If you live in New Mexico and you want to hunt cow elk, you now have a better chance to do so. The Department of Game and Fish added 300 more hunting licenses for antlerless elk in Game Management Unit 34 in the southeastern part of the state to this year’s annual draw. Only New Mexico residents are eligible to apply for these licenses.
ELK-1-310 – Nov. 25-29, 400 licenses (up from 300). Any legal sporting arm.
ELK-1-311 – Dec. 2-6, 400 licenses (up from 300). Any legal sporting arm.
ELK-1-312 – Dec. 9-13, 400 licenses (up from 300). Any legal sporting arm.
Applications currently are being accepted through the department online licensing system, www.wildlife.state.us, or by calling the Information Center, (888) 248-6866. Hunters who already applied have the option of adding the new hunts to their applications by calling (888) 248-6866.
Licenses will be added to three hunts, all in the Sacramento Mountains east of Alamogordo in Game Management Unit 34:
The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. March 22. The deadline to change applications by phone is 4:30 p.m. March 22.
Photocredit: Dominic Sauer