Gold Prospecting: For Better or Worse
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Coyote Poop Gold
November 2020 by Bob Schall
Australians have told me that emus, being very curious, will pick up and swallow anything shiny or unusual. They say aborigines will kick and pick apart any emu poop they see to check them out for nuggets.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Bumbling Through A Gold Bonanza
On about the fifth time across one of these slopes, and down near the little wash...bam! I found a nice chunk of rock, laced through with gold. Wow! How had I missed this?
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: A Claim to Die For
I noticed an area which I could crawl through to keep going in a straight line. I got about three feet into the pile and Bob yelled for me to stop…
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Doomed from the Start
The dredge and our gear, with us clinging on to the sides, bounced along until it got hung up on a large boulder in the middle of the river.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: If the RV’s a Rockin’, Please Come a Knockin’
I learned the next day that I was not the only one that had crossed paths with a bear. Dick told us about his harrowing experience from the previous night.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Gold Is Where You Find It
Saturday came and it looked to have the makings of a dreary, misty day. Undaunted, I loaded my truck with my sluice, buckets and gear, and headed for the claim.
Gold Prospecting: For Better or Worse--It Was A Dark and Overcast Night
With one outstretched hand grasping the bottle and the other waving at air, I moved forward feeling for the tent. No tent. No tree.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Lesson Learned
I have a slight mental disorder. It causes frequent lapses in common sense, good judgment and bouts of high fever—gold fever.
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