New Mexico Youth Hunter Education Challenge @ NRA Wittington Center, Raton, NM
Jun 2 @ 11:04 pm

The Department will be assisting the New Mexico YHEC 501c3 with putting on this year’s youth hunter education challenge.

New Mexico Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) is held once a year for kids ages 7-18 to help improve their hunting, marksmanship and safety skills.

Through simulated hunting situations, live fire competitions, and responsible hunting events, YHEC helps build upon skills learned in basic hunter education courses and encourages safer, lifelong hunting habits.

From rifle, bow and muzzleloader shooting at life-sized targets, to wildlife identification, map and compass orienteering and more, YHEC participants get hands-on training in eight skill areas, giving them expertise in all hunting practices.

Registration for the Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) will be on nmyhec.com.
Participants must have taken a hunter education class to compete.

Wildlife presentation with Summer Reading Program
Jun 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

NMDGF will be giving a wildlife presentation.

T or C Youth Archery Event @ Ralph Edwards Park T or C, NM
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

This youth archery event is open to the public.

T or C Youth Event @ Ralph Edwards Park T or C, NM
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Youth archery event

Fly Fishing 101 Class @ Eagle Nest Lake State Park
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

This class is open to families who are interested in learning the basics of fly fishing. The morning session will focus on fly fishing equipment selection, knot tying, selecting lures/flies, casting instruction and general discussions on where to go. The afternoon session will be on the water! Casting and fishing instruction will be provided by professional fishing guides and Trout Unlimited -Enchanted Circle Chapter volunteers. Loaner equipment will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have it.

This class will be offered by volunteers from the Enchanted Circle Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

Registration opens May  XX at 9 am at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. To qualify for the camp, participants must have a Customer Identification Number account with the department and complete the required homework before attending.

Fly Fishing Class with Fly Fish New Mexico and Mora Creative Council @ Coyote Creek State Park
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program will be working with Fly Fish New Mexico and the Mora Creative Arts Council to conduct a fly-fishing camp in Coyote Creek State Park for local youth. This event is closed to the public.

Moriarty Public Library Wildlife Presentation @ Moriarity, NM
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:10 am

Department staff will be giving a wildlife presentation to youth for the summer program.

Registration Details:

Please give a Ashley a call at the library.

Wild turkey presentations & wildlife presentation
Jun 13 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

NMDGF will be giving wild turkey presentations and wildlife presentations to students in summer school.

N/A. Closed to the public.