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New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Media contact: Dan Williams, (505) 476-8004
Public contact: (505) 476-8000
dan.williams@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JULY 3, 2012:

N.M. RESIDENTS GET FIRST SHOT AT LEFTOVER DEER, ELK, JAVELINA LICENSES

SANTA FE – More than 6,000 deer, elk and javelina licenses that were not sold during the annual drawing for big-game hunting licenses will go on sale at 10 a.m. MDT Wednesday, July 11, on the Department of Game and Fish website, www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

New Mexico residents will get first shot at the licenses during the first-come, first-served sale. State law restricts sales to residents-only for the first 24 hours. The sale will be opened to nonresidents at 10 a.m. MDT July 12.

Hunters are strongly advised to obtain or review an online customer account, including a Customer Identification Number, user name and password before the sale begins. Popular licenses sell out in minutes, sometimes seconds, after sales begin.

Here is a list of available licenses:

2012 leftover licenses

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