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Apply for New Mexico 2018 Special Sandhill Crane and Pheasant Hunts by Aug 22

Submitted by:  Backcountry Press Outdoor News 
Posted on: 08/09/18

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish began accepting applications for special Sandhill crane and pheasant permits 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18. 

Applications can be made online at or over the telephone with the department’s information center, 1-888-248-6866. 

The application deadline for special crane and pheasant permits is 5 p.m. Aug. 22.

Information about Sandhill crane draw hunts is available in the department’s 2018-19 Migratory Bird Hunting Information booklet, and information about pheasant hunts are available on the department Hunting Rules and Information booklet. Both can be viewed on the department’s website at

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.

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Apply for New Mexico 2018 Special Sandhill Crane and Pheasant Hunts by Aug 22