The 2015-16 Migratory Game-Bird Hunting Rules and Information booklet is available online.

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Events Calendar

Season: Pheasant
Dec 10 all-day

The 2015-2016 pheasant season begins statewide, (excluding Valencia County ) determined on your hunting location. (For specific details see the 2015-2016 Hunting Rules and Guidebook).

Sunrise and Sunset (MST) at Albuquerque, NM
Add one minute for each 12 miles west of Albuquerque. Subtract one minute for each 12 miles east of Albuquerque. Mountain Standard Time (MST) changes to Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) beginning March 10, 2014 at 2 a.m. and ends November 4, 2014 at 2 a.m.(Source:

OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Del Norte Gun Club
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

New Mexico Game and Fish Hunting & Fishing Publications 2015-2016

Recent News Releases

Nov 5th, 2015

Game Commission to meet Nov. 19 in Roswell

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New Mexico Wildlife

New Mexico Wildlife - News Magazine from NM Game & Fish Fall 2014

Click Here for the new 12-page issue or visit our Publications page to read back issues.