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Apply for New Mexico 2019 Big Game Permits by March 20

Submitted by:  Backcountry Press Outdoor News 
Posted on: 03/06/19

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Application assistance also is available at the department Information Center, toll-free (888) 248-6866. The center is open year-round, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (except holidays) to answer your questions and assist with license issues and harvest reporting. Extended hours are March 11–March 15, Monday–Friday from 8 a.m.– 6 p.m. and March 18 – March 19 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. The Information Center will close at 4:30 p.m. March 20.

Note: The application deadline for bear and turkey permits was Feb. 13

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The application deadline for New Mexico big-game licenses is 5 p.m. March 20. Hunters need to file all mandatory harvest reports from last season’s hunts to be eligible for this year’s draw. See the Hunting Rules and Information booklet for reporting deadlines.

Information about rules, seasons, fees and more is available in the 2019-2020 Hunting Rules & Information booklet online now at and available in print soon at license vendors and department offices. Hunters are encouraged to review season dates, application deadlines and other information before applying for licenses or going afield.

Apply for New Mexico 2019 Big Game Permits by March 20