Clear Creek Shasta County Dredge Piles ?
Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Jul 2014
    ForsGold+ ,Garrett AT Pro,Gold Bug 2
    7 times

    Clear Creek Shasta County Dredge Piles ?

    Has anyone gone out to these with a metal detector ? There are so many piles of rock and tailing out there from when they went threw there with a dredge a long time ago. I would think there would be some gold in them still. Anyone have any info on this?

  2. #2
    Apr 2012
    5 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    No, but would like to know but it seems I heard of one guy finding a Nugget the size of a softball or baseball up around the chico area 15 - 20 years ago. Theory was that is was to big to get caught in the riffles of the dredge and just went over the top like it was any other rock you find in the piles. Many of those piles are really tall and the holes can be quite deep which I always thought might be a good spot to check out as it was likely bedrock. Good Luck and keep us posted. Mayor

  3. #3
    May 2005
    Northern California
    2992 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    darmentle, yes, there is gold in that area. A friend of mine found a nugget that weighed in at over 14 ounces. I hunted with them but all I found was bullets and brass along with some square nails and an old shovel head. It was near Clear Creek Rd and Honeybee.
    Banking off a Northeast wind, sailin' on a summer breeze

  4. #4
    Jan 2016
    French gulch, ca.
    2 times
    Contact me I maybe able to help u..Tee.



Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. shasta county
    By woodreau71 in forum California
    Replies: 25
    Last Post: May 08, 2014, 02:05 PM
  2. Very dry season in shasta county.
    By JrallXS in forum Gold Prospecting
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: Jan 26, 2014, 10:30 AM
  3. Shasta county/northern ca
    By taternut in forum Sluicing
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Apr 19, 2013, 12:24 PM
  4. Where can a person Highbank in or around Shasta County?
    By NeoTokyo in forum Dredging & Hi Banking
    Replies: 36
    Last Post: Apr 05, 2013, 10:40 AM
  5. gilpin or clear creek county colorado
    By jonathonrh in forum Metal Detecting
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Jun 15, 2006, 09:39 PM

Search tags for this page

clear creek ca dredge piles

clear creek ca mine shasta
clear creek shasta cou.ty gold
gold bug2 in shasta county
gold nugget detecting clear creek ca
old dredges of shasta county
shasta county gold dredge
shasta dredges
where to find gold in shasta county
where to pan for gold on clear creek shasta county ca
Click on a term to search for related topics.
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.3.0