Feb
6
Wed
Big-Game Hunt Application Assistance – Ruidoso @ ENMU Community College Computer Lab
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Applying for big-game hunts in New Mexico can be a confusing and even intimidating task. Local Game Wardens would like to help with your draw applications and answer any questions you may have.

Join us 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College Computer Lab, 709 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345.

If you have a NMDGF account, please bring login information. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one.

For more information contact us at 575-808-9208 or call the department tollfree at 888-248-6866.

Application Help Flier Ruidoso

Feb
7
Thu
Big-Game Hunt Application Assistance – Farmington @ Farmington Public Library
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Applying for big-game hunts in New Mexico can be a confusing and even intimidating task. Local Game Wardens would like to help with your draw applications and answer any questions you may have.

Join us 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave, Farmington, NM 87401.

If you have a NMDGF account, please bring login information. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one.

The Farmington Public Library will have a limited number of computers available on a first come, first served basis. If you bring your own laptop, you will need your Farmington Public Library card and pin number to access the library’s wi-fi. To get a library card, please bring your government issued photo ID and proof of mailing address.

For more information contact us at 575-808-9208 or call the department tollfree at 888-248-6866.

Application Help Flier Farmington

Feb
9
Sat
2019 New Mexico State Championship NASP Tournament @ Albuquerque Convention Center
Feb 9 @ 8:00 am
Feb
13
Wed
Deadline: 2019 Bear & Turkey Draw Permit Application
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm

Deadline to apply for bear and turkey draw permits. Applications must be completed before 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST). See 2019-20 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info.

Feb
15
Fri
Deadline: 2018–2019 Harvest Reports
Feb 15 all-day

Deadline to submit 2018–19 harvest reports for deer, elk, pronghorn and turkey license holders. Reports can be submitted online or by telephone. Late fees apply after this date.

Outdoor Adventures Hunting & Fishing Show 2019 – Day 1 @ Manuel Lujan Bldg, Expo NM
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Event Dates Announced:
Day 1: Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Day 2: Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Day 3: Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free admission for licensed New Mexico hunters and anglers. Youths 17 and younger free. Non-licensed adults $3.00.

  • Hands-on demonstrations of the latest equipment for hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation.
  • Free fishing derby held daily.
  • Sportsman’s Warehouse Outdoor Skills Room with fly-casting and fishing instruction, archery, pellet gun and OHV simulator.
  • Latest OHVs, RVs, Boats, Kayaks on display by local dealers.
  • Conservation organizations, outfitters and guides available to answer questions.

Outdoor Adventures Poster 2019

Feb
16
Sat
Outdoor Adventures Hunting & Fishing Show 2019 – Day 2 @ Manuel Lujan Bldg, Expo NM
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Event Dates Announced:
Day 1: Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Day 2: Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Day 3: Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free admission for licensed New Mexico hunters and anglers. Youths 17 and younger free. Non-licensed adults $3.00.

  • Hands-on demonstrations of the latest equipment for hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation.
  • Free fishing derby held daily.
  • Sportsman’s Warehouse Outdoor Skills Room with fly-casting and fishing instruction, archery, pellet gun and OHV simulator.
  • Latest OHVs, RVs, Boats, Kayaks on display by local dealers.
  • Conservation organizations, outfitters and guides available to answer questions.

Outdoor Adventures Poster 2019

2019 NM Governor’s Special Hunt Auction & Banquet @ Expo NM Creative Arts Center
Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

2019 NM Governor’s Special Hunt Auction & Banquet

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has partnered with the New Mexico Wildlife Federation to host the 2019 Governor’s Special Hunt Auction and Banquet.

Once again, the department will auction over a dozen premier hunting and fishing packages to benefit the Game Protection Fund of New Mexico. The event starts at 5 p.m. at the Creative Arts Building at Expo New Mexico, on the State Fair Grounds at 300 San Pedro Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.

Don’t miss your opportunity to bid on one of many spectacular hunts, including elk, ibex, Oryx, mule deer, Coues deer, pronghorn, turkey, upland game hunting and premier fishing excursions.

Keynote speaker at the event will be Ryan Callaghan of Bozeman, Mont. Callaghan is a frequent contributor to the popular Netflix hunting show “MeatEater.”

There will be many other items in the auction including raffles and games. Proceeds benefit the New Mexico Wildlife Federation. Tickets for the event are $500 for a reserved table for 10, $110 per couple and $60 for a single.

To purchase tickets, visit online, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-governors-special-hunt-auction-banquet-tickets-54554142910.

For more information, please contact the New Mexico Wildlife Federation, (505) 299-5405 or call the department toll-free, (888) 248-6866.

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Feb
17
Sun
Outdoor Adventures Hunting & Fishing Show 2019 – Day 3 @ Manuel Lujan Bldg, Expo NM
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Event Dates Announced:
Day 1: Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Day 2: Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Day 3: Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free admission for licensed New Mexico hunters and anglers. Youths 17 and younger free. Non-licensed adults $3.00.

  • Hands-on demonstrations of the latest equipment for hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation.
  • Free fishing derby held daily.
  • Sportsman’s Warehouse Outdoor Skills Room with fly-casting and fishing instruction, archery, pellet gun and OHV simulator.
  • Latest OHVs, RVs, Boats, Kayaks on display by local dealers.
  • Conservation organizations, outfitters and guides available to answer questions.

Outdoor Adventures Poster 2019

Feb
19
Tue
Big-Game Hunt Application Assistance – Gallup @ Octavia Fellin Public Library
Feb 19 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Applying for big-game hunts in New Mexico can be a confusing and even intimidating task. Local Game Wardens would like to help with your draw applications and answer any questions you may have.

Join us 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 West Hill, Gallup, NM 87301.

If you have a NMDGF account, please bring login information. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one.

For more information contact Corporal Storm Usrey, 505-795-1935 or call the department tollfree at 888-248-6866.

Application Help Flier Gallup

Feb
20
Wed
Big-Game Hunt Application Assistance – Grants @ Grants Public Library
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Applying for big-game hunts in New Mexico can be a confusing and even intimidating task. Local Game Wardens would like to help with your draw applications and answer any questions you may have.

Join us 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the Grants Public Library
1101 North First St., Grants, NM 87020.

If you have a NMDGF account, please bring login information. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one.

For more information contact the department tollfree at 888-248-6866.

Application Help Flier Grants

Feb
22
Fri
Hunter Education Course Schedule
Feb 22 – Apr 27 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.

Feb
23
Sat
OHV Safety Class Schedule
Feb 23 – Jul 13 all-day

Check the Off-Highway Vehicle Calendar for new & updated available class dates.

Feb
27
Wed
Results: 2019 Bear & Turkey Draw Permits
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am

Results for 2019 bear and turkey draw permits available online and permits can be printed on standard paper. Permits are not valid unless accompanied by the appropriate license(s). Bear licenses must be purchased at least two days prior to hunting. Carcass tag required.

Big-Game Hunt Application Assistance – Albuquerque @ NMDGF Office
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Applying for big-game hunts in New Mexico can be a confusing and even intimidating task. Local Game Wardens would like to help with your draw applications and answer any questions you may have.

Join us 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2019 at the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Northwest Region Office, 7816 Alamo Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120.

If you have a NMDGF account, please bring login information. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one.

For more information contact us at 505-222-4700 or call the department tollfree at 888-248-6866.

Application Help Flier Albuquerque

Feb
28
Thu
Big-Game Hunt Application Assistance – Farmington @ Farmington Public Library
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Applying for big-game hunts in New Mexico can be a confusing and even intimidating task. Local Game Wardens would like to help with your draw applications and answer any questions you may have.

Join us 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave, Farmington, NM 87401.

If you have a NMDGF account, please bring login information. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one.

The Farmington Public Library will have a limited number of computers available on a first come, first served basis. If you bring your own laptop, you will need your Farmington Public Library card and pin number to access the library’s wi-fi. To get a library card, please bring your government issued photo ID and proof of mailing address.

For more information contact us at 575-808-9208 or call the department tollfree at 888-248-6866.

Application Help Flier Farmington

Mar
2
Sat
Big-Game Hunt Application Assistance – Farmington @ Farmington Public Library
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Applying for big-game hunts in New Mexico can be a confusing and even intimidating task. Local Game Wardens would like to help with your draw applications and answer any questions you may have.

Join us 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave, Farmington, NM 87401.

If you have a NMDGF account, please bring login information. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one.

The Farmington Public Library will have a limited number of computers available on a first come, first served basis. If you bring your own laptop, you will need your Farmington Public Library card and pin number to access the library’s wi-fi. To get a library card, please bring your government issued photo ID and proof of mailing address.

For more information contact us at 575-808-9208 or call the department tollfree at 888-248-6866.

Application Help Flier Farmington

Mar
6
Wed
Big-Game Hunt Application Assistance – Albuquerque @ NMDGF Office
Mar 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Applying for big-game hunts in New Mexico can be a confusing and even intimidating task. Local Game Wardens would like to help with your draw applications and answer any questions you may have.

Join us 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2019 at the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Northwest Region Office, 7816 Alamo Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120.

If you have a NMDGF account, please bring login information. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one.

For more information contact us at 505-222-4700 or call the department tollfree at 888-248-6866.

Application Help Flier Albuquerque

Mar
13
Wed
Big-Game Hunt Application Assistance – Albuquerque @ NMDGF Office
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Applying for big-game hunts in New Mexico can be a confusing and even intimidating task. Local Game Wardens would like to help with your draw applications and answer any questions you may have.

Join us 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2019 at the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Northwest Region Office, 7816 Alamo Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120.

If you have a NMDGF account, please bring login information. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one.

For more information contact us at 505-222-4700 or call the department tollfree at 888-248-6866.

Application Help Flier Albuquerque

Big-Game Hunt Application Assistance – Ruidoso @ ENMU Community College Computer Lab
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Applying for big-game hunts in New Mexico can be a confusing and even intimidating task. Local Game Wardens would like to help with your draw applications and answer any questions you may have.

Join us 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College Computer Lab, 709 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345.

If you have a NMDGF account, please bring login information. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one.

For more information contact us at 575-808-9208 or call the department tollfree at 888-248-6866.

Application Help Flier Ruidoso

Mar
20
Wed
Deadline: 2018–2019 Late Harvest Reports
Mar 20 all-day

Deadline to submit late 2018–19 harvest reports for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and turkey. All 2018–19 license holders must report to be eligible for 2019–20 draw licenses. Reports can be submitted online or by telephone. See 2019-20 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, 2019. Remember to keep your confirmation number.

Deadline: 2019 Big-Game Draw Application
Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm

Deadline to apply for 2019 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 2019-20 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info.

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, 2019. Remember to keep your confirmation number.

Mar
25
Mon
2019–20 Over-the-Counter License Types Available
Mar 25 all-day

All 2019–20 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
28
Thu
State Game Commission Public Meeting: Albuquerque @ NMDGF Office
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.