Early Winter Detecting in the Sierras
January 2017 by Jack GeckThe mine site consists of river gravels from an ancient channel covering over 20 acres, and the place is covered with very large river rock and small tree overgrowth
Within a few minutes I got my first signal and dug out a small flake about three grains.
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He no sooner had turned around and started moving when I hollered again that I had another nice one.
The pit was a classic one—exposed shale bedrock with all the material being washed out one end of the pit. Within a few minutes I had a nice mellow signal that was in open ground.
When we got set up and I started to swing the coil over a small mound, I got a good signal, faint but repeatable.
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That First Nugget