Duck Season — March 17, 2018 until June 11, 2018
In addition to the regulatory changes to collect all ducks and retain at least the breast meat. Bag limit of 10 ducks. Hunting of the blue-winged shoveler will be prohibited, due to persistent low numbers of the species.
For opening weekend, hunting will commence at 9 am on Saturday and 8 am on Sunday across the whole state as part of a trial of opening the season during daylight hours.
For the rest of the season, hunting times will revert to the standard half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset.
The Stubble Quail Season will commence on Saturday, April 7, and finish on Saturday, June 30, 2018. The daily bag limit is 20 birds. Stubble quail is the only native quail species that can be legally hunted in Victoria