Frequent question: Where can you go hunting in Victoria?

Where can you legally hunt in Victoria?

While certain restrictions are in place, hunting is permitted in the Alpine National Park and Avon Wilderness Park, Baw Baw National Park, Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park, Lake Eildon National Park, Mitchell River National Park, Tara Range Park and Nooramunga Marine and Coastal Park.

Can I go hunting in Victoria?

Generally hunting is permitted but there are some exceptions and some restrictions. Game species may be hunted only during the open season. Pest animals may only be hunted as specifically authorised by Parks Victoria. Hunting is permitted in some Wildlife Reserves but not others.

Where can I hunt pest animals in Victoria?

State Forest, Forest Parks (Cobboboonee and Otway) and unreserved Crown land Game species may be hunted during the open season only. Pest animals may be hunted at any time, noting, it is an offence to be in possession of a spotlight and firearm in recognised deer habitat.

What can you hunt in Victoria?

Anyone wishing to hunt game in Victoria must hold a current Game Licence. “Game” includes those species of duck, deer, quail, pheasants and partridges declared to be game in Victoria.

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What is the minimum land size you can shoot on in Victoria?

For the 17 hmr 100 acres is the recommended size with 50 acres being the bare minimum. The main issues with a property of that size would be containing the shot on the property and not getting complaints from the neighbours. If the property is undulating and/or heavily wooded, it may be perfectly safe to shoot a hmr.

Can you shoot in toolangi?

Registered. State forest is legal to shoot in. 95 Dx TD42, Turbo, suspension and body lift, 35 inch Simex Centipedes, lock right, heaps of fun!!

Can you shoot deer in Victoria?

Today, Victoria has a deer population, predominantly made up of Sambar, Fallow and Red Deer. Most deer hunting occurs in the east of the state, however, as deer populations expand, more deer hunting is occurring in the west of the state. Except for Hog Deer, there is no bag limit for deer.

Can you kill crows in Victoria?

Crows are a protected species under Australian law and attempts to harm or kill these birds are illegal. These birds are merely protecting there young from a perceived intruder in much the same we would our own children.

Do you need a Licence for a bow in Victoria?

You do not need a licence for a bow or compound bow in Victoria, they are not a controlled or prohibited weapon unlike a crossbow.

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