The 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 have already begun preparing for the fall hunting seasons, what are you doing to prepare? Select all that apply. June 10, 2020|
|Target practice (archery or gun)||21.6%|
|Running trail cameras||19.1%|
|Hanging treestands/preparing hunting locations||14.6%|
|If you have not already begun preparing for the fall hunting seasons, when do you usually do so? June 10, 2020|
|Just prior to seasons opening||9.5%|
|What pre-seaon preparation tactic do you think best translates to in-the-field success come fall? June 10, 2020|
|Target practice (archery or gun)||27.6%|
|Running trail cameras||17%|
|Hanging treestands/preparing hunting locations||17.4%|
|Do you support the use of primitive weapons for hunting? May 27, 2020|
|If you do support the use of primitive weapons for hunting, which type(s) of primitive methods to you support? Select all that apply. May 27, 2020|
|Primitive archery (recurve bows, long bows, etc.)||42.5%|
|Primitive firearms (flintlock muzzleloaders, etc.)||43.8%|
|Hand-held projectiles (spears, etc.)||12.3%|
|I don't support the use of primitive weapons for hunting.||1.2%|
|Do you think that primitive weapons should be allotted special hunting seasons? May 27, 2020|
|Yes, primitive weapons should have their own seasons.||18.1%|
|Yes, primitive weapons should have their own seasons AND be legal weapons in all open hunting seasons.||72.5%|
|No, primitive weapons should not be legal weapons for hunting purposes.||9.2%|
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