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.


If you typically do not submit comments on important issues that impact deer and deer hunting, why not? May 2, 2018
Results
I don't have time
3.6%
I just want to hunt and not be bothered with issues
3.9%
The process is typically too difficult
5.9%
I often don't know where to begin, or how to submit meaningful comments
44.5%
I don't believe my opinions truly matter
32.8%
Other
9.1%
Total participants: 384
Do you believe that youth deer hunters should have preference when it comes to obtaining tags in states where a lottery system is used? April 25, 2018
Results
Yes
58.2%
No
27.3%
Unsure
14.4%
Total participants: 941
Do you believe that youth deer hunters should have preference when it comes to getting tags for multiple years? For example, from the time they start hunting until they are 16? April 25, 2018
Results
Yes
41.9%
No
41.5%
Unsure
16.5%
Total participants: 937
Do you believe that youth hunters should be allowed special deer seasons before the regular deer seasons? April 25, 2018
Results
Yes
66.5%
No
27.3%
Unsure
6%
Total participants: 939
At what age do you believe the definition of "youth" hunter should end? April 25, 2018
Results
14
10.2%
15
9.8%
16
45.1%
17
7.9%
18
9.1%
I think any new hunter, regardless of age, should get special preference for the first few years
9.9%
I don't believe there should be special opportunities for youth hunters
4.8%
Other
2.7%
Total participants: 941
The Idaho Game, Fish, and Parks Department is currently considering a proposal that would allow first time hunters (any age) to bypass the state's deer license lottery drawing (tags are not over the counter) and obtain a tag good for the harvest of one an April 18, 2018
Results
Yes
70.4%
No
16.3%
Unsure
13.2%
Total participants: 900

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