New Mexico

New Mexico’s Aquatic Invasive Species

Aquatic  Invasive Species in New Mexico The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, along with state, federal and private partners, are working diligently to stop the spread of Aquatic Invasive Speci...

Boating License Requirements in New Mexico

New Mexico’s Boating License Requirements Any boat operator born on or after January 1st, 1989, is required to successfully complete an approved Boater Education Course or proctored exam, and o...

Boating and Alcohol Laws in New Mexico

Boating and Alcohol: The Laws It is illegal in the state of New Mexico to operate any boat, or to manipulate any waterskis, surfboard or similar device while under the influence of alcohol or controll...

Life Jacket and Boat Equipment Laws in New Mexico

Life Jacket Laws in New Mexico All boats must carry a Coast Guard-approved, wearable lifejacket of proper size for each person on board or being pulled as a skier, plus one Coast Guard-approved throwa...

Boat Registration in New Mexico

Boat Registration Requirements: To legally operate a motorized boat in the state of New Mexico, you must obtain and carry a Certificate of Number on the boat during operation. A Certificate of Number ...