Your Big-Game Draw Results are Online | New Mexico

Today is the big day, and I've got a deer hunting license in my hand! Did you draw any of your New Mexico big-game hunting licenses? Big-game draw results available today SANTA FE – Hunters who applied for New Mexico big-game licenses will know their draw results early again this spring through the Department of Game …

Special Hunter Education Camp – New Mexico

If there is one thing you can do to more readily comprehend hunters and hunting it is to complete a hunter education course. I volunteer and teach others not to create more hunters, but to create an awareness of conservation, wildlife, hunting, safety, laws, and more importantly ethics. After that, if one wants to take …

HELP – New Mexico Big Game Hunting License Application

The clock is ticking for you to get your New Mexico big-game hunting application complete. With new rules and system changes, this might be a challenge for some. Due to the possibility of you, or me, needing extra help with the process, NMDGF has extended their hours and will be available to help. Information center …

Mobile App Introduced by New Mexico Department of Game & Fish

If you're a New Mexico hunter, looking to fill the freezer, you need to know about the new mobile app the Department of Game and Fish has introduced. While we're having talks about budgets in Colorado, New Mexico is advancing technology and finding ways to save money. The NMDGF has implemented a 100% online licensing …

New Mexico Counties Oppose Public Lands Transfer

In New Mexico, there are lands owned by the state, on which we enjoy hunting. While I have personally enjoyed hunting an guiding on some of these properties, I'm not set on allowing the state to manage additional lands. What is your outlook on these public land transfers? Three New Mexico Counties Oppose Transfer of …

New Mexico State Wildlife Action Plan Approved by Federal Administrators

USFWS approves N.M.’s State Wildlife Action Plan SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish received notice the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officially approved New Mexico’s State Wildlife Action Plan on Wednesday. The plan was approved by the New Mexico State Game Commission last November and was submitted to federal administrators …

Deadline to Apply for Big-Game Hunting Licenses

Wednesday is deadline to apply for big-game hunting licenses SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is reminding hunters that Wednesday, March 22, is the deadline to apply for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope, oryx, ibex, bighorn sheep, javelina and Barbary sheep licenses. The department expects more than 170,000 applicants for about 60,000 …

Public Meetings on Migratory Bird Rule Proposals

Public meetings scheduled on migratory bird rule proposals SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on proposed migratory bird rules for next hunting season. Proposals for the 2017-18 migratory bird hunting season including dates and bag limits can be seen on the department website, http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us. The department works with …

New Mexico Hunting Applications – NMDGF Open Extra Hours to Help

Information center open extra hours to help hunters SANTA FE – New Mexico Department of Game and Fish employees will be working extended hours and Saturdays this month to help hunters apply for big-game hunting licenses. Information center hours will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. …

New Mexico Hunters – File Harvest Reports

Hunters: Don't forget to file your mandatoryharvest reports SANTA FE – Mandatory harvest deadlines are fast approaching for hunters and trappers who held licenses for New Mexico’s 2016-17 seasons. The deadline to file a free report for hunters who held 2016-17 deer, elk, antelope or turkey licenses is Feb. 15, 2017. After that date, an …