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Cougar hunting zone B is closed

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Game & Fish News

Attention New Mexico cougar hunters:

Cougar hunting zone B is closed effective Dec. 18, 2020, as the harvest limit has been reached. Please refer to the chart below for the most current harvest reports and zone status.

Bear: All zones are […]

Bear zone hunting closure update — Statewide

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Game & Fish News

Attention New Mexico bear hunters:

Bear hunting is closed statewide, effective Nov. 30, 2020.

Cougar: All zones are open.

Please remember: Before hunting bears or cougars, hunters must verify the zone is open by checking the Department’s website or calling the Bear […]

Services available for NM’s hunters, anglers and outdoor recreationalists

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MARCH 18:

Services available for NM’s hunters, anglers and outdoor recreationalists

SANTA FE – It’s important for agencies like the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish to […]

Hunters urged to complete draw applications online or by phone to protect public health

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MARCH 17, 2020:

Hunters urged to complete draw applications online or by phone to protect public health

SANTA FE – Following the New Mexico Department […]

ANGLERS, HUNTERS CAN PURCHASE 2018-19 LICENSES EARLY THIS YEAR

New Mexico Department of Game and FishPublic contact: (888) 248-6866

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MARCH 22, 2018:

ANGLERS, HUNTERS CAN PURCHASE 2018-19 LICENSES EARLY THIS YEAR

SANTA FE – Sales of “over-the-counter” fishing and hunting licenses for the 2018-19 license year opened today, giving anglers and hunters an opportunity […]

STUDY: N.M. hunters, anglers spend more than $613 million

New Mexico Department of Game and FishMedia contact: Lance Cherry, (505) 476-8003Public contact: (888) 248-6866lance.cherry@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, NOV. 13, 2014:

STUDY: N.M. hunters, anglers spend […]

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish invites hunters and wildlife enthusiasts in the Raton area to give comments on several big-game hunting rules

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Media contact: Rachel Shockley, (505) 476-8071 Public contact: (888)-248-6866 Rachel.shockley@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, APRIL 15, 2014: GIVE INPUT ON BIG-GAME HUNTING RULES

RATON – New Mexico Department of Game and Fish invites hunters and wildlife enthusiasts in the Raton area to give comments […]

Hunters in Northwest New Mexico invited to give input on big-game hunting rules

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Media contact: Rachel Shockley, (505) 476-8071 Public contact: (888)-248-6866 Rachel.shockley@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, APRIL 15, 2014: HUNTERS IN NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO INVITED TO GIVE INPUT ON BIG-GAME HUNTING RULES

FARMINGTON – New Mexico Department of Game and Fish invites hunters and wildlife enthusiasts […]