A lot of states are starting to do it that way. Nevada does but their kicker is that if you want a bonus point you have to pay, if you don't want a point then you don't have to. In Utah you have to purchase a license but if you work it right you only need to purchase one ever two years since the life of the license is 365 days from when you purchase it.
I go to Arizona every year to hunt javelina so I have the license and then I have been buying a bonus point for deer every year for $7.50 but that looks like it is going to change next year since they are revamping the system.
Hunting can be slow and frustrating if Mother Nature throws a warm hunting season at you. But things can take a drastic turn for the better with the onset of a cold snap. Whether you get snow or just a good, prolonged cold front, the hunting can improve on a dime. But cold whether can also make certain parts of the hunt more tedious. Here are some things to keep in mind when your prayers for cold weather finally pay off.
You can see a your quarry's breath when it is cold outside...