These crabs often have a blue body and stick like legs and claws. Found in all states of Australia
, especially popular in SA, NSW and QLD
Use jelly fish for bait and use a very light float on top of your dilly. Don't set them too close to the shore because blue swimmer crabs do not like octopus and steer well clear of areas they live in.
No sporting or fighting capabilities
Two hoops joined by a cylindrical or cone-shaped net bag, 107cm maximum hoop diameter. Witches hat dillies are good for a quick catch
jelly fish, chicken necks, Fish (Whiting, Bream, my Ruff, Garfish
), Squid, Raw Red Meat
Features a mild flavoured, moist and firm flesh that is translucent when raw and white when cooked. The shell also turns red or bright orange