Harvest Reporting Information
Attention New Mexico Big Game Hunters:
Harvest Reporting Requirements
Harvest reports are mandatory for all deer, elk, trapper, turkey, Barbary sheep, oryx, ibex, pronghorn antelope and javelina license holders. A report must be filed if the hunter possesses any of these licenses, even if they don’t hunt or harvest.
On or before February 15, 2017, hunters can submit free harvest reports for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and turkey licenses, after which a late fee of $8.00 will apply. For these species, the reporting deadline to be eligible for the big game draw is the draw application deadline.
On or before April 7, 2017, hunters can submit free harvest reports for Barbary sheep, ibex, oryx, javelina and trapper licenses, after which a late fee of $8.00 will apply. For these species, the reporting deadline to be eligible for the big game draw is April 7.
Log in to your account and click “Harvest Reporting” in the MAIN MENU to file your Harvest Report or call the Game & Fish Information Center at 888-248-6866. Harvest reporting now just a phone call away.
Your harvest report provides New Mexico Game and Fish with valuable information to effectively manage the state’s wildlife resources.
Any applicant who fails to file a mandatory harvest report will have all special hunts draw applications rejected.
Caution: Submitting false or fraudulent harvest information may result in revocation of your hunting, fishing and trapping privileges for up to 3 years.
Past Annual Reports (PDF)
New Mexico Hunters Helping the Hungry Program
New Mexico Hunters Helping the Hungry is a wild game meat donation program. The program, which officially opens for business September 1st 2016, is administered by Roadrunner Food Bank. Eleven game meat processors across the state are accepting donations of deer and elk meat. All donate game meat will be used to help feed New Mexico’s hungry and homeless
Hunters wishing to donate their deer or elk meat or people interested in making a tax-deductible donation to the processing fund should go to http://www.rrfb.org/hunters for more information.
Donation Certificate to an Individual
Use this certificate if you give game meat, fish or parts of game animals to an individual.