300 Cow Elk Licenses Added to 2017-18 Draw – New Mexico Residents

300 cow elk licenses added to 2017-18 draw;residents only SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish has added 300 more hunting licenses for antlerless elk in Game Management Unit 34 in southeastern New Mexico to this year’s annual draw. Only New Mexico residents are eligible to apply for these licenses. Applications currently are …

Six New Conservation Officers Graduate

There is a serious lack regarding numbers of conservation officers throughout the country. If you've ever hunted in New Mexico, you know that there the sentiment especially holds true. That's why this news is a win for conservation, ethics and safety.  Six new game wardens graduate from law enforcement academy SANTA FE – Six New Mexico …

Chronic Wasting Disease Found in New Mexico

Chronic wasting disease found in McGregor Range deer SANTA FE – Five deer harvested in the McGregor Range area of southern New Mexico during the 2015-16 hunting season have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, the Department of Game and Fish announced. Hunters who harvested those deer have been notified of the test results. Forty …

Roadblocks Statewide During Hunting Seasons

Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting seasons SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during pronghorn hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations. Pronghorn hunting seasons are underway or will soon begin in some parts of New Mexico. For more information, please consult …

New Mexico Hunting – Revised State Wildlife Action Plan Available

Revised State Wildlife Action Plan Available SANTA FE – A revised draft of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish State Wildlife Action Plan is available for public review and comment. The document serves as the blueprint for planning and implementation of the department’s wildlife and habitat conservation initiatives over the next 10 years. …