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Period of season declared for hunting:
Duck open season begins sunrise 28 March 2020 and closes sunset 31 May 2020. Days may be restricted at some game reserves.

Times permitted for hunting:
Hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset on the permitted days.

Specific conditions and exclusions applicable to each game reserve are listed below.

Bool Lagoon Game Reserve

Closed.

Bucks Lake Game Reserve

Hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset each day of the open season.

Chowilla Game Reserves

Hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset on the following open season dates:

  • Saturday 28 March 2020
  • Sunday 29 March 2020
  • Saturday 2 May 2020
  • Sunday 3 May 2020
  • Saturday 16 May 2020
  • Sunday 17 May 2020
  • Saturday 30 May 2020
  • Sunday 31 May 2020

The open season applies to the whole reserve, subject to the following exclusions:

  1. For safety reasons, all of the area within a 500 metre radius centred upon the Chowilla Homestead, shearing shed, Lock 6 on the River Murray, the Chowilla Creek Regulator, Pipeclay Weir, Slaney Weir and Coombool Outstation (homestead) including any portion of creeks or waterbodies within 500 metres of these sites.
  2. Coombool Swamp, being the land and water contained within and bounded by a line commencing at E 489248, N 6249609, then south-easterly to E 489343, N 6249231, then southerly to E 489280, N 6247273, then south-westerly to E 489130, N 6246990, then easterly to E 489655, N 6247020, then north-easterly to E 491596, N 6248457, then northerly to E 491575, N 6249784, then westerly to E 489974, N 6249878, then south-westerly to the point of commencement.

All lines are geodesics based on the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (GDA94).

View a map of Chowilla Game Reserve; indicating the areas where open season hunting can occur.

Currency Creek Game Reserve

Hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset each day of the open season.

Lake Robe Game Reserve

Hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset each day of the open season.

Loch Luna Game Reserves

Hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset on the following open season dates:

  • Saturday 28 March 2020
  • Sunday 29 March 2020
  • Saturday 2 May 2020
  • Sunday 3 May 2020
  • Saturday 16 May 2020
  • Sunday 17 May 2020
  • Saturday 30 May 2020
  • Sunday 31 May 2020

The open season applies to all creeks and associated backwaters of the reserve, subject to the following exclusions:

  1. A 500 metre radius of any house or outbuilding, and within 300 metres of any road or bridge; and
  2. A 500 metres radius of the homestead (E 442325, N 6216583) of Section 706 McIntosh Division Hundred of Cobdogla Irrigation Area.

All lines are geodesics based on the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (GDA94).

View a map of Loch Luna Game Reserve; indicating the areas where open season hunting can occur.

Moorook Game Reserves

Hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset on the following open season dates:

  • Saturday 28 March 2020
  • Sunday 29 March 2020
  • Saturday 2 May 2020
  • Sunday 3 May 2020
  • Saturday 16 May 2020
  • Sunday 17 May 2020
  • Saturday 30 May 2020
  • Sunday 31 May 2020

The open season applies to the whole reserve, subject to the following exclusions:

a) The western boundary of Sections 474, 475 and 476, Hundred of Moorook, County of Albert, adjacent to the Kingston-Loxton Highway

b) An area of Wachtels Lagoon being the land and water contained within and bounded by a line commencing at E 442748, N 6210926, then south-easterly to E 443079, N 6210458, then south-easterly to E 443268, N 6209307, then westerly to E 442454, N 6209208, then north-easterly to E 441377, N 6209958, then north-easterly to the point of commencement.

All lines are geodesics based on the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (GDA94).

View a map of Moorook Game Reserve, indicating the areas where open season hunting can occur.

Mud Islands Game Reserve

Hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset each day of the open season.

Poocher Swamp Game Reserve

Hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset each day of the open season.

Tolderol Game Reserve

Hunting is permitted between sunrise and sunset each day of the open season.

The open season applies to the whole reserve, subject to the following exclusions:

  1. The area of Tolderol Game Reserve being the land and water west of a line commencing at E 332052, N 6084977, south to E 332014, N 6083738.

All lines are geodesics based on the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (GDA94).

View a map of Tolderol Game Reserve; indicating the areas where open season hunting can occur.

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