Calendar

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Mar
21
Wed
Deadline: 2018 Big-Game Draw Application
Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm

Deadline to apply for 2018 Draw Licenses for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelinapronghorn antelope and oryx, and to apply for Private-land Only Deer License for Units 2A, 2B, 2C, 4 and 5A. Applications must be completed before 5 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). See 2018-19 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info.

Failure to report harvest results and pay any applicable late fees for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and turkey by this date will result in rejection of all draw applications. 

Mar
22
Thu
2018–19 Over-the-Counter License Types Available
Mar 22 all-day

All Over-The-Counter (OTC) license types, including Game-hunting Licenses and Game-hunting & Fishing Licenses, are available online, by telephone (Game & Fish Information Center at 888-248-6866 Monday- Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm), or at NMDGF offices and license vendors.

Apr
1
Sun
2018-19 License Year Begins
Apr 1 all-day

2018–19 License Year begins. 2017-18 licenses no longer valid.

Apr
6
Fri
Season Begins: 2018 Spring Youth-Only Turkey
Apr 6 all-day

Spring youth-only turkey season begins. See the 2018-19 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info booklet.

Apr
7
Sat
Deadline: 2017-18 Harvest Report (Avoid Application Rejection)
Apr 7 all-day

Deadline to submit 2017–18 harvest reports for Barbary sheep, ibex, javelina, oryx and trapping license holders to be eligible for big-game licenses. Results can be reported online or by telephone.

Failure to report harvest results for these species by this date will result in rejection of all applications.

Apr
15
Sun
Season Begins: 2018 Spring Turkey
Apr 15 all-day

Spring turkey season begins. See the 2018-19 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info booklet.

Apr
18
Wed
Results: 2018 Big Game Draw License
Apr 18 all-day

Big-game Draw License results available online, by telephone  (Game & Fish Information Center at 888-248-6866 Monday- Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm), or at NMDGF offices. Update: Big-game draw results available today.

May
5
Sat
Shotgun Open House @ Albuquerque Trap Club
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Swing by and experience Wing-shooting (a.k.a. 5-Stand) at this free event 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Albuquerque Trap Club, 9617 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87105.
 
• NRA Shotgun Instructors available onsite
• Learn and practice shotgun shooting related to hunting
• Discover the Albuquerque Trap Club
• Shotguns, ammunition and targets provided by New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
• Door prizes
• Concessions by Rio Rancho High School trap teams

 

For information, please contact the Department toll-free, (888) 248-6866.