The Mexican Government allows licensed sport hunting in season, as regulated by SEMARNAP. This is the Federal Agency of Mexico that is responsible for the regulation of Mexico's Natural Resources. A wide array of trophy game animals, as well as birds may be legally harvested in certain areas of Mexico.
Endless flights of White-Wing and Mourning Dove, migrating from Central/South America blacken the sky each and every year during peak hunting times in parts of Mexico. Covey, after covey of Quail (Bobwhite, Blue and Mountain) are prevalent all throughout Mexico. Millions of Ducks and Geese, call Mexico home during the mild winter months. Monstrous White-Tail Deer of "a life time" with Boone and Crockett qualities, are harvested every year by hunters, no less than 30 minutes drive time, from the United States border.
Because of the vastness of the unpopulated areas, liberal game limits, extended seasons, affordable rates, ample amounts of rainfall, convergence of major Northern Flyways, non-existent hunting pressure, a mild winter climate and abundance of grains, Mexico is becoming one of the worlds most attractive hunting destinations. Hunting is very popular in Northern and Western Mexico among Europeans and Mexicans alike and is gaining popularity with hunting groups from the States.
North Western Region
State of Sinaloa, northeast, west, and northwest of El Fuerte, respectively, are Presa Huites, Presa Miguel Hidalgo, and Presa Josefa Ortiz de Domingues. This area is very popular for hunting Canada goose, various duck species (canvasback, mallard, pintail, redhead, teal, widgeon, and others), quail, and white-wing dove.
In the Culiacan vicinity, swarms of Geese, ducks, doves, quail and blue pigeons are abundant in huge quantities. Local hunters welcome hunters to help keep the populations down.
In the Mazatlan area, just due north, the Presa Comedero area is a popular hunting spot for a wide variety of game, including pintail ducks, gadwall, bluebill, brandt, widgeon, cinnamon teal, green-winged teal, bluewing, dove, quail, deer, and wild pig.
Many other areas in the Northwestern Region of Mexico offer tremendous opportunities for hunting Mexico. Adequate time should be invested in contacting Tourist Bureau offices in Baja California, Sonora, Sinaloa, and Chihuahua for names of recommended outfitters in the area.