National Wild Turkey Federation WITO Event @ Cloudcroft, NM
Apr 12 all-day

The Department will participate at the NWTF Women in the Outdoors Event (WITO) in Cloudcroft, NM. Department staff will be assisting with fishing, turkey calling/hunting and turkey life history presentations.

Registration Details:

Please contact Helen Butt.

Fishing Workshops and Clinics @ Silver City Public Schools
Apr 12 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

These workshops and fishing clinic are for the third-grade students of Jose Public School in Silver City. The workshops will consist of fishing safety, knots, equipment, casting and fish identification.  We will be fishing at Bill Evans Lake.

N/A. Closed to the public.

NM Wildlife Federation (NMWF) – Nature Niños Intern Onboarding Class @ Liam Knight Pond
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

An interactive class will be held for NMWF Interns that provides a high-level overview of angling essentials. This session will be tailored to the interns so that they’ll be able to use knowledge gained to facilitate future fishing days with their respective groups. The class will cover topics such as fish species/anatomy, habitat, diet, understanding fishing gear, tying knots, safety and so on. The participants will be gauged and quizzed throughout the session to ensure they’re retaining the content. This will include hands-on practice casting, rod and reel assembly, and barb pinching.

Registration Details:
There was no registration for this session. NMWF Nature Niños reached out to retain assistance from NMDGF – Aquatic Educator, Contractor, Matty Gonzales.

Fly Fishing with Fly Fish NM and Big Brothers Big Sisters @ Tingley Beach
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will be fly fishing with youth at Tingley Beach in Albuquerque in conjunction with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program of Central New Mexico and Fly Fish New Mexico.

Registration Details:
This event is closed to the public.

NM State Game Commission Workshop @ Silver City
Apr 19 all-day
Casting and New Mexico Fish ID Lesson Plan with Carlos Rey Elementary School @ Albuquerque, NM
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am

Department staff will teach a lesson to a class that is participating in the Trout in the Classroom program. The lessons will be about New Mexico fishing, how to cast and land a fish and identifying different game fish in New Mexico. This event is closed to the public.

Fly Fishing with Big Brothers Big sisters & Fly Fish NM @ Tingley Beach
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game Aquatic Education Program staff will be working with Fly Fish NM and Big Brothers Big Sisters at Tingley Beach on April 20, 2024. The event is closed to the public.

Off-Highway Motorcycle Safety Class @ City of Albuquerque Shooting Range Park
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program staff will present an off-highway motorcycle safety class hosted by City of Albuquerque Parks & Recreation. Students will earn the safety permit required for off-highway vehicle operators under the age of 18 years. Dirt bikes and safety gear are available for use during the class.

Registration Details:
Space is limited – all students must have a free account with the Department of Game and Fish (https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/). Students must be at least 6 years of age.