SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is now accepting applications for special sandhill crane and pheasant permits.
Applications can be made online at the department’s website or over the telephone with the department’s information center, 1-888-248-6866. The application deadline for special sandhill crane and pheasant permits is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 21.
Information about pheasant and sandhill crane draw hunts is available in the department’s 2019-20 Small Game Hunting Rules and Information Booklet.
Successful applicants must have a game hunting license and applicable stamp(s) in addition to their draw permit. Successful sandhill crane applicants also must have a Harvest Information Program (HIP) number.