Prepare for summer fishing trips and fall archery hunts - NM Wildlife Monthly Update - March/April 2021



Is your fishing gear ready for summer?

This is an excellent time to start thinking about what you need to replace in your tackle boxes. Flies and lures, fishing line, tippets and reels are just a few of the things that you can check on to make sure that your equipment is ready for those summer fishing trips. Learn more here.


Grilled Whitetail Backstrap

Bacon makes everything better! Check out this recipe to grill up some whitetail backstrap. Recipe here. 


Tips, Tactics and Advice For Archery Elk Hunters

Chasing bugling bull elk through New Mexico mountains each fall is not just something a hunter does; it can be an all-consuming passion.

To help those new to archery hunting get off to a good start, below are some tips, tactics and advice about the art of hunting elk with a bow and arrow.

Learn more here.


Meet Diana - #TeamNM GameandFish

If you entered the Santa Fe office, before COVID sent staff teleworking, the chances are that Diana Montijo would have been one of the smiles that greeted you.

Learn more about #TeamNMGameandFish member Diana Montijo here.


Wildlife Lookalikes

What characteristics do you use to tell wildlife species apart? Is it the ears, antlers or horns, color or tails? Learn some tips and tricks to help tell species apart. 

March/April 2021

In this month's issue:
  • Fishing Gear
  • Grilled Backstrap
  • Tips, Tactics and Advice for Archery Elk Hunters
  • #NMTeamGame andFish
  • Wildlife Lookalikes

Targeted Sanders - The Mike Sanders Story


fall fly fishing

2021 fishing licenses are on sale. Don't forget to get your license and stamps. 


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Are you planning to go fishing this spring? Don't forget to record catches and complete the Trout Challenge. 



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