Where on the page did you see this? Can you send a link?
I heard they expanded the quotas and therefore extended the season on bear last year, but I am fairly sure the season it did not run into spring. The antis eliminated the spring bear season a while back. The only spring bear hunt I am aware of is in Valle Vidal and it is a draw hunt with 20 permits issued.
I would love to see a spring bear season in NM, but I doubt it will ever happen.
I called the hotline and all it said was all zones are open, but does that mean the season is open also? http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/recreation/hunting/harvest/documents/040114-bear-harvest-update-NMDGF-2.pdf
Every year my Pro-Staff and I head to the woods to hunt the old wise Tom. We travel thousands of miles covering numerous states hunting these old guys. Lots of times we end up hunting public lands or private property that have been hunted already. That’s the last thing you want to hear when you just traveled 6 hours that someone else has already hunted the property. We had to come up with a game plan and one real fast.
The first thing we did was ask the farmer were they usually see the birds in...