Typically title issues are the most common deal-killers and can be discovered much to the surprise of the sellers and their representatives. Water rights, neighbors’ rights and planned development in the area can all dramatically affect the future quality of the very values that attracted our interest initially.
The following page lists the activities that take place during this critical phase of the acquisition process. If a fishery is involved, then this is the time to explore the quality of the fly fishing experience. The process involves discussions with staff at nearby fly shops, hiring professional guides to periodically fish the water throughout the due diligence period and meetings with the state department of fish and game. But the tough work of casting to the best holes is always handled personally by Stillwater principals!