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Michael Greyshock

Michael Greyshock

Mike has been an avid and successful nugget hunter for years. He spends his summers detecting in the California Mother Lode country and his winters in the southwest deserts continually studying the natural world. He welcomes questions or comments via email.

Michael is a full-time prospector and writer based out of California. He is author of the book, A Prospector and Treasure Hunters Guide to Using Google Earth and Aerial Imaging. You can follow him on Instagram @theprospectorsjournal or He welcomes questions via email.

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Where to Start: Advice for the Beginning Detectorist

A High Country Patch

Research Tools for The Modern Prospector

Get Boots On The Ground For Patch Hunting

The Value of Old Patches

Keep Watch for The Unexpected

Revisiting The Old Mini Patch

Detecting for Gold: A Return to Familiar Ground

2015 World Gold Panning Championships

Key to Successful Prospecting: Confidence

Getting A Successful Start in Metal Detecting for Gold

What, Where and How for the New Prospector

Common Mistakes of the New Detectorist

Gold in Unlikely Places

Benefits of a Detecting Partner

The Story Behind the Story

What's Left Behind

Gold Too Big to Carry

Time Well Spent

Endurance Is Golden

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