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.


Vote for your favorite velvet buck photo contest photo here! Check out the finalists listed on the NDA website (Link to article in Features section of newsletter). Then, pick your favorite from the list below. September 12, 2018
Results
Jeffery Antes - Michigan (207 votes)
23.2%
Lance Lanier - Georgia (86 votes)
9.6%
Neil Mack - Indiana (107 votes)
12%
Dennis Money - New York (260 votes)
29.2%
Christian Schuster - Kansas (114 votes)
12.8%
Ted Slinkard - Missouri (116 votes)
13%
Total participants: 890
Have you ever shot a buck that's rack was still in velvet? September 5, 2018
Results
Yes
10.4%
No
89.5%
Total participants: 861
If you have never shot a buck that's rack was still in velvet, would you like to? September 5, 2018
Results
Yes
39%
No
36.3%
Unsure
24.6%
Total participants: 782
If your state's deer season does not open early enough for you to pursue bucks still in velvet, would you like that to change? September 5, 2018
Results
Yes
19.2%
No
66.6%
Unsure
14%
Total participants: 798
Have you ever been attacked by an animal while hunting? Animals may include predators, deer, rodents, snakes, birds, or bees and other insects? August 29, 2018
Results
Yes
26.6%
No
73.3%
Total participants: 829
If you have never been attacked, have you ever had a close encounter or near attack by the following? Select all that apply. August 29, 2018
Results
Coyote
15.2%
Wolf
2.3%
Bear
17.6%
Mountain Lion
3.1%
Deer
6.1%
Birds
7.3%
Rodent (raccoon, groundhog, possum, squirrel, etc.)
12.6%
Snake
11.8%
Bees
11.9%
Other
11.5%
Total participants: 752

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