Sep
7
Tue
#FishNM21 – Plan your NM fishing trip
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm

If you have tracked the weekly Fishing Report, you would notice that there have been A LOT of great catches all across New Mexico this year. Whether you have been out fishing this year, or planning your first fishing trip, this series will help you get started.

Please register online and send us your questions through email or add your questions to the Facebook event feed for the topic related to your questions.

Schedule and registration:

August 18 – Where to start? Reading and understanding the Fishing Rules and Information Booklet, using the Fishing Planner and a special early look into new tools the Department will be releasing soon to help you plan your trip! Register for the Webinar.

August 24 – NM Trout and Bass Challenges. New Mexico Bass and Trout Challenges are in full swing! During this session we will cover those challenges and talk about where and how to fish for those species. Register for the Webinar. 

August 30 – New Mexico’s native trout – Join us to talk about conservation, management, habitat restoration and fishing for New Mexico’s native trout species. Register for the Webinar. 

September 7 – All about raising fish in New Mexico! During this session, we will be talking about the State-owned fish hatcheries. Have you ever wondered how they are managed for restoration and sport? Join us for more and let us know what questions you have. Register for the Webinar.

Each session will start at 6:00 p.m. and can also be viewed on the Department’s Facebook page.

Sep
8
Wed
OHV First Responder Training @ New Mexico State Police Academy, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish was asked to provide certified Off-Highway Vehicle Act training to first responders at the New Mexico State Police Academy. This event is free but not open to the public. The training will be held at the Department of Public Safety State Police Academy in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Sep
9
Thu
Eagle Nest Elementary Fishing Education & Fishing @ Eagle Nest State Park
Sep 9 – Sep 10 all-day

NMDGF will be working on casting skills and talking about fish biology with Eagle Nest Elementary. They will also do some fishing at Eagle Nest State Park.

This event is closed to the public.

Sep
11
Sat
Girl Scouts Loves State Parks @ Storrie Lake / Pecos Canyon
Sep 11 all-day

The New Mexico State Parks is hosting a “Girls Scouts Loves State Parks” event. The
NMDGF will hold participating events at Storrie Lake near Las Vegas, New Mexico
and in Pecos Canyon near Pecos, New Mexico.

1. Storrie Lake – 24 to 48 girls will participate in a target and 3-D archery event.
2. Pecos Canyon – 25 girls will participate in fishing for beginners event.

This event is closed to the public.

Sep
18
Sat
Boy Scout Adventure Day @ Albuquerque, NM
Sep 18 all-day

Up to 100 Boy Scouts will participating in “Scout Adventure Day.” The scouts will be
participating in NMDGF archery & casting skills activities in addition to other stations.

This event is closed to the public.

Sep
22
Wed
Senior Fishing with Bernalillo County Community Program @ Albuquerque, NM
Sep 22 all-day

NMDGF will be assisting Bernalillo County Community with a Senior Fishing Day event at Tingley Beach. NMDGF was asked to participate with 16 seniors.

This event is closed to the public.

Sep
25
Sat
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.

Oct
1
Fri
Kindergarten Fishing Day @ Riverside Park Pond, Aztec NM
Oct 1 all-day

The NMDGF will be conducting a fishing clinic and a Conservation Education animal trunk presentation with up to 100 Kindergarten and 1st grade students at Riverside Park, Aztec, New Mexico on October 1, 2021. Most, if not all of the participants have little to no angling experience. The students will be broken up into groups of 25, and sub-divided into groups of five. All COVID restrictions, including NMDGF restrictions will be followed.

This event is closed to the public.

State Game Commission Special Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am
Oct
7
Thu
STEM Showdown @ Watrous, NM
Oct 7 – Oct 8 all-day

NMDGF will be participating at the STEM Showdown to discuss careers in Wildlife & Fisheries Management and to show some specimens of wildlife.

Closed to the public, open for participating students only.

Oct
14
Thu
Oryx & Ibex in NM Presentation @ Virtual Presentation / Cleveland HS
Oct 14 all-day

NMDGF will be giving a presentation on oryx & ibex to wildlife students at Cleveland HS. This event is not open to the public.

This event is closed to the public.

STEM Presentation
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Virginia Seamster, BISON-M/Share with Wildlife Coordinator, for a presentation about the Share with Wildlife grant program and tips for students interested in a career in the natural resources given as a part of the 2021 NM Science Fiesta. Click here to register (registration is free).

Oct
15
Fri
Fishing Day @ Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center
Oct 15 all-day

16 seniors, age 50 and older from the Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center will be participating in a fishing event at Tingley Beach on October 15, 2021.

This event is closed to the public.

Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center Fishing Day @ Tingley Beach
Oct 15 all-day

16 seniors, age 50 and older, from the Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center will be participating in a fishing event at Tingley Beach on October 15, 2021. This event is closed to the public.

This event is closed to the public.

Oct
20
Wed
Wildlife Talk @ Virtual
Oct 20 all-day

NMDGF will be giving a virtual presentation to employees with Burns & McDonnell. The presentation will be talking about some of the wildlife species found in the state of New Mexico.

This event is closed to the public.

Oct
22
Fri
State Game Commission Public Meeting @ New Mexico State University Fulton Center
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

Jan
14
Fri
State Game Commission Public Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.