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New Mexico - 2015 Season

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Season / LicenseDatesNotes
Spring
OTC License
Apr 15 - May 10Units: 2A (excl. E of NM-550 & N of NM-173), 2C (excl. E of Largo Canyon), 4 (incl. WMAs), 5, 6A, 6C, 7, 9 (incl. Water Canyon WMA), 10, 12-13, 14 (archery only in Sandia Ranger District), 15-18, 20-24, 29, 32, 34, 36-43, 45-49, 51-53, 54 (incl. Colin Neblett WMA), 55 (incl. E.S. Barker & Colin Neblett WMAs; Valle Vidal by permit only), 56, 57 (archery only in Sugarite Canyon S.P.), 58, & 59.
Spring Youth
OTC License
Apr 10 - Apr 12Open in all units listed for regular Spring OTC season
Spring
(Unit 2)
Draw Permit
Apr 15 - May 10Open in Unit 2 (excl. Rattlesnake Canyon closure area) to all hunters, including youths.
Spring
(Marquez WMA)
Draw Permit
Apr 15 - May 10Open in the Marquez WMA to NM Residents only
Spring
(Valle Vidal-Greenwood)
Draw Permit
Apr 15 - Apr 30Open in the Valle Vidal-Greenwood area
Spring Youth
Draw Permit
Apr 11 - Apr 12
Apr 18 - Apr 19
Open in the Huey WMA to youth hunters only
ALL YOUTH HUNTS: Hunters must be under 18 on the opening day of the hunt and provide proof of hunter education certification.
Fall Archery
OTC License
Sep 1 - Sep 30Units 2A (excl. E of NM-550 and N of NM-173), 2C (excl.E of Largo Canyon), 5B, 6A, 6C, 7, 9 (incl. Water Canyon WMA), 10, 12, 13, 15-17, 21-24, 29, 32, 34, 36, 37, 40-42, 45-48, 54 (incl. Colin Neblett WMA), 55 (incl. Colin Neblett WMA; excl. E.S. Barker & Uracca WMAs, Valle Vidal & Greenwood areas), 56, 57 (bow only in Sugarite Canyon S.P.), 58 & 59
Fall Regular
OTC License
Nov 1 - Nov 30Open in all units listed for Fall Archery OTC season. Any legal sporting weapon may be used, except centerfire or rimfire rifle or handgun.

Additional Information

Bag LimitSeason / LicenseLimit
Spring / OTC2 bearded turkeys, except as restricted by permit or area
Spring / DrawUnit 2: 1 bearded
Marquez WMA: 2 bearded
Huey WMA: 1 bearded
Valle Vidal-Greenwood: 1 bearded
Fall / AnyAny 1 turkey
Hunting TimesAreaTimes
Statewide1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset
Arms & AmmoTypeDetails
ShotgunAny, including muzzleloaders
ShotMust be nontoxic
ArcheryBow & arrows or
Crossbow & bolts
Handguns
Rifles
Prohibited