When making this contact it is very important to remember to sate only facts. If you state an opinion,make it very clear that it is your opinion. Truth is an absolute defense against libel and slander suits.
If nothing else you will get his attention is a way he will have to acknowledge.
I wish that I would have kept some as pops sold the property for his retirement lake home and I bought some hunting property of my own. Who knows, maybe I'll find some stands in the upcoming years. Shouldn't be long before the locals figure out that I don't live close by.