New Mexico Elk Hunting
New Mexico is home to the worlds biggest bull elk and Moon Valley Outfitters knows where they are. Join us for the elk hunt of a lifetime. Once you have hunted in New Mexico for elk you will never want to hunt anywhere else.
Below are articles about elk in New Mexico.
While on an Archery Hunt in New Mexico, Heath Richman brought down this 7x6 Elk with a total score of 355. Continue reading
In our opinion New Mexico, without a doubt, produces the biggest and most plentiful bull elks in the United States. We gave Unit 15 in the Gila National Forest 5 Stars because we believe it is the best producer of Bull Elk. That being said we love to hunt any place in New Mexico because of it's abundance of wildlife and beauty of nature. Continue reading
Moon Valley Outfitters is a fully licensed and insured New Mexico Outfitter. We are professional hunting guides on New Mexico National Forests and the Private Ranches of New Mexico. Continue reading
The deadline to get your tag for Elk hunting in New Mexico is March 20th 2013. Call now (575) 547-2141 before it is too late! Don't hesitate, pull the trigger and call Moon Valley Outfitters to secure your Trophy Elk this year. (575) 547-2141 Continue reading
One of the worlds most versatile hunting rifles is the Browning BLR Lightweight '81. This rifle is the rifle of choice for elk hunting because of its rack-and-pinion lever-action and detachable four-round box magazine that allows for fast and easy reloading. The rifle comes with an aluminum alloy stock and a 20-inch barrel with rotary bolt locking system. We prefer the curved pistol-grip but you can also get with a straight stock. We also like the take-down version for easy transportation and shipping. Another feature that makes this rifle so great is the ability to chamber a number of different calibers, including 270 WSM, 300 WM, 308 W, 30-06, 358 W and 450 Marlin. Continue reading
The Model 84M Classic is a conventional bolt-action mountain rifle with mount for a scope and a 5-round magazine for quick reloading. This rifle weighs in at 7 pounds making it ideal for high country elk hunts. It comes in a traditional matte-blued steel with a walnut stock. It is a good rifle for the New Mexico back-country elk hunting because of its light weight, short barrel-length, steady balance and easy loading. Continue reading
For 100 years, various individuals, groups, and agencies have been working to make New Mexico one of the worlds premiere hunting and fishing destinations. There are many species of wildlife in New Mexico such as elk, deer, antelope, cougar, and black bear. Each one is cared for and maintained by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. Continue reading
For a long time big game hunting in New Mexico has been a male dominated sport. This is beginning to change as women hunters are on the rise. We are seeing more and more women hunting for Elk, Deer, Antelope, Black Bear, and Cougar in New Mexico. Long gone are the days of male dominated Elk, Deer, Antelope, Black Bear, and Cougar hunts in New Mexico. Continue reading
New Mexico’s drawing system for hunts is based on a quota which allocates big-game hunting opportunities among resident and nonresident hunters. Residents receive 78% of the available licenses for any hunt code. Nonresidents who use registered outfitters will receive up to 12% of the available licenses. Nonresidents who hunt without outfitters will receive up to 10% of the available licenses. Continue reading
According to New Mexico law, no one under 18 years of age may hunt with a firearm before they have attended and passed the New Mexico, or another state’s Hunter Education Course. The Bowhunter Education Course is not mandatory for archery hunts, however it is highly recommended. In fact it is highly recommended that all new hunters regardless of age take the Hunter Education Course for your own safety. Continue reading
This program is a joint venture between sportsmen and the agencies that manage wildlife and their habitat. Each year licensed hunter, anglers and trapper, on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) or U. S. Forest Service (USFS) lands, are required to purchase the stamp or validation from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF). These funds are dedicated to habitat conservation and rehabilitation projects. Continue reading
New Mexico has it all plus a few, including deer, antelope, black bear, and mountain lion. Now if it’s elk you’re after, the Land of Enchantment has plenty of elk, and some of America’s biggest bull elks. Because of the mild winters and summer monsoons, the elk stay in top shape during the fall hunting season. Continue reading
If you are a muzzleloader fan and you want a trophy sized prize bull elk, then New Mexico is the place for you. October 15th starts the 2011 season for hunting elk with muzzleloaders. Continue reading
October begins the Rifle Hunting Season for Elk and Deer in New Mexico. Don't miss out on the opportunity to score a prize Bull Elk or Deer this year. Moon Valley Outfitters are expert trackers and world class hunting guides. You can rest assured that with Moon Valley Outfitters you will be presented with opportunistic to to take a trophy Bull Elk or Deer. Continue reading
Federal taxes on sporting arms, ammunition, fishing tackle, boating fuel, hunting and fishing license, and outdoor activity fees help provide the money needed to operate the hatcheries, Provide outdoor recreation areas and restore wildlife habitation areas so future generations. Continue reading
Disabled Veterans Hunting and Fishing License
Any veteran rated 100 percent service-connected disabled, qualifies for a free lifetime small game hunting and fishing license in the State of New Mexico.
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The World's best Bull Elk can be found in the Gila National Forest of New Mexico because it is one of the most remote and least developed National Forests in the southwest. It has spectacular scenery ranging from high cool mountains with aspen and Douglas-fir to warm semi-arid lowlands with juniper, oak and cactus. This rich environmental allows the Bull Elk to grow to unprecedented size. Continue reading
Youth encouragement elk hunts leftover from the 2010-2011 draw are still available so call to secure yours today. Continue reading
The Department of Game and Fish final hunting recommendations for elk, bighorn sheep, exotic species and waterfowl follow a public comment period that began in April. Proposals include establishing nine more licenses for desert bighorn sheep if the animals are removed from the state threatened species list, adjusting oryx seasons, increasing ibex hunting opportunities and opening the Bernardo Wildlife Area to waterfowl hunting on Tuesdays. Continue reading