

Inshore Reef
Offshore Reef
Estuaries
Harbours
Freshwater Lakes
Freshwater Rivers

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5-7"Jerkshad

Go-To Choice

Bait Junkie Jerkshad is like no other. With the longer body and more mass, the incredible ‘S’ wave swimming motion which is so prevalent in the 5” version is only increased in the 7” model. The combination of the segmented body design and the vertical fluke tail makes this lure swim like you couldn’t imagine.

Target Species

  • Jewfish
  • Emperors
  • Snapper
  • Trevally
  • Queenfish
  • Reef Species
  • Flathead

Target Areas

Inshore Reef
Offshore Reef
Estuaries
Harbours

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