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The latest State Game Commission news from the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish.  Department-wide news can be found under Home → NMDGF News.

Game Commission to meet Nov. 17 in Grants

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, NOV. 7, 2016: Game Commission to meet Nov. 17 in Grants SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Nov. 17 in Grants to consider numerous matters, including presentation of the State Wildlife Action Plan for approval. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, at New Mexico State University, Martinez Hall, 1500 N. 3rd St., Grants. Other agenda items include: Presentation of public comments of proposed changes in the fisheries rule regarding adding a section of catch-and-release fishing in the Chama River. Presentation about adding another bighorn sheep season for the San Andres Mountain Range. Recommendation of application deadline dates for 2017/2018 season special hunts. Consideration of a list of volunteers selected to serve on regional Citizen Advisory Committees to review Read more...

Game Commission to meet Oct. 5 in Las Vegas, N.M.

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SEPT. 26, 2016: Game Commission to meet Oct. 5 in Las Vegas, N.M. SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Las Vegas, N.M., to consider numerous matters, including proposed fishing rules changes. Please note the commission will meet on Wednesday instead of a Thursday, the day it normally meets. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, at New Mexico Highlands University, Adele Ilfed Auditorium, 800 University Avenue, Las Vegas. Other agenda items include: Update on hunter education program initiatives. Update on negotiations with the State Land Office for public access to hunt, fish and trap on State Trust Lands during the 2017-18 season. Update on proposed shooting range developments. The full agenda, detailed agenda-item briefings and Read more...

Game Commission to meet Aug. 25 in Rio Rancho

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Aug. 12, 2016: Game Commission to meet Aug. 25 in Rio Rancho SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Aug. 25 in Rio Rancho to consider numerous matters, including revisions to the State Wildlife Action Plan. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Sandia Ballroom, 1771 Rio Rancho Blvd. S.E., Rio Rancho. Other agenda items include: The department will provide an update on proposed shooting range developments. Update on negotiations with the State Land Office for public access to hunt, fish and trap on State Trust Lands during the 2017-18 season. Presentation of the department’s 2018 fiscal year budget for consideration and approval. The full agenda, detailed agenda-item briefings and other information are available on Read more...

Game Commission to meet June 23 in Santa Rosa

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 13, 2016: Game Commission to meet June 23 in Santa Rosa SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet June 23 in Santa Rosa to consider numerous matters, including updates on the Gold King Mine spill and the department’s Hunters Helping the Hungry program. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the Blue Hole Convention Center, Civic Center Room, 1085 Blue Hole Road, Santa Rosa. The day before the meeting, the public is invited to join commissioners beginning at 1:30 p.m. as they tour the department’s Rock Lake Fish Hatchery, 1025 Hatchery Road, east of town about 2.5 miles off River Road. For more details, see the constituency tour agenda at www.wildlife.state.nm.us. Other agenda items include: A discussion about Read more...

Game Commission to meet May 12 in Silver City

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact: Information Center (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Karl Moffatt (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 2, 2016: Game Commission to meet May 12 in Silver City SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet May 12 in Silver City to consider numerous matters, including an update on hunting access for State Trust lands next season. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., Thursday, May 12, 2016, at the Murray Hotel Ballroom, 200 W. Broadway St., in Silver City. Other agenda items include: A proposal to amend bighorn sheep rules to allow population management hunts. An update on the department’s Gila trout restoration and management efforts. The full agenda, detailed agenda-item briefings and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website. Details of proposed rules and opportunities to comment about them also are available on the Read more...