Public Comment

Review and comment on current proposals for consideration before the New Mexico State Game Commission.

Catch a $ Fish

Join NMDGF and a local visitors bureau to reel in one of five tagged fish worth $100 each.

» Follow NMDGF facebook for clues.

» Upon catching a tagged fish with a numbered tag, proceed to the local visitors bureau.

» You must follow all fishing rules and regulations. Anglers 12 and older must buy a fishing license.

Online License Sales

Click the image below to immediately reach our Online Licensing System website.

Click here to access the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Online Licensing System : » Purchase/Print a License » Get your Customer ID# » Report a Harvest » Apply for Draw Hunts » Look Up Draw Results » Print Free Permits » Enroll in a Class
Buy or print a license, get free permits, apply for draw hunts or check results with Customer Login.

Events Calendar

Aug
15
Sat
New Mexico Outdoor Expo 2015 – Day 1 @ Shooting Range Park
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

New Mexico Outdoor Expo 2015

Event Dates:
Day 1: Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Day 2: Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fun for the Entire Family!

Free events include catfish pond, firearm and archery target shooting, spin casting, fly tying, climbing wall, kayak instruction, exhibits and much more. Learn from experts how to improve your fishing, shooting and outdoor skills. Keep the dates open and watch for more information this spring: www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

Check back in future for additional details.

Icon of New Mexico Outdoor Expo 2015 Handbill New Mexico Outdoor Expo 2015 Handbill

Aug
16
Sun
New Mexico Outdoor Expo 2015 – Day 2 @ Shooting Range Park
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

New Mexico Outdoor Expo 2015

Event Dates:
Day 1: Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Day 2: Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fun for the Entire Family!

Free events include catfish pond, firearm and archery target shooting, spin casting, fly tying, climbing wall, kayak instruction, exhibits and much more. Learn from experts how to improve your fishing, shooting and outdoor skills. Keep the dates open and watch for more information this spring: www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

Check back in future for additional details.

Icon of New Mexico Outdoor Expo 2015 Handbill New Mexico Outdoor Expo 2015 Handbill

Aug
27
Thu
State Game Commission Public Meeting: Santa Fe @ SFCC Jemez Rooms
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

Sep
1
Tue
Season: Dusky (Blue) Grouse, Squirrel
Sep 1 all-day

The 2015-2016 season for dusky (blue) grouse and squirrel begins. (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: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/usa/albuquerque).

Season: Fall Archery-Only Turkey
Sep 1 all-day

Fall archery-only turkey season begins. See the 2015-2016 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info booklet.

Sep
26
Sat
National Hunting and Fishing Day
Sep 26 all-day

Fish without a license (all other fishing rules apply). See the 2015-2016 New Mexico Fishing Rules & Info.

Sep
29
Tue
State Game Commission Public Meeting: Albuquerque @ Embassy Suites
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

Sep
30
Wed
Deadline: Special Permit Pheasant Hunts
Sep 30 all-day

Application deadline for special-permit pheasant hunts. Applications must be made before 5 p.m. MDT. See the 2015-2016 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info booklet.


Recent News Releases

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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.