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.


Which phrase best describes your approach to hunting deer over planted food plots or placed bait? February 13, 2019
Results
I don't hunt over planted food plots or place bait and instead rely on what Mother Nature has provided.
8.8%
I will hunt over planted food plots, but not placed bait.
30.2%
I will hunt over both planted food plots, and placed bait.
43%
I will hunt over placed bait, but not planted food plots.
1.9%
I will hunt agricultural areas with planted fields, but do not plant or hunt over plots meant to feed and attract deer.
14.4%
Other
1.6%
Total participants: 999
Have you ever seen a true albino deer in the wild? February 6, 2019
Results
Yes
23.2%
No
76.7%
Total participants: 837
If legal in your state, would you shoot an albino deer if given the opportunity? February 6, 2019
Results
Yes
52.6%
No
23.4%
Unsure
23.9%
Total participants: 841
Some say that shooting an albino deer will bring you bad luck. Would this, or another superstition keep you from shooting an albino deer? February 6, 2019
Results
Yes
6.8%
No
86.9%
Unsure
6.2%
Total participants: 838
Do you currently hunt, or would you consider hunting deer with a crossbow? January 30, 2019
Results
Yes
67.5%
No
27.6%
Unsure
4.8%
Total participants: 1,093
Most states where crossbows are permitted for deer hunting allow their use during archery seasons. Do you believe crossbows should remain legal hunting equipment during archery seasons as harvest numbers are steadily increasing in many states? January 30, 2019
Results
Yes
69.9%
No
22.9%
Other
7%
Total participants: 1,057

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