New Mexico Wildlife

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish
Conserving New Mexico’s Wildlife for Future Generations

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Last Updated: 10/20/2014

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Our Mission: To conserve, regulate, propagate and protect the wildlife and fish within the state of New Mexico using a flexible management system that ensures sustainable use for public food supply, recreation and safety; and to provide for off-highway motor vehicle recreation that recognizes cultural, historic, and resource values while ensuring public safety.

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Aquatic Invasive Species

Help keep New Mexico's lakes free of invasive species such as quagga and zebra mussels.

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Alerts

Late-season archery elk hunts will be available Oct. 29th, 10 a.m. The sale is open only to NM residents for the first 24 hours. More information.

Results now available for sandhill crane, pheasant & Bernardo youth waterfowl draw hunts. Click Here.


Licenses available:
Youth Encouragement elk, leftover deer and javelina.

News

Oct 14: Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting seasons

Oct 1: Rio Grande cutthroat trout no longer endangered species candidate

Sept 9: Bighorn hunters will have more options, opportunities in 2015

Sept 8: Game and Fish partners with BLM to provide mobile big-game hunting unit maps

Sept 2: Hunting seasons open for doves, grouse, squirrels, band-tailed pigeons; pellet guns approved for collared doves, grouse, squirrels

Aug 22: Bear and cub captured near downtown Santa Fe

Aug 8: Mimbres River Ranch purchase benefits wildlife, habitat

Aug 7: New bighorn sheep herd to be established in Santa Fe National Forest

Aug 6: Learn more about the Responsible Hunter Program

Aug 1: Fish for big cats at Villanueva State Park

July 28: Expect roadblocks statewide during fall hunting seasons

July 25: Plague activity continues in the East Mountain Grant area

Click Here for more news...

Migratory Bird Rules

Visit our Hunting page to download
PDF and additional maps.

Publications

2014 big-game rib cover

2014-2015 Hunting

Fishing Rules & Information Book for 2014-2015 from New Mexico Department of Game & Fish

2014-2015 Fishing

Procurement

· Request for Proposal: #15-516-2101-00001
Endangered Species Legal Service

· Request for Proposal: #15-516-1201-00003
Barrier Design

· See the Procurement page for details.

Events

fishingclass Schedule a free fishing
clinic for your school or community.

NMDGF 2013-18 Strategic Plan

   Click here to download.

 

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