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" to question #2, which answer best describes your reasoning? October 11, 2017
Results
Some of the primal experience of hunting is lost with more technology
27.9%
Advanced technology is now giving the hunter an unfair advantage
6.6%
It's more enjoyable or rewarding without the aid of technology
33.8%
It's all too expensive and not worth it
12.6%
I just miss the way things used to be
11.5%
Other
7.3%
Total participants: 529
If you answered "No" to question #2, which answer best describes your reasoning? October 11, 2017
Results
I need every advantage possible to be successful
7.9%
Technology aids in proper management practices
24.5%
New technology helps put me in a position to be a more ethical hunter (more precise shooting distances, better deer recovery tools, knowing where property boundaries are, etc.)
43.1%
New technology adds excitement to hunting and may even help recruit new hunters
17%
Other
7.2%
Total participants: 468
Do you believe it's beneficial to wear rubber boots to control scent while deer hunting? October 4, 2017
Results
Yes
76.8%
No
23.1%
Total participants: 1,001
Do you believe it's beneficial to wear rubber boots to control scent while doing other management-related activities (checking trail cams, hanging stands, scouting, etc). October 4, 2017
Results
Yes
66.7%
No
33.3%
Total participants: 1,000
Do you believe it's beneficial to put on your hunting clothes after arriving at your property, when deer hunting? October 4, 2017
Results
Yes
76.2%
No
23.7%
Total participants: 998
Do you take the same care in scent control for clothing while doing other management-related activities (checking trail cams, hanging stands, scouting, etc.)? October 4, 2017
Results
Yes
32.7%
No
67.2%
Total participants: 993

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