New Mexico Elk Hunts

JFW Ranch Consulting offers New Mexico elk hunts and is permitted in the following areas:

  • Carson National Forest- units 2, 51, 52, and 53
  • Gila National Forest- units 15, 16a, 16c, 16d, 16e, 21a, and 23
  • Lincoln National Forest- units 34, 36 and 37
  • Cibola National Forest- units 10, 13, and 17

Come to New Mexico and go elk hunting with JFW Ranch Consulting! We offer elk hunts using the outfitter pool as follows:

1. Minimal Guided Elk Hunt– Allows you to come to NM and hunt elk along with a registered and qualified guide for two full days in the unit during your hunt. This service meets the requirements set forth in SB 196 and the rules prescribed by the NM Dept of Game and Fish. The statute and rules require a guide to accompany an elk hunter in the unit where the license is valid for a minimum of 2 days.  
 This service includes trophy care, along with field meat care and pack out, as long as the harvest takes place during the actual time contracted but does not include meals or lodging. 
If you are successful in the draw, the fee structure for this service is as as follows: $1,500 Single; $1,500 Double or $750 each; $1,750 Triple or $584 each; $2,000 Quad or $500 each.  **PRICES ARE PER APPLICATION**
*16A, 16B, and 16D are excluded from the minimal  guided offering. 16A and 16D hunts will be fully guided only. We do not operate in 16B.* 

2. Fully Guided Elk Hunt (Guided Only)- This Includes a qualified and registered guide whom you will hunt with for 5 full days having his assistance with pack out, as well as field meat and trophy care.  This does not include meals, lodging, or transportation.

  • 5 days guided; $2,750- 1×1; $3,500- 2×1; $4,250- 3×1; $4,750- 4×1.
  • Additional days for archery hunts range from $500-$850 depending on group size.
3. Fully Outfitted Elk Hunt– Includes: a qualified and registered guide along with meals, lodging or camp, as well as pack out, trophy and meat care. 
  • Prices in GMU’s 13, 15, 16A,  16C , 16D and E, 17, 21a, 23, 34, and 36 are $4,125 each for 2×1 hunts. 1×1 hunts are $4,900.
  • Prices in northern GMU’s (no fully outfitted in GMU 2) are $3,500 each for 2×1 hunts; 1×1 hunts are $4,100.
  • 7.3125% (subject to change) Gross Receipts Tax will be added to all hunts.
  • The fees above are not due until/unless you draw your tag.
  • Ask about discounts for youth and active military or wounded warriors.
  • Additional days for archery hunts are $500 ea/person