How do I book a hunt in NSW State Forest?

Follow these steps to get licensed and hunt on public land in NSW:

  1. Obtain an R-Licence.
  2. Watch the public land hunting video tutorial and complete the declaration.
  3. Apply for written permission to hunt.
  4. Download maps showing hunting zones and exclusion zones to your GPS-enabled device (or use the Hunt NSW app)

Can you hunt in NSW state forests?

State forests. There are over 2-million hectares of State forest in NSW, with many declared and open to licensed hunting. State forests are working forests that must accommodate a range of recreational activities, primary production such as grazing and apiary, and timber harvesting alongside hunting.

Can you hunt on Crown land in NSW?

New South Wales currently allows the hunting of deer during a declared open season. All other classified game animals can be taken on private land with the landholders’ permission and in declared state forests and crown land. Ducks can be hunted under the NSW Game Bird Management Program.

What Animals Can you hunt in NSW?

hunting rabbits, foxes, feral deer, feral goats, feral pigs, hares, feral cats or wild dogs (other than dingo) on private land. hunting on any land you own or occupy. This exemption also applies to members of your household and your employees (this exemption does not apply if you are hunting native game birds).

Are bows legal in NSW?

Compound Bows are not controlled by the Firearms Registry in NSW. A Compound Bow is not a prohibited weapon and you do not require a licence or permit to own one. Depending on how you intend to use the bow, you may wish to contact: Department of Primary Industries, Game Licensing Unit – for hunting (phone 02 63913750).

Can you shoot deer in NSW?

Individuals seeking to hunt deer must have permission to hunt from the landholder or manager as well as a current firearms licence where firearms are used. The private land NSW General Game Hunting Licence (G-Licence) is still required for individuals seeking to participate in the Native Game Bird Management Program.

How many acres do you need to be able to hunt?

The minimum is around 40 acres in NSW,the permission to shoot forms are in hectares.

Where can I legally hunt in Australia?

The Northern Territory freely allows the hunting of feral animals on private land with the landowner’s permission as long as the hunter holds a valid firearms licence. This excepts feral pigs and waterfowl, for which a permit is required to hunt on certain reserves.

Can I shoot pigeons NSW?

Ducks. Note: The following native game bird species of quail and pigeon may not be hunted in the absence of a State-wide quota.

What animals Can you hunt with a 22?

And as a small game rifle, the . 22 LR is an excellent choice. Taking down animals and varmints — squirrels, ground hogs, prairie dogs, foxes, deer and even wild hogs — at short to medium ranges (20-50 meters) is doable with a . 22.

Can I shoot a compound bow in my yard?

Legally, there are no laws specifically prohibiting archery in any place. There are non-specific laws that would cover public endangerment (real or perceived) if you were shooting somewhere where the public may be at risk (or may think they are at risk). Even in your own garden those laws would apply.

Are slingshots legal in NSW?

NSW: Slingshots are illegal in NSW and can’t be sold (with exception for Pocket Shot Slingshot as it is not ‘y’ frame).

Do you need a hunting licence to hunt in NSW?

Restricted Game Hunting Licence (R-Licence) holders must abide by conditions when they are granted permission to hunt in a NSW State forest. Read the Permission conditions for hunting in NSW State forests online or refer to the NSW Game Hunting Guide.

Where are the best hunting properties in NSW?

We’ll connect you with private properties suited to your accommodation needs High Country Hunting hosts a range of properties across the New England, Northern Tablelands, Hunter Region, and regional highlands of NSW. Access is restricted, so game numbers are always good.

How much does it cost to hunt in New South Wales?

3,400 Acres with Pigs, foxes, cats, fishing, rabbits & hare hunting. Accommodation per Person per Night : $85 Camping per Person per Night : $70 Minimum Booking Fee : $440 380 Acres with Pigs, foxes, cats, wild dogs, sambar deer, fallow deer hunting.

Is the NSW State Forest open to hunting?

The Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) carefully balances community access and environmental management with operations to supply timber to the NSW economy, and recreational hunting is a mutually beneficial part of this balance. FCNSW has assessed each declared NSW State forest to decide whether it should be open to R-Licensed hunters.