Gold Prospecting: For Better or Worse
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Dum-Dum Dodges a Boom-Boom
May 2020 by Bob Schall
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Warm Buttocks and Frozen Assets
Luckily, at about that time, I buddied up with a somewhat cantankerous, but very helpful, guy named Rod. He had become a local legend for his ability to consistently find gold.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Warning Signs
As we got closer to a wide stream bed, we started hearing some gunfire. It was single shots at first, then semi and automatic weapons fire…
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Of Mice and Men
He got out his new salt gun and began searching for the source of the intruder. He soon isolated the sound to a point in the rafters above the stove.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Tangling With A Desert Monster
It all occurred when Gus and I returned to a remote placer gold area where we had previously found really good gold. The problem was that it would take about an hour to walk through the desert to get to it.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Add This to Your Bucket (Check) List
Midway into my first tank of gas I was beginning to see color in my sluicebox. Needless to say, I was excited.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Powerless
My brother Darryl and I had not had a prospecting adventure since January and we wanted to try out our new drywasher, so we decided to go for the weekend and check out some claims near Barstow…
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The Pains of Prospecting
We started off excited and enthusiastic as we began hiking up the river, daydreaming about finding big gold.
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