Hunting license applications increase by 10K

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The state Game and Fish Department says hunting license applications increased by nearly 10,000 this year.

Hunters can go online to check their results in the license draw.

This year’s drawing was the first with newly-reinstated quotas giving New Mexico residents an advantage over out-of-state sportsmen when applying for certain big game licenses. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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