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 prefer typical or non-typical-racked bucks? August 30, 2017
Results
Typical
24.3%
Non-typical
11.4%
I have no preference
64.2%
Total participants: 1,006
Would you pass on a larger typical-racked buck if you had an opportunity to shoot one that was non-typical or unique in some other way? August 30, 2017
Results
Yes
26.7%
No
73.2%
Total participants: 995
If you hold yourself to certain standards for bucks, what do you typically base those standards on? August 30, 2017
Results
Estimated rack score
13.8%
Age
50.2%
Uniqueness
3.5%
My only standard is that it's legal for my area
26%
Other
6.4%
Total participants: 998
What region or province is you main hunting property in? August 23, 2017
Results
Northeast (PA, NJ, NY, NH, RI, MA, CT, VT, ME)
26.4%
Midwest (ND, SD, NE, KS, MO, IA, WI, MN, IL, IN, OH, MI)
37.9%
South (OK, TX, LA, AR, MS, AL, GA, FL, NC, SC, VA, WV, MD, TN, KY)
32.2%
West (OR, WA, CA, NM, AZ, NV, ID, UT, CO, WY, MT, AK, HI)
2%
Alberta
0.1%
Manitoba
0.1%
Ontario
1%
Quebec
0.1%
Total participants: 973
Have you found or been made aware of any dead deer on that property, particularly near water sources, over the past few weeks? August 23, 2017
Results
Yes
2.4%
No
97.5%
Total participants: 974
Has your hunting area (town/county) been impacted by EHD in the past? August 23, 2017
Results
Yes
25.6%
No
58.3%
Not sure
16%
Total participants: 974

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