Hunting

2017 season snapshot

A quick guide to duck and qual hunting in 2017

Victoria

Duck season

Season opens: Saturday, March 18, 2017

Season closes: Monday, June 12, 2017

Daily bag limit of 10 ducks per day, with no Blue-winged shoveler permitted during the 2017 duck season.

Quail season

Season opens: Saturday, April 1, 2017

Season closes: Friday, June 30, 2017

Daily bag limit of 20 quail per day.

South Australia

Duck season

Season opens: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Season closes: Sunday, June 25, 2017

A total bag limit of 10 ducks per hunter per day applies.

Open season across the state is for the following duck species:

  • Grey teal

  • Chestnut teal

  • Pacific black duck

  • Mountain duck

  • Wood duck

  • Pink-eared duck

No Blue-winged Shoveler or Hardhead in 2017.

Quail Season

Season opens: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Season closes: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Hunters may only take 25 Stubble quails in total per person per day.

Tasmania

Duck season

Season opens: Saturday, March 11, 2017

Season closes: Monday, June 12, 2017

Daily bag limit of 10 ducks per day. Only black duck, Grey teal, chestnut teal, Mountain duck and Wood duck may be taken.

Quail season

Season opens: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Season closes: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Daily bag limit of 20 quail per day.

Only Brown quail may be taken. Other species such as Stubble quail and Painted quail are wholly protected and may not be taken.

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