Welcome to our hunting calendar, posting the year’s events, deadlines, and important date announcements from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.
For specific calendar dates and information by species, please reference the latest NM Hunting Rules & Info booklet found in publications. The full department-wide calendar can be found under Home → NMDGF Calendar.
Deadline to submit late 2017–18 harvest reports for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and turkey ($8 late fee applies). Reporting is required for all 2017–18 license holders to be eligible for 2018–19 draw licenses. See 2018-19 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book.
Failure to report for these species by this date will result in rejection of all draw applications.
Deadline to apply for 2018 Draw Licenses for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelina, pronghorn antelope and oryx, and to apply for Private-land Only Deer License for Units 2A, 2B, 2C, 4 and 5A. Applications must be completed before 5 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). See 2018-19 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info.
Failure to report harvest results and pay any applicable late fees for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and turkey by this date will result in rejection of all draw applications.
2018–19 License Year begins. 2017-18 licenses no longer valid.
Deadline to submit 2017–18 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.