Hunter Education Courses
Aug 13 – Aug 28 all-day

Keep checking for updates to our hunter and bowhunter education course schedule. Courses are added to the class list as we hear from our volunteer instructors. See Courses & How-to-Register.

State Game Commission Public Meeting @ Gallup
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

State Game Commission Public Meeting @ Albuqeruque
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

OHV Class Calendar
Aug 27 – Nov 12 all-day
All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Training (ATV) @ Los Lunas River Park
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 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 completing the class receive the safety permit required for off-highway vehicle operators under the age of 18 years.

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

Students must be at least 6 years of age. Space is limited – all students must already have or must create a free account with the Department of Game and Fish (, and register prior to the class. This ensures that each student will have an age- and size-appropriate training ATV available.

Careers in conservation law enforcement @ Cleveland High School
Sep 7 all-day

NMDGF will be giving six presentations to approximately 198 students on a career in conservation law enforcement. This event is closed to the public and only available to students.

Boy Scouts Adventure Day @ Albuquerque
Sep 17 all-day

Close to 100 boy scouts and siblings will be participating in the annual Boy Scouts Adventure Day. NMDGF Aquatic Education will be conducting casting skills at one of four event stations from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This event is closed to the public.

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

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.


24 de septiembre: día nacional de la caza y la pesca. No se requiere licencia (se aplican todas las demás reglas de pesca).