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 a reputable archery or firearms shop within a 30 minute drive of your home? July 3, 2019
Results
Yes
80.4%
No
16%
Unsure
3.5%
Total participants: 742
If you do not currently have a reputable archery or firearms shop within 30 minutes of your home, did you in the past? July 3, 2019
Results
Yes
67.1%
No
18.8%
Unsure
13.9%
Total participants: 323
Have you begun any preseason scouting for the upcoming deer season yet? June 19, 2019
Results
Yes
53.6%
No
46.3%
Total participants: 771
If you have started preseason scouting, what activities have you been participating in? June 19, 2019
Results
Using trail cameras
29.8%
Glassing deer from a distance
13.2%
Reviewing maps and aerial photos
14.1%
Walking my hunting area to look for sign
22%
Touring my hunting area to evaluate food sources and landscape changes
20.7%
Total participants: 1,003
When do you typically begin scouting prior to a coming deer season? June 19, 2019
Results
I scout in some way throughout the year.
45.7%
Winter months, January through March
3.4%
Spring months, April through mid-June
5%
Summer months, late June through September
35.8%
I don't do any preseason scouting
9.9%
Total participants: 754
Have you, or a friend or family member, ever had Lyme disease? June 12, 2019
Results
Yes
55.7%
No
44.2%
Total participants: 777

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