Elk and Deer Hunting Changes – Public Comment Needed New Mexico

We're gearing up for the elk and deer hunting seasons to fill the freezer with organic meat, and there are public meetings about the hunts scheduled in New Mexico. In Colorado, there is a decline in elk herd population throughout the southern half of the state. In the New Mexico public meetings, they'll include a …

New Mexico Big-Game Hunt Draw Deadline

Tomorrow is the last day to apply for a New Mexico big-game hunt. The process is pretty simple, and you can do it online. New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has included some tips below. Deadline is Wednesday to apply for big-game hunting licenses SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish …

Apply Now for 2018-19 Draw Only Hunts

We can see New Mexico from our ranch in southern Colorado, aka So. CO. Can you guess that that means we not only hunt in Colorado but also in that state across the line. While some of the turkey hunting units offer over the counter options for purchasing hunting licenses, there are many that require a …

Youth Encouragement Elk Hunting Licenses

Hunting elk is a wildlife management tool which needs to be shared with the next generation. This year I'd like to present you with the challenge of taking a new hunter out in the woods. The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF) will soon begin the sale of their youth encouragement licenses. This …

Leftover New Mexico Deer and Javelina Licenses

Leftover deer and javelina licenses go on sale June 21 SANTA FE – Almost 350 deer hunting licenses and over 100 javelina licenses that were not allocated during the annual 2017-18 big-game drawing will go on sale at 10 a.m. MDT June 21, only on the Department of Game and Fish website. New Mexico residents …

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 …

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. …

Youth Elk Hunting Licenses to Go on Sale – NMDGF

Plenty of youth elk hunting licenses for sale SANTA FE – More than 1,900 youth, antlerless elk licenses will go on sale through the Department of Game and Fish Online License System at 10 a.m. July 8. The sale is designed to encourage youth hunting and includes almost 1,500 licenses for hunters using any legal weapon, and …