Migratory Game Bird
Season dates and bag/possession limits are not final until published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in the “Federal Register” available online: www.federalregister.gov/agencies/fish-and-wildlife-service.
Migratory Game Bird Permits
Regular Season Sandhill Crane Permits
Crane Hunt Letters
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Special Sandhill Crane Permits
Light and Dark Goose Hunts
Free Band-tailed Pigeon Permit
Free Light Goose Conservation Order Permit
Storage, Transportation and Shipment
Legal Sporting Arms
Nontoxic Shot Mandatory
Nontoxic shot is not required for dove, band-tailed pigeon and the Eastern sandhill crane hunt outside of New Mexico State Game Commission owned or managed areas. Nontoxic shot includes: bismuth-tin, iron (steel), copper-clad iron, iron-tungsten, iron-tungsten-nickel, tungsten-bronze, tungsten-iron-copper-nickel, tungsten matrix, tungsten polymer, tungsten-tin-iron, tungsten-tin-bismuth, tungsten-tin-iron-nickel and tungsten-iron-polymer.