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The total area that is open for hunting in New Mexico is more than 31 million acres which is 40.5% of the whole area of this state. According to the population and land size of this state it is estimated that every person can have 15 acres land for hunting singly. Animals that can be hunt in this state are Deer, Elk, Pronghorn, Bighorn sheep, Turkey, Javelina, Bear, Cougar, and many other small and large games. New Mexico hunting units provide great opportunities for hunters to make the best combination through longer multiple species hunts. The hunting experience that hunters get at the hunting units of New Mexico create a unique awareness that is not the same as single species hunting. Moreover, during September all the big game species are available in the hunting units of New Mexico so it is the best time of the year for hunters who visit this state. Additionally, hunters can hunt their desired animals at different times of the years according to the animals’ hunting seasons.
Most of the hunting lands in New Mexico are owned by private owners and they lease these lands to hunters and earn a lot from it. The total land area that comes under the hunting leases is almost 9,920,000 acres that provides great opportunities for hunters who visit these lands. Every year more than 100,000 resident and non-resident hunters visit hunting leases in this state and hunt their desired animals. The specie that is in huge amount in this state is Deer. Hunters come from different regions of United States to hunt Deer in state. Facilities that are available on private hunting lands include Luxurious restrooms, campsites, toilets, freshwater, and campgrounds. The rules for hunting in this state are very strict and must be followed by every person while performing hunting activities. Even when the land owners and their relatives are hunting on hunting leases they must wear their orange so that they look prominent. Also, this state is surrounded with water so most of the hunting leases contain water in their most area. This also creates opportunities for anglers for fishing and the fish available include Salmon, Walleye, Muskie, and Pike.