Ross Morgan

Ross Morgan is the Public Information Officer in the Northwest Area for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

September, 2021

  • 8 September

    See a wildlife crime, earn a reward

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

  • 8 September

    Keep your hunting and shooting skills in check by hunting small game

    When it comes to staying sharp and proficient at big-game hunting, most hunters spend their time practicing at the range. However, one way to keep sharp and sighted in and put some extra meat in the freezer is hunting small game. Small game can be anything from a squirrel to …

August, 2021

July, 2021

  • 23 July

    You could be the next New Mexico Master Angler

    New Mexico is a place where the Rocky Mountains meet the desert. It is also a state that is rich in diversity, from its many different climates to the fish and wildlife that reside here. Sportsmen and women of New Mexico are very fortunate to have such a diverse fishing …

  • 23 July

    San Pedro Parks Wilderness, a hidden secret for anglers

    If you’re looking for an excellent place to catch lots of fish and don’t want the hassle of running into a whole lot of people, then the San Pedro Parks Wilderness is the spot for you. Located just east of Cuba in the Jemez Mountains, this pristine wilderness offers fishing …

  • 6 July

    Dry conditions could increase bear activity this year

    2020 was a year that will be hard to forget for most of us due to the pandemic. It was also a year that brought little to no moisture to many parts of New Mexico. Now, with 2021 close on last year’s heels with little to no moisture, we are …

May, 2021

  • 27 May

    NM Trout Challenge, From Stream to Art Class

    Since it was launched on January 1, 2020, the New Mexico Trout Challenge has become quite popular with both resident and non-resident anglers. To date, over 800 anglers are registered and currently taking the challenge and 98 anglers have completed it. The challenge tasks anglers with catching five of New …