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2021-22 NM Hunting Rules

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Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting and fishing seasons

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Game & Fish News

SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during hunting and fishing seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations.

The 2021-2022 hunting and fishing season begins April 1. All […]

#HuntNM21 – Deadlines are approaching quickly

#HuntNM21 Apply now for the Big Game Draw

Deadlines are approaching fast:

– March 10 at 5:00 p.m. – Deadline to qualify for the incentive program.

– March 17 at 5:00 p.m. – Deadline to apply for draw licenses for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelina, pronghorn and oryx. Deadline […]

Are you planning to apply for the 2021 – 2022 big game draw?

Whether you have applied for years or are ready to apply for the first time, here are some thing you need to know. Rules and Information Booklet

Information about rules, seasons, fees and more is available in the 2021-2022 Hunting Rules & Information booklet online now and will be available in print soon. Hunters […]

National Hunting & Fishing Day 2019

September 28, 2019

Anglers can fish for free in New Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 28, as the state celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day.

Anyone can fish for free in public fishing waters throughout the state Saturday, Sept. 28, but everyone must observe bag limits and all other rules and regulations. For more information, […]

Encouragement elk hunting licenses go on sale July 10

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866

Encouragement elk hunting licenses go on sale July 10

SANTA FE – New Mexico resident youth and senior hunters who applied and were unsuccessful in the 2019-2020 big game draw are eligible for nearly 1,900 antlerless elk licenses. […]

2019-2020 Fishing and Hunting Fishing Licenses On Sale Now

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866

2019-2020 fishing and hunting fishing licenses on sale now

SANTA FE – Sales of “over-the-counter” fishing and game hunting licenses for the 2019-2020 license year is now open, giving anglers and hunters an opportunity to have licenses in-hand […]

Public comment sought on draft Environmental Assessment for construction of a shooting range in Clayton

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866Media contact: Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us

CLAYTON – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the construction of the Stephen M. Bush Memorial […]

Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show this weekend in Albuquerque

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866Media contact: Martin Perea: (505) 476-8019martin.perea@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, FEB. 13, 2018:

Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show this weekend in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE – The annual New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show will be […]

SFWNM is looking for some Youth Archery hunters!!!

August 14, 2017 Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife

New Mexico SFW-NM is looking for some Youth Archery Hunters. 4 Donated licenses available

We here at the Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife NM are looking for some Youth Archery Hunters for the upcoming 2017 hunting season. We have obtained some donated Elk Archery licenses […]

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 […]