Our Readers Say
July 2003 by Staff• "...absolutely incorrect."
• "...stories by Bob Schlosser are something else."
Successful miners report that the Peshastin’s gold is unusually course and most of the recovered nuggets are small pickers. Flood gold is prevalent here and easy to find and recover on the Peshastin.
Some ask if a prospector can collect an entire ounce in a day. It is possible; I’ve done it before.
We have learned over the years, of course, that “previous development,” “roadless,” and “local support,” are in the mind of the beholder.
Last month, the earliest mining areas of the Bradshaw Mountains around Prescott, AZ, were explored in the first part of the article. The Lynx Creek and Walker areas still provide many opportunities for weekend prospectors...
Q: ...where would you recommend selling class rings and other scrap gold?
I hope this case inspires some of you. It shows that miners can and do succeed when they are persistent and well-prepared, even when representing themselves against state and federal attorneys in a court of law.
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