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New Mexico - 2014 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 12 - Apr 13Open 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 12 - Apr 13
Apr 19 - Apr 20
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), 6A, 6C, 7, 9, 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.
Fall Youth
Draw Permit
Oct 18 - Oct 19Open in Huey WMA to resident youth only

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