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.

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
14
Thu
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Los Lunas River Park
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or off-highway motorcycle (OHM) training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must use a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment. Training machines and safety equipment (helmets, eye protection, boots, and gloves) are available to pre-registered students by reservation.

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.