Bull elk licenses to go on sale

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SANTA FE – A total of 275 trophy bull elk archery hunting licenses will go on sale Oct. 30 on a first-come, first-served basis on the Department of Game and Fish website, wildlife.state.nm.us.
The sale will begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 30 and will be open only to New Mexico residents for the first 24 hours. After that, any remaining licenses will be available to nonresidents.
Only hunters who do not hold a 2013-2014 elk license are eligible to purchase the late-season licenses. The bag limit for the late-season hunts is one bull elk with antlers that have at least six points on one side.
Game and Fish strongly advises hunters to obtain an online customer account or review their existing account, user name and password before the sale.
Available licenses include:

• Archery hunts, trophy bull elk (six-point antlers or more on one side):
• Unit 12: Nov. 16-20, 25 licenses.
• Unit 34: Dec. 14-18, 200 licenses.
• Unit 37: Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 50 licenses.

Game and Fish also makes licenses available as biologists continue to assess annual population and harvest information, regional herd management objectives and additional harvest needs.