Cousin garners unwanted attention

I’ve got a mule deer hangin’ on my wall from northern New Mexico so I could relate to Rafael’s story. He had joined two of his cousins for a deer hunting trip near Cuba, N.M., where his uncle had a cabin. They arrived late and missed the first day because cousin Dee Dee was going […]

Press Release: Game commission may change deer draw dates

The State Game Commission will meet July 2 at Heron Lake State Park to consider changing the date of the annual application deadline and drawing for deer hunting licenses, and to set season dates and bag limits for 2009-10 small game and waterfowl seasons. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, […]

Fort Sumner man sentenced in deer poaching case

By QCS Staff FORT SUMNER — A 25-year-old Fort Sumner man was sentenced to 57 days in jail and ordered to pay $2,225 in fines and court costs last week after he pleaded guilty to five wildlife-related charges, according to a Department of Game and Fish press release. According to the release: • Loy Minton […]

Game and Fish officers seeking information on deer found at Conchas

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is looking for information to help solve a case in which a deer was illegally killed Nov. 23 or Nov.

Wednesday is deadline to apply for 2008-2009 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep hunts

By QCS Staff Wednesday is the deadline for hunters to apply for 2008-2009 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep hunting opportunities allotted by draw in New Mexico, according to a press release from the state’s Department of Game and Fish. Online applications must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. Paper applications must be […]

Late-season hunts available Tuesday

By QCS Staff Special to the QCS The state’s Department of Game and Fish is making 405 late-season archery elk licenses and 349 deer permits available online on Tuesday, according to a press release. Licenses for November and December archery elk hunts in Big Game Management Units 12, 34, 37, 43 and 50; and January […]