The Victorian Government has just announced the 2021 Victorian duck hunting season.
Season length - 20 days
Season open – 8am on Wednesday 26 May 2021
Season close – 30 minutes after sunset on Monday 14 June 2021.
Bag limits (modified)
Daily bag limit of two game ducks per day for the entire season.
Hunting the Blue-winged Shoveler is prohibited for the entire season and no Chestnut Teal or Grey Teal can be hunted north of the Princes Highway / Freeway. Please refer to the map below.
Start times are delayed until 8:00am from Wednesday 26 May through to Sunday 30 May.
Hunting must cease half an hour after sunset on each day.
Rest of season hunting times
For the rest of the season, hunting times start half an hour before sunrise and end half an hour after sunset.
Game duck species permitted to be taken
Seven of the eight species of game duck are permitted to be hunted during the 2021 season. Species permitted include Pacific Black Duck, Mountain Duck, Chestnut Teal (South of the Princes Highway / Freeway only),