Calendar

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Jun
8
Fri
E-PLUS Landowner Lists
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm

June 8 @ 2 pm check the E-PLUS webpage for the SCR draw results and the complete lists of all properties that were issued private land elk authorizations inside the COER. See E-PLUS SCR Landowner List 2018-19 and E-PLUS Landowner List 2018-19.

Jul
25
Wed
Public Meeting Proposed Changes: Deer, Elk, and E-PLUS Rules
Jul 25 – Aug 2 all-day

See Proposals Under Consideration for details.

Roswell: 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 25 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 1912 W. Second Street
Las Cruces: 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 26 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 2715 Northrise Drive
Santa Fe: 6 to 7:30 p.m. August 1 at the Santa Fe Community College (Jemez Room 1), 6401 Richards Ave
Albuquerque: 6 to 7:30 p.m. August 2 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 3841 Midway Place, NE

Jul
28
Sat
The Fish of Bottomless Lakes
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm

Biologist Shawn Denny will bring an aquatic exhibit as well as lead a hands-on water exploration of the Lea Lake fish and marine inhabitants.

Aug
22
Wed
Deadline: 2018 Pheasant & Sandhill Crane Draw Hunts
Aug 22 all-day

Deadline to apply for 2018 pheasant and sandhill crane draw hunts. For details see the appropriate rules booklet.

Aug
30
Thu
Public Meeting Proposed Changes: Manner & Method Rule
Aug 30 – Sep 11 all-day

See Proposals Under Consideration for details.

Las Cruces: 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 2715 Northrise Drive.
Albuquerque: 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 3841 Midway Place, NE.
Roswell: 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 1912 W. Second Street.
Raton: 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 215 York Canyon Road.

Sep
1
Sat
Season Begins: 2018 Fall Bow-Only Turkey
Sep 1 all-day

Fall bow-only turkey season begins. See the 2018-2019 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info booklet.

Season Begins: 2018 Grouse & Squirrel
Sep 1 all-day
Sep
8
Sat
Dragonfly Festival
Sep 8 all-day

The 17th annual Dragonfly Festival at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, just outside of Roswell. Visit for the poach coach, archery, and the catfish pool setup for fishing. Click the link for more details:
https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Bitter_Lake/visit/events_calendar/festival.html

Sep
22
Sat
Free Fishing Day 2018
Sep 22 all-day

New Mexico Free Fishing Day. Fish without a license (all other fishing rules apply). Find a fishing hole near you.

Oct
13
Sat
80th Anniversary Celebration @ Glenwood Fish Hatchery
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The community of The Glenwood, New Mexico invites you to an 80th Anniversary Celebration and free* Fall Fishing and Outdoor Education Fiesta for the Glenwood Fish Hatchery.

80th Anniversary Celebration Glenwood Fish Hatchery

  • Free fishing 17 years and younger (*Fishing license required for anglers 18 years and older)
  • Off-highway vehicle safety training
  • Archery and atlatl ranges
  • Spin -casting games
  • Wildlife skins & skulls
  • Hatchery history and tours
  • Bird-watching walks
  • Door prizes, hot dogs and cold drinks
Nov
1
Thu
Season Begins: 2018 Fall Turkey
Nov 1 all-day

Fall (any legal sporting arms) turkey season begins. See the 2018-19 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info booklet.

Nov
15
Thu
Season Begins: 2018 Quail
Nov 15 all-day
Nov
16
Fri
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Holloman AFB
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 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 off-highway motorcycle (OHM) training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must use a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment. Training machines and safety equipment (helmets, eye protection, boots, and gloves) are available to pre-registered students by reservation.

Nov
17
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Holloman AFB
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 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 off-highway motorcycle (OHM) training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must use a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment. Training machines and safety equipment (helmets, eye protection, boots, and gloves) are available to pre-registered students by reservation.

Nov
18
Sun
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Holloman AFB
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 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 off-highway motorcycle (OHM) training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must use a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment. Training machines and safety equipment (helmets, eye protection, boots, and gloves) are available to pre-registered students by reservation.

Dec
1
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ City of Albuquerque Shooting Range Park
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 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 off-highway motorcycle (OHM) training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must use a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment. Training machines and safety equipment (helmets, eye protection, boots, and gloves) are available to pre-registered students by reservation.

Celebrate the Historic Return of Gila Trout to Whitewater Creek @ Catwalk Recreation Area
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am
Dec
6
Thu
Season Begins: 2018 Pheasant
Dec 6 all-day

Pheasant season begins statewide, (excluding Valencia County), see the 2018-2019 New Mexico Hunting Rules and Info booklet.

Dec
8
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Los Lunas River Park
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 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 off-highway motorcycle (OHM) training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must use a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment. Training machines and safety equipment (helmets, eye protection, boots, and gloves) are available to pre-registered students by reservation.