New Mexico offers a variety of big and small game hunting opportunities. There are rifle hunts as well as bow hunts for some of the big game species. Big game in New Mexico includes elk, antelope, deer, bear, ibex, bighorn sheep, barbary sheep, javelina, oryx, cougar and turkey. There is also a good variety of small game and waterfowl to hunt.
Whether you are the avid fly fisherman, the bass pro, or the kicked back by the lake fishermen, you will find a place to fish in New Mexico. The state offers a variety of warm water and cold water fish. With 35 state parks and many other public fishing places you are sure to find your favorite fishing hole.
New Mexico's climate is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast. You can snow ski in the winter and water ski in the summer and do just about everything else in between. We are blessed living at the southern end of the Rocky Mountains where the forest meets the plains and the plains meet the high desert.
Hunting Draw Results. For the hunter the big game hunting draw is one of the most highly anticipated days of the year. A successful draw brings great joy and excitement while an unsuccessful draw can be down right depressing. Since being on both sides of this coin through the years I can tell you how the hunting draw results can change a hunters whole year.
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Valles Caldera, formally known as the baca ranch, is one of the best elk hunting locations in New Mexico. the property has between 2,500 and 3,000 elk and the only hunting pressure you'll find here is the one you put on yourself. The preserve uses a lottery system to select hunters for their quality elk hunts. If you are one of the lucky winners you wont be dissapointed.
They also offer tours, turkey hunting, hiking, fishing, skiing, snowshoeing, and even sleigh rides.