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.


How many tree stands do you have? December 7, 2016
Results
0
8%
1-5
44.4%
6-10
25.7%
11-15
12.1%
16-20
2.5%
21+
6.9%
No response(s)
0%
Total participants: 1,030
What types of tree stands do you use? December 7, 2016
Results
Hang-on stands
25.3%
Ladder stands
36.6%
Climbing stands
23.6%
Self-made stands
9%
Do not use stands
3.3%
Other
1.9%
Total participants: 2,118
What is the average height for your tree stands? December 7, 2016
Results
10 feet or less
3.2%
10-15 feet
30.2%
16-20 feet
46.2%
21-25 feet
11.2%
26+ feet
1%
Do not use stands
6.6%
No response(s)
1.2%
Total participants: 1,030
What kind of tree stand safety equipment do you use? November 16, 2016
Results
Full body harness
42.6%
Rock climber's harness
1.4%
Lifeline or similar rope system
15.6%
Lineman's belt
10.4%
Haul line
14.8%
No safety equipment
8.1%
I don't hunt from a tree stand
6%
Other
0.8%
Total participants: 1,518
How often do you use safety equipment? November 16, 2016
Results
100% of the time
43.4%
Less than 100% of the time
16.3%
Only when already in the stand
16.9%
I am connected from the ground to the stand
8.8%
Never
14.3%
Total participants: 996
If you do not use safety equipment, why not? November 16, 2016
Results
It's inconvenient.
33.5%
It's expensive.
12.4%
I don't believe in its value.
1%
I'm safe enough without it.
26.1%
Other
26.8%
Total participants: 298

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