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Coverstorycontinuedonpage4BrokerstorycontinuedonPage2PAGE1WhenahunteristhinkingaboutbuyingarecreationalpropertythefrstquestionisotenHowgoodisthedeerhuntinghereCertainlydeercandominatetheconversation.Butdependingonthepartothecountryyoureinhuntersareotenalsointerestedinothergamesuchasturkeyrabbitquailorgrouse.SoaretheredierentpropertyconsiderationsorthissmallergameTheshortanswerisnoAqualityhuntingpropertyisaqualityhuntingpropertyperiod.BasicallythecharacteristicsthatpromotequalityodeeronapropertyarealsogoingtohelpthequalityoalltypesogamesaysPotlatchpreerredbrokerRodOsterlohoClose-ConversePropertiesinBrainerdMinnesota.Itsalsoimportanttolookattheadjoiningproperties.IyouwanttohavequalitygameitsimportantoryourneighborstohavethesamemindsetortobenexttoamanagementareasaysPotlatchpreerredbrokerMarkKnightoDavisDuBoseKnightForestryRealEstateinLittleRockArkansas.SowiththisinmindherearethreequestionsPotlatchbrokerssayareimportanttoask1.DoesthepropertyhavegoodfoodsourcesforgameCertainlypropertyownerscaninstallorupgradeoodplotsordeer.Butoralltypesogameitsimportanttounderstandwhattypesotreesandoliagearegoodoodsourcesandwhethertheyareabundantontheproperty.ISSMALLERGAMEADIFFERENTGAMEIsSmallerGameaDifferentGameBrokerintheWoodsJ.D.NeeleyStateSpotlightArkansasBrokerNewsIntheKnowDirectoryofPotlatchPreferredBrokersBrokerintheWoodsJ.D.NeeleyUnitedCountry-NeeleyForestryServiceTosaythatJ.D.NeeleyoUnitedCountry-NeeleyForestryServiceisanavidoutdoorsmanmightbeabitoanunderstatement.Mywiesaysitsnotjustapassionitsanobsessionhesayslaughing.Imnotgoingtoargue.Itsinmyblood.UnitedCountry-NeeleyForestryServiceisaamily-ownedandoperatedbusinessstartedbyNeeleysatherin1972.Hisatheralsointroducedhimtohunting.ItsaamilytraditionNeeleysays.HeconsidershimselortunatethatsouthArkansasoerssuchabundanthuntingopportunitiesandhetakesulladvantageothem.HerecentlyreturnedromaduckIfyouwanttohavequalitygameitsimportantforyourneighborstohavethesamemindset-MarkKnightPotlatchPreferredBrokerPhotocourtesyofMarchelStarTribune2011J.D.farrightoutdoorswithsonDanielfaithfulhuntingcompanionBeets PAGE3PAGE2huntingexcursionwithhissonDanielwhoalsoworksorthecompany.Wereduckhuntinganaticshesays.Wegotourlimit.ItsbeenagoodhuntingyearWhenitcomestoduckhuntingNeeleyenjoysbothfeldandtimberhunting.Heexplainsthedierence.Fieldhuntingisabunchohuntersstandinginaoodedfeld.Theremaybeduckblindsandpop-upblindsinthosefelds.Butagreentimberhuntwellthatsreveredandconsideredtheultimateun.Neeleydescribedtheduckscomingintoeedonacornsunderthewaterwhileheandhissonstoodwaitinginaoodedstandotimber.Nothinglikeithesays.InadditiontoduckhuntingNeeleyalsoenjoysdeerandelkhunting.Onarecentbow-huntingtriptoNewMexicohebaggedanelk.Nowhecantwaittosharetheexperiencewithhisson.ImgoingtotakeDanieloutorhiselkhuntontheContinentalDividehesays.FortheNeeleyamilygoodstewardshipisparamount.Wetakecareothelandandthegame.Wehaveoodplotsorthedeerrightnowtomakesuretheyrecaredorduringthewintermonths.Hisenjoymentotheoutdoorsisntlimitedtohunting.Theentireamilyenjoysspendingtimeattheircabinontheamilyhomestead.WeallenjoyridingATVshesays.Andmydaughterlovesgettingoutandwalkingorjoggingthetrails.Neeleyspassionortheoutdoorshasbeenextremelyhelpulinhisbusiness.Itgivesmeauniqueperspectivewhenhelpingclientsfndthatperectpieceoproperty.HisworkwithUnitedCountry-NeeleyForestryServiceallowshimtospendtimewhereheshappiestoutinthewoodsandbackcountryroadsoArkansas.HoweverthemostimportantthingorNeeleyiswhoisouttherewithhim.WhetheratworkoratplayhesaysItsallaboutamilyspendingtimetogether.Werecentlyasked...WhatissomethingthatpeoplewouldbesurprisedtoknowaboutyouHerearethereplies.ItsAllRelativeRickMusickofUnitedCountry-MusickSonshasaninventorofawell-knownpantrystapleinhisfamilytree.TheguythatinventedBisquickwasmygrandmothersunclesaysMusick.HeworkedorGeneralMillsatthetime.EverySundaymorningasmymommadebiscuitsorusshedtellusthestoryohergreat-uncletheinventorotheBisquickandhowhewasresponsibleorourSundaybreakast.TravelingBucketListPetePrutzmanofKingwoodForestryServicesInc.setandaccomplishedascenicmilestoneforhimself.Mygoalwastovisitall50statesbythetimeIturned50Prutzmansays.AndIdiditImaPennsylvanianativebutwevelivedinArkansasor36years.Theresnaturalbeautyinall50states.BrokerintheWoodsJ.D.NeeleyContinuedfrompage1SomanywaystoconnectwithusINTHEKNOWIdahoPreerredBrokerRickMusickandPotlatchRealEstateLandSpecialistBenBallardkicko2015talkingtoranchersandarmersattheWesternIdahoAgShowinCaldwellIdahoinlateJanuary2015.HowmanyheadocattledoyouneedgrazinglandorBROKERNEWSJ.D.NeeleybagsanelkwithhisbowinNewMexico. StateSpotlightArkansasPAGE3ArkansasisknownastheNaturalStateandorthosewholiveandworkherethatdescriptionisperectlyapt.FromthebeautiulOzarkMountainstothescenicdeltaregiontheressomethingoreveryonetoenjoy.PotlatchPreerredBrokerPetePrutzmanoKingwoodForestryServicesInc.knowsthestatewell.JustasoneexampleohowbeautiulourstateisonaregularbasisImakethedriveromourofceinArkadelphiatoourofceinMonticellohesays.Thedrivetakesmethroughthousandsoacresomanagedtimberland.Itsanenjoyabledrivethroughthetrees.Thosetreesareattheheartothestatesthrivingtimberindustry.Forestmanagementpracticestimberharvestingprescribedburningetc.havebroadpublicsupportandarewidelyacceptedPrutzmansays.Andalong-standinginrastructureologgingcontractorswooddealersandtransportationsystemsaddvaluetotimberlandproperties.AnotherbonusorrecreationalpropertybuyersinArkansaslowpropertytaxesonruraltimberland.AnotherPotlatchPreerredBrokerJ.D.NeeleyoUnitedCountry-NeeleyForestryServicesaysbuyingpropertyinArkansasisagoodvalueallthewayaround.Formanybuyersreasonabletimberlandpricesgointotheirthinkingintermsoinvestmenthesays.Theabundanceosawmillspapermillsandplywoodmillsaretestamenttothestatesgrowingtimberindustry.ButitstheabundanceounspoiledbeautyandvarietyorecreationalopportunitiesthatkeepthePotlatchbrokersandtheiramiliesintheNaturalState.WhatIloveaboutArkansasisthediversityinthelandscapesaysPotlatchPreerredBrokerMarkKnightoDavisDuBoseKnightForestryRealEstate.Thereiseverythingromacresandacresounspoiledtimberlandtotheheritageandbeautyothedeltawithitsmilesandmilesorowcrops.Andeverywhereyouhearthestoriesthatcomeromgenerationsoamiliesthathavearmedtheland.Thedeltaregionisamedoritsdeliciousbarbecue.OneomyavoriteplacesorDeltaBBQisJonesinMariannaKnightsays.JonesBBQistheonlyrestaurantinthestatetoclaimthetitleoJamesBeardAwardWinner.Tothewestandnorthrollinghillsandamoustroutriversbeckontouristsandresidentsalike.SomeothebesttroutfshingintheworldisrighthereinArkansassaysNeeley.Thestateisalsoamedorturkeydeerandduckhunting.Theresplentytodoandseeornon-hunterstoo.Prutzmanlives30milesromHotSpringsandenjoystakingvisitorstothespacityintheOuachitaMountains.Arkansasisalsohometo52StateParkswhichoerabundantplacestorelaxwhetheritsinalodgecabinorcampsiteoronatraillakeriverorgolcourse.SpeakingogoliyouenjoythesportthenTheNaturalStateGolTrailisoryou.TwelvecoursesinallcornersoArkansasprovidechallenginglayoutsamidstthegorgeousscenery.Lookingatthewholestateitsthisvariedlandscapetheourdistinctseasonsthatincludesmildwintersandthemanyrecreationalopportunitiesthatallcontributetomakingthestatespecial.AndthebestnewsMostrecreationalareasothestatearerarelycrowded.ThatsperectlyfnewithNeeley.TheresstillplentyoelbowroomtoenjoythenaturalbeautyoArkansashesays.Lookingatthewholestateitsthisvariedlandscapethefourdistinctseasonsthatincludesmildwintersandthemanyrecreationalopportunitiesthatallcontributetomakingthestatespecial. Justasoneexampleinnorthernstatesgrousethrivearoundaspentreeswhichprovideagoodoodsource.Inparticulartheyliketoeedonaspenbudsinthewinter.2.IstherewateravailableonthepropertyornearbyDoaninventoryothewetlandsonyourpropertyornearby.Ithereisntsufcientgroundwateronthetractalreadyconsiderthepossibilityoputtinginawellandcreatingyourownwatersource.3.DoesgamehavesufcientcovertoprotectitrompredatorsWhenPotlatchoersapropertyorsaletohuntersandotherrecreationalusersthattractstimberhasbeenharvestedinawaythatwontnegativelyimpactthequalityogameontheproperty.Thatmeansleavingareaswheregamecangatherasopposedtosimplyclearcuttinglargeareasoaproperty.Itsalsoimportantthatatracthaveareasoyoungergrowthalongwithtallertreesgivingthegamespotstobeddownandtohiderompredators.BuyingrecreationallandWhenaskingandansweringtheseandotherhunting-relatedquestionsitsimportanttoworkwitharecreationalrealestatebrokerwhounderstandsthesetopicsonalocalbasis.PotlatchPreerredBrokersftthebilltheyhaveextensiveknowledgeowhatmakesapropertyaqualitybuyorhunters.PAGE4ISSMALLERGAMEADIFFERENTGAMEContinuedfrompage1ARKANSASUnitedCountryNeeleyForestryServiceInc.J.D.Neeleyjdneeleyneeleyorestryservice.comCamdenAR870-836-5981ucneeleyorestry.comKingwoodForestryServicesPetePrutzmanpprutzmankingwoodorestry.comMonticelloAR1-800-308-3831kingwoodorestry.comDavisDuboseKnightForestryRealEstateMarkKnightmknightdavisorestry.comLittleRockAR1-888-695-8733orestryrealestate.comIDAHOUnitedCountryMusickSonsRickMusickrickucidaholand.comGrangevilleID208-983-0069ucidaholand.comCrawfordOlsonRealEstateServicesBobCrawordbobcrawordolson.comMcCallID208-634-6927crawordolson.comWISCONSINLakelandLandCompanyRyanHansonryanhlakelandlandcompany.comMinocquaWI715-358-LAND5263lakelandlandcompany.comMINNESOTAUnitedCountryBanningJunctionRealEstateNatalieCowartnatalieunitedcountry.comMooseLakeMN612-390-3945mooselakerealestate-mn.comCloseConversePropertiesJodyOsterlohjodycloseconverse.comBrainerdMN1-866-403-LAND5263landradar.comBearIslandLandCompanyCharlieChernakcharliebearislandland.comElyMN218-365-2800bearislandland.comPOTLATCHPREFERREDBROKERNETWORKLetusshowyouwhyyourPotlatchPreerredBrokeristheonlynameyoullneedtoknowwhenitcomestobuyingproperty.Pleasecontactthebrokernearestyourareaointerestorvisitusatwww.PotlatchLandSales.com.Welookorwardtohelpingyouwithyourpropertysearchwww.PotlatchLandSales.comCORPORATEOFFICE601WestFirstStreetSpokaneWA99201509835-1500