Calendar

Calendar 2014-12-19T12:27:50+00:00

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.

Mar
24
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Los Lunas River Park
Mar 24 @ 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 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.

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2018–19 License Year begins. 2017-18 licenses no longer valid.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
25
Wed
Results: 2018 Big Game Draw License
Apr 25 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.

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

Deadline to apply for 2018 pheasant draw hunts. For details see the 2018-19 New Mexico Hunting Rules and Info booklet.

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
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
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.