Mar
2
Wed
Big Game Draw 2022 – Meet the Bighorn Sheep Biologist @ Virtual
Mar 2 @ 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: Caitlin Ruhl, bighorn sheep program manager, will be on hand to answer questions about applying for and hunting bighorn 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_8BGwLezETAeEYfykNBfi8w

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
3
Thu
Outdoor Day for Disadvantaged Youth @ Tree's Lake, Deming
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The NMDGF aquatic education and archery coordinators, Dennis Segura and Bruce Atencio, will be participating in the March 5, Deming Tree’s Lake Outdoor Day. The participants are disadvantaged youth, most of which have never fished, or participated in archery. There will be an estimated 75 youth participating.

Event open to the public. Participants must register before March 5 to participate.

Mar
4
Fri
State Game Commission Public Meeting @ Socorro
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

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
15
Tue
Habitat Stamp Program Public Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Mar 15 @ 5:30 pm

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

Register in advance for this webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QvVVqB8LS7ueJAK8hAnGZQ

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

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 2022 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
19
Sat
Dogs! A Science Tail @ NM Museum of Natural History & Science
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

NMDGF will work a booth to talk about some wild canid species in NM.

Event is open to the public. Please contact the NM Museum of Natrual History & Sciences for entrance costs into the museum.

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

Wildlife Presentation @ Carroll Elementary
Mar 23 all-day

NMDGF will be giving wildlife presentations to K-2 grade at WD Carroll Elementary School in Bernalillo. This event is closed to the public.

Event closed to the public.

Statewide Fisheries Management Plan @ Public Meetings
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm

For details see: Statewide Fisheries Management Plan topic of public meetings.

Two virtual meetings will be conducted to gather public comment:

Mar
24
Thu
Statewide Fisheries Management Plan @ Public Meetings
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm

For details see: Statewide Fisheries Management Plan topic of public meetings.

Two virtual meetings will be conducted to gather public comment:

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
11
Mon
State Game Commission Public Meeting @ Santa Fe
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

Apr
14
Thu
School Fishing Day @ Eagle Nest Elementary
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The NMDGF Aquatic Education Program will be providing equipment, bait and tackle for fishing with 44, K – 2nd Grade students, assisted by chaperones & teachers at Eagle Nest Lake. The fishing trip is a school sponsored event with the help of NMDGF.

Event closed to the public.

Apr
19
Tue
Game & Fish Officer Career & Laws Presentation, Trout of NM Presentation @ Emerson Elementary
Apr 19 all-day

NMDGF will be talking to students about a Game & Fish Officer Career & Laws along with a presentation on the trout species of New Mexico.

Event closed to the public.

Apr
20
Wed
Early Results 2022 Big Game Draw License
Apr 20 all-day

2022-2023 Big Game Draw results are available now – one week early!

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

2022-23 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book


Los resultados del Sorteo de Caza Mayor 2022-2023 están disponibles ahora – ¡una semana antes de lo esperado!

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

Apr
23
Sat
Hunter Education Instructors
Apr 23 all-day

Upcoming Instructor Workshops and Program Events. See Workshop Calendar.

All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety Training @ Village of Los Lunas River Park
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will offer a free off-highway vehicle (OHV) 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 upon request from the OHV Ed Coordinator.

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
25
Mon
School Workshops & Fishing Clinic @ Mesa View Elem
Apr 25 all-day

This event is for the Mesa View 1st grade class. The workshop will consist of safety, knots, gear, and casting, followed by fishing at the Riverwalk.

This event is closed to the public.

Apr
26
Tue
Casting Skills, Wood Gormley Elementary School @ Santa Fe, NM
Apr 26 – Apr 27 all-day

The NMDGF Aquatic Education program will be working with the Wood Gormley After

School Fishing Club for Casting Skills & knot tying.

Event closed to the public.

School Workshops & Fishing Clinic @ Mesa View Elem
Apr 26 all-day

This event is for the Mesa View Pre – k class. The workshop will consist of safety, knots, gear, and casting, followed by fishing at the Riverwalk

This event is closed to the public.