It used to be that if you applied for a license, but did not buy a fishing license or any other license, you were just working the point system, your refund had $25 less than someone else's. Now you can opt out of that fee, but you also opt out of preference points.
If I'm reading the paper app right, you check the box to opt out of the pref point and $25. If you want a point, do not check the box. I haven't looked at the online version. But it's supposed to be an opt out, not an opt in rule.
Wind is one of the most crucial variables in any kind of big game hunting. It helps level the playing field between a hunter with a scoped rifle and the game animals being hunted. This is not novel information. Any hunter who has consistent success in the field knows this. I have tried a couple different techniques for keeping track of the wind. Here are a couple.
The most simple and obvious is to just stay cognizant of it. It is amazing how slight of a breeze you can sense if you just pay...