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 typically report your harvest per your state's requirements? February 20, 2019
Results
Yes
94.4%
No
5.5%
Total participants: 1,031
Not including yourself, are you aware of hunters who do not report their harvest per the state's requirements? February 20, 2019
Results
Yes
42.2%
No
57.7%
Total participants: 1,030
If you or someone you know does not report a harvest, what is the reasoning? February 20, 2019
Results
I report my harvest.
71.6%
I just forget or don't make it a priority.
11.5%
I don't feel it's the state's business to know if I harvested a deer.
4.4%
I'm worried the state will allocate less tags if too many people report their harvest.
1.9%
Other
10.2%
Total participants: 914
Do you believe your state agency effectively utilizes data obtained from harvest reports? February 20, 2019
Results
Yes
56.4%
No
19.9%
Unsure
23.6%
Total participants: 1,029
In general, do you believe hunting over placed bait or planted food plots the same practice? January 13, 2019
Results
Yes
33%
No
62.7%
Unsure
4.2%
Total participants: 1,006
Do you currently, or have you in the past, hunted deer over placed bait (food) for deer? If you live in a state where baiting is not legal, would you do it if it were? January 13, 2019
Results
Yes
57.9%
No
42%
Total participants: 1,002

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