Rattlers hunting win

Thomas Garcia Tucumcari, Logan and House are still in hunt for their first win while the San Jon Coyotes will try to carry over the momentum from last week’s win.

Ranchers take turkey troubles to state

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun When hunting them failed to curb population growth, two area ranchers took their turkey troubles to the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. “This has been going on for quiet a few years,” said Daniel Garcia, a Tucumcari Rancher. “Three years ago there was a flock of 300 [...]

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, [...]

State planning to change antelope hunting regs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County landowners voiced concerns about proposed antelope hunting regulations and how they would affect their safety and access to hunting areas. Fifteen Quay County landowners attended a meeting Wednesday in Logan about the Antelope Private Land Use System (A-PLUS), for the 2009-2011 hunting seasons. The possible changes were [...]

Game Commission to review progress on Mexican Wolf

By QCS Staff The state’s Game Commission will consider a recovery plan for two state-endangered rodents, hear status reports on the Mexican wolf reintroduction program and river otter restoration efforts, and open several regulations for prospective revisions during its meeting Friday in Santa Rosa, according to a press release. The meeting will be from 9 [...]

Commission approves new rules for big game

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Game Commission meet in Tucumari recently and approved new rules for the 2007-2009 big-game hunting seasons that set hunt dates, bag limits and opportunities according to the most current data on wildlife populations, distribution, habitat, and management objectives. The new rule apply to the 2007-2008 and the 2008-2009 hunting [...]

NM Game Commission to meet in Tucumcari to adopt new big-game hunting rules

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Sept. 28-29 in Tucumcari to adopt new big-game hunting and trapping rules for the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 seasons, and to consider higher civil penalties for poaching, the commission announced Tuesday in a press release. The meeting will be from 8 [...]

Hunting for licenses on Internet postponed to Thursday

Hunters hunt for licenses crashes Internet site A proposed sale of hunting licenses on the Internet was canceled by the The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, according to a statement released Tuesday. The department temporarily deactivated the online sale of nearly 4,000 New Mexico public-land deer hunting permits and 55 elk licenses left [...]

Hale McClure

Hale McClure Services: Will be announced at a later date. Hale McClure, 83, died Monday, June 26, 2006. Mr. McClure was born July 8, 1922 in Tucumcari. He attended the Tucumcari School System and graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1941. He loved the out doors, artifact hunting and making Jewelry. He was retired from [...]

Tucumcari man left legacy of honesty — and knives, son said

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Mike Sasser said his father, Jim “Sonny” Sasser, could be summed up in three ways — honest, straightforward and rough around the edges. But that barely scratches the surface, for Jim Sasser, who died on Jan. 3 at the age of 70, was also an expert knife maker. With a shop [...]