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Hunting Information  

Last Updated: 12/11/2014

ATTENTION NEW MEXICO BIG-GAME HUNTERS

Harvest Reporting Requirements


Harvest reports are mandatory for all deer, elk, trapper, turkey, Barbary sheep, oryx, ibex, pronghorn antelope and javelina license holders. A report must be filed if the hunter possesses any of these licenses, even if they don’t hunt or harvest.

On or before February 15 each year hunters can submit free harvest reports for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and turkey licenses, after which a late fee of $8.00 will apply. For these species, the reporting deadline to be eligible for the big game draw is the draw application deadline.

On or before April 7 each year hunters can submit free harvest reports for Barbary sheep, ibex, oryx, javelina and trapper licenses, after which a late fee of $8.00 will apply.  For these species, the reporting deadline to be eligible for the big game draw is April 7. 


Log in to your account and click "Harvest Reporting" in the MAIN MENU to file your Harvest Report. or call the Game & Fish Information Center at 888-248-6866 Monday- Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.


Your harvest report provides New Mexico Game and Fish with valuable information to effectively manage the state’s wildlife resources.

 

Any applicant who fails to file a mandatory harvest report will have all special hunts draw applications rejected.

 

Caution: Submitting false or fraudulent harvest information may result in revocation of your hunting, fishing and trapping privileges for up to 3 years.

 

 

 

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