- Southwest: May 20 at 10 a.m.
- Central: May 20 at 1 p.m.
- Northwest: May 21 at 2 p.m.
- Northeast: May 27 at 10 a.m.
- Southeast: May 27 at 1 p.m.
Application open June 17, deadline July 22.
June 24 – residents
June 25- nonresidents
July 15 (deadline is August 19)
Anglers can fish for free in New Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 26, as the state celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day.
Anyone can fish for free in public fishing waters throughout the state Saturday, Sept. 26, 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.