Picks & Pans: Gold and Bears
December 2002 by Tom KunklerIt was my fourth prospecting trip to Paradise Valley, Alaska, and I arrived in late July. I spent the first seven days with claim owner Mick Manns and his helper, Brian. It was one of my best trips yet and I wish I could have shared it...
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
If you're really serious about finding gold, you must commit yourself to the search. The odds are against success if you depend upon luck.
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