Burrowing shrimp (all species including Bass yabbies)

Vic Fishing Rec Guide 2015

Bass Yabbie

Common Name/s: Burrowing shrimp (all species including Bass yabbies)
Minimum legal size: no minimum
Bag/possession limit: 100
Note: Does not apply to purchased bait

Collection methods for shrimps

  • By hand; or
  • Dip net; or
  • Bait trap (x2); or
  • Bait pump; or
  • Bait net (Note: use is prohibited in some waters e.g. Port Phillip Bay and Western Port, see Using equipment in marine waters).