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.
As the allure of hunting big whitetails becomes more and more a passion for many, we are finding that the recent (historically speaking) popularity of hunting deer from a tree stand is becoming the way to do it. I'll make no statement either for or against that technique here. This will be simply an essay on what I feel are some outstanding rifles for tree stand use.
Before we go even one more step, let's all remember that safety is first and foremost for anyone wanting to hunt...