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 type of knife do you carry with you while deer hunting? November 28, 2018
Results
Fixed blade
33.8%
Fixed blade with gut hook
13.6%
Folding blade
27.8%
Folding blade with gut hook
8.7%
Removable/replacement blade
11.5%
Other
4.3%
Total participants: 1,190
Do you have a special knife in your collection that was: November 28, 2018
Results
Handed down
19%
Given as a gift
32.6%
Has many years of use
41.6%
Other
6.6%
Total participants: 1,108
How many knives would you say you've lost while deer hunting over the years? November 28, 2018
Results
1
25.9%
2
13.7%
3
4.1%
More than three
6.9%
I'm the only hunter in the world that hasn't lost a knife.
49.1%
Total participants: 932
What is typically the first body part that gets cold and makes you uncomfortable while hunting? November 14, 2018
Results
Fingers/hands
32.2%
Face
4.9%
Feet
59.9%
Legs
1.3%
Entire body
1.5%
Total participants: 911
As far as we know, nobody has found the cure for cold feet. What items do you typically use to keep your feet warm? Select all that apply. November 14, 2018
Results
Insulated boots
38.4%
Wool socks
34.6%
Electric socks
1.6%
Air activated foot warmers
15.7%
Boot covers
6.2%
Other
3.2%
Total participants: 2,063
Do you believe that states should allow firearms hunting during the rut? November 7, 2018
Results
Yes
64.2%
No
25.8%
Unsure
9.8%
Total participants: 940

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