The department will begin accepting online draw applications at 10 a.m. January 10th. The application deadline for bear and turkey permits is 5 p.m. February 7th. The application deadline for big-game licenses is 5 p.m. March 21st. See the 2018-19 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info.
Hunters need to file harvest reports from last season’s hunt to be eligible for the 2018-2019 draw.