Feather River Gold
February 2017 by Tom LeftwichI didn’t think too much of our dredge hole and we were both considering a move when we hit bedrock. There was a good quantity of flakes and fines, but no nuggets.
I detect in a wide array of situations. I like to search for places that no one has been to. I really like to find areas that have never been worked at all.
There weren’t as many pieces of gold, but what I did find was bigger. As I worked my way down towards the spot that I had been working the first three days, I noticed a large crack that crossed the river.
Dredges actually do pretty well in freezing conditions. There are a few tips you should know, however.
Doubters be informed, yes, there is gold in Africa—lots of gold—and all the good and bad that comes with it.
Joy was written on his face, holding up the nugget—his first ever nugget—that he and his grandpa dug up together.
Just three weeks ago one of our prospecting team members decided to go back to this location on his own. He had a new detector and wanted to try it out some.
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