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New Mexico results are up
They released the results. All red for me
Red used to be my favorite color, now going into deep depression no NM no Arizona. Probably need medication.
Looks like their website has crashed.
I drew unit 34 archery deer, first timers luck!
Sadness, plan old sadness..
I’m on to figuring out details on plan B and Plan C
All red for my group. I had previously been very lucky in New Mexico drawing very high quality hunts. This year we applied for mid tier units with a outfitter and had nearly a 50% chance to draw and all 3 of us got a sea of red.
New Mexico never wants to keep my $
Drew elk unit 16/22 first hunt Gila wilderness Drew deer unit 34 January hunt I have no clue about unit 34 it was my third choice Just thankful to go hunting
Wow I actually drew as Non-Resident finally 21a late season!
I would first like to apologize to Brotsky for this post. As he says NM rips up his application when he sends it in8^O
I have applied twice now to NM elk draw and have struck gold TWICE! First time was unit 13 and got my bull. And now I drew 16A!!! So excited I almost peed myself!!!
Anyone that has hunted this unit and willing to help please PM me. Anyone living in NM and has intimate information worth a KS whitetail hunt...PM me PLEASE!!!
I drew 2nd archery in the Gila for elk and 16 deer rifle. Fellow hunters check out my hunting artwork on Instagram under joegestablished73. Thanks
No elk no ibex, good luck everyone~!
my fiend at fort bliss drew archery elk 34 2nd season non res. my wife drew archery elk and deer 34 i drew coues deer burros. no elk
Thanks Midwest! And congrats to all that drew!
Might think about a bear tag in 16A
Congratulations to everyone! Can’t wait for the stories!
Crap, nothing for me this year. I guess two years in a row was it. Hoping to draw 16A again in my future. Great place!
Be careful guys, it’s a jungle out there.
my 16yo son drew oryx White Sands Missile Range, Stallion for October youth hunt. Pretty excited!! 2 years ago he drew Valle Vidal elk. Lucky kid.
Hey lamb, sent you a PM, gimmie a shout on the 34 draws. I drew the early Sept elk tag.
No luck for me. Congrats to all who drew.
Finally, a sliver of elk green...
All red again. Two years in a row as a resident. 21 years now since I drew a deer tag here.
All red....depression has set in.
The universe is playing the smallest violin for my unsuccesful draw.
I didn't apply but a couple friends drew Valle Vidal.
Lucked into a October Rhodes canyon oryx tag.
Just for grins.....I was curious on the success percentage.
8 poster drew a tag for themselves
27 posters got skunked.
Overall draw success was 29.6%
1 of 7 for me. I drew archery javelina and got skunked on everything else. Time to work plan B.
Personal success percentage. 33yrs of consecutive applications in the same unit. First 20 years I was successful 19 times. Last 13 years I've drawn 3 tags.
I was lucky but don’t think it counts for Bowsite...Unit 15 muzzleloader elk hunt in the near future for me and my son. 2nd NM elk tag in 20 years...last one was in 2001 and I shot a very large 5x5 archery.
First elk tag in 15 years of applying
I hate to even say it but I drew a 2b deer and 5b elk. Nonres first time applying. Any help on 2b would be greatly appreciated. These are rifle hunts.
It's utterly ridiculous the low number of tags available to NR in NM. All of those private land tags should go back into the draw, and 20% should go to NR, with or without a guide. Also, go back to weapon choice for elk. It used to be, you had to choose what weapon/season to apply for, it kept the rifle hunters out of the archery draw. And another thing while I'm at it lol, you have to buy a non refundable 65 dollar hunting license regardless of you draw or not. The draw odds are so low, its ridiculous.
Ned: I agree when they changed to choices could be a mix of weapons, archery tag odds tanked immediately because lots of rifle hunters tossed in archery as 3rd. I doubt it will ever change back, though.
Anyone see a refund to credit card yet? All I’ve seen is $270 refunded of the 6k I spent? Have no idea what the $270 is for except maybe Barbary refund minus all the fees?
Full refund today. Maybe the wyoming, KY, idaho and random raffle tickets will be more fortitious.
Thanks thedude. Just paid the CC bill today lookin forward to a few credits.
Is 16D first season good?
I got my refund on Saturday.
Speedgoat- no, that's a tough tag. Very few elk and the small number of bulls that are there are generally small. I'd shoot the first raghorn that you see, if you see one at all!
Scoot, that’s what I figured. After all these years of applying, I ended up with a tag where I’m hoping to get a chance at a rag horn!
I hope the funds that NM held onto specifically lead to more emails about fish stocking.
finally after 3 years of red, gmu12 elk!! No deer, pissed I cant even get drawn to hunt deer in my home state.