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...
…early last fall, I found my first gold-rich patch along a few crevices in the same river and found five grams of gold nuggets in one outing.
This concept of detecting does not always work as we sometimes get a week or so where the temperatures rise to 116°—sometimes more.
“I heard him hollering down in the hole as soon as I got there,” he said. “I was just glad to see him alive.”
My girlfriend Beth and I decided to take our canoe down the Yukon and do some gold dredging...
We have a location where nuggets over an ounce have been detected over the past twenty years. This location is a small hilltop on which an ancient river channel once flowed.
While a large number of locations have yielded some placer gold, most of the state’s placer production has come from a few productive districts.
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