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 bumper stickers and/or window decals on your vehicle that clearly portray your love of hunting and your favorite outdoor and conservation brands or organizations? October 16, 2019
Results
Yes
59.9%
No
40%
Total participants: 789
Assuming you only have one antlered deer or elk tag to fill, would you consider not taking a favorable shot at an animal on opening day (or your first day out) that you might otherwise shoot later in the season because you don't want your buck/bull huntin October 2, 2019
Results
Yes
44.6%
No
55.3%
Total participants: 898
Have you ever filled your antlered deer or elk tag on opening day and then regretted it later because it ended your season hunting bucks or bulls? October 2, 2019
Results
Yes
18.9%
No
81%
Total participants: 899
Have you ever passed on an antlered deer or elk early in a season only to wish you would have shot it later in the season? October 2, 2019
Results
Yes
50%
No
50%
Total participants: 898
When you process your deer or have it processed commercially, what is your typical "cut?" September 18, 2019
Results
Backstraps, tenderloins, steaks, roasts, grind (burger) what remains
43.2%
Backstraps, tenderloins, steaks, grind (burger) what remains
24.3%
Backstraps, tenderloins, grind (burger) what remains
20.6%
I have most of the deer made into specialty items, like sausages, jerky, bologna, etc.
6.7%
Other
4.9%
Total participants: 902
Do you typically make, or have commercially made, specialty items from your deer such as jerky, sausage, snack sticks, and bologna? September 18, 2019
Results
Yes
73%
No
26.9%
Total participants: 908

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