May
18
Tue
Ladies’ Social Hour @ Virtual
May 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

When spring turkey season ends there are several months before the fall hunts start. What do those that love to hunt do during that time?

They scout. The summer months are a great time to get out into the woods and mountains to scout for that fall elk hunt. Not only is it cooler than being in town, but it is also a great time to observe elk, train yourself to recognize tracks and scat and familiarize yourself with your Game Management Unit.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0td-CpqDktG9S8LvRFIBwYptzZqkLeP4xd

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

You can respond to our social media post with topics of interest and questions or send an email to Jessica Fisher

Jun
16
Wed
Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Advisory Board Meeting @ Virtual
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has scheduled a public meeting of the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Advisory Board for Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually on the OHV website.

Those interested in participating and providing comments are encouraged to pre-register and attend the meeting on the Zoom webinar platform. The Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Advisory Board will meet in public session to hear the following: OHV budget update, general program update, OHV education update, OHV law enforcement update and public comment.

The Department’s Off-Highway Vehicle Program has an annual budget of $795,100.00 funded by revenue generated from the Trail Safety Fund. The OHV Act required the creation of the Trail Safety Fund, which generates revenue from OHV registration fees.

The OHV Advisory Board was established to advise the Department of Game and Fish on matters related to administration of the OHV Act. The board consists of the following seven members appointed by the governor to two-year terms:

  • One landowner living near a national forest or Bureau of Land Management property that is used extensively for recreational off-highway vehicle activity;
  • One producer or one grazing permittee on public lands from the farming or livestock industry;
  • One person from the off-highway motor vehicle industry;
  • One off-highway motor vehicle user;
  • One hunter or angler;
  • One quiet recreationalist, such as a hiker, backpacker, birdwatcher, equestrian, mountain biker, rock climber or archaeological enthusiast; and
  • One member with expertise in injury prevention or treatment.

For more information about the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s Off-Highway Vehicle Program, please contact Matt Seidel, by email or phone (505) 222-4728, or visit the Department’s OHV webpage.

Jul
8
Thu
Revocation Hearing @ Webinar
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am

Schedule/Agenda:
R. Romero–09:00 Hrs.
P. Trujillo–10:00 Hrs.
C. Stirman–11:00 Hrs.
J. Perez–12:00 Hrs.
Hearings are on a Trailing Docket, so times may run over or be delayed depending on Testimony, Witnesses, etc.

Thursday, July 8, 2021 09:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Revocation Hearings are conducted in accordance with provisions of Chapter 17 NMSA 1978, 19.31.2.6 NMAC Hunting and Fishing License Revocation and the “Open Meetings Act,” NMSA 1978, Sections 10-15-1 to 10-15-4. Sections 17-3-34 and 17-1-14 (B10 and B11) NMSA 1978 empowers the State Game Commission to revoke the license, registration, and/or permit privileges of individuals who have accumulated 20 or more violation points. Regulation 19.31.2 NMAC (Revocation Rule) explains the revocation process.

If you are interested in attending the hearing you are required to pre-register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ndfkNgphQZS5ZH9YgLvs3A . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For more information, please email Philip.Holmes@state.nm.us or mail the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Attn: Philip Homes, Revocation Manager, 1 Wildlife Way, Santa Fe, NM 87507.

Jul
20
Tue
July Ladies’ Social – Equipment Preparation @ Virtual
Jul 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us in July to talk about preparing your equipment including sighting in your rifle, tuning your bow and patterning your shotgun.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pduqvrjwiHdSq82XIX3T8FBqgdYzKKqr2

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

You can respond to our social media post with topics of interest and questions or send an email to Jennifer Morgan

Jul
21
Wed
Virtual Presentation on Oryx & Ibex @ Thomas Branigan Memorial Library
Jul 21 @ 6:30 pm

NMDGF will be giving a virtual presentation on oryx and ibex to an audience through the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library.

Aug
17
Tue
August Ladies’ Social – Field Dressing and Processing Tips @ Virtual
Aug 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Hunting season is upon us and many of us will be headed into the woods, prairie or desert in hopes of filling our tag(s). Of course, we all relish the overall experience of just being outdoors but harvesting an animal is icing on the proverbial cake. Once you harvest….now what do you do? How do I take care of the animal so it produces a bounty of wonderful meat to nourish my family and friends? In our session, we will discuss and show field dressing and processing tips that will benefit not only the novice hunter but the seasoned one as well.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpcOCsrjssH9LRyXo3l42WjjcV1rU5j3n9

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

You can respond to our social media post with topics of interest and questions or send an email to Jennifer Morgan

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
19
Tue
October Ladies’ Social @ Virtual
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Whether you are new to hunting, angling or wildlife watching, you likely have some questions. Do you want some tips about scouting or hunting different species, are you curious about a GMU area or are you interested in picking up a few pointers to complete your trout challenge?

Join Jennifer, Megan and Tristanna on October 19, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. We will do our best to answer your questions live. You are welcome to submit your questions ahead of time and answers will be provided during our session.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctceugrjgoHNUhyla6apEPt26RjyB-G6IJ

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

You can respond to our social media post with topics of interest and questions or send an email to Jennifer Morgan