Duck hunting season to open this week

Monday, Mar 11, 2019

Duck hunting open season is about to begin. The 2019 season will open on Saturday 16 March 2019 and will finish on Sunday 30 June 2019. A total bag limit of 8 ducks per hunter per day applies.

This year you can hunt the following duck species:

  • Grey Teal
  • Chestnut Teal
  • Pacific Black Duck
  • Australian Shelduck (Mountain Duck)
  • Maned (Australian Wood) Duck
  • Pink-eared Duck
  • Hardhead

The Australasian (Blue-winged) Shoveler is not to be hunted due to sustainability concerns.

For more information about the 2019 open season visit the Department for Environment and Water’s website.

Don’t forget to download a copy of the Modern Hunting in South Australia guide to read more about hunting sustainably and safely.