Leftover draw licenses will go on sale on June 29th. These permits will include 164 deer permits and 5 youth-only pronghorn licenses. The sale of these permits will start at 10 a.m. MDT. However, these leftover licenses will only be sold through the  Department’s Online License System. Likewise, New Mexico residents will get the first shot at these leftover licenses for the first 24 hours. If any licenses are left over after the first 24 hours, the permits will be opened to non-residents at 10 a.m. June 30th.

Additionally, to buy a leftover license, hunters must possess an annual Game Hunting or Game Hunting and Fishing license. Likewise, hunters may buy the Game Hunting license, the Habitat Stamp, and the Habitat Management Access Validation by logging into their account and clicking the Over-The-Counter (OTC) Licenses, Permits and Stamps link under License Sales 2022.

If you are planning to purchase a leftover license, you must have completed all mandatory 2021-2022 harvest reporting requirements prior to the purchase. If a harvest report is not completed, your purchase will be rejected in the post-sale audit. The license fee, but not the application fee, will be refunded on rejected purchases.

Below we will list the licenses available:

  • 1 Deer September Archery Only (GMU 23) license.
  • 24 Deer September Archery Only (GMU 25) licenses.
  • 21 Deer September Archery Only (GMU 26) licenses.
  • 67 Deer September Archery Only (GMU 32) licenses.
  • 22 Deer September Archery Only (GMU 39) licenses.
  • 14 Deer September Archery Only (GMU 40) licenses.
  • 14 Deer Youth-Only Muzzleloader (GMU 15) licenses.
  • 1 Deer Huey WMA Youth-Only (GMU 33-A-) licenses.
  • 5 Pronghorn Youth-Only (GMU 57) licenses.

You can also read more about these licenses by clicking here. Likewise, you can read more New Mexico related hunting news by clicking here. Thanks for reading!

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