New Mexico Hunting News

New Mexico Offers Leftover Elk Tags
Hunters who did not draw an elk license this season have another chance, the Department of Game and Fish are now offering 290 late-season archery elk licenses available online.
North Dakota Restricts Transport of Game Meat
The 2008 proclamation establishing guidelines for transporting deer, elk and moose carcasses and carcass parts into North Dakota is now in effect as a precaution against the possible spread of chronic wasting disease into the state.
New Mexico Bear Shot - Has to Be Euthanized
The Department of Game and Fish would like to know who illegally shot and wounded a bear in July or early August, resulting in the bear having to be euthanized.
New Mexico Considers Downlisting Bighorn Sheep
The State Game Commission will consider opening a second round of public comments on the 2008 Biennial Review, which includes recommendations to downlist desert bighorn sheep from endangered to threatened.
New Mexico Leftover Tags on Sale August 11th
Almost 1,500 New Mexico public-land deer permits and 54 elk licenses leftover from the 2008-2009 drawing will be available beginning at 10 a.m. Aug. 11 -- only on the Department of Game and Fish website.
Two Mountain Lions are Killed by New Mexico DGF
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and U.S.D.A. Wildlife Services captured and killed a second mountain lion resulting from the search for the lion that killed a Pinos Altos man.
Colorado Man Guilty After 8 Year Investigation
A Colorado man with a history of wildlife violations pleaded guilty to numerous wildlife related crimes in a New Mexico district court on June 23.
New Mexico G&F Offers $2000 Reward in Deer Poaching
Rewards of more than $2,000 are being offered for information about the wasteful killing of five deer earlier this month off N.M. 120 near Yates.
New Mexico DGF Requests Input on 2009/2010 Seasons
The Department of Game and Fish is encouraging hunters and other wildlife enthusiasts to review and comment on the Department's recommendations for big-game hunting rules for the 2009 and 2010 seasons.
Turkey Season Closed in New Mexico's Lincoln Nat. Forest
The May 1 closure of the Lincoln National Forest will send spring turkey hunters looking for birds in other areas of the state for the last 10 days of the 2008 season.