Happy Birthday, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation – RMEF Celebrates 32nd Birthday

RMEF Celebrates 32nd Birthday MISSOULA, Mont.—Founded on May 14, 1984, by four elk hunters in northwest Montana, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is now celebrating 32 years of carrying out its conservation mission of ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. “We are grateful for our founders, our dedicated …

New Mexico 2016-2017 Hunting Regulations Guide Available

The .New 2016-2017 hunting rules and informationbooklet available SANTA FE – Rules and information about applying for 2016-2017 hunting licenses is now available online at the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish website. Printed versions of the 2016-2017 hunting rules and information booklet will be available at license vendors and Game and Fish Department …

NMDGF Game Commission to Meet in Santa Fe

Game Commission to meet Aug. 27 in Santa Fe   SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Aug. 27 in Santa Fe to consider numerous matters, including discussion of a new statewide fisheries management plan. The meeting will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at the Santa …

Bear sought in attack on shed hunter

LINCOLN –Department of Game and Fish officers are searching for an adult black bear involved in the attack of a 55-year-old man in the Lincoln National Forest on Monday afternoon. The Lincoln County man suffered deep flesh wounds from scratches on his chest and a bite to his leg. He was treated and released from …

The Pope & Young Club announces support for Shiras’ moose study

Shiras’ moose are consistently the smallest of the North American moose subspecies, both in body mass and antler dimensions. Pope & Young Club announces support for Shiras’ moose Chatfield, MN - Jan. 6th, 2015 – Biologists across the distribution of Shiras’ moose are collaborating on a new study to assess variation in genetics in moose …

New Mexico 2015-16 Hunting Rules & Information

DEC. 29, 2014: New Mexico Hunting Rules & Information bookletavailable on department's new website   SANTA FE – Rules and information about applying for licenses and hunting big-game, small game and turkeys in New Mexico are available now on the Department of Game and Fish’s redesigned website. The 2015-16 Hunting Rules and Information booklet includes …

New Mexico Hunters – Expect Roadblocks Statewide

Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting seasonsSANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations. Hunting seasons are ongoing for deer, elk, pronghorns, bears and some other species as listed in the department’s Hunting Rules & Information …

RMEF Grants to Spruce Up New Mexico Elk Country

MISSOULA, Mont.- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $127,686 in grants to improve wildlife water supplies, enhance elk habitat, fund research and assist youth hunting heritage programs in New Mexico. The grants directly affect 8,141 acres in Apache, Catron, De Baca, Grant, Lincoln, Otero, Rio Arriba, San Juan, Sandoval and Socorro Counties. There is also …

Task Force Formed to Counter Cyber Threats to Hunters

(Columbus, Ohio) - Sportsmen, conservation organizations and outdoor personalities met at the U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance (USSA) headquarters yesterday to develop strategies to counter the recent increase in cyber-attacks on hunters. The group makes up the Hunter Advancement Task Force with most members sharing a common theme of having been targeted by animal rights activists through …

CPW OFFERS ‘MULE DEER 101’ CLASS

CPW OFFERS 'MULE DEER 101' CLASS IN GRAND JUNCTION GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Every hunting season brings novice mule deer hunters into the field, eager to learn and have a successful hunt. For inexperienced hunters that may not have a mentor, or experienced hunters that are looking for an edge, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and …

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