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.


How would you rate your deer hunting season so far this year on a scale from 1-10? December 12, 2018
Results
Average score based on 961 responses
100%
Total participants: 7
Did you fill an antlerless tag this season? December 12, 2018
Results
Yes
32.7%
No
28.5%
Yes, and more than one
9.8%
No, but I am still trying
19.7%
No, and my season is over
4.8%
i don't shoot antlerless deer
4.2%
Total participants: 973
Did you fill a buck tag this season? December 12, 2018
Results
Yes
37.1%
No
23.6%
Yes, and more than one
6.9%
No, but I am still trying
26.5%
No, and my season is over
5.6%
Total participants: 972
What type of knives do you use to butcher your deer if you process your own? December 5, 2018
Results
The same one I hunt with
13.4%
I have a knife, or set of knives just for butchering.
54.5%
I make do with what's around the kitchen.
5.4%
I don't process my own deer.
23.4%
Other
3.1%
Total participants: 820
Have you ever cut yourself while field dressing or butchering a deer? December 5, 2018
Results
Yes
78.1%
No
21.8%
Total participants: 827
If you have ever cut yourself while field dressing or butchering a deer, how severe was the injury? December 5, 2018
Results
A Band-Aid fixed it right up
79.2%
A trip to the hospital for stitches was necessary
6.5%
It was a major injury that required more than stitches
0.5%
I am the luckiest hunter on the Earth and have never cut myself
13.7%
Total participants: 750

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