|State Game Reserves||Other Hunting Areas||Closed Hunting Areas|
Season opens - Saturday, 17 March 9am start - 2018
Season closes - Monday, 11 June 2018
Daily bag limit of 10 ducks per day, with no Blue-winged Shoveler permitted during the 2018 duck season.
Seven of the eight species of game duck can be hunted during 2018. They are, Pacific Black Duck, Mountain Duck , Chestnut Teal, Grey Teal, Pink-eared Duck, Wood Duck and Hardhead.
Regulations will be introduced to formalise what is already standard practice for responsible hunters.
Hunters will now be required to retrieve all game ducks they shoot and harvest and will be required to at least salvage the breast meat from a duck to ensure that harvested game is not wasted.