National Deer Alliance Member Survey
1.
Do you prefer hunting deer during the pre-rut, peak-rut, or post-rut?
Pre-rut (period prior to peak breeding or the seeking phase)
Peak-rut (chasing phase followed by tending)
Post-rut
I don't like to hunt the rut.
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2.
Thinking back to the bucks you have killed during your hunting career, what percentage would you say you killed during some phase of the rut?
75% to 100%
50% to 74%
Less than 50%
Unsure
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3.
Do you prefer to hunt the rut, prior to the rut, or after the rut?
Prior to the rut (early season)
During the rut
After the rut (late season)
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4.
Have you ever had an encounter with a mature buck that you never saw before while hunting during the rut?
Yes
No
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