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

Results: 2017 Big Game Draw License – Updated!
Apr 12 all-day

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

Season Begins: 2017 Spring Turkey
Apr 15 all-day

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

Citizen advisory committees: Habitat Stamp projects
May 15 – May 25 all-day

Dates and locations:

  • Southwest: 10 a.m. May 15, Gila National Forest office, 3005 E. Camino del Bosque, Silver City.
  • Southeast: 9 a.m. May 17, Central Valley Electric Cooperative, 1403 N. 13th Street, Artesia.
  • Central: 9 a.m. May 18, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish office, 3841 Midway Place N.E., ABQ.
  • Northwest: 9 a.m. May 22, Carson National Forest office, 1110 Rio Vista Lane, Unit #2, Bloomfield.
  • Northeast: 9 a.m. May 25, Santa Fe National Forest office, 11 Forest Lane, Santa Fe.

For complete details see the following news release: Citizen advisory committees to meet to recommend Habitat Stamp projects

Free Fishing Day 2017
Jun 3 all-day

Fish without a license statewide June 3 and Sept. 23 . All other rules and regulations apply. Get outdoors! Find a fishing hole near you.

Outdoor Adventure Day, Roswell @ Spring River Zoo Fishing Pond
Jun 3 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.  Fishing Derby from 8:00 a.m. to Noon.

Fun times for the whole family! Free t-shirt and goodie bag for the first 200 kids! With prizes for largest fish, smallest fish, and many random drawings. Also archery, indoor pellet gun range, OHV simulator, and games. Hotdogs (while supplies last) at 11 a.m.

For more information call Game & Fish at 575-624-6135 or Officer Tyson Sanders at 575-840-7483

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Youth Archery 3D and Rifle Shoot, Ft Stanton @ Rob Jaggers Campground
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

New Mexico Game & Fish and Bureau of Land Management  – Free Youth Archery 3d and .22 Rifle Shoot

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Investigator-Advanced (DGF #49700+)
Jun 15 @ 12:00 am – Jun 20 @ 11:59 pm

This position will investigate violations using a variety of investigative techniques, and will prosecute individuals in accordance with State Statute Chapter 17 and State Statute Chapter 30 State Game Commission Rules. This position will also provide law enforcement training to new recruits and field officers.

Apply Online: Investigator-Advanced (DGF #49700+)

Salary: $31,782.40 – $55,307.20 Annually
Opening date: 6/15/2017
Closing date: 6/20/2017 11:59 PM Mountain
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bernardo Farmworker (DGF #34559)
Jun 19 @ 12:00 am – Jul 3 @ 11:59 pm

This position will perform the duties of planting, cultivating, pesticide application, irrigation and habitat manipulation for resident/wintering waterfowl and all other wildlife on the Bernardo Waterfowl Management Area (WMA). This position will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of heavy equipment and farm equipment such as tractors, plows, cultivators, sprayers, grain drills, discs and mowers, dozers, backhoes, road graders, scrapers, and transports. This position must work with the Manager and Assistant Manager on the WMA to monitor and track the daily operations and production of the WMA to ensure its success. This position will be responsible for significant overnight travel throughout the state of New Mexico to assist in heavy equipment, land management, and agricultural related activities on other wildlife and waterfowl management areas under Game Commission ownership. This position must know statutory regulations for the Ladd S. Gordon Waterfowl Management Complex and respond to questions and comments from the public.

Apply Online: Bernardo Farmworker (DGF #34559)

Salary: $23,524.80 – $40,913.60
Opening date: 6/19/2017
Closing date: 7/03/2017 11:59 PM Mountain
Location: Socorro County, New Mexico

State Game Commission Public Meeting: Ruidoso @ Inn of the Mountain Gods, Mescalero Room
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.