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.


If you answered yes, who was it that harassed you? November 22, 2017
Results
Other hunters
13.4%
Non-hunters
60.9%
Both
25.6%
Total participants: 82
Have you ever been harassed in the field while deer hunting? November 22, 2017
Results
Yes
22.7%
No
77.2%
Total participants: 726
If you answered yes, who was it that harassed you? November 22, 2017
Results
Other hunters
37.3%
Non-hunters
43.9%
Both
18.6%
Total participants: 166
If you could hunt one time of the day, what would it be? November 15, 2017
Results
Morning
48.2%
Mid-day
2.6%
Evening
49.1%
Total participants: 916
What is your most determining factor when deciding the best time of day to go hunting? November 15, 2017
Results
When I'm free
27.8%
Weather reports including wind direction
19.8%
Moon phase
0.9%
Trail camera photos
5.2%
Observation data or scouting
10.1%
The stand location I'm choosing
13.5%
Time of year (i.e. rut, pre-rut, post-rut
17.3%
Other
5%
Total participants: 916
When considering the entirety of a hunting season, what is your preferred time of year to hunt with a bow or crossbow? November 15, 2017
Results
Pre-rut or early season
58.7%
Peak rut
34.8%
Post-rut or late season
6.4%
Total participants: 841

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