Hound hunting guide

The following guide has been prepared to provide hunters with an understanding of their legal, safety and ethical requirements when hunting Sambar Deer with the aid of hounds.  It includes information on licensing requirements, where and when you can hunt, legal hunting methods, safe firearm handling practices, ethical considerations and other relevant information.

Hunters wishing to hunt Sambar Deer with the use of hounds must sit and pass the hound hunting test, which is based on the information in the guide.

A guide to the use of hounds for hunting Sambar Deer in Victoria (PDF 2.1 MB)

Cover to the Hound hunting guide