Contrary to Rumors, Couple Will Keep the Saddle Ridge Hoard
April 2014 by Scott HarnSome media outlets have speculated the hoard of coins came from a theft at the old US Mint in San Francisco that was reported in 1901.
This was two days of gold panning, with just over 250 gold panners trying to win a medal to show they were one of the best of the best.
Representative Paul Shepherd stopped by, and Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik dove with one of the dredgers so he could see for himself that no harm was being done to fish or their habitat.
I love it when I am in the middle of a high trash area and all the ferrous bars go away, the screen number goes to a three or an eight, and the meter is forty to a hundred. I don’t know for sure that I have found gold, but it narrows the odds down.
The call of gold is a strong one and it has pulled men from every corner of the planet. That said, I guess it’s now my turn to chase far away gold.
Oscar Espinoza considers himself an amateur gold prospector, but the gold nugget he recently found puts many seasoned prospectors to shame.
Over the years that I have been detecting for gold I have had many of the same questions come up. I decided to write this article to hopefully answer some questions that a person wishing to detect for gold may have.
Their rewards were far better than they had anticipated, resulting in one of the best clean-ups they had ever seen.
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