Rules & Information Books
2023-2024 Hunting & Fishing
The 2023-2024 New Mexico Hunting Rules and Information provides essential information about hunting in New Mexico. The rules booklet contains information about licenses and fees, carcass tagging procedures, descriptions of public and private-land uses, definition of criminal trespass, hunter education, the Mentored-Youth Hunter Program, off-highway vehicle use, Operation Game Thief and much more.
New Mexico Wildlife
New Mexico Wildlife is an online magazine produced by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish with a focus on department activities, native wildlife and outdoor recreation, including hunting and fishing. The magazine is available by PDF or the New Mexico Wildlife website: http://magazine.wildlife.state.nm.us. New Mexico Wildlife also releases monthly e-newsletters and special edition e-newsletters with exclusive content supplementing the seasonal PDF magazines. Sign up for e-newsletter updates here: magazine.wildlife.state.nm.us.
Education & Conservation
Coloring books, brochures, and more available here and in our Education Materials section.
Reports & Studies
New Mexico’s hunters and anglers contribute more than $613 million to the state’s economy.
NMDGF Economics Of Fishing Hunting And Trapping
Press Release: Study: N.M. hunters, anglers spend more than $613 million
Laguna del Campo Engineering Studies
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Annual Reports by Fiscal Year
NMDGF Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2017
NMDGF Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2016
NMDGF Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2015
PDF downloads:NMDGF Fisheries Management Plan 2022
2016 Statewide Fisheries Management Plan. Approved by the New Mexico State Game Commission on April 14, 2016.
Double E Ranch Management Plan 2017 River Ranch Management Plan 2016