A Trip Down the Yukon River
April 2013 by C.A. "Charlie" CookMy girlfriend Beth and I decided to take our canoe down the Yukon and do some gold dredging...
There are so many, many different types of gold pans on the market that I thought it would be worthwhile to take a look at the world of the simple gold pan.
Even with my favorite top-of-the-line gold detector there were several false digs. Many of the hot rocks gave a solid signal that was too much like a nugget to ignore. After trying several tests I just dug everything because it is better to be safe than leave a big, deep nugget for a more diligent gold hunter.
Back in October I read with great interest Chris Ralph’s article on the use of a metal detector while drywashing, and I wholeheartedly agree—I wouldn’t even consider going drywashing without using a metal detector in conjunction...
I’ve been following the precious metals for decades, and I haven’t seen a move this powerful in many years.
I poked my head out of the water and said, “You won’t believe what I am going to show you!”
There is always an overwhelming feeling when finding gold of any size, but one like this doesn’t come along very often.
The most commonly asked question in metal detecting is, “Which metal detector should I get?” People worry a lot about not getting the right machine. They do not want to waste their money and their time with the wrong metal detector.
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