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My life and career has been spent wandering the gold fields of the world with a pick, pan, metal detector and other assorted prospecting gear. I’ve lived a life as close as one can to an old time 49er, picking up the knowledge and stories that can only come from the experience of doing it. Many campfires have been spent with those who had knowledge which was passed on to me but is otherwise lost now with their passing. And who knows how much they took with them without ever sharing. 

I have created this site to share what I have learned and experienced with those who have an interest and hopefully keep the gold fever alive in a world where fewer people ever get outside where nature truly lives. 

I will post new articles or stories weekly along with videos at least once a month. I will do Q&A sessions for those who have questions I feel will benefit many. Advice on what kind of equipment to buy or use, how to find gold and use that equipment, where to go, what to look for and hear my stories of discovery and joys of time spent places few have ever ventured. Join me on my journey in the gold fields and gain my knowledge to help in your own adventures.

If you enjoy this page please choose a patron level to support it with. Free articles will be available monthly but I will be pouring a lot of time and sharing hard earned knowledge into helping and inspiring those who want more. And take a look at the Big Nugget level if you want to get a pound of paydirt every month to pan at home. 
My life and career has been spent wandering the gold fields of the world with a pick, pan, metal detector and other assorted prospecting gear. I’ve lived a life as close as one can to an old time 49er, picking up the knowledge and stories that can only come from the experience of doing it. Many campfires have been spent with those who had knowledge which was passed on to me but is otherwise lost now with their passing. And who knows how much they took with them without ever sharing. 

I have created this site to share what I have learned and experienced with those who have an interest and hopefully keep the gold fever alive in a world where fewer people ever get outside where nature truly lives. 

I will post new articles or stories weekly along with videos at least once a month. I will do Q&A sessions for those who have questions I feel will benefit many. Advice on what kind of equipment to buy or use, how to find gold and use that equipment, where to go, what to look for and hear my stories of discovery and joys of time spent places few have ever ventured. Join me on my journey in the gold fields and gain my knowledge to help in your own adventures.

If you enjoy this page please choose a patron level to support it with. Free articles will be available monthly but I will be pouring a lot of time and sharing hard earned knowledge into helping and inspiring those who want more. And take a look at the Big Nugget level if you want to get a pound of paydirt every month to pan at home. 

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