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.
So let’s dive in and see what I can do to convince you that this is the year you should be out staking your own claims.
A week later, a small team of us hit it again, and this time the gold really showed up.
At first, I tried to shift things around, but then a hand with a rock would appear, so I would stop trying to adjust my gear and grab the rock to keep things moving.
Every year I go through this and every year it becomes more difficult to find new territory that is available for us to prospect. Is there anywhere that hasn’t been worked?
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
Many miners know that lead is very commonly associated with silver values, but the truth is that it is also associated with gold values in many locations as well.
Breaking cemented gravels
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