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.


Do you hunt deer with a rifle, or have you in the past? April 3, 2019
Results
Yes
90.8%
No
9.1%
Total participants: 958
Do you currently own a modern sporting rifle? April 3, 2019
Results
Yes
69.8%
No
30.1%
Total participants: 955
If you currently own a modern sporting rifle, do you hunt deer with it? April 3, 2019
Results
Yes
57.9%
No
25.5%
I don't hunt deer, but I hunt other species with a modern sporting rifle.
9.8%
I only use my modern sporting rifle for recreational shooting.
6.6%
Total participants: 763
If you do not currently own or hunt deer with a modern sporting rifle, are you considering trying one for deer hunting in the future? April 3, 2018
Results
Yes
30.3%
No
69.6%
Total participants: 518
What type of muzzleloader do you hunt deer with? March 27, 2019
Results
Traditional or flintlock
9.9%
Modern or in-line
51.4%
Both traditional and modern
11.6%
I don't hunt deer with a muzzleloader
26.9%
Total participants: 834
Many of today's modern muzzleloaders are capable of shooting accurately out to 200 yards, and beyond. Do you believe that the capability of today's modern muzzleloaders is too high for those states that cite safety as the reason for not allowing rifles du March 27, 2019
Results
Yes
29.9%
No
55%
Unsure
15%
Total participants: 809

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