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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 […]

Game Commission to meet virtually Oct. 16

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Game & Fish News

Game Commission to meet virtually Oct. 16

SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet virtually Friday, Oct. 16 at 9:00 a.m.

The full agenda and other information will be available on the Department of Game and […]

Project proposals sought for Share with Wildlife funding

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 27, 2020:

Project proposals sought for Share with Wildlife funding

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s Share with Wildlife program is now […]

Special Hunter Education Camp at Camp Tres Ritos near Mora

Receive hands-on training

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is offering a special hunter education camp where youth can receive hands-on training and earn their hunter education certification.

The camp is open to youth ages 10 to 17 who are accompanied by a registered adult. It will be conducted the weekend of […]

Game Commission to meet March 1 in Las Cruces

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866Media contact: Dan Williams: (505) 476-8004dan.williams@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, FEB. 20, 2018:

Game Commission to meet March 1 in Las Cruces

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Thursday, March 1, in […]

Free family fun at Outdoor Expo Aug. 20-21

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, AUG. 16, 2016:

Free family fun at Outdoor Expo Aug. 20-21

ALBUQUERQUE – If you’ve wanted to learn to shoot a firearm, catch a fish, […]

2016-17 Migratory Game Bird Rules and Information Booklet now available online

SANTA FE – Rules and information about applying for licenses and hunting migratory game birds, including doves, sandhill cranes and waterfowl for the 2016-17 season are now available online at www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

New this season are an increase in the bag limit and number of permits available for sandhill cranes. The department will begin accepting applications […]

Learn more about the Responsible Hunter Program

New Mexico Department of Game and FishMedia contact: Jessica Fisher, (505-476-8100Public contact: (888)-248-6866jessica.fisher@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, AUG. 6, 2014:

Learn more about the Responsible Hunter Program

Expect Roadblocks Statewide During Fall Hunting Seasons

New Mexico Department of Game and FishMedia contact: Mark Madsen, (575) 624-6135Public contact: (888) 248-6866mark.madsen@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JULY 28, 2014:

EXPECT ROADBLOCKS STATEWIDE DURING FALL HUNTING SEASONS […]