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Last Updated: 12/6/2013


Silver City Deer Management Area Hunt


Hunters who hold a 2013-2014 archery license for GMU 23 or 24 and who HAVE NOT harvested a buck during the Sept 1-24, 2013 or Jan 1-15, 2014 hunt dates may use their existing license to archery hunt for one antlerless deer within the Silver City Deer Management Area. Hunt dates will be January 16-Feb. 5, 2014.



Eligible hunters are those holding an archery deer license in:

  • GMU 23 (Excluding the Burro Mountains hunt area). Hunt Codes: DER-2-221 and DER-2-222
  • GMU 24 (Excluding Fort Bayard Management Area).  Hunt Code: DER-2-235 and DER-2-236.


This opportunity does not apply to those holding a draw or private-land license for Any Legal Sporting Arm or Muzzleloader.  Eligible hunters are reminded that they must continue to follow all Game and Fish rules and regulations as outlined in the New Mexico Hunting Rules and Information Booklet.  This includes obtaining written permission to hunt on private lands and not hunting within city limits (see map above). 


The Department of Game and Fish would like to thank all responsible hunters for their assistance in this management effort.


For questions concerning this hunting opportunity, please contact the New Mexico Game and Fish Information Center at 1-888-248-6866.