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PAGE3PAGE2LivingandworkinginElyMinnesotahehasplentiulopportunitiestoindulgeinhisavoritehobby.DeerhuntingishugelypopularinMinnesota.Whendeerseasonarriveseverybodygetsreallyexcitedandisraringtogohesays.Chernakhasalsohuntedbiggameincludingamemorableelk-huntingexcursionviahorsebackinColorado.ButhismostthrillinghuntwasrightinMinnesota.Thoughyoucurrentlycanthuntmooseormanyyearsthestatehadalottery-likesystemormoosehunts.In2001Chernaksnumberwasselected.Ishotabigbullmooseromacanoeherecalls.Thereweretwoousandittookourhourstogethimcleanedupquarteredandotheriverbank.Whilehestillloveshuntinghisexperienceoithasevolvedovertheyears.Whenhisdaughterswereyounghisdeerhuntingskillshelpedputmeatonthetable.NowImmoreoatrophyhunterhesays.InactChernakgetsjustasmuchenjoymentinseeingotherpeoplegettheirdeerashedoeswhenhegetshisown.Hehuntswithhisbrothercousinsandaclosecircleoriends.Ivehuntedwithalotothesepeople30to40yearshesays.BeorebecomingabrokerChernakworkedormanyyearsasalandsurveyorortheForestServiceinEly.Hisknowledgeotheareaandhislielongloveotheoutdoorshasbeenanassetwhenshowingpropertytoprospectivebuyers.Thecamaraderiehesexperiencedhuntinginthebackcountryiswhyheencouragesclientstothinkaboutlandpurchaseasalegacygenerationsoamilymemberscanbeneftrom.HesaysItrulyenjoymytimeinthewoods.FrequentlyintheeldshowinglandwewantedtoknowWhatsyourfunniestormostunusualinterestingsitevisitstoryWelovedtheresponsestothisquestionsomuchinthelastissueweaskeditagainArkansasPetePrutzmanKingwoodForestryServicesArkadelphiaArkansasSometimesaroutinesitevisitcanturnintosomethingspecial.ThatswhathappenedwhenPotlatchPreerredBrokerPetePrutzmantookanelderlyladyandhertwoadultsonsonavisittothepropertyhiscompanymanagedorthem.AlthoughtheladyhadownedthelandormanyyearsshedneverseenaloggingoperationinactionandunbeknownsttoPrutzmanshedalwayslongedtoseeone.Itjustsohappenedinthecourseotheirtourthattheycameuponatimberharvest.IpulledoverandintroducedmyseltothecrewPrutzmanrecalls.Iaskeditheywouldmindiwewatchedromasaedistanceandtheywerehappytooblige.Hisclientwasthrilled.Theywatchedtheloggersatworkandhersonssnappedseveralpicturesbeoretheycontinuedwiththesitevisit.Prutzmansayshisclientstilltalksaboutthatspecialday.Itmadeabeautiulmemoryorherandhersons.MinnesotaNatalieCowartUnitedCountryRealEstateBanningJunctionMinnesotaForCowartthebesttypeositevisitisonethatincludes4-wheelersamiliesandbeautiulalldays.Therearesomanyyoungpeoplewhohaventhadtheopportunityto4-wheelmuchlessgetoutintothetrailsthatthehuntingrecreationalparcelshaveshesays.Itsgreattoseetheirexpressionsaswedrivethroughhillsidesdensewoodsovertreesinthepathgoingthroughwetareasandseeingthewildlie.CowartcountsitasaprivilegetoshowothebeautyotheMinnesotabackwoodstoamilieslookingortheirownpieceocountryquiet.Itsulfllingtometoknowthatthebuyershavebeengivenagreattourandviewothepotentialpurchaseshesays.Whetheritswalkingor4-wheelingthroughthewoods-allismyavoriteseasontoshowwhatbeingupnorthisallaboutIdahoRickMusickUnitedCountry-MusickSonsGrangevilleIdahoOvertheyearsMusickhaslearnedthathisclientsdefnitionsoremotepropertycanvarygreatly.Iknowaclientdoesntreallywantremotepropertywhenweventureaewmilesoutsidethecityandacouplemilesopavedroadsandtheclientturnstolookatmewithbigeyeshesays.Musicksayswhilesomeclientsgravitatetowardoneideaoremote-iyoucanseesmokeromaneighborschimneyitstoocrowded-otherspreertohavetheirneighborspavedroadsandavailableamenitiesabitcloser.Hesalsooundthatpeoplehavevaryingdefnitionsogardenandranch.Someolksmayjustwantspacetoputinaewraisedbedswhileotherswantacrestoplowandplant.Ranchcanmeananythingromroomorahorsetoroomoraewdozenheadocattle.ItsallpartoabrokersjobtohelpcustomersdefnewhattheyneedbyaskingtherightquestionssaysMusick.AndthecustomerswhoweredismayedwhentheyventuredopavedroadsMusickchuckles.Wejustoundanotheralessremotepieceopropertyorthemtolookathesays.NEWBrokerintheWoodsCharlieChernakContinuedfrompage1Somanywaystoconnectwithus