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Here are most recent news releases from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish or visit the News Archive 2007-2013. Focus on a subject (such as recent Enforcement or Education) news by visiting News in each section of the main navigation.

Cutthroat trout featured on new license plate

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Public contact: Information Center (888) 248-6866
Media contact: Dan Williams, (505) 476-8004
dan.williams@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OCT. 25, 2017:

Cutthroat trout featured on new license plate

SANTA FE – A new Share with Wildlife program license plate available to the public features a Rio Grande cutthroat trout, New […]

Late-season archery elk licenses available Oct. 25

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866
Media contact: Dan williams: (505) 476-8004
dan.williams@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OCT. 19, 2017:

Late-season archery elk licenses available Oct. 25

SANTA FE – There will be 275 first-come, first-served late-season bull elk archery hunting licenses on sale beginning Oct. 25 on the […]

Public meetings will address trespassing on private land

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866
Media contact: Dan Williams: (505) 476-8004
dan.williams@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OCT. 11, 2017:

Public meetings will address trespassing on private land

ALAMOGORDO – Representatives of the Department of Game and Fish and the 12th Judicial District Attorney’s Office serving Otero and Lincoln […]

Public meetings will address proposed changes in pronghorn rule

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866
Media contact: Dan Williams: (505) 476-8004
dan.williams@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OCT. 5, 2017:

Public meetings will address proposed changes in pronghorn rule

SANTA FE –The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the pronghorn rule.
The Department […]

News Releases for 2017

Public urged to catch fish in Estancia Park Pond as water level drops

Nov 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Public urged to catch fish in Estancia Park Pond as water level drops

Cutthroat trout featured on new license plate

Oct 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Cutthroat trout featured on new license plate

Late-season archery elk licenses available Oct. 25

Oct 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Late-season archery elk licenses available Oct. 25

Public meetings will address trespassing on private land

Oct 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Public meetings will address trespassing on private land

Public meetings will address proposed changes in pronghorn rule

Oct 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Public meetings will address proposed changes in pronghorn rule

Game Commission to meet Sept. 28 in Red River

Sep 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet Sept. 28 in Red River

Governor declares Saturday, Sept. 23, National Hunting and Fishing Day in New Mexico

Sep 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Governor declares Saturday, Sept. 23, National Hunting and Fishing Day in New Mexico

Special hunter education camp offered at Gorham Scout Ranch near Chimayo

Sep 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Special hunter education camp offered at Gorham Scout Ranch near Chimayo

Department seeking next generation of conservation officers

Aug 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Department seeking next generation of conservation officers

Electronic duck stamps available beginning September 1

Aug 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Electronic duck stamps available beginning September 1

Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting seasons

Aug 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting seasons

Public meetings will address proposed changes to fishing rules

Aug 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Public meetings will address proposed changes to fishing rules

Roswell man arrested for harassing pronghorns

Aug 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Roswell man arrested for harassing pronghorns

Special hunter education camp offered at Camp Thunderbird near Mimbres

Aug 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Special hunter education camp offered at Camp Thunderbird near Mimbres

Learn to shoot, fish and have outdoor fun at the Expo

Aug 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Learn to shoot, fish and have outdoor fun at the Expo

Hooked on Fishing derby lots of fun

Aug 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Hooked on Fishing derby lots of fun

Game Commission to meet Aug. 24 in Albuquerque

Aug 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet Aug. 24 in Albuquerque

Department shines at Santa Ana Pueblo public safety event

Aug 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Department shines at Santa Ana Pueblo public safety event

Apply now for special sandhill crane and pheasant hunts

Jul 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Apply now for special sandhill crane and pheasant hunts

New rules to battle aquatic invasive species now in effect

Jul 18th, 2017|Comments Off on New rules to battle aquatic invasive species now in effect

Public reminded to leave young wildlife alone

Jul 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Public reminded to leave young wildlife alone

Special hunter education camp offered at Camp Wehinahpay near Sacramento

Jul 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Special hunter education camp offered at Camp Wehinahpay near Sacramento

Hunting plans shot? Donate that license to a good cause

Jul 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Hunting plans shot? Donate that license to a good cause

Public meeting scheduled to discuss southwest area office transition

Jul 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Public meeting scheduled to discuss southwest area office transition

Public meeting scheduled to discuss future of Laguna del Campo

Jul 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Public meeting scheduled to discuss future of Laguna del Campo

Harvest reporting now just a phone call away

Jun 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Harvest reporting now just a phone call away

Public urged to catch fish in the Santa Fe River before it goes dry

Jun 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Public urged to catch fish in the Santa Fe River before it goes dry

Be bear aware during hot July 4 holidays

Jun 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Be bear aware during hot July 4 holidays

Officers seize 17 illegal game animal heads during multiple search warrants in Farmington

Jun 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Officers seize 17 illegal game animal heads during multiple search warrants in Farmington

Youth encouragement elk hunting licenses for sale

Jun 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Youth encouragement elk hunting licenses for sale

Buy Dad a license and take him fishing for Fathers Day

Jun 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Buy Dad a license and take him fishing for Fathers Day

Game Commission to meet June 22 in Ruidoso

Jun 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet June 22 in Ruidoso

Special hunting skills camp offered at Wedding Cake Ranch near Clayton

Jun 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Special hunting skills camp offered at Wedding Cake Ranch near Clayton

Special oryx hunts available for injured servicemen and women

Jun 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Special oryx hunts available for injured servicemen and women

Leftover deer and javelina licenses go on sale June 21

Jun 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Leftover deer and javelina licenses go on sale June 21

Game warden arrests motorist on drunken driving charge

Jun 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Game warden arrests motorist on drunken driving charge

Free fishing derby on the Santa Fe River this Saturday

Jun 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Free fishing derby on the Santa Fe River this Saturday

Information sought on poached elk near Logan

Jun 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Information sought on poached elk near Logan

Illegal possession of elk antlers leads to stiff fine

Jun 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Illegal possession of elk antlers leads to stiff fine

Annual Lake Roberts kid’s fishing derby features big Gila trout

May 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Annual Lake Roberts kid’s fishing derby features big Gila trout

Free fishing Saturday, June 3

May 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Free fishing Saturday, June 3

Public comment sought on draft Environmental Assessment for construction of the Northwest Area Office

May 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Public comment sought on draft Environmental Assessment for construction of the Northwest Area Office

Cimarron River open for fishing

May 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Cimarron River open for fishing

Big machinery moves in to save small, critical species

May 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Big machinery moves in to save small, critical species

Boat inspections prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species

May 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Boat inspections prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species

New game wardens graduate from Law Enforcement Academy

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on New game wardens graduate from Law Enforcement Academy

Construction begins on new off-highway vehicle park near Farmington

May 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Construction begins on new off-highway vehicle park near Farmington

Public comment sought on proposed changes to off-highway vehicle rules

May 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Public comment sought on proposed changes to off-highway vehicle rules

Special hunter education camp offered at Camp Tres Ritos near Mora

May 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Special hunter education camp offered at Camp Tres Ritos near Mora

Public fishing on private ponds now available near Reserve

Apr 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Public fishing on private ponds now available near Reserve

Game Commission to meet May 11 in Clayton

Apr 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet May 11 in Clayton

Public comment sought on upland game rules

Apr 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Public comment sought on upland game rules

Citizen advisory committees to meet to recommend Habitat Stamp projects

Apr 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Citizen advisory committees to meet to recommend Habitat Stamp projects

Monastery Lake to be closed Thursday, April 20

Apr 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Monastery Lake to be closed Thursday, April 20

Be bear aware when out and about this spring

Apr 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Be bear aware when out and about this spring

Quickest draw ever! Big-game draw results available today

Apr 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Quickest draw ever! Big-game draw results available today

Governor signs law defining rules for OHV use on paved roads

Apr 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Governor signs law defining rules for OHV use on paved roads

Trophy poachers face stiffer fines, increased jail time

Apr 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Trophy poachers face stiffer fines, increased jail time

USFWS approves N.M.’s State Wildlife Action Plan

Apr 7th, 2017|Comments Off on USFWS approves N.M.’s State Wildlife Action Plan

Game wardens rescue snowbound motorists

Mar 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Game wardens rescue snowbound motorists

Fishing season begins April 1; don’t forget your new license

Mar 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Fishing season begins April 1; don’t forget your new license

Project proposals sought for Share with Wildlife funding

Mar 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Project proposals sought for Share with Wildlife funding

Game Commission to meet April 5 in Artesia

Mar 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet April 5 in Artesia

Wednesday is deadline to apply for big-game hunting licenses

Mar 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Wednesday is deadline to apply for big-game hunting licenses

National Archery in the Schools tournament draws big crowd

Mar 13th, 2017|Comments Off on National Archery in the Schools tournament draws big crowd

Special hunter education camp offered at Philmont Scout Ranch

Mar 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Special hunter education camp offered at Philmont Scout Ranch

Public meetings scheduled on migratory bird rule proposals

Mar 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Public meetings scheduled on migratory bird rule proposals

Bighorn sheep captured and relocated to Cochiti Canyon

Mar 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Bighorn sheep captured and relocated to Cochiti Canyon

Information center open extra hours to help hunters

Mar 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Information center open extra hours to help hunters

Conservationists honored at Governor’s Special Hunt Auction and Awards Banquet

Mar 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Conservationists honored at Governor’s Special Hunt Auction and Awards Banquet

Fisheries biologist receives lifetime achievement award

Mar 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Fisheries biologist receives lifetime achievement award

Donating a portion of tax refund supports wildlife conservation

Mar 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Donating a portion of tax refund supports wildlife conservation

300 cow elk licenses added to 2017-18 draw; residents only

Mar 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on 300 cow elk licenses added to 2017-18 draw; residents only

N.M. game warden recognized as Officer of the Year

Feb 24th, 2017|Comments Off on N.M. game warden recognized as Officer of the Year

Outdoor Adventures hunting and fishing show in Albuquerque this weekend

Feb 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Outdoor Adventures hunting and fishing show in Albuquerque this weekend

Special hunter education camp offered at Camp Washington Ranch near Carlsbad

Feb 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Special hunter education camp offered at Camp Washington Ranch near Carlsbad

Hunters: Don’t forget to file your mandatory harvest reports

Feb 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Hunters: Don’t forget to file your mandatory harvest reports

Pronghorns captured and relocated to Santa Ana Pueblo and southeastern New Mexico

Feb 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Pronghorns captured and relocated to Santa Ana Pueblo and southeastern New Mexico

Bighorn sheep biologist awarded prestigious honor

Jan 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Bighorn sheep biologist awarded prestigious honor

Gould’s turkey and Gila monster recovery plans available for public review and comment

Jan 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Gould’s turkey and Gila monster recovery plans available for public review and comment

New 2017-2018 hunting rules and information booklet available

Jan 11th, 2017|Comments Off on New 2017-2018 hunting rules and information booklet available

Game Commission to meet Jan 12 in Santa Fe

Jan 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet Jan 12 in Santa Fe

News Releases for 2016

Tips sought in bighorn poaching case off N.M. 518 near Sipapu ski area

Dec 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Tips sought in bighorn poaching case off N.M. 518 near Sipapu ski area

Farmington conservation officers recognized for service at Navajo Lake State Park

Dec 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Farmington conservation officers recognized for service at Navajo Lake State Park

State Wildlife Action Plan approval results in release of federal funds

Dec 16th, 2016|Comments Off on State Wildlife Action Plan approval results in release of federal funds

White-tailed ptarmigan recovery plan available for public review and comment

Dec 7th, 2016|Comments Off on White-tailed ptarmigan recovery plan available for public review and comment

Public invited to Tres Piedras shooting range groundbreaking

Dec 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Public invited to Tres Piedras shooting range groundbreaking

Tipsters help bust poacher

Dec 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Tipsters help bust poacher

Game wardens find motorist stranded overnight on remote forest road

Dec 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Game wardens find motorist stranded overnight on remote forest road

Southeast New Mexico is your best bet for quail

Nov 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Southeast New Mexico is your best bet for quail

Flagrant poaching case results in 10-year revocation

Nov 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Flagrant poaching case results in 10-year revocation

Six new game wardens graduate from law enforcement academy

Nov 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Six new game wardens graduate from law enforcement academy

Department of Game and Fish resumes stocking winter trout waters

Nov 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Department of Game and Fish resumes stocking winter trout waters

New Mexico game wardens rescue horseback rider injured in back country

Nov 18th, 2016|Comments Off on New Mexico game wardens rescue horseback rider injured in back country

Nominations Sought for NM’s Excellence in Wildlife Conservation Awards

Nov 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Nominations Sought for NM’s Excellence in Wildlife Conservation Awards

Game Commission to meet Nov. 17 in Grants

Nov 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet Nov. 17 in Grants

New bear-resistant dumpsters should reduce conflicts

Oct 27th, 2016|Comments Off on New bear-resistant dumpsters should reduce conflicts

Meeting scheduled on proposed Rio Chama catch-and-release fishing section

Oct 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Meeting scheduled on proposed Rio Chama catch-and-release fishing section

Late-season archery elk licenses available Oct. 26

Oct 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Late-season archery elk licenses available Oct. 26

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

Sep 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet Oct. 5 in Las Vegas, N.M.

Trout in Classroom program helps teacher win top award

Sep 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Trout in Classroom program helps teacher win top award

Raton receives 650 new bear resistant trash dumpsters

Sep 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Raton receives 650 new bear resistant trash dumpsters

Free Fishing Day Saturday, September 24

Sep 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Free Fishing Day Saturday, September 24

Leftover sandhill crane and pheasant hunt permits available Sept. 21

Sep 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Leftover sandhill crane and pheasant hunt permits available Sept. 21

Chronic wasting disease found in McGregor Range deer

Sep 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Chronic wasting disease found in McGregor Range deer

State list of threatened and endangered species available for public comment

Sep 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on State list of threatened and endangered species available for public comment

Bass fingerlings stocked at Elephant Butte and other lakes

Sep 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Bass fingerlings stocked at Elephant Butte and other lakes

Hunters Helping the Hungry program kicks off this season

Sep 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Hunters Helping the Hungry program kicks off this season

Free family fun at Outdoor Expo Aug. 20-21

Aug 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Free family fun at Outdoor Expo Aug. 20-21

Deadline is Aug. 24 to apply for special sandhill crane and pheasant hunts

Aug 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Deadline is Aug. 24 to apply for special sandhill crane and pheasant hunts

Special hunter education camp offered at Gorham Scout Ranch near Chimayo

Aug 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Special hunter education camp offered at Gorham Scout Ranch near Chimayo

Game Commission to meet Aug. 25 in Rio Rancho

Aug 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet Aug. 25 in Rio Rancho

Revised State Wildlife Action Plan available soon

Aug 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Revised State Wildlife Action Plan available soon

Game and Fish, archery coordinator, honored by NASP

Jul 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Game and Fish, archery coordinator, honored by NASP

Cloudcroft homeowner kills bear attacking dogs

Jul 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Cloudcroft homeowner kills bear attacking dogs

Citizen advisors needed for Habitat Stamp Program

Jul 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Citizen advisors needed for Habitat Stamp Program

Game and Fish officers and inspectors busy over July 4 weekend

Jul 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Game and Fish officers and inspectors busy over July 4 weekend

Game wardens save family stranded on island at Abiquiu Lake

Jun 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Game wardens save family stranded on island at Abiquiu Lake

Youth encouragement elk hunting licenses for sale

Jun 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Youth encouragement elk hunting licenses for sale

Department of Game and Fish employees lauded for their work

Jun 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Department of Game and Fish employees lauded for their work

Game and Fish and Texas Tech Collaborate on research project

Jun 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Game and Fish and Texas Tech Collaborate on research project

Missing bear cubs caught Saturday

Jun 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Missing bear cubs caught Saturday

Public urged to catch fish in Santa Fe River before it goes dry

Jun 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Public urged to catch fish in Santa Fe River before it goes dry

Three deer hunts removed from June 22 leftover license sale

Jun 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Three deer hunts removed from June 22 leftover license sale

Bear responsible for attack on Valles Caldera marathon runner caught; euthanized

Jun 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Bear responsible for attack on Valles Caldera marathon runner caught; euthanized

Bear sought in attack on Valles Caldera marathon runner

Jun 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Bear sought in attack on Valles Caldera marathon runner

2016-17 Migratory Game Bird Rules and Information Booklet now available online

Jun 17th, 2016|Comments Off on 2016-17 Migratory Game Bird Rules and Information Booklet now available online

Six new game wardens graduate from law enforcement academy

Jun 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Six new game wardens graduate from law enforcement academy

Game Commission to meet June 23 in Santa Rosa

Jun 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet June 23 in Santa Rosa

Special Oryx hunts available for injured servicemen and women

Jun 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Special Oryx hunts available for injured servicemen and women

Monastery Lake to be closed June 13-14 for road, parking lot repair

Jun 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Monastery Lake to be closed June 13-14 for road, parking lot repair

Sign up for free All-terrain vehicle safety classes in Lincoln National Forest

Jun 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Sign up for free All-terrain vehicle safety classes in Lincoln National Forest

Leftover deer, elk, javelina licenses go on sale June 22

Jun 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Leftover deer, elk, javelina licenses go on sale June 22

Opportunity in Roswell for youths to catch memories of a lifetime

Jun 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Opportunity in Roswell for youths to catch memories of a lifetime

Game and Fish conservation officers busy over holiday weekend

Jun 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Game and Fish conservation officers busy over holiday weekend

Some big Gila trout stocked in Lake Roberts for annual kid’s fishing derby

May 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Some big Gila trout stocked in Lake Roberts for annual kid’s fishing derby

Go fishing for free Saturday, June 4.

May 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Go fishing for free Saturday, June 4.

Expect inspections this boating season as state battles aquatic invasive species

May 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Expect inspections this boating season as state battles aquatic invasive species

Application seeking temporary halt of wolf releases moved to federal district court

May 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Application seeking temporary halt of wolf releases moved to federal district court

Department takes action to stop USFWS from ignoring federal and state law

May 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Department takes action to stop USFWS from ignoring federal and state law

Game and Fish archery coordinator to be honored

May 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Game and Fish archery coordinator to be honored

Project proposals sought for Share with Wildlife funding

May 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Project proposals sought for Share with Wildlife funding

Game Commission to meet May 12 in Silver City

May 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet May 12 in Silver City

Big-game hunting application results available Wednesday

Apr 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Big-game hunting application results available Wednesday

Biologists believe perch from Eagle Nest Lake will help Abiquiu Lake fishery

Apr 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Biologists believe perch from Eagle Nest Lake will help Abiquiu Lake fishery

Public meeting May 5 in Taos on white-tailed ptarmigan recovery plan

Apr 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Public meeting May 5 in Taos on white-tailed ptarmigan recovery plan

Be bear aware when outdoors this spring

Apr 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Be bear aware when outdoors this spring

Information sought in several northern New Mexico poaching cases

Apr 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Information sought in several northern New Mexico poaching cases

Expect roadblocks statewide during fishing and hunting seasons

Apr 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Expect roadblocks statewide during fishing and hunting seasons

New hunting, fishing rules take effect this month

Apr 11th, 2016|Comments Off on New hunting, fishing rules take effect this month

Citizen Advisory Committees to meet to recommend Habitat Stamp projects

Apr 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Citizen Advisory Committees to meet to recommend Habitat Stamp projects

Donate part of your state tax refund to help wildlife

Apr 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Donate part of your state tax refund to help wildlife

Department seeking next generation of conservation officers

Apr 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Department seeking next generation of conservation officers

Game Commission to meet April 14 in Las Cruces

Apr 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet April 14 in Las Cruces

Department seeks information about poached antelope near Raton, Clayton

Apr 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Department seeks information about poached antelope near Raton, Clayton

Fishing season begins April 1; time to buy a new license

Apr 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Fishing season begins April 1; time to buy a new license

Department of Game and Fish biologists honored for conservation work

Mar 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Department of Game and Fish biologists honored for conservation work

Special hunter education camp offered at Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron

Mar 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Special hunter education camp offered at Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron

Public meetings to address access to state Wildlife Management Areas

Mar 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Public meetings to address access to state Wildlife Management Areas

New Mexico game warden recognized as Officer of the Year by Shikar Safari Club International

Mar 16th, 2016|Comments Off on New Mexico game warden recognized as Officer of the Year by Shikar Safari Club International

Several receive awards for wildlife conservation achievements

Mar 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Several receive awards for wildlife conservation achievements

National Archery in the Schools tournament draws record crowd

Mar 15th, 2016|Comments Off on National Archery in the Schools tournament draws record crowd

Comments sought on Whitewater Creek Gila trout restoration project

Mar 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Comments sought on Whitewater Creek Gila trout restoration project

New wildlife license plate features a big buck

Mar 11th, 2016|Comments Off on New wildlife license plate features a big buck

Information Center open extra hours to take hunting license applications

Mar 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Information Center open extra hours to take hunting license applications

Game and fish biologist featured in New Mexico Women of STEM calendar

Feb 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Game and fish biologist featured in New Mexico Women of STEM calendar

Special Hunter Education Camp offered at Camp Washington Ranch near Carlsbad

Feb 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Special Hunter Education Camp offered at Camp Washington Ranch near Carlsbad

Game Commission to meet Feb. 26 in Albuquerque

Feb 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet Feb. 26 in Albuquerque

Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show in Albuquerque this weekend

Feb 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show in Albuquerque this weekend

Deadline Wednesday to apply for bear, turkey permits

Feb 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Deadline Wednesday to apply for bear, turkey permits

Comments sought on public-private land-swap hunting access agreements

Feb 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Comments sought on public-private land-swap hunting access agreements

New rules approved to combat aquatic invasive species

Jan 27th, 2016|Comments Off on New rules approved to combat aquatic invasive species

Nominations sought for wildlife conservation awards

Jan 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Nominations sought for wildlife conservation awards

New 2016-2017 hunting rules and information booklet available

Jan 6th, 2016|Comments Off on New 2016-2017 hunting rules and information booklet available

Game Commission meet Jan. 14 in Santa Fe

Jan 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Game Commission meet Jan. 14 in Santa Fe

Public help sought to protect big bucks during breeding season

Dec 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Public help sought to protect big bucks during breeding season

News Releases for 2015

Monastery Lake closed to fishing due to unsafe ice conditions

Dec 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Monastery Lake closed to fishing due to unsafe ice conditions

Public comments sought on proposed changes to aquatic invasive species rules

Dec 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Public comments sought on proposed changes to aquatic invasive species rules

Eagle Nest Lake temporarily closed to ice fishing

Dec 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Eagle Nest Lake temporarily closed to ice fishing

$3,000 in rewards offered in refuge elk poaching

Dec 1st, 2015|Comments Off on $3,000 in rewards offered in refuge elk poaching

Game Commission to meet Nov. 19 in Roswell

Nov 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet Nov. 19 in Roswell

Late-season archery elk licenses available online Oct. 28

Oct 16th, 2015|Comments Off on Late-season archery elk licenses available online Oct. 28

Volunteers needed to clean up Santa Fe shooting areas

Oct 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Volunteers needed to clean up Santa Fe shooting areas

Eagle Rock Lake in Questa restocked with trout and ready for fishing

Sep 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Eagle Rock Lake in Questa restocked with trout and ready for fishing

Navajo Lake boat ramp closed to snagging in October

Sep 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Navajo Lake boat ramp closed to snagging in October

Game Commission to meet Sept. 29 in Albuquerque

Sep 18th, 2015|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet Sept. 29 in Albuquerque

Public comment sought on new statewide fisheries management plan

Sep 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Public comment sought on new statewide fisheries management plan

Sign up for free All-Terrain Vehicle safety classes this fall

Sep 16th, 2015|Comments Off on Sign up for free All-Terrain Vehicle safety classes this fall

Duck hunters asked to stop at harvest check stations

Sep 12th, 2015|Comments Off on Duck hunters asked to stop at harvest check stations

Hunter attacked by bear near Wagon Mound

Sep 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Hunter attacked by bear near Wagon Mound

Bear sought in attack on Los Alamos man

Sep 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Bear sought in attack on Los Alamos man

Wildlife crimes net stiff fines and jail time

Sep 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Wildlife crimes net stiff fines and jail time

Statelifts catch and release recommendation for Animas and San Juan Rivers

Sep 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Statelifts catch and release recommendation for Animas and San Juan Rivers

Department seeks next generation of conservation officers

Aug 28th, 2015|Comments Off on Department seeks next generation of conservation officers

Hunting seasons ramp up across New Mexico

Aug 28th, 2015|Comments Off on Hunting seasons ramp up across New Mexico

Game Commission meet Aug. 27 in Santa Fe

Aug 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Game Commission meet Aug. 27 in Santa Fe

Las Cruces teen takes first place in International Youth Hunter Education Challenge

Aug 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Las Cruces teen takes first place in International Youth Hunter Education Challenge

Free family fun at N.M. Outdoor Expo Aug. 15 & 16

Aug 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Free family fun at N.M. Outdoor Expo Aug. 15 & 16

Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting season

Aug 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting season

Agenda updated for Aug. 27 State Game Commission meeting

Aug 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Agenda updated for Aug. 27 State Game Commission meeting

Plenty of prime youth elk licenses available

Jul 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Plenty of prime youth elk licenses available

Share with Wildlife call for project information for FY16 projects released

Jul 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Share with Wildlife call for project information for FY16 projects released

Bighorn sheep license auction, raffle generate big bucks

Jul 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Bighorn sheep license auction, raffle generate big bucks

State Wildlife Action Plan meetings scheduled

Jul 24th, 2015|Comments Off on State Wildlife Action Plan meetings scheduled

People, predators share New Mexico’s outdoors in summertime

Jul 24th, 2015|Comments Off on People, predators share New Mexico’s outdoors in summertime

Bear bites Raton girl sleeping in tent

Jul 7th, 2015|Comments Off on Bear bites Raton girl sleeping in tent

Aerial Survey Shows Lesser Prairie Chicken Population Increased 25 Percent From 2014 To 2015 Lesser Prairie Chicken

Jul 1st, 2015|Comments Off on Aerial Survey Shows Lesser Prairie Chicken Population Increased 25 Percent From 2014 To 2015 Lesser Prairie Chicken

Deming bear relocated to Gila Wilderness

Jun 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Deming bear relocated to Gila Wilderness

Survey indicates fishing even better in New Mexico

Jun 25th, 2015|Comments Off on Survey indicates fishing even better in New Mexico

Plenty of youth elk hunting licenses for sale

Jun 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Plenty of youth elk hunting licenses for sale

Leftover deer, javelina licenses go on sale at 10 a.m. June 24

Jun 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Leftover deer, javelina licenses go on sale at 10 a.m. June 24

Game Commission to meet at new location in Taos

Jun 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Game Commission to meet at new location in Taos

Capitan man kills charging bear

Jun 8th, 2015|Comments Off on Capitan man kills charging bear

Game Commission to meet Saturday, June 13, in Taos

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Bear sought in attack on shed hunter

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Officers kill puppy-eating cougar

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Elephant Butte Lake to be stocked with 20,000 bass

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Game Commission to meet May 7 in Farmington

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Public meetings scheduled for bear and cougar hunting rules

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Fox involved in attack tests positive for rabies

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Trout removed from Lisboa Springs Fish Hatchery

Apr 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Trout removed from Lisboa Springs Fish Hatchery

Single New Mexico duck tests positive for avian influenza

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Citizen advisory committees to meet to recommend Habitat Stamp projects

Apr 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Citizen advisory committees to meet to recommend Habitat Stamp projects

Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting seasons

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Clovis man pays $8,110 for catching 160 times his limit of trout

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Fishing should be good this year — time to get a license

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Special hunter education camp offered at Philmont Scout Ranch

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Game Commission to meet March 26 in Alamogordo

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Deadline fast approaching to apply for big-game hunting licenses

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Department-landowner agreement opens new bighorn sheep hunting area

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Mescalero Apache School takes top honors at State Archery in the Schools Tournament

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Comments sought on public-private land-swap hunting access agreements

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Special-season bear and turkey draw results available Friday

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State’s biggest archery tourney Saturday in Rio Rancho

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Wildlife Society honors Department wildlife disease specialist

Feb 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Wildlife Society honors Department wildlife disease specialist

Eight Clovis men convicted of unlawful hunting

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Outdoor Adventure show this weekend in Albuquerque

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Department capture-relocation projects help pronghorns, landowners

Jan 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Department capture-relocation projects help pronghorns, landowners

Off-Highway Vehicle Trail Safety Fund Grant Money Available

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News Releases for 2014

Anglers out in force over Memorial Day

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New Mexico cares about bears

May 8th, 2014|0 Comments

May 1 is ‘Stop Poaching Day’

Apr 30th, 2014|0 Comments

NMDGF releases bobcats back into wild

Apr 8th, 2014|0 Comments

2014-2015 Fishing Season Begins

Apr 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Eagle Nest Lake Open to Boating

Mar 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Wild Turkeys Trapped, Relocated

Feb 14th, 2014|0 Comments