Mar
9
Wed
Big Game Draw 2022 – Meet the Biologist Exotics @ Virtual
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Have you thought about applying for the 2022 big game draw? The Department is working on an entire series with everything you need to know when applying.

We will meet virtually every week, sometimes multiple times a week, to discuss the draw, how to apply, options for hunter education and reading the draw odds report. We will also have our big game biologists on hand to answer questions.

In this session: Nicole Tatman, big game program manager, will be on hand to answer questions about applying for and hunting oryx, ibex and Barbary sheep in New Mexico.

Please register online and send us your questions through email (tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us).

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8gf2jXSjRCmVufA6JCNa3g

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Send us your questions through email (tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us).

Mar
14
Mon
Big Game Draw 2022 – Last minute Q and A @ Virtual
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Have you thought about applying for the 2022 big game draw? The Department is working on an entire series with everything you need to know when applying.

We will meet virtually every week, sometimes multiple times a week, to discuss the draw, how to apply, options for hunter education and reading the draw odds report. We will also have our big game biologists on hand to answer questions.

In this session: March 16 deadline is just days away. We will address any last-minute things you should know or questions you might have.

Please register online and send us your questions through email (tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us).

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IbKiEEXURF-GHgVo14fZVg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Send us your questions through email (tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us).

Mar
16
Wed
Deadline: 2021–2022 Late Harvest Reports
Mar 16 all-day

Deadline to submit late 2021–22 harvest reports for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and turkey. All 2021–22 license holders must report to be eligible for 2022–23 draw licenses. Reports can be submitted online or by telephone

Failure to report for these species by this date will result in rejection of all draw applications. An $8 late fee applies after February 15, 2022. Remember to keep your confirmation number.

2022-23 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book


Fecha límite para presentar informes de cosecha 2021–2022 tardíos de venado, uapití, berrendo y pavo. Todos los titulares de licencias 2021–2022 deben presentar informe para ser elegibles para las licencias por sorteo 2022–2023. Los informes se pueden enviar en línea o por teléfono.

Si no se presenta informe para estas especies a más tardar en esta fecha, se rechazarán todas las solicitudes de participación en el sorteo. Se aplica una tarifa por pago atrasado de $8 después del 15 de febrero de 2022. Recuerde conservar su número de confirmación.

2022-23 NM Cacería Reglas e Información

Deadline: 2022 Big-Game Draw Application
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm

Deadline to apply for 2021 Draw Licenses for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelinapronghorn and oryx, and private-land only deer licenses in Units 2A, 2B, 2C, 4 and 5A. Applications must be completed before 5 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).

2022-23 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book


Fecha límite para solicitar licencias por sorteo para arruí, borrego cimarrón, venado, uapití, cabra montesa, pecarí, berrendo, órix y licencias para venado únicamente de tierras privadas en las Unidades 2A, 2B, 2C, 4 y 5A. Las solicitudes se deben completar antes de las 5 p. m. Horario de verano de las montañas (MDT).

2022-23 NM Cacería Reglas e Información

Mar
23
Wed
2022–23 Over-the-Counter License Types Available
Mar 23 all-day

2022–23 over-the-counter (OTC) license types, including game-hunting licenses and game-hunting & fishing licenses, are available online, by telephone and at NMDGF offices and license vendors.

2022-23 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book


Los tipos de licencias de venta directa (OTC) 2022-2023, incluidas las licencias de caza deportiva y las licencias de caza y pesca deportivas, están disponibles en línea, por teléfono y en las oficinas del NMDGF y con proveedores de licencias.

2022-23 NM Cacería Reglas e Información

Mar
26
Sat
Off-Highway Vehicle; All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety Training @ 2420 W Picacho Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88007
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will offer a free all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety training to the public. The training will be held at the dirt lot behind Peddler’s Pavilion. Training machines and safety gear are available, no sharing. Each student must bring weather appropriate clothing (gloves, boots, long pants and long sleeved shirt), a snack or lunch, water and sunscreen. COVID precautions will be followed; COVID plan is available for download when registering for class.

Students must have a customer identification number with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. All students must preregister to reserve a place in any class that is offered. To preregister or to get more information about classes offered please visit www.B4Uride.com or call Christopher Johnson, NMDGF OHV Education Coordinator at (505) 222-4712.

Off-Highway Vehicle; All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety Training @ Los Lunas River Park, 1601 Main St SE, Los Lunas, NM 87031
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will offer a free all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety training to the public. Training machines and safety gear are available, no sharing. Each student must bring weather appropriate clothing (gloves, boots, long pants and long sleeved shirt), a snack or lunch, water and sunscreen. COVID precautions will be followed; COVID plan is available for download when registering for class.

Students must have a customer identification number with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. All students must preregister to reserve a place in any class that is offered. To preregister or to get more information about classes offered please visit www.B4Uride.com or call Christopher Johnson, NMDGF OHV Ed Coordinator at (505) 222-4712.

Apr
1
Fri
2022-23 License Year Begins
Apr 1 all-day

2022–23 License Year begins. 2021–22 licenses no longer valid.

2022-23 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book


Comienza el año de las licencias 2022-2023. Todas las licencias 2021–2022 ya no son válidas.

2022-23 NM Cacería Reglas e Información

Apr
7
Thu
Deadline: 2021-22 Harvest Report (Avoid Application Rejection)
Apr 7 all-day

Deadline to submit 2021–22 harvest reports for Barbary sheep, ibex, javelina, oryx and trapper license holders to be eligible for big-game licenses. Results can be reported online or by telephone.

Failure to report for these species by this date will result in rejection of all applications. An $8 late fee applies after April 7, 2022. Remember to keep your confirmation number.

2022-23 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book


Fecha límite para que los titulares de licencias para arruí, cabra montesa, pecarí, órix y de trampero presenten los informes de cosecha 2021–2022 para ser elegibles para las licencias de caza mayor. Los informes se pueden enviar en línea o por teléfono.

Si no se presenta informe para estas especies a más tardar en esta fecha, se rechazarán todas las solicitudes de participación en el sorteo. Se aplica una tarifa por pago atrasado de $8 después del 7 de abril de 2022. Recuerde conservar su número de confirmación.

2022-23 NM Cacería Reglas e Información

Apr
27
Wed
Results 2022 Big Game Draw License
Apr 27 all-day

Big-game Draw License results available online, by telephone, or at NMDGF offices.

2022-23 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book


Los resultados de los sorteos de caza mayor están disponibles en línea, por teléfono o en las oficinas del NMDGF.

2022-23 NM Cacería Reglas e Información

Sep
24
Sat
National Hunting & Fishing Day 2022
Sep 24 all-day

Anglers can fish for free in New Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 25, as the state celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day.

Anyone can fish for free in public fishing waters throughout the state Saturday, Sept. 24, but everyone must observe bag limits and all other rules and regulations. For more information, please visit www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

For information about where to fish and what to use, consult the department’s weekly fishing and stocking report. Maps of public fishing waters, lists of where to find family-friendly fishing and tips on how to fish also can be found on the department website.