New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Media contact: Lance Cherry, (505) 476-8003
Public contact: (888) 248-6866



ALBUQUERQUE – Hunters, anglers and other outdoor adventurers are invited to join the Department of Game and Fish this weekend in Albuquerque at Expo New Mexico, where visitors will find information about upcoming hunting, fishing and trapping opportunities, all-terrain vehicle riding, the latest gear and more.

New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting & Fishing Show 2015The New Mexico Outdoor Adventure Show, formerly the Bob Gerding Show, will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Manuel Lujan Building at Expo New Mexico. Admission is free for licensed New Mexico hunters, anglers and trappers, and for anyone age 17 or younger. Nonlicensed adults will pay $3 at the door. Don’t forget to bring your license.

The Department will be at the show with the new Hunting Rules and Information Booklets and plenty of advice about hunting and fishing rules and the best places to try your luck.

If you’re interested in all-terrain vehicles, the Department will have an ATV simulator that will give riders a hands-on feel for the ride while emphasizing safety.

More than 100 exhibitors will be at the show demonstrating the latest equipment for hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation. New models of off-highway vehicles, recreational vehicles, boats and kayaks will be on display by area dealers. And as always, outfitters, guides and conservation organizations will be on hand to offer their services, advice and to recruit volunteers.

This is the 16th year for the popular show that features exhibits from around the country. For more information about the show, call (888) 248-6866.