Why Hunters Should Be Shooting More Deer with Kip Adams

May 15, 2024 By: NDA Staff

Most hunters might find it hard to believe that only 41% of licensed deer hunters harvest just one deer. Equally surprising is only 17% of hunters kill more than one deer. You can find these statistics and many more in the NDA 2024 Deer Report, which you can download for free.

Not taking enough antlerless deer off the landscape is becoming an increasing problem in many areas of the country, so we invited Kip Adams, NDA’s Chief Conservation Officer, to be a guest on the show to explain the issue. He also talks about the history of balanced herd management and NDA’s role in improving deer herds since its inception as QDMA in 1988.

Also in this episode, our hosts talk a little turkey hunting as another tag has been punched, this time by The Doctor, who shot his best gobbler ever on opening morning in Pennsylvania. It might be a long way until deer seasons get started, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had in the great outdoors!

Finally, Nick, Kip, and The Doctor talk about today’s NDA Giving Day, and why they personally support the work of the National Deer Association. All gifts made to NDA as part of Giving Day will be matched up to $50,000 dollars by NDA corporate sponsor, onX.

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