Operation Game Thief

June, 2019

  • 13 June

    Turn tips into cash by calling Operation Game Thief

    Operation Game Thief (OGT), a New Mexico Department of Game and Fish program, offers rewards to citizens who turn in poachers. The OGT program is a Crime Stoppers program for wildlife that began here in New Mexico in 1977. In fact, the program was modeled after the first Crime Stoppers …

October, 2016

  • 28 October

    Help catch poachers

    A bull elk killed by a poacher and left in a field to rot. Photo, New Mexico Wildlife magazine, NMDGF

    Those spending time outdoors can help catch poachers. Whether spending time in the field on a hunt, fishing at a favorite lake or simply recreating outdoors, the eyes and ears of the public can be vital in catching those doing wrong. Acts such as illegally stocking goldfish or poaching a …