February 2001 by Jeff TolsonThe modern gold prospector is a person of great moral fiber who loves the freedoms of this country and understands that with rights come responsibilities.
Don’t hunker down and just keep digging in one spot where there is very little or no gold—if you don’t find it, you’ve got to get up and move on!
I have made my living gold dredging for the past 25 years, and I am often asked how someone should choose their first, or next dredge. There are many considerations, and I hope to save you time and aggravation by sharing with you what I have learned.
A matter of some serious concern has developed in the relationship between the prices for gold and silver and the performance of mining share averages.
It is this ability to hear and respond to the faintest of audio signals that I believe separates the best nugget hunters from everyone else.
Conservative Utah lawmakers want to spark a US Supreme Court case that could ultimately allow states to develop resource-rich parcels of land that are now off limits where the federal government is the landlord.
The behavior of a trommel is dependent on how it is designed and set up. Important design characteristics include feed rates, screen perforation sizes, cylinder size, rotation speed and incline.
We found the area where this patch of gold nuggets was located by researching several books on old mining districts. By the end of the 2006 winter we had about five different locations that we wanted to investigate.
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