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Joseph Au Badu Art Centre freshwater yabby
Joseph Au Badu Art Centre freshwater yabby

Fresh Water Yabby

by JOSEPH AU

Size: 56cm x 38cm

Medium: Lino Print

Category: Art Prints / Etchings

$195.00 (Incl GST)

When growing up on Badu, my brothers and good friends and myself, always caught yabbies from our swamps and creeks. The yabby is caught by a line or string that is tied around meat bait. We would drop the bait in the water for a couple of minutes then pull the bait back up with the yabbies biting the meats. We would catch yabbies with one hand and then boil in a can or cook over the coals.