An 18 year old man from Barooga NSW has been found guilty, convicted and fined $3,500 in Cobram Magistrates court for a range of hunting and animal cruelty offences.
A 20 year old man from Mt Evelyn has pleded guilty at the Ringwood Magistrates Court to a number of hunting offences that took place at the Comet Flat camp grounds near Mansfield last September.
Lake Elizabeth State Game Reserve near Kerang is set to open tomorrow for the 2016 duck hunting season.
The Victorian Government is intending to continue the closure of Johnson Swamp near Kerang.
The Victorian Government is intending to close the east lake at Toolondo Reservoir to duck hunting to protect a significant number of threatened Freckled Duck.
Round Lake at Lake Boga is now open for the 2016 duck hunting season.
The Game Management Authority is warning hunters of the severe penalties they could face if caught breaking the law during the 2016 duck season.
The Victorian Government will close to the public Lake Elizabeth State Game Reserve near Kerang for the beginning of the 2016 duck hunting season to protect a significant population of threatened ducks found on the lake.