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.


Would you generally support an antlerless deer only hunting season in the area where you hunt if there was a documented overpopulation problem? April 24, 2019
Results
Yes
65.7%
No
28.9%
Unsure
5.3%
Total participants: 730
What do you feel would be a reasonable length of time to alert hunters, outfitters, and hunting-related businesses that an antlerless only season was planned? April 24, 2019
Results
Less than one year
22.5%
At least one year
56.1%
At least two years
6.3%
I don't feel that an antlerless only deer season is warranted under any circumstances.
13.1%
Other
1.7%
Total participants: 728
If you couldn't hunt antlered deer for one season because the season was closed due to a deer management concern, what would your response be? April 24, 2019
Results
I would try to shoot as many antlerless deer as I could legally to help solve the issue.
54.7%
I would just buck hunt somewhere else while doing what I could to help control the herd locally.
31.1%
I would hunt somewhere else.
8.9%
I would quit deer hunting.
1.5%
Other
3.5%
Total participants: 723
Do you believe that the increased attention on hunter participation by state wildlife agencies, conservation organizations, and local sportsmen's groups is necessary and important? April 10, 2019
Results
Yes
88.7%
No
4.5%
Unsure
6.6%
Total participants: 785
Have you ever tried to recruit a new person to hunting? April 10, 2019
Results
Yes
92.2%
No
7.7%
Total participants: 787
If you have tried to recruit a new person to hunting, were you successful? April 10, 2019
Results
Yes
70.3%
No
11.4%
Unsure
11.5%
I have never tried to recruit a new person to hunting.
6.5%
Total participants: 776

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