From Tuesday the 12th of May at 11:59pm, you will be allowed to leave home to go hunting in Victoria. Hunting must be in parties of no more than 10 people, while maintaining physical distancing of 1.5 metres between all participants.
Hunters must travel from their home and return within the day – no camping or overnight stays are permitted.
For duck hunting – start times will be delayed until 8:00am from Wednesday, 13 May through to Sunday, 17 May (inclusive). Four wetlands will be closed / partially closed /further regulated.
Please check the GMA website regularly for updates on wetland closures.
Lake Toolondo Horsham- Low 16% water capacity, only few mobs of ducks sighted.
Lake Taylor Horsham- Almost half full at 45% capacity, good number of duck sighted.
Lake Burrumbeet Ballarat- Holding a good amount of water, also holding good amount of ducks.
Lake Lonsdale Stawell- CLOSED
Lake Bolac- Duck hunting from boats PROHIBITED.
Reedy Lake Geelong- CLOSED
The western lake at Tower Hill State Game Reserve- Will be CLOSED to hunting.
-More updates to come in the next few days.