New Mexico Hunting News

West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
New Mexico GFC Will Consider Earlier Application Deadlines
Earlier big-game license application deadlines, elimination of the every-other-year application restriction for antelope and some deer and elk hunts, and a request to transplant wild turkeys to Sandia Pueblo are among proposals the State Game Commission will consider Thursday, Dec. 3, at its meeting in Hobbs.
New Mexico Youth Get Second Chance at Elk
More than 2,200 elk hunting licenses, including 1,995 set aside for youth hunters, will be available soon in a first-come, first-served sale on the Department of Game and Fish Web site.
North America's Hottest Trophy Areas
Which areas of North America have produced the most Boone and Crockett trophies so far in the new millennium?
New Mexico Proposes License Changes
The State Game Commission will consider changing the way hunters apply for deer licenses and set the 2010-2011 big-game license application deadlines at the Commission's meeting Thursday, Sept. 24, in Las Cruces.
New Mexico Judge Issues Max. Poaching Penalty
A Hobbs magistrate ordered a man convicted of poaching a trophy mule deer to pay the state $10,000 in civil damages, the maximum penalty under a 3-year-old law that allows the state to seek reimbursement for the loss of a trophy game animal.
New Mexico Left Over Deer, Javelina Tags Available Aug 19
More than 1,700 New Mexico public-land deer permits, 20 elk licenses for mobility impaired hunters, and 231 Javelina licenses leftover from the 2009-2010 drawing will be available beginning at 10 a.m. Aug. 19 -- only on the Department of Game and Fish Web site.
RMEF Releases Annual Elk Hunt Forecast
Elk and elk hunting opportunities are plentiful across the U.S. and Canada, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has just released its annual roundup of hunt forecasts for 27 states and provinces.
New Mexico to Discuss Elk Hunting in 6A and 6C
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will conduct four public meetings in northern New Mexico this month to discuss proposals and concerns about elk management in Game Management Units 6A and 6C in the Jemez Mountains.
New Mexico Increases OHV Regulation Enforcement
New Mexico law enforcement agencies will conduct roadblocks, saturation patrols and safety blitzes statewide in an effort to educate the public and check for compliance with the requirements and safety provisions of the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Act.