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Last Updated: 07/16/2014

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Our Mission: To conserve, regulate, propagate and protect the wildlife and fish within the state of New Mexico using a flexible management system that ensures sustainable use for public food supply, recreation and safety; and to provide for off-highway motor vehicle recreation that recognizes cultural, historic, and resource values while ensuring public safety.

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Youth Encouragement Elk Licenses now available online.

Leftover deer, javelina licenses are still available.

For review and comment: Hunting rule development proposals for 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 hunting seasons.

Aquatic Invasive Species

Help keep New Mexico's lakes free of invasive species such as quagga and zebra mussels.

Get the Bear Facts

If you really care... don't feed bears! Help keep
New Mexico's black bears alive while protecting yourself and your property.

NMDGF 2013-18 Strategic Plan

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News

July 16: Hunting licenses still available for elk, deer and javelina

July 10: Off-highway Vehicle Program announces grant awards for 2014

July 10: Department of game and fish officers busy over holiday

July 9: Mule deer poached near Carrizozo: reward offered

July 3: Catch outdoor rewards this Independence Day

July 1: Aerial survey shows lesser prairie-chicken population increased 20% in 2014

June 26: More than 2,000 youth elk licenses for sale beginning July 9

June 23: Fishing bag limits, tackle restrictions lifted on Santa Fe river

June 16: Leftover deer, javelina licenses go on sale online at 10 a.m. June 25

June 9: Free children’s fishing derby June 14 in Santa Fe

June 4: Anglers out in force over Memorial Day

June 4: Unprecedented effort protects prairie chicken habitat in five states

June 2: Saturday, June 7, is free fishing day in New Mexico; youth clinics statewide

May 28: Nongame hunting and coyote-killing contests are prohibited on wildlife management areas

May 22: New Mexico youths can receive donated hunting licenses

May 20: Protect New Mexico waters from invasive species

May 20: Grant County man ordered to pay $6,000 for allegedly poached deer

May 19: Hunters in northern New Mexico invited to give input on big-game hunting rules

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Events and Opportunities

Reel in five tagged fish at $200 each.

See our press release for more on rules and contact information.

Purchase a fishing license online.
hunter education

Events and Opportunities

hunter education Share with Wildlife call for projects available through August 1.

 

New in Publications

Latest edition New Mexico Wildlife, Summer 2014 available now on our Publications page.

Rules and Information

 

2014 big-game rib cover

2014-2015 Hunting

 

 

Fishing Rules & Information Book for 2014-2015 from New Mexico Department of Game & Fish

2014-2015 Fishing

 

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