after turning the top 5 inches of surface over to get rid of the weeds which i spent a week of a few hours every day
i got lucky.... and the day i finished we got a bit better than 1.5" of rain...
......now the surface hunting is good..until the weeds come back
i found this stuff....nothing fantastic....but a satisfying walk....i feel lucky when i find a fishing sinker, and this is the smallest one i have found
check it out