VIC­TO­RIA

Field and Game - - DUCK SEASON GUIDE -

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.

Quail Sea­son

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

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