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  1. Crevice Detecting Gold Nuggets

    Crevice Detecting Gold Nuggets The Bomb Cyclone that California Received this spring moved around and Redeposited some of the smaller Placer Gold. We hope to find a pocket that Mother Nature left and maybe a patch of Bedrock that she cleared for us to Detect in our search for Placer Gold...
  2. Pocket hunting with a Metal Detector for Gold

    Pocket hunting with a Metal Detector for Gold Me and Brian head to a new Prospect in our search for Gold !!!! Brian checked out the spot the week before and thought it would be worth a better look I think he was right !!!! The area has both old hydraulic mines and lode mines so you have...
  3. Prospectors Life Nugget Hunting a Pounded Patch

    Prospectors Life Nugget Hunting a Pounded Patch On this Adventure I meet up with my Buddy @ChrisRalph and his dad for a Gold Nugget hunt in an area that has been worked over pretty good can we find a Nugget or Two ?? Chris Calls this area the Pounded Patch lots of Gold Nuggets have...
  4. Yuba River Gold Sniping

    Yuba River Gold Sniping When you go Prospecting for Gold it's best to use all your resources that you have available and increase your odds of finding a nice big Placer Gold Nugget or two !!!! On this Prospecting Adventure we team up with the One and Only Mining Hawaiian and for the day I'm...
  5. Prospectors Life Scouting the Yuba

    Prospectors Life Scouting the Yuba Scouting the Mother lode to check on the water levels and get Ice cream !!! @TwoToes Preview of an Epic upcoming video with Gary and Bedrock Bennett as they trade off finding Placer Gold Nuggets after Nuggets !!!! Taking the boat out ( North River...
  6. Mother lode Sniping for Gold

    Mother lode Sniping for Gold When it's 96 degrees in the Mother Lode and the Creek isn't raging it's time to Snipe for Gold !!!!!! We return to do some Sniping and run my hand Vacuum on our little creek in the Mother lode that been giving up some nice Gold !! Brian gets right in the...
  7. Mother lode Gold Prospecting

    Mother lode Gold Prospecting When your Buddy Guarantees Gold you pack up and hit the road in search of Gold Nuggets !!! Brian Guaranteed Gold and he didn't disappoint !!! Watch as I check out a new spot as Brian gets in the water to do some Sniping and sluicing for Placer Gold Nuggets...
  8. Hydraulic Pit Detecting for Gold Nuggets

    Hydraulic Pit Detecting for Gold Nuggets Me and Gary @TwoToes head off into the Sierra's in his Jeep Rubicon on a scouting trip to see if the Snow has melted enough for us to get into the High country to work the Yuba paleochannel deposits of the Ancestral Yuba River. With the Snow now...
  9. Bedrock Crevice Detecting for Placer Gold Nuggets

    Bedrock Crevice Detecting for Placer Gold Nuggets The Bomb Cyclone and Mother Nature cleared off a patch of Bedrock for us to Detect in our search for Placer Gold Nuggets. Me and Gary did the rest Sometimes it pays off to hike a little further and check more areas to see if anythings...
  10. 2023 North Yuba Nugget Hunt

    North Yuba Nugget Hunt Get Your Detectors and Gold Pans ready the date has been set for the Fifth annual North Yuba River Nugget Hunt !!!!! Tim from Blue Lead Gold Productions has set the date and this years Nugget Hunt is shaping up to be the Biggest and best yet !!!!! Saturday, July...
  11. Yuba River Sluicing for Gold Nuggets

    Yuba River Sluicing for Gold Nuggets With the Water levels all over the Mother lode being super high the guy's break out there Sluice boxes in Search of Yuba Gold Nuggets. Gary @TwoToes , Todd @topcatgoldprospecting , Robert @HolmesProspecting and Brian meet up on Mother Yuba to find...
  12. Gold Prospecting Ancestral Yuba River Gold

    Gold Prospecting Ancestral Yuba River Gold We head out on a Scouting Adventure with Gary @TwoToes and Robert @HolmesProspecting to check out a Hydraulic Pit to see if it still has any Gold left over from the old Timers. After Lunch and a stop for Ice Cream we head to the Yuba River to...
  13. Gold Nugget Detecting Ancestral Hydraulic Gravels

    Gold Nugget Detecting Ancestral Hydraulic Gravels With the Extreme High waters across the Mother lode due to the Snow pack melt we go on a scouting trip to see if we can get into the Hydraulic pits. With Plan A and B out the door due to the Snow levels we look to plan C. Detecting...
  14. There’s Gold in them Gravels Sluicing the Yuba

    There’s Gold in them Gravels Sluicing the Yuba Metal Detecting and Sluicing the Yuba River with Gary @TwoToes and Robert @RobertHolmes1 during our spring of high water. We have the Minelab SDC 2300's fired up and ready to find those Placer Gold Nuggets the Yuba River is famous for...
  15. The Nugget Hunters Ancient Placer Channel

    The Nugget Hunters Ancient Placer Channel The Race is on to Detect an Ancient Placer Channel before the Poison Oak completely over takes it for the Season. The Poison Oak is starting to pop so this might be our only shot at it this year. We found this spot during a scouting trip and Gary...
  16. Detecting Exposed Bedrock the search for Placer Gold

    Detecting Exposed Bedrock the search for Placer Gold The Search for Placer Gold takes me and Robert @RobertHolmes1 to a few new old area's Detecting exposed Bedrock cracks and crevices looking for those elusive Gold Nuggets !!!! With our Minelab SDC 2300's in hand we hope for a Golden...
  17. Gold Nugget Detecting Newly Exposed Bedrock

    Gold Nugget Detecting Newly Exposed Bedrock The Bomb Cyclone and Mother Nature cleared off a patch of Bedrock for us to Detect in our search for Placer Gold Nuggets. The weather wasn't the best as it rained off and on during our nugget hunt but a short thirty minute hike and we were...
  18. Winter Gold panning on the Yuba River

    Winter Gold panning on the Yuba River We head to Mother Yuba in search of Gold and piece of mind !!!! Me and Gary @TwoToes and Robert @RobertHolmes1 brave the frozen Winter Wonderland ( AKA ) Snow in our endless search for Golden Adventures !!!! Our goal for the trip was to find a...
  19. Atmospheric River of Gold

    Atmospheric River of Gold Extreme Weather conditions can make Prospecting for Gold a bit rough but that's not going to stop us from trying !!!! Here in California we are getting hit pretty hard with unrelenting rain storms that are bringing warm air from the tropics to us. When you get...
  20. Extreme Prospecting

    Extreme Prospecting Rain ,Wind, Cold, and Snow can't keep us from the Gold !!!!! Me and Robert head deep into the Sierra's in search of Placer Gold Nuggets . With the TDI down for repairs Gary @TwoToes let's me use his Minelab SDC 2300 plus it's water proof and we are going to need...
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