Oct
11
Wed
Fishing with Dolores Gonzales Elementary School @ Tingley Beach
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program staff will be fishing with 40 elementary school kids from Dolores Gonzales Elementary School at Tingley Beach. Department staff will review knot tying, setting up a fishing rig and casting procedures and how to put a rig together. Participants will then set up their own rigs to fish.

Oct
13
Fri
Hunter Education @ Harding County Community Building
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This course is open to students of any age seeking hunter education certification to meet hunting requirements in New Mexico. This course is an instructor-led student course that incorporates lecture, video, break-out sessions,  review methods and homework to educate students. Students 10 and under must have a parent/adult present with them during class. All students MUST complete the Today’s Hunter student manual homework before participating in class. Students can pick up a free hard copy manual from Mr. Edward Fluhman at the Roy Municiple School Office. The manual can also be downloaded for free at, www.hunter-ed.com/newmexico/manual/. Students are required to turn in their completed manual worksheets upon arrival to class.

Registration Details:
Registration opens online Sept. 18 through the students Customer Id Number (CIN) Account. Once in the account, click on Hunter Education then click the Register for Hunter Ed Classes button and follow the prompts.

Oct
14
Sat
Hunter Education @ Harding County Community Building
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

This course is open to students of any age seeking hunter education certification to meet hunting requirements in New Mexico. This course is an instructor-led student course that incorporates lecture, video, break-out sessions,  review methods and homework to educate students. Students 10 and under must have a parent/adult present with them during class. All students MUST complete the Today’s Hunter student manual homework before participating in class. Students can pick up a free hard copy manual from Mr. Edward Fluhman at the Roy Municiple School Office. The manual can also be downloaded for free at, www.hunter-ed.com/newmexico/manual/. Students are required to turn in their completed manual worksheets upon arrival to class.

Registration Details:
Registration opens online Sept. 18 through the students Customer Id Number (CIN) Account. Once in the account, click on Hunter Education then click the Register for Hunter Ed Classes button and follow the prompts.

Ladies Fly Fishing 101 Class @ NMDGF Santa Fe Office
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This clinic is open to women of all ages living in northern New Mexico interested in learning the basics of fly fishing. Participants will learn the basic knowledge and skills needed to get them started on the water. Students will learn about the equipment used for fly fishing, how to set up a fly rod and reel with leader, tippet and fly during Part I of the class. The class will cover the different types of flies used for trout fishing, what they represent, knots to attach them, and some strategies and tactics to know when and how to fish them effectively. Part II will cover the basics of fly casting on the water, covering the two most important casts, overhead and roll.

This class will be offered by volunteers from the Truchas Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

Registration Details: 

Registration opens Sept. 11 at https://forms.office.com/g/Q8JHhztyh1. Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Oct
21
Sat
Ladies Fly Fishing 101 Clinic @ NW Area Game & Fish Office
Oct 21 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This class is open to women who are interested in learning the basics of fly fishing. This session will focus on  fly fishing equipment selection, knot tying, selecting lures/flies, reading the water for best catching results, skills to hook, land and release a fish, what you need before you go, and much more! This is a BYOL (bring your own lunch event).

This class is being offered by volunteers from the Bosque Chapter of Trout Unlimited, and no equipment is required.

Registration Details:

Registration opens on Oct. 2, 8 a.m. at https://forms.office.com/g/MjnCnD93X8. Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

ATV Safety Class @ City of Albuquerque Shooting Range Park
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program presents an ATV safety class provided by the Village of Los Lunas Open Space Division. Students earn the safety permit required for off-highway vehicle operators under 18 years of age.

ATVs and safety gear are available for use during the class.

Nov
8
Wed
School Event: Bloomfield High School Fishing Event @ Aztec, NM
Nov 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

*This school event is closed to the general public.

NMDGF will be fishing with Bloomfield High School wildlife students at Tiger Pond.

Registration Details:

N/A. Closed to the public.

Jan
4
Thu
Student Wildlife Presentation at Jewish Community Center @ Albuquerque, NM
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

**This event is closed to the general public**

NMDGF will be giving a wildlife presentation to students attending the Jewish Community Center.