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    Ok I am the beach. Where to detect?

    Yay I made it to the beach. Unfortunately I suspect lots of swinging and few finds. Carolina beach is huge and I don’t see lots of people! I figure around public access points, the pier, low lying cuts with rocks and debris exposed. Any other areas to look at? I have 7 days from today. Will keep you posted on my finds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ammoman View Post
    Yay I made it to the beach. Unfortunately I suspect lots of swinging and few finds. Carolina beach is huge and I don’t see lots of people! I figure around public access points, the pier, low lying cuts with rocks and debris exposed. Any other areas to look at? I have 7 days from today. Will keep you posted on my finds.

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    Yep! All of them or anywhere in between! What you are looking for is where-ever someone lost it. The proverbial 'needle in a haystack'!

    I myself have found most of my jewelry finds in waist deep or shallower water. But I have found good stuff in the dry sand as well. It's a crap shoot, so enjoy the beach and if you find something, that's all bonus!
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    You have to do some "Recon".

    1) Get there early and take note where people congregate.

    2) Ask at local,.... food places, surf shop, rental place, and people walking by,.......

    "Where do people mostly set up their blankets and chairs?"
    "What part of the beach do people wade out and swim?"

    3)Check the parking situation.
    People will not walk far from there, with ice chest, blankets, chairs, umbrella, etc.

    4) Work fast, time flies when you're having fun.
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    You got a full week, no rush,take your time.....Set up a grid (from dunes to water) ,And as long N.or S. as you feel like hunting (-for a single day-). Next Morning move your grid and do it all over again till the entire beach(as far as you wanna go) has been detected.
    Or, use the beach houses as references points for your grid (drawing a straight line, in your mind, from them & the ocean) as your start /stop points.
    Or,using your 'foot prints' in the sand as reference points as to where you have been and where you wanna go.......Best a luck !
    Oh, and hit the areas around the public port-a-pods
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    I’ve found nice things in all areas of the beach. I mostly stay with 50 yards of the beach entrance. In the dry sand areas, I focus on the towel line and areas of activity like volleyball and rental equipment areas in the early morning before the big rush or later in the evening when the depositors are leaving or have left. In the wet, I look for low spots and rippled areas and along the walk line. In the surf, I normally stay knee to thigh deep at low tide.

    Bottom line however, gold is where it was lost and where it was found i.e. just about anywhere!

    Good luck!
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    Stay in the water if you want jewelry and dry sand for coins. Good luck
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    And oh yeah, the beaches can change overnight given the wave action and tides. Play those too. Nothing in one spot one day and tons of finds in the same spot the next. Good luck!!!

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    Everywhere. Do a zig zag pattern. You really can't predict where you will find the goodies.
    Last edited by smokeythecat; Oct 14, 2019 at 06:51 PM.
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    Paths to the beach and the fringes of the beach parking areas.
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    Some very good advice! So far no big finds. Lots of sharp objects including a steak knife blade with no handle.. I liked the grid idea and found that dragging my scoop behind me made a nice line to mark where I have been.

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    Towel line and tire tracks and at the edge of the high tide line. Good luck!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ammoman View Post
    Some very good advice! So far no big finds. Lots of sharp objects including a steak knife blade with no handle.. I liked the grid idea and found that dragging my scoop behind me made a nice line to mark where I have been.

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    No problem.....6 days left....Hit it again tomorrow where you left off

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    Good advice from all posts. I'm headed to the coast in November and will do some detecting. I've detected public parks before and this time I'm trying the public piers as well. Thanks for this post and good luck to you the rest of your trip.
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    I’ve found a number of lead weights by the pier in my area good luck in November rook!
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