Calendar

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Aug
19
Sat
Outdoor Expo 2017 – Day 1 @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Event Dates:
Day 1: Aug. 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Day 2: Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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: www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

NMDGF Outdoor Expo 2017 Event Map

Aug
20
Sun
Outdoor Expo 2017 – Day 2 @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Event Dates:
Day 1: Aug. 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Day 2: Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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: www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

NMDGF Outdoor Expo 2017 Event Map

Aug
23
Wed
Deadline: 2017 Pheasant Draw Hunts
Aug 23 all-day

Deadline to apply for pheasant draw hunts. For details see the 2017-2018 Hunting Rules and Info booklet.

Aug
30
Wed
Results: Pheasant and Sandhill Crane permits
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am

Draw Results for Pheasant and Sandhill Crane permits will be available Wednesday, August 30 at 10:00 am. Successful applicants must have a game hunting license and applicable stamps (plus HIP number for crane) in addition to their draw permit. Licenses are available online, by phone or at any license vendor.

Sep
1
Fri
Season Begins: 2017 Fall Archery-Only Turkey
Sep 1 all-day

Fall archery-only turkey season begins. See the 2017-2018 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info booklet.

Season Begins: 2017 Grouse & Squirrel
Sep 1 all-day
Oct
12
Thu
Public Meetings: Proposed Changes Pronghorn Rule
Oct 12 – Nov 16 all-day

For complete details see the following news release: Public meetings will address proposed changes in pronghorn rule.

To gather public comments, four public meetings will be conducted:

  • Albuquerque: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 3841 Midway Place, NE.
  • Las Vegas: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the New Mexico State Police Office, 520 South Commerce.
  • Roswell: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 1912 W. Second St.
  • Las Cruces: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 2715 Northrise Drive.
Oct
14
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
Oct 14 @ 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.