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The Kenai Peninsula Goldfields

Half the prospecting adventures I’ve done on the Kenai Peninsula occurred in winter. Not because I enjoyed looking for gold among the ice flows or 34-degree water, but on some creeks winter is the best time to find gold after violent swirl holes slow down.

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