Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show coming to Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE – The annual New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show will be at the state fairgrounds Feb. 16-18 in Albuquerque.

The event is bigger and better than ever, with new exhibits and hands-on activities hosted by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

This year, the show will feature an Outdoor Skills Room where visitors can receive instruction in fishing, game-calling, outdoor survival techniques, archery, pellet gun shooting and an off-highway vehicle simulator. The latest equipment for hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation will be on display. New models of recreational vehicles, boats and off-highway vehicles will be available for viewing. Outfitters, guides, taxidermists and local vendors will offer their products and services, and conservation organizations will be on hand to answer questions.

Admission is free to all licensed anglers, hunters and trappers. Youths younger than 18 get in free and everyone else pays just $3.

The event will be Feb. 16-18 in the Manuel Lujan Building at Expo New Mexico on the state fairgrounds in Albuquerque. The show opens to the public from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, 9 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, please visit the department website, www.wildlife.state.nm.us.