Pheasant/Crane Draw Application Opens
Jul 14 – Aug 18 all-day
New Mexico Governor’s Special Online Hunt Auction
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm

In partnership with the Mule Deer Foundation of New Mexico, the Department of Game and Fish will be auctioning several premier hunting packages. Proceeds will benefit the wildlife resources of New Mexico.

Hunts to be auctioned include:

  • Exotics Hunt Packages
  • Coues and Mule Deer Hunts
  • Elk Hunts
  • Pronghorn Hunt
  • Other items are in the online auction, with proceeds from these items benefiting the Mule Deer Foundation.

Auction closes July 22 at 7:00 p.m. MST.

Click here to bid.

July Ladies’ Social – Equipment Preparation @ Virtual
Jul 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us in July to talk about preparing your equipment including sighting in your rifle, tuning your bow and patterning your shotgun.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pduqvrjwiHdSq82XIX3T8FBqgdYzKKqr2

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

You can respond to our social media post with topics of interest and questions or send an email to Jennifer Morgan

Virtual Presentation on Oryx & Ibex @ Thomas Branigan Memorial Library
Jul 21 @ 6:30 pm

NMDGF will be giving a virtual presentation on oryx and ibex to an audience through the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library.

Habitat Stamp Program Public Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Jul 27, 2021 05:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Habitat Stamp Program Public Meeting

Register in advance for this webinar:


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

Upland Game Rule Changes, Public Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Aug 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the Upland Game rule.

The proposals are available on the Department’s proposals under consideration webpage.

To gather public comments, one public meeting will be conducted via Zoom. The meeting will be held August 3 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Click here to join the virtual Zoom meeting.

Or enter the following in your Zoom client:

Meeting ID: 211 476 4712
Passcode: 202226

To join the meeting by phone please dial 1-346-248-7799. You will be prompted to enter the Webinar ID: 211-476-4712 and Passcode: 202226

Presentation slides will be posted on the Department’s proposals under consideration webpage prior to the meetings so attendees can follow along. If you do not have access to the website to view the presentation, please email DGF-Gamebird@state.nm.us or call (505) 414-2341 to make arrangements to acquire a copy of the presentation.

Comments on the proposed changes can be provided by mail: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Attn: Upland Game Rule Development, P.O. Box 25112, Santa Fe, NM 87504; by email DGF-Gamebird@state.nm.us, or at the meeting listed above.


National Hunting & Fishing Day 2021
Sep 25 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. 25, 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.