Pheasant Season

Pheasant SeasonPheasant Season is on the Queen's Birthday long weekend in June

Licences to shoot Pheasant can only be obtained through Service Tasmania 1300 13 55 13 outlets or the Internet.The King Island Game Bird Association issue Membership cards at a fee with the Shooter Authority Card – to be endorsed and signed by the landowner or manager to give the shooter permission to shoot on the named properties.These can be obtained on arrival on the Island, or by prior arrangement from the Association.The membership is used to fund the Game Bird Association Breed and Release project; to maintain pheasant numbers in the field.
Contact Nick Cooper, President, Game Bird Association - 0428 611 254 .

All Game Licenses and Permits can be purchased from Service Tasmania, by post or over the Internet.Go the “Links” page on this site and you will find “Service Tasmania” under the Government listing.Service Tasmania can also provide you with the booklet “Game Tracks” which gives comprehensive information on all hunting permitted on King Island.

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