If you are a hunter looking to step up your game, literally, you may want to consider making the switch from traditional hunts such as deer and turkey, to big game animals like elk.
New Mexico is a popular destination for hunters who want to hunt elk. The New Mexico big game hunts program has been very successful over the past few years. If you are considering elk hunting in New Mexico, hunting outfitters are a great way to increase the success rate on your hunt.
New Mexico has strict hunting rules and regulations and they must be followed by all resident and non resident hunters. You’ll be required to purchase a hunting license and also a special permit if you’re going to hunt elk. There is a specific span of dates that you are allowed to hunt elk in New Mexico. These dates, regulations and rules are enforced by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. The income that the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish earns from hunting license and permits is what is used to manage conservation and population projects.
If you are unfamiliar with big game hunts, you should consider working with a company who provides guided elk hunks. Elk guided hunts typically take place on elk hunting ranches, and there are a ton of hunting ranches to choose from. You also have the option to participate in guided mule deer hunts, and other big game hunting vacations. Be sure to ask your elk hunting ranches what type of species they specialize in, what hunting methods and tactics they use, how much experience the guides have, and the success rates of previous hunting trips.
Heading to elk hunting ranches can be incredibly exciting and yield you a ton of game, however it is important to make sure that you are adhering to the strict hunting regulations. Working with elk hunting ranches is a great way to ensure you have a successful trip, while respecting New Mexico’s strict regulations.