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Enhancement hunts help fund conservation in New Mexico

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Game & Fish News

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: 505-476-8000; ispa@dgf.nm.govMedia contact, Darren Vaughan: 505-476-8027; darren.vaughan@dgf.nm.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JULY 20, 2023:

Enhancement hunts help fund conservation in New Mexico

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Bear and Cougar Rule topic of public meetings

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Game & Fish News

SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the Bear and Cougar Rule (19.31.11 NMAC), which opened at the State Game Commission meeting on April 28, 2023.

For bear, […]

Governor’s Special Hunt Auction Online

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Game & Fish News

New Mexico – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, pursuant to 2007 legislation, has authorized the auctioning of eight big-game hunts to benefit the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF). NMDGF has partnered with New Mexico Ducks Unlimited (DU) to offer […]

New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting & Fishing Show

 

Hunt forecasts for oryx, ibex and Barbary sheep

Are you new to New Mexico’s draw process? Are you experienced but just want to maximize your odds for a successful draw and hunt? No matter where you stand, we are here to help draw your path to success!

This year the department will be presenting the “Drawing Your Path to Success” video and […]

Hunt forecasts for elk, deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn and turkey

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Game & Fish News

Are you new to New Mexico’s draw process? Are you experienced but just want to maximize your odds for a successful draw and hunt? No matter where you stand, we are here to help draw your path to success!

This year the […]

Game Commission to meet Jan. 27

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: 888-248-6866Media contact, Darren Vaughan: 505-476-8027darren.vaughan@dgf.nm.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JAN. 20, 2023:

Game Commission to meet Jan. 27

SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will hold a virtual meeting starting at 9 a.m., Friday, Jan. 27. […]

Bear zone hunting closure update — Zone 7 closed

Attention New Mexico bear hunters:

Bear hunting Zone 7 is closed effective Oct. 5, 2022, as the harvest limit has been reached. Please refer to the chart below for the most current harvest reports and zone status.

Bear: Zone 7 is closed.

Cougar: All zones are open.

Please remember: Before hunting, hunters must verify […]

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Game Commission To Meet 8/20

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Game & Fish News

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: 888-248-6866Media contact, Ryan Darr: 505-476-8027ryan.darr@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, AUG. 12, 2022:

Game Commission to meet Aug. 20

ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will […]

2022-2023 License Year Starts Soon

Get your 2022-2023 Fishing and Hunting Licenses

Sales of “over-the-counter” fishing and hunting licenses for the 2022-2023 license year are underway.

Anglers will need a 2022-2023 fishing license beginning April 1.

If you purchased a game-hunting or game-hunting and fishing license through the 2022-2023 draw application, it is now available in […]