Tips and Tricks
July 2020 by Harry Griffin
Many suggestions had some pieces or parts that would work some of the time, but Dredger Dan’s suggestion was, in my humble opinion, the cleanest, cleverest, and most dependable.
Without knowing or even thinking about it, I had put together a map that showed me a pattern of the ancient Sacramento River channel. I also had a distinct picture of where the ancient channels of several other creeks and rivers were running.
Ray followed up by detecting the same area and I was happy to see that he did not find any good targets in the same line. So far so good.
...Judge Ochoa ordered the parties to participate in mandatory settlement hearings starting June 24, 2014.
So why would a modern-day prospector want to learn about a method of mining that was banned by the courts more than a century ago?
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
What I hope to do here is to give you some information that will help you, the reader, pick out locations that will be better for you to detect and give you a possibility of finding gold.
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