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  1. #1
    us
    Aug 2015
    Montana
    Goldmonster, SDC 2300, etrac
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    Metal Detecting

    Rocky Mountain Gold

    Almost done this season but may get in a few more hunts. My 3rd and best season detecting for gold. Gold is from Montana and Idaho from 5 different locations. Total count was 436 pieces, 119 with the SDC and 317 with the Monster. SDC got the 3 big ones and also the bulk of the total weight. Big nugget weighed 3.55ozt, then 25+gram, and 12 gram (3 nugget pic). SDC also found me my 1st "pocket" where I'd had a 20 piece day with 14 coming out of a 6" wide x 8" deep hole...THAT was FUN!!! Total weight (so far) is 7.66ozt. Nuggets came from public, private and permission ground. The Monster still amazes me and the addition of the SDC really helped make this season by far my best.

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  2. #2
    us
    Apr 2013
    Helena, Montana
    Xterra 705 Gold Pack, Garrett pro pointer
    293
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    Metal Detecting and Prospecting
    Wow! Nice haul. All I find is 22 casings in Montana. LOL
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  3. #3

    Mar 2016
    3,302
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Impressive, were the largest nuggets found in material that had already been ran over punch plate?
    ArfieBoy likes this.
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  4. #4
    us
    retired bumb and part time Hobo

    May 2005
    St. Louis, missouri
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    You done well !
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  5. #5
    us
    beachcomber, treasure hunter, fisherman

    Jun 2016
    FL keys
    Mine lab primary fisher secondary
    8,845
    38870 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (2)
    some of the better gold I've seen posted in awhile. Congrats on some bigger gold.
    wahoo caught in bahamas

  6. #6
    us
    Grant Brandenburg

    Jan 2013
    Colorado
    Bounty Hunter Tracker IV
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    That's impressive oneguy. Leaves hope for today's prospector that the old timers actually did miss some worthwhile placer gold. History says the old timers who were first in the steams of the Rockies quickly exhausted the easy pickings and the big money dug into the the source and took most of that. Your definitely proving otherwise.
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  7. #7

    Sep 2020
    new england
    SE PRO, Safari, Excalibur II, Garrett gold scorpion, Whites PI
    94
    100 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Holy cow! congratulations on a great season!!
    Wishing you many more!
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  8. #8
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    us
    Mar 2015
    New Bedford, MA
    White's Coinmaster Pro, Tesoro Mojave, Garrett AT Pro, 5x8 DD, 15" NEL Attack, Garrett Pro-pointer, Pro Series 5x9 sand scoop, 30" Royal Compact sluice, 36" Bazooka Gold Trap, Gold Cube.
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    Absolutely gorgeous stuff. What a great life. Congrats!
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  9. #9
    us
    May 2011
    tujunga ca
    xlt mxt gmz and now a gmt whites
    1,364
    1632 times
    wow,thats some cool gold
    brad
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  10. #10
    us
    "Call me ArfieBoy"

    Aug 2011
    N.E. Oregon
    Compass X-70, II, Compass X-80, Compass X-90, Compass X-100, Compass Judge 2,
    1,063
    1249 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Beautiful finds! That gold gave itself to you tis season! Congratulations and may you find much more! Thanks for sharing with us!

  11. #11
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    Coil Swinger

    Jan 2011
    El Dorado County
    Minelab
    516
    686 times
    Banner Finds (1)
    Fantastic season Way to pull the Nice gold!! I metal detect as well and know the hard work that took. You Scored big!!!!! Keep on beeping and digging)) Banner all the way
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    Will work for gold dust.

  12. #12

    Aug 2016
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    thats what im talkin about congrats on all that hard work, looks fantastic
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  13. #13
    us
    Aug 2015
    Montana
    Goldmonster, SDC 2300, etrac
    292
    1029 times
    Metal Detecting
    Thanks a bunch guys!!!!
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  14. #14

    Apr 2003
    Alberta
    Various Minelabs(5000, 2100, X-Terra 705, Equinox 800, Gold Monster), Falcon MD20, Tesoro Sand Shark, Gold Bug Pro, Makro Gold Racer.
    5,334
    5619 times
    Prospecting
    Incredible haul of some beautiful gold. That monster nugget is perhaps a once-in-a-lifetime find.

    I'm glad you had some great success this summer.

    Nicely done, and all the best,

    Lanny
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    Nothin' quite as fun as chasin' sassy nugget gold! http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/me...mysteries.html

  15. #15
    Charter Member
    us
    Jan 2009
    South East Tennessee on Ga, Ala line
    Tesoro Conquistador freq shift Fisher F75 Garrett AT-Pro Garet carrot Neodymium magnets 5' Probe
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    9416 times
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    Banner Finds (1)
    Now that is a good season. I bet you did a happy dance when those big ones popped out. Wow!!!
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    Please read our rules and enjoy the site. TreasureNet.com Rules

    All finds posted by me are from private property with landowner permission.

 

 
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