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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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
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.