Mar
3
Wed
Big Game Draw 2021: All you wanted to know @ Virtual
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Applications for the 2021 big game draw will open soon! Have questions before you apply? We will be meeting virtually every week to discuss the 2021-2022 big game draw, how to apply, options for hunter education and the hunter mentor program and how to read the draw odds report. Over the next few months, we will have biologists on hand to answer questions.

Big Game Draw 2021: All you wanted to know

Please register online and send us your questions through email or add your questions to the Facebook Event for the topic related to your questions.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Send us your questions through email or add a questions to the Facebook Event for the topic related to your questions.

 

Mar
10
Wed
Big Game Draw 2021: All you wanted to know @ Virtual
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Applications for the 2021 big game draw will open soon! Have questions before you apply? We will be meeting virtually every week to discuss the 2021-2022 big game draw, how to apply, options for hunter education and the hunter mentor program and how to read the draw odds report. Over the next few months, we will have biologists on hand to answer questions.

Big Game Draw 2021: All you wanted to know

Please register online and send us your questions through email or add your questions to the Facebook Event for the topic related to your questions.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Send us your questions through email or add a questions to the Facebook Event for the topic related to your questions.

 

Mar
17
Wed
Deadline: 2020–2021 Late Harvest Reports
Mar 17 all-day

Deadline to submit late 2020–21 harvest reports for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and turkey. All 2020–21 license holders must report to be eligible for 2021–22 draw licenses. Reports can be submitted online or by telephone. See 2021-22 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book.

Failure to report for these species by this date will result in rejection of all draw applications. An $8 late fee applies after February 15, 2021. Remember to keep your confirmation number.

Deadline: 2021 Big-Game Draw Application
Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm

Deadline to apply for 2021 Draw Licenses for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelinapronghorn 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 2020-21 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info

Mar
24
Wed
2021–22 Over-the-Counter License Types Available
Mar 24 all-day

2021–22 over-the-counter (OTC) license types, including game-hunting licenses and game-hunting & fishing licenses, are available online, by telephone and at NMDGF offices and license vendors.

Apr
1
Thu
2021-22 License Year Begins
Apr 1 all-day

2021–22 License Year begins. 2020–21 licenses no longer valid.

Apr
7
Wed
Deadline: 2020-21 Harvest Report (Avoid Application Rejection)
Apr 7 all-day

Deadline to submit 2020–21 harvest reports for Barbary sheep, ibex, javelina, oryx and trapper license holders to be eligible for big-game licenses. Results can be reported online or by telephone.

Failure to report for these species by this date will result in rejection of all applications. An $8 late fee applies after April 7, 2021. Remember to keep your confirmation number.

Apr
12
Mon
Habitat Stamp Citizen Advisory Committees @ Virtual Meeting
Apr 12 @ 5:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has scheduled two public meetings in order to inform the Citizen Advisory Committee, as well as the members of the public, of proposed projects for the upcoming fiscal year. A short presentation providing background information about each proposal will be followed by a brief Q & A session where members of the Citizen Advisory Committee as well as of the Public are encouraged to ask questions.

Topic: Habitat Stamp Program Proposed Projects Meeting (BLM Proposals)

When: Apr 12, 2021 05:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_G_opSN_7SjmDrd04WJk-PA. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Apr
13
Tue
Habitat Stamp Citizen Advisory Committees @ Virtual Meeting
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has scheduled two public meetings in order to inform the Citizen Advisory Committee, as well as the members of the public, of proposed projects for the upcoming fiscal year. A short presentation providing background information about each proposal will be followed by a brief Q & A session where members of the Citizen Advisory Committee as well as of the Public are encouraged to ask questions.

Topic: Habitat Stamp Program Proposed Projects Meeting (USFS Proposals)

When: Apr 13, 2021 05:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_i_ZOSjPKTyyjnfPjZtj6Ww. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Apr
21
Wed
Results 2021 Big Game Draw License: Results available online now!
Apr 21 all-day

Results are available online now!

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.

Apr
27
Tue
Living with wildlife in Los Alamos @ Zoom
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm

The landscape around Los Alamos is unique and provides excellent habitat for wildlife to live in and near the community. In the community, you can frequently see deer, bears, cougars and other wildlife — or at least see evidence of them.

Everyone can work together to help keep wildlife and people safe. On April 27 at 6:00 p.m. Game and Fish officers and biologists will be live on Zoom and broadcast on the Department’s Facebook page to talk about the unique landscape, wildlife that are in the area, what to do if you live in the area and how to be safe when recreating in the area.

Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_m1N5GWwtRwqRrcl9REdkvw

May
10
Mon
Hunter Education Course Schedule
May 10 – May 14 all-day

Check the Hunter Education Course Schedule for new & updated class dates for Hunter Education, Field Day/Live Fire, and Bowhunter Education.  We also offer online course options for New Mexico residents 11 years of age or older.

Jun
5
Sat
Free Fishing Day 2021
Jun 5 all-day

Anglers can fish for free in New Mexico on Saturday, June 5, as the state celebrates National Boating and Fishing Week.

Anyone can fish for free in public fishing waters throughout the state Saturday, June 5, but everyone must observe bag limits and all other rules and regulations. For more information, please visit www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

Maps of public fishing waters, lists of where to find family-friendly fishing and tips on how to fish also can be found on the department website.

Jul
21
Wed
Virtual Presentation on Oryx & Ibex @ Thomas Branigan Memorial Library
Jul 21 @ 6:30 pm

NMDGF will be giving a virtual presentation on oryx and ibex to an audience through the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library.

Sep
25
Sat
National Hunting & Fishing Day 2021
Sep 25 all-day

Anglers can fish for free in New Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 25, as the state celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day.

Anyone can fish for free in public fishing waters throughout the state Saturday, Sept. 25, but everyone must observe bag limits and all other rules and regulations. For more information, please visit www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

For information about where to fish and what to use, consult the department’s weekly fishing and stocking report. Maps of public fishing waters, lists of where to find family-friendly fishing and tips on how to fish also can be found on the department website.