Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The Good Luck and Bad Luck of Prospecting With Animals
April 2020 by Rick Beckner
I saw a big brown hind end of what at first I thought was an elk, about 75 yards away. I was standing behind a large tree and stopped and peeked around the tree to see what it was.
…more difficult terrain must be traversed in the hope of locating small pockets, low depressions or small gullies on needle-covered slopes.
…being sneaky, I filled in the hole, and buried therein some trash items that I had previously found, just to discourage any other detectorist that might come along.
It said to put a number of different-sized nuggets in a jar, and then cover them with the magic cleaner fluid. Then, vigorously shake the contents for a couple of minutes.
Gold probably is one of the easiest things in the world to cheat an absentee owner out of. He would generally have no way of really knowing if a guy had found 3 nuggets or 30 nuggets on his claim.
My right rib cage took the brunt of the blow from the fall, which left me feeling partially paralyzed and in immense pain.
What are they? They are too hard to be lead, and are not tarnished like silver should be.
We started off excited and enthusiastic as we began hiking up the river, daydreaming about finding big gold.
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