Survey was successfully delivered by email to 127,040 hunters.

Total Respondents: 12,801

 
Responses By Question Analysis:
 
 
 1.  Are you a deer hunter?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
YesResponse equal to 981250998%  
NoResponse equal to 22922%  
Total Respondents 12801100%

 

 2.  Are you a turkey hunter?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
YesResponse equal to 56722056%  
NoResponse equal to 44558144%  
Total Respondents 12801 

 

 3.  Did you deer hunt in Alabama during the past two years?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
YesResponse equal to 941209494%  
NoResponse equal to 67076%  
Total Respondents 12801 

 

 4.  Did you turkey hunt in Alabama during the past two years?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
YesResponse equal to 43548843%  
NoResponse equal to 57731357%  
Total Respondents 12801 

 

 

 5.  Where do you primarily hunt? (respondents could select more than one answer)
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
Public LandResponse equal to 13166513%  
Private LandResponse equal to 911166491%  
Total Respondents 12801

 

 

 6.  In what district do you conduct most of your deer hunting?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
District 1 Counties: Blount, Colbert, Cullman, Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Walker, WinstonResponse equal to 17213817%  
District 2 Counties: Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Randolph, St. Clair, Talladega, TallapoosaResponse equal to 16203816%  
District 3 Counties: Autauga, Bibb, Chilton, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lowndes, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, Sumter, TuscaloosaResponse equal to 23287623%  
District 4 Counties: Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Elmore, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Lee, Macon, Montgomery, Pike, RussellResponse equal to 21257921%  
District 5 Counties: Baldwin, Butler, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, Washington, WilcoxResponse equal to 20250120%  
Do not deer huntResponse equal to 22582%  
Total Respondents 12390100%
  
 7.  In what district do you conduct most of your turkey hunting?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
District 1 Counties: Blount, Colbert, Cullman, Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Walker, WinstonResponse equal to 910209%  
District 2 Counties: Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Randolph, St. Clair, Talladega, TallapoosaResponse equal to 11133111%  
District 3 Counties: Autauga, Bibb, Chilton, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lowndes, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, Sumter, TuscaloosaResponse equal to 13154113%  
District 4 Counties: Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Elmore, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Lee, Macon, Montgomery, Pike, RussellResponse equal to 12148312%  
District 5 Counties: Baldwin, Butler, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, Washington, WilcoxResponse equal to 11128211%  
Do not turkey huntResponse equal to 44532744%  
Total Respondents 11984100%

 

 

 
 8.  Do you support mandatory harvest reporting of deer to provide information to better manage the deer population?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
SupportResponse equal to 54658454%  
OpposeResponse equal to 23275423%  
Neither Support / Nor OpposeResponse equal to 23281923%  
Total Respondents 12157

100%

  
 9.  Do you support mandatory harvest reporting of turkey to provide information to better manage the turkey population?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
SupportResponse equal to 48582148%  
OpposeResponse equal to 18220818%  
Neither Support / Nor OpposeResponse equal to 34412834%  
Total Respondents 12157100%
 

 

 

 10.  If mandatory harvest reporting is implemented, what one method would you most prefer to report your deer/turkey harvest?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
Smartphone AppResponse equal to 53642153%  
Internet WebsiteResponse equal to 17201717%  
Telephone HotlineResponse equal to 11137011%  
Physical Check StationResponse equal to 45414%  
UndecidedResponse equal to 15180715%  
Total Respondents 12156100%
  

 

 11.  What do you consider to be the major factor limiting deer numbers in your area?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
WeatherResponse equal to 45064%  
PredatorsResponse equal to 15174915%  
DiseaseResponse equal to 1601%  
Too many huntersResponse equal to 56555%  
Too liberal bag limitsResponse equal to 89278%  
Season lengthResponse equal to 66796%  
Illegal harvestingResponse equal to 12138612%  
Declining HabitatResponse equal to 910789%  
OtherResponse equal to 34103%  
I do not think deer numbers in my area are limited.Response equal to 38449938%  
Total Respondents 11949100%
  

 

 12.  What do you consider to be the major factor limiting turkey numbers in your area?
 Response TotalResponse Percent  
WeatherResponse equal to 22072%  
PredatorsResponse equal to 34404734%  
DiseaseResponse equal to 1601%  
Too many huntersResponse equal to 22232%  
Too liberal bag limitsResponse equal to 11441%  
Season lengthResponse equal to 21932%  
Illegal harvestResponse equal to 44224%  
Declining HabitatResponse equal to 11128811%  
OtherResponse equal to 78967%  
I do not think turkey numbers in my area are limited.Response equal to 37446837%  
Total Respondents 11948100%