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New Mexico Draw is up
Elk
Contributors to this thread:
deadeye 18-Apr-18
LesWelch 18-Apr-18
NoWiser 18-Apr-18
trophyhill 18-Apr-18
bow-hnt 18-Apr-18
petemc 18-Apr-18
bow-hnt 18-Apr-18
JAbbott 18-Apr-18
elk yinzer 18-Apr-18
Big John 18-Apr-18
elk yinzer 18-Apr-18
Bowfreak 18-Apr-18
IdyllwildArcher 18-Apr-18
0hndycp 18-Apr-18
Big Fin 18-Apr-18
0hndycp 18-Apr-18
Z Barebow 18-Apr-18
Moche 18-Apr-18
Dyjack 18-Apr-18
swampokie 18-Apr-18
Brotsky 18-Apr-18
Jgrossetete 18-Apr-18
sdkhunter 18-Apr-18
Orion 18-Apr-18
JSW 18-Apr-18
Seeotter 18-Apr-18
Cheesehead Mike 18-Apr-18
otcWill 18-Apr-18
leftee 18-Apr-18
Thunderflight 18-Apr-18
Norseman 18-Apr-18
LINK 18-Apr-18
ixsolracxi 18-Apr-18
bartl17 18-Apr-18
Brotsky 18-Apr-18
Treeline 18-Apr-18
swampokie 18-Apr-18
BSBD 18-Apr-18
Treeline 18-Apr-18
butcherboy 18-Apr-18
BowmanMD 18-Apr-18
Peter Denzin 18-Apr-18
jdee 18-Apr-18
PushCoArcher 18-Apr-18
HDE 18-Apr-18
loesshillsarcher 18-Apr-18
uteangler 18-Apr-18
Pigsticker 18-Apr-18
Pyrannah 18-Apr-18
dkbs 18-Apr-18
Sling Shot 18-Apr-18
Ned 18-Apr-18
Frank Sanders 18-Apr-18
Ron Niziolek 18-Apr-18
JSW 18-Apr-18
Matt Palmquist 18-Apr-18
Spookinelk 18-Apr-18
BULELK1 19-Apr-18
elkstabber 19-Apr-18
NorCalVineyards 19-Apr-18
Norseman 19-Apr-18
ELKMAN 19-Apr-18
Shiras 19-Apr-18
ixsolracxi 19-Apr-18
txhunter58 19-Apr-18
Pigsticker 19-Apr-18
LaGriz 19-Apr-18
sdkhunter 19-Apr-18
HDE 19-Apr-18
elk yinzer 19-Apr-18
Ned 19-Apr-18
HDE 19-Apr-18
Adrenaline Russ 20-Apr-18
DonVathome 20-Apr-18
EliteFan 20-Apr-18
splitlimb13 20-Apr-18
nmwapiti 20-Apr-18
ohiohunter 21-Apr-18
KHunter 21-Apr-18
trophyhill 21-Apr-18
Trial153 21-Apr-18
MeanMachine 22-Apr-18
splitlimb13 22-Apr-18
From: deadeye
18-Apr-18
no luck for me this year again, maybe next year will be the year.

From: LesWelch
18-Apr-18
No go

From: NoWiser
18-Apr-18
Red box of death for my dad and I.

From: trophyhill
18-Apr-18
16b! It's on!

From: bow-hnt
18-Apr-18
Well, i am going to Colorado for elk. I drew deer only...

From: petemc
18-Apr-18
Not us either

From: bow-hnt
18-Apr-18
Well, i am going to Colorado for elk. I drew deer only...

From: JAbbott
18-Apr-18
I drew

From: elk yinzer
18-Apr-18
I can't get in! Don't have a good feeling but this is killing me

From: Big John
18-Apr-18
Dry Hole here

From: elk yinzer
18-Apr-18
I get a refund. Unless I hit the Utah lottery I can keep my dad bod for another year.

From: Bowfreak
18-Apr-18
I hate RED!

18-Apr-18
Nothing here. Website is currently down now.

From: 0hndycp
18-Apr-18
Server Overload

From: Big Fin
18-Apr-18
Big smiles for me and my uncle. Early archery elk.

From: 0hndycp
18-Apr-18
Randy it seems like you hunt NM every year!

From: Z Barebow
18-Apr-18
Congrats to Scoot and Randy! Save some for me next year. No love for me.

From: Moche
18-Apr-18
16D second season, Burro Mtn whitetail Muzzleloader and the wife drew an Oryx tag. Yes, Yes, Yes!!

From: Dyjack
18-Apr-18
Elk and a low rate deer hunt. Praise the draw gods.

From: swampokie
18-Apr-18
antelope and elk!

From: Brotsky
18-Apr-18
Nada for this guy!

From: Jgrossetete
18-Apr-18
Elk 2nd bow and deer

From: sdkhunter
18-Apr-18
Red for me....

From: Orion
18-Apr-18
oryx for this guy

From: JSW
18-Apr-18
Unit 15 early season elk for me. Looks like i will spend a lot of time down there this year. Woo hoo!

From: Seeotter
18-Apr-18
Elk 2nd hunt

18-Apr-18
Nada

From: otcWill
18-Apr-18
It’s quarter to noon but it’s happy hour in Colorado!!! First choice. I’m in shock

From: leftee
18-Apr-18
Nada.

18-Apr-18
Barbary Sheep for Don V and I!!!!

From: Norseman
18-Apr-18
Red is not flattering on me

From: LINK
18-Apr-18
Nothing for me. My brother didn’t draw as well. This is starting to get old. Best of luck to you lucky suckers.

From: ixsolracxi
18-Apr-18
Unit 21 deer here, everything else is red...however, my daughter drew 4 of 5 tags for her last youth hunt...2B youth deer, 6B youth elk, youth antelope ES on the triangle cattle ranch and youth oryx in Rhodes Canyon!!! I'm more excited she drew than me drawing, lot's of hunting this year!

From: bartl17
18-Apr-18
Drew unit 51 first season archery elk. YES!!!!!

From: Brotsky
18-Apr-18
Wow Carlos! Your daughter is a lucky lady! Way to go!

From: Treeline
18-Apr-18
No luck. NM hates me.

From: swampokie
18-Apr-18
That first season unit 51 should be good. Usually better than 2nd. Water of course! Congrats

From: BSBD
18-Apr-18
Unit 8 for deer, my favorite. 7% odds last year.

From: Treeline
18-Apr-18
Congratulations to all the lucky ones! Carlos sounds like an awesome year with your daughter this year! Hope she has a blast with Dad!

From: butcherboy
18-Apr-18
Barbary sheep and off range Oryx for me

From: BowmanMD
18-Apr-18
Drew Gila 16D, 2nd season. Holy cow! Totally wasn't expecting that!!!!

From: Peter Denzin
18-Apr-18
Drew 51 archery 2nd season :)

From: jdee
18-Apr-18
Gonna go to the Inn of the Mountain Gods tonight and get hammered.... Drew Archery bull and Antelope

From: PushCoArcher
18-Apr-18
No go here. Why won't New Mexico take my money?

From: HDE
18-Apr-18
Nothing for me but my kids knocked it out of the park.

Humphries/Rio Chama youth deer, unit 2 youth antelope, Dec youth off range oryx, 2B youth rifle, Dec unit 2 cow.

18-Apr-18
Congrats on the 16D tag. Pretty country

From: uteangler
18-Apr-18
Archery elk. 2nd season. Thank you Lord!

From: Pigsticker
18-Apr-18
No go for me but a young dude that I mentor drew 16C second season! That means that I am going to the elk woods!

From: Pyrannah
18-Apr-18
Seems like draw odds are tougher for second season?

Is first archery season a tough hunt? No rut action?

From: dkbs
18-Apr-18
Its sad when somebodys going to give you back several hundred dollars and your disappointed! No luck for me and my son.

From: Sling Shot
18-Apr-18
Looks like I'll be hunting 16b!

From: Ned
18-Apr-18
Doggy doo for us, anyone want to tell me where to go in Colorado LOL. Been there twice and haven’t done too well.

18-Apr-18
Elk

From: Ron Niziolek
18-Apr-18
The state hates me.

From: JSW
18-Apr-18
Pyrannah, The second season is always better if you like bugling and stupid bulls. The first hunt can be great if you find some good water and it's dry. In areas with high bull to cow ratios they get talking earlier and the first hunt can be good. In most units they start talking the last 3 or 4 days of the first hunt. Having a first season tag is way better than no tag at all. You have 3 choices so I put in a first season hunt at least for third choice. This year we put in all choices for the early hunt because I already drew an AZ tag for the 9/14-27. Life is good and I'm truly blessed. It's going to be another great year and like I always say, you can't draw if you don't apply.

18-Apr-18
No elk for me but did draw a deer tag

From: Spookinelk
18-Apr-18
16B for me, first NM hunt ! Gila here I come!

From: BULELK1
19-Apr-18
Congrats you all that drew!! No complaints from me about my results

I only do 1 unit/1 choice as by my desire.

Have fun and enjoy

#LovinLife

Robb

From: elkstabber
19-Apr-18
No elk for me this year.

19-Apr-18
A big swing and a miss for me but my oldest boy (13) just drew 23 youth rifle, so I've feeling pretty good about the results.

From: Norseman
19-Apr-18
10 years in a row.....Nada

From: ELKMAN
19-Apr-18
The Usual...

From: Shiras
19-Apr-18
No luck in the draw here.

From: ixsolracxi
19-Apr-18

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Treeline/Brotsky, thank you. It's always a blast taking her hunting. Sadly this is the last year she can apply as a youth, been doing this since she was 11. Here is a picture of the bull she killed last year in 34, 187 yards with one shot from her 7mm-08. Good luck this year everyone.

From: txhunter58
19-Apr-18
First Congrats to all who got drawn. I know that NM is a great hunting state! That said, I have never put in and are not likely too. Let me see if I have this all straight for the straight draw tags. NRs get:

1)Less than 10% of the tags 2) Zero preference/bonus points. You odds when putting in for the 10th year or the same as the first year. 3) No cow tags

I think that is what I heard about NM. For that and some other reasons, I don't foresee any applications there which gives you guys a better chance! Good luck in the fall.

From: Pigsticker
19-Apr-18
No preference points is the beauty of the N.M. big game draw. If there were points you’d have to wait longer to actually draw plus having to contend with point creep. I have drawn 3 times in 10 years. A young guy that I know drew a Gila tag this year which was on his second time applying. It doesn’t get any better than that as far as I am concerned.

From: LaGriz
19-Apr-18
+1 Pigsticker, You have it so right. Unless the points are cheep or free, I don't want get tied up with more than a few points. I am suffering major point creep in 3 different states. In NM all NR have the same odds going in. I prefer the no point system. Utah has a system (easy to navigate) that lets you buy a license every other year and only charges $10 per point per species. Unfortunately, I think they have to worse or most notable point creep. LaGriz

From: sdkhunter
19-Apr-18
Couldn't agree more Pigsticker.... I think NM has the best draw process by far... Wish they wouldn't have taken the additional 4% NR tags or whatever it was a few years ago but all in all - big fan...

From: HDE
19-Apr-18
UT's point system doesn't work the way many think...

From: elk yinzer
19-Apr-18
While I still prefer random draws I actually think Utah's draw system is quite reasonable as far as bonus points go. Utah's problem is the extremely low amount of tags given out in the draw due to all the tags siphoned off to SFW.

From: Ned
19-Apr-18
I just wish they would go back to the old system. If you put in for archery elk, you couldn’t apply for elk with any other weapon. Put all the landowner tags back in the draw, if landowners want to thin numbers on their ranches, then they can sell access to guides and hunters who have drawn tags. Then, go back to unlimited resident archery tags, if you put in for archery tag you cannot put in for any other weapon. The hunt was also sept 1 to the 22 or 25th, you hunted whenever you wanted to. For non res, they could then lottery issue so many per unit , increasing the odds for non resident also.

From: HDE
19-Apr-18
elk yinzer is exactly right.

20-Apr-18
I feel very lucky....for my son! He drew a Youth Tag for the 2nd time in 7 years. Nothing like hunting with family!! It's a general tag, but he is asking to hunt with his bow since he was fortunate enough to take a great bull last time with his rifle.

Good luck to all who drew and my condolences to those who did not.

Russ

From: DonVathome
20-Apr-18
Only a sheep tag for me

From: EliteFan
20-Apr-18
Whole lotta red on my page.

Congrats to those that drew and condolences to those that didn't. :)

From: splitlimb13
20-Apr-18
Drew 1 choice elk, deer,and Barbary!! Son drew elk ,deer ,oryx off range!! Super pumped!

From: nmwapiti
20-Apr-18
Went one for seven this time, my last year as a resident, but I get to go back to the Gila for big bulls first hunt. Will be there the whole 14 days this time if needed.

From: ohiohunter
21-Apr-18
Nice split, that’s the best anyone I’ve talked to has done. Lots and lots of people I know with multiple apps in didn’t draw squat, even with applying for low demand units.

From: KHunter
21-Apr-18
Gila elk.

From: trophyhill
21-Apr-18
Also drew my fav deer tag. January is gonna be fun! Again ;)

From: Trial153
21-Apr-18
Refund for everything hit today on my Amex, stuck out across the board.

From: MeanMachine
22-Apr-18
At this rate I'll probably die before drawing a New Mexico Elk tag. Good luck to those who drew!

From: splitlimb13
22-Apr-18
Thanks Ohio! I really am pumped! Best we've ever drawn! Usually get elk and deer but the first choice deer for me n my son has been forever anticipated.

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