California State & National Gold Panning Championships
October 2016 by Don RobinsonBy the end of the day Sunday there were a lot of tired panners! By then they could have panned more than 14 times to make it to the end. This was not a picnic!
Ray followed up by detecting the same area and I was happy to see that he did not find any good targets in the same line. So far so good.
These days they employ the use of metal detectors and carefully scan the shattered rocks, hoping to hear that sound we detectorists love to hear.
There are loads of new gold prospectors attracted by the current high prices, and so I thought it might be a great time to take a look at what makes some prospectors so much more successful than others.
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Since 1986, I have spent the summer months camped out on a river, looking for gold. The summer of 2000 was no exception.
What gives this illustration great importance is America may be facing the same kind of dilemmas that have brought Japan’s market such long-term grief.
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