New Mexico special-season bear and turkey draw results

SANTA FE – Hunters who applied for New Mexico special-season bear and turkey permits can check their draw results beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, on the Department of Game and Fish website,, or by calling toll-free, (888) 248-6866.

Efforts to develop a more efficient draw process have enabled the department to release the results one week early this year. The department will send emails to successful applicants and permits will be available for printing in customer accounts by Wednesday afternoon.

Successful applicants must purchase a 2018 bear or turkey license with tag(s) separately. Licenses will be available online, by phone and at license vendors and NMDGF offices beginning March 22.

Hunters can check their draw results by logging onto their customer account on the department website.

For more information about the drawing, please visit the website or call toll-free, (888) 248-6866.