Calendar

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Jan
30
Tue
Public Meeting: Proposed Changes to Bighorn Sheep, Javelina Hunting Rules @ NMDGF, Las Cruces
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
6
Tue
Public Meeting: Proposed Changes to Bighorn Sheep, Javelina Hunting Rules @ NMDGF, Albuquerque
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
16
Fri
Outdoor Adventures Hunting & Fishing Show 2018 – Day 1 @ Manuel Lujan Bldg, Expo NM
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Event Dates Announced:
Day 1: Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Day 2: Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Day 3: Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come see the latest equipment for hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation. New models of off-highway vehicles, recreational vehicles, boats and kayaks will be on display. And as always, outfitters, guides and conservation organizations will be on hand to offer their services and advice.

Interested vendors please contact estelle.gonzales@state.nm.us for more information.

2018 Exhibitor Packet

Feb
17
Sat
Outdoor Adventures Hunting & Fishing Show 2018 – Day 2 @ Manuel Lujan Bldg, Expo NM
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Event Dates Announced:
Day 1: Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Day 2: Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Day 3: Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come see the latest equipment for hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation. New models of off-highway vehicles, recreational vehicles, boats and kayaks will be on display. And as always, outfitters, guides and conservation organizations will be on hand to offer their services and advice.

Interested vendors please contact estelle.gonzales@state.nm.us for more information.

2018 Exhibitor Packet

2018 NM Governor’s Special Hunt Auction & Banquet @ Creative Arts Bldg, Expo NM
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm

Event Dates Announced:

  • Doors open at 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018
  • Expo NM Creative Arts Center, 300 San Pedro Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

Matt Dunfee, Director of Special Programs for the Wildlife Management Institute and key strategist of the National Recruitment, Retention, Reactivation (R3) Action Plan, will join the New Mexico Depart-ment of Game and Fish at the Governor’s Special Hunt Auction and Banquet.

The department will be auctioning over a dozen premier hunting and fishing packages to benefit the Game Protection Fund of New Mexico.

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

There will be many other items in the live auction, raffles giveaways and games. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club New Mexico. Ticket prices for this event are $500 for a Reserved Table for 10, $110 per couple and $60 for a single.

To purchase tickets, visit online, www.dscnewmexico.com. For information, please contact Dallas Safari Club New Mexico at (505) 793-0694, email dscnewmexico@gmail.com or call the Department toll-free, (888) 248-6866.

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Feb
18
Sun
Outdoor Adventures Hunting & Fishing Show 2018 – Day 3 @ Manuel Lujan Bldg, Expo NM
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Event Dates Announced:
Day 1: Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Day 2: Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Day 3: Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come see the latest equipment for hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation. New models of off-highway vehicles, recreational vehicles, boats and kayaks will be on display. And as always, outfitters, guides and conservation organizations will be on hand to offer their services and advice.

Interested vendors please contact estelle.gonzales@state.nm.us for more information.

2018 Exhibitor Packet

Mar
12
Mon
Public Meeting Proposed Changes: Migratory Game Bird, Turkey Hunting Rules
Mar 12 – Mar 15 all-day

See news release for further details: Migratory game bird, turkey hunting rules topics of public meetings.

Farmington: 6 to 9 p.m. March 12 at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W Arrington St.

Las Cruces: 6 to 9 p.m. March 13 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 2715 Northrise Drive.

Albuquerque: 6 to 9 p.m. March 15 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 3841 Midway Place, NE.

May
5
Sat
Shotgun Open House @ Albuquerque Trap Club
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Swing by and experience Wing-shooting (a.k.a. 5-Stand) at this free event 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Albuquerque Trap Club, 9617 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87105.
 
• NRA Shotgun Instructors available onsite
• Learn and practice shotgun shooting related to hunting
• Discover the Albuquerque Trap Club
• Shotguns, ammunition and targets provided by New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
• Door prizes
• Concessions by Rio Rancho High School trap teams

 

For information, please contact the Department toll-free, (888) 248-6866.

May
7
Mon
Public Meeting Proposed Changes: Barbary sheep, oryx, Persian ibex rule
May 7 – May 9 all-day

See news release for details: Barbary sheep, oryx, Persian ibex rule changes topic of public meetings.

Las Cruces: 6 to 7 p.m. May 7 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 2715 Northrise Drive.
Roswell: 6 to 7 p.m. May 8 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 1912 W. Second Street.
Albuquerque: 6 to 7 p.m. May 9 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 3841 Midway Place, NE.

May
14
Mon
New Recruits – Game & Fish Wardens
May 14 @ 12:00 am – May 25 @ 11:59 pm

Train for approximately one year to become a commissioned Conservation Officer (Fish and Game Warden) for the State of New Mexico. The training and law enforcement assistance provided is specific to managing the wildlife resources of the State. For more information visit the Careers in Enforcement page.

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

Aug
11
Sat
OHV Safety Class Schedule
Aug 11 all-day

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

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
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
Hunter Education Course Schedule
Sep 22 – Nov 18 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.

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