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.


What is your favorite weapon of choice when when deer hunting? July 22, 2019
Results
Bow (compound)
38.9%
Bow (traditional)
2.6%
Rifle
36.6%
Crossbow
11.9%
Muzzleloader (modern)
4.1%
Muzzleloader (primitive)
1.3%
Other
4.3%
Total participants: 993
Do you plan to try a new weapon this season, or one that you have little experience with? July 22, 2019
Results
Yes
26.9%
No
73%
Total participants: 935
Many hunters indicate they enjoy shooting or working with their hunting weapons (tweaking bows or arrows, trying new loads, etc.) during the off season as much as hunting. Do you consider yourself in this category? July 22, 2019
Results
Yes
60.4%
No
39.5%
Total participants: 991
Have you ever filled your buck tag only to see or get a photo of a much larger buck in your hunting area afterward? July 17, 2019
Results
Yes
57.5%
No
42.4%
Total participants: 865
Have you ever missed an opportunity at a buck you would have shot because you either left your hunting location too early, or didn't get there soon enough? July 17, 2019
Results
Yes
68.3%
No
31.6%
Total participants: 859
Do you place any self-imposed restrictions on yourself when it comes to shooting bucks? July 10, 2019
Results
Yes
79.1%
No
20.8%
Total participants: 822

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