Elk hunting at the Black Willow Ranch

New Mexico elk season runs from September 1st through December 31 st each year. Black Willow Ranch offers several different hunt opportunities for elk:

  • Archery bull elk hunt - September
  • Rifle bull elk hunt - October
  • Rifle cow elk hunt - October through December

All elk hunts are offered as a two-hunters-to-one-guide ratio and vary from 3 to 5 days in length.

Our Ranch Manager, Kyle Jackson, has years of experience as a guide and managing guided hunts in northern New Mexico. Kyle knows the movement of the elk and will provide you with opportunities to harvest the elk you’ve been dreaming of.

After a successful hunt, we will load and bring your elk back to ranch headquarters
to skin and quarter for easy transport.

Are you ready to chase one of the most iconic western big game animals and make memories to last a lifetime?

For more information and questions, please contact Kyle at nmwarden41@gmail.com or (575) 635-8188.

We Offer The Following Types of Hunts

Archery bull elk hunt, September.

Archery hunts are five-day, guided hunts during peak rut.
Limited Availability

Rifle bull elk hunt, October.

Rifle bull hunts are five-day, guided hunts in early October.
Limited Availability

Rifle cow elk hunt, October through December.

Rifle cow hunts are three-day, guided hunts and occur later in the season.