New Mexico Hunting Seasons and Rates


2022 Rocky Mountain Elk (Rifle, Muzzleloader or Archery)

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April 15– May 10, 2022 

·       Merriam Turkey Hunts

August 2022 

·       Antelope Hunts (Rifle)

September 2022

·       Elk Hunts (Archery)

·       Black Bear Hunts

October 2022

·       Elk Hunts (Rifle)

·       Elk Hunts (Muzzleloader)

October – December 2022

·       Mule Deer Hunts (Rifle)

November – December 2022

·       Private Land Elk Hunts (Rifle)

December 2022-March 2023

·       Cougar / Mountain Lion Hunts

·       Bobcat

New Mexico Game & Fish Big Game License Price List


Elk Hunts (Archery) $6500

Guaranteed License Included in Standard Unit (Any 5 consecutive days)

Archery. . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 1 – 5
Archery. . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 8 – 12
Archery. . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 15 – 19
Archery. . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 20 – 24

PRIVATE LAND ELK HUNTS (Rifle) $6500

(Any 5 consecutive days)

Rifle . . . . . . . . . . .Nov. 1 – Dec. 31  (Any 5 consecutive days)

    

Elk (Rifle) $6500

5 Days Includes Guaranteed Tag

Rifle . . .Oct. 8 – Oct. 12
Rifle . . .Oct. 15 – Nov. 19
Rifle . . .Oct. 22 – Oct 26


Elk (Muzzleloader) $6500

Includes Guaranteed Tag in Standard Unit

Standard Unit
Muzzleloader . . .Oct. 8 – Oct. 12

Quality Unit-Guaranteed Tag NOT Included

Muzzleloader . . .Oct. 15-Nov. 19 Muzzleloader . . .Oct. 22-Oct. 26


Elk (RIFLE) on Private Land (Guaranteed Tag Included) $6500

Nov 1-Dec 31 (Any 5 Consecutive Days) (260”-320” Bulls)


Elk (Muzzleloader) in Quality Unit $7500 plus Guaranteed Tag NOT Included

Muzzle . . . . . . . . . . .Oct.15-19
Muzzle. . . . . . . . . . . Oct.22-26
Muzzle. . . . . . . . . . . Nov.19-23


Elk (Archery) $6500 Guaranteed Tag Included

Archery. . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 1 – 5
Archery. . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 8 – 12
Archery. . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 15 – 19
Archery. . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 20 – 24


Merriam Spring Turkey – (1 or 2 Hunters – $2150/Hunter) or (3+ Hunters $1750/Hunter) 

3 Days 1 Birds (Opportunity to Harvest 2nd Bird; Additional $800)

Any Legal Weapon. . . . . . . . . . April 15-May 10

*Contact JACO Outfitters, LLC about 2021 Turkey Season


Bear $5250 – 5 Days

August 16-31 and Sept 25 – Nov 15


Cougar $6500 – 5 Days

November 15 – March 31 with your choice of weapon (Rifle / Muzzleloader / Archery) (Quota Exists in Region)


Mule Deer (Muzzle or Rifle) $4500 – 5 Days

Muzzle . . . . . . . . .Sept. 27-Oct. 3 (5-DAYS)
Rifle . . . . . . . . . . .Oct 22 – Oct 26
Rifle . . . . . . . . . . .Oct. 29-Nov. 2


Antelope (Rifle) $4250 Guaranteed Tag Included

(Includes Guaranteed Tag)
Archery . . . . . . . . . . .Aug. 4 – Aug. 12 (3-DAYS)

Rifle . . . . . . . . . . .Aug. 13 – Aug. 15
Rifle . . . . . . . . . . .Aug. 20 – Aug. 22

Rifle . . . . . . . . . . .Aug. 23 – Aug. 25


New Mexico Game & Fish Big Game License Price List

$65 Game Hunting License

$10 Habitat / HMAS Stamps

Game Residents Non Residents
Elk $91.00 – MB or ES
$61 – Antlerless
$548       (Standard Units)
$773       (Quality Units)
Deer $42.00 $283       (Standard)
$368       (Quality)
Turkey $25.00 $100       (2 Bearded Birds)
Bear $47.00 $260
Bighorn Sheep $161.00 $3,180
Antelope $61.00 $290
Cougar $43.00 $290
Oryx $153 $1610
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