Member Polls

National Deer Alliance (NDA) believes strongly that member input on important deer and hunting issues is critical, and will use this information to inform managers and state and federal wildlife agencies whenever possible. 

Here are the results from the most recent polls taken in the weekly newsletter by NDA members.


Do you have any shoulder or full-body mounted deer? December 6, 2017
Results
Yes
73.1%
No
26.8%
Total participants: 967
If yes, how many shoulder or full-body mounted deer do you have? December 6, 2017
Results
1
24.6%
2
21.1%
3
12.7%
4
9.8%
5
7.1%
6
4.6%
7
3.5%
8
3.2%
9
1.5%
10
3%
11
1.1%
12
1.9%
13
0.2%
14
0.2%
15
0.7%
16
0.9%
17
0.2%
18
0.4%
20 or more
2.5%
Total participants: 714
What is your top determining factor when deciding whether or not to shoulder mount a deer? December 6, 2017
Results
The score of the rack
16.4%
The character of the rack
24.3%
The emotions felt from the hunt
16.2%
The amount of space in my house
3.2%
I know it when I see it
28.5%
I shoulder mount every buck I kill
2.6%
Other
8.6%
Total participants: 901
Do you think hunters harassing other hunters is damaging to our image and our overall efforts to promote conservation? November 29, 2017
Results
Yes
93.6%
No
6.3%
Total participants: 844
In your opinion, why do you think some hunters tend to harass other hunters online? November 29, 2017
Results
The pictures or stories posted could be considered distasteful
5.5%
They disagree with the hunting style, such as weapon, baiting, etc.
15.9%
They disagree with the age or size of the animal harvested (i.e. buck too small or young)
18.2%
They believe another hunter's actions are unethical
8.6%
They are jealous to some extent
35.5%
Other
15.9%
Total participants: 832
Do you believe that social media has had a negative impact overall on deer hunting? November 29, 2017
Results
Yes
42.6%
No
27.2%
Unsure
30.1%
Total participants: 847

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