Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

A Lesson In Underwater Sniping

Of course, I know a bit about crevicing, but Steve seems to really have a knack for it, and I’m all about continual learning. I can always learn a few tricks from the pros.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Breaking Rock the Old School Way


Prospectors have many reasons why they might want to break rocks. These include dividing up a specimen too large to carry.

How to Use BLM’s New Mineral and Land Records System


This new map-based tool is far superior to the old version with lots of potential layers and information that a prospector can use in research.

The Idaho Gamble Part IV


Highbanking for Gold


Pumps can be set up quite a distance away horizontally from the sluice, even hundreds of feet. It will work so long as there is sufficient water at the source where the pump is located. Vertical distance is more of a problem than horizontal distance; 30 to 40 feet is the maximum vertical climb for most pumps.

Route Planning Using GPS


My intention was to end this discussion with waypoints and routes, then I found USGS maps of the Plainfield Quadrangle.

Emails Confirm--FBI Was Looking for Gold at Pennsylvania Dig Site


FBI agents were looking for an extremely valuable cache of fabled Civil War-era gold—possibly tons of it—when they excavated a remote woodland site in Pennsylvania three years ago…

Prospector Unearths Huge 'Duck’s Foot' Nugget


A retired gold prospector spent hours digging up his fortune in the northern goldfields near Kambalda, Western Australia, after finding the target with his metal detector.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask The Experts - How do I obtain a map of Montana gold & sapphire gravel bars?   • Ask The Experts - How do I process this white quartz with black striations?   • Ask The Experts - Does gravel + bedrock = gold?   • Back to Green Valley--With A Sluice   • More Fiddling While Forests Burn   • Achieving Accurate Metal Detector Discrimination   • My New Passion--Crystal Hunting   • The Half-Mile Claim   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices   • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: White Knuckle Mining

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Unique Rare Earth Mine in Texas   • Gold in The Midwest--Part I   • PLP Update: Another Suction Dredge Case Heading to the US Supreme Court

Advertisements

Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue