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.


Thinking back to the bucks you have killed during your hunting career, what percentage would you say you killed during some phase of the rut? November 13, 2019
Results
75% to 100%
32.1%
50% to 74%
39.1%
Less than 50%
23.3%
Unsure
5.3%
Total participants: 808
Do you prefer to hunt the rut, prior to the rut, or after the rut? November 13, 2019
Results
Prior to the rut (early season)
31.4%
During the rut
57.6%
After the rut (late season)
10.9%
Total participants: 866
Have you ever had an encounter with a mature buck that you never saw before while hunting during the rut? November 13, 2019
Results
Yes
91.2%
No
8.7%
Total participants: 809
Do you live in a state that has confirmed cases of CWD? October 30, 2019
Results
Yes
69.2%
No
25.9%
Unsure
4.7%
Total participants: 824
Do you hunt in a special CWD management area? October 30, 2019
Results
Yes
19.5%
No
78.6%
Unsure
1.8%
Total participants: 825
If you kill a deer in a special CWD management area, do you plan to have it tested before consuming it? October 30, 2019
Results
Yes
81%
No
18.9%
Total participants: 612

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