Gold Placers of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
January 2014 by Steve HerschbachThe biggest obstacle is that like many streams on the Kenai Peninsula, high water during the summer months from snow melt and rain can make dredging nearly impossible. The best dredging is in the colder months of the year.
Doubters be informed, yes, there is gold in Africa—lots of gold—and all the good and bad that comes with it.
As he was working near the extreme low end of the ground sluicing, I heard a yell through my headphones. Making my way down to him I could see the smile from a long distance.
The first pieces found were in a spot that most gold hunters would not even detect, right in the middle of a downslope meadow.
Our theory was that a dredge would collect far more material in a shorter period of time, leaving us with ounces of gold every day.
Even though they have put down thousands of dollars, the buyers often stop paying on their claims part way through the process after they realize they’ve been duped, but the company just sells it again to another buyer.
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