Apr
1
Sat
2017-2018 License Year Begins
Apr 1 all-day

2017–2018 License Year begins. All 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.

Apr
7
Fri
Midnight Deadline: 2017-2018 Harvest Report (Avoid Application Rejection)
Apr 7 all-day

Deadline to submit 2016–2017 harvest reports for Barbary sheep, ibex, javelina, oryx and trapping license holders to be eligible for big-game licenses. Results can be reported online or by telephone.

Failure to report harvest results for these species by this date will result in rejection of all applications.

Season Begins: 2017 Spring Youth-Only Turkey
Apr 7 all-day

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

Apr
15
Sat
Season Begins: 2017 Spring Turkey
Apr 15 all-day

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

Apr
26
Wed
Results: 2017 Big Game Draw License
Apr 26 all-day

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

Aug
23
Wed
Deadline: 2017 Pheasant Draw Hunts
Aug 23 all-day

Deadline to apply for pheasant draw hunts. For details see the 2017-2018 Hunting Rules and Info booklet.

Sep
1
Fri
Season Begins: 2017 Fall Archery-Only Turkey
Sep 1 all-day

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

Season Begins: 2017 Grouse & Squirrel
Sep 1 all-day