Only 15 days remain to apply for the New Mexico Big Game Draw

Big game hunt applications will be taken until 5:00 p.m. MDT on March 18. The system will not accept applications that are in process or have not been started at the 5:00 p.m. deadline. Each year several applicants are kicked out of the draw due not completing the application before the 5:00 p.m. deadline. Apply now!
Important Deadlines:

Mar. 18 – Deadline to apply for draw licenses for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelina, pronghorn and oryx, and to apply for private-land only deer licenses in Units 2A, 2B, 2C, 4 and 5A. Applications must be completed before 5 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).

Mar. 18 – Deadline to submit late 2019–20 harvest reports for deer, elk, pronghorn and turkey. All 2019–20 license holders must report to be eligible for 2020–21 draw licenses. Reports can be submitted online or by telephone. Failure to report for these species by this date will result in rejection of all draw applications. An $8 late fee applies.

April 7 – Deadline to submit 2019–20 harvest reports for Barbary sheep, ibex, javelina, oryx and trapper license holders to be eligible for big-game licenses.