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  1. The Nugget Hunters Ancient Channel Detecting

    The Nugget Hunters Ancient Channel Detecting Metal Detecting for Placer Gold Nuggets on a Ancient Channel. Jeff and Gary @TwoToes are joined by Robert @RobertHolmes1 in there search for Gold and Treasure. With the Weatherman predicting temperatures in the 70's and the prospects of...
  2. Digging all Targets to find Gold

    Digging all Targets to find Gold The Rain has returned but the Fever is real and yes we are going to get wet . With just a small window between rain storms we head up into the Sierra's looking for Gold Nuggets we know are there we just have to find them !! We try to shame Gary...
  3. Rainy Day Gold

    Rainy Day Gold When Life gives you Lemons you make Lemonade !!!! With Basketball and Baseball season both going I'm limited on when I can get out and find some Gold. It seems the only days I have free it rains !!! Maybe it should be when Life gives you Oranges you make Orange juice...
  4. The Nugget Hunters High Water Detecting

    The Nugget Hunters High Water Detecting Nugget Shooting along the River when the water level is High can be both Challenging and rewarding. Those Placer Gold Nuggets seem to want to play the game of Hide and Seek !!! Metal Detectors used Gary @TwoToes and Hugo @MRGOLD99.999 are...
  5. The Nugget Hunters Gold Prospecting during the Bomb Cyclone

    The Nugget Hunters Gold Prospecting during the Bomb Cyclone Click Here to View Me and Gary @TwoToes and Hugo @MRGOLD99.999 attempt to find Gold Nuggets during a short break in the storm. How short a break watch and see what its like Gold Prospecting during California's Bomb Cyclone. (...
  6. From the Hillside to the River the search for Gold Nuggets

    From the Hillside to the River the search for Gold Nuggets Me and Gary @TwoToes get out before the Bomb Cyclone ( bombogenesis ) hits California to find some Gold Nuggets. First we hit the Hillside then we move down to the River which location will we find the most and biggest Nuggets ...
  7. High Water Prospecting for Gold

    High Water Prospecting for Gold Jeff and Gary @TwoToes head out on New Years day on a Scouting trip to look at new Ground and some old prospects in search of Placer Gold Nuggets !!!! See what they find and who wins the Gold weigh in and is in the lead so far this year. The Water was...
  8. Treasure and Gold Hunting an Old Hydraulic Pit

    Treasure and Gold Hunting an Old Hydraulic Pit Metal Detecting an Old Hydraulic Pit @TwoToes looking for Gold Rush Relics and Gold Nuggets !! Me and Gary hit the pits in search of Treasure and Gold you never know what you will find working those Hydraulic pits Gold , Silver , Copper ...
  9. Panning for Gold on the Feather River

    Panning for Gold on the Feather River Click here for Video It's Winter time in California and that means sunshine and Gold !!!!!! ( most days ) With the Mountains covered in Snow and the days short we stay close to home ( Real Close ) and work the gravels of the feather river looking for...
  10. Moving Boulders to Find more Placer Gold Nuggets

    Moving Boulders to Find more Placer Gold Nuggets Me and Gary @TwoToes return to ( Copper Hill ) the Hydraulic pit where I found the melted Copper Nuggets last time out. What will we find this trip Copper, Silver , Gold maybe even Platinum this pit has been good to us over the years will...
  11. Gold Nugget Hunting an Old Hydraulic Pit

    Gold Nugget Hunting an Old Hydraulic Pit Me and Gary @Two Toes head deep into the Sierra's old Hydraulic pits in search of those elusive Gold Nuggets the Old timers missed . Nugget Hunting in a Hydraulic pit isn't the easiest thing to do but it's one of the funnest and most rewarding...
  12. James Beckwourth Trading Post Museum

    James Beckwourth Trading Post Museum The James Pierson Beckwourth Trading Post and Museum is a well preserved 1850`s log cabin, believed to be the third such cabin built by James Beckwourth as a trading post and `hotel` in the Sierra Valley. The cabin is constructed of `V` notched logs...
  13. Gold Panning Hydraulic Pit Gravels and Quartz Crush

    Gold Panning Hydraulic Pit Gravels and Quartz Crush Panning for Gold in a Hydraulic pit looking for rich Gravels loaded with Gold . We also Crush Quartz Ore for the same pit with a dolly pot looking to add to our Gold take See if panning the Blue lead clay is worth the effort SG 060
  14. The Beginnings of the Comstock Lode with Chris Ralph

    The Beginnings of the Comstock Lode with Chris Ralph Click here for Video Take a Journey with me and Chris Ralph @Chris Ralph, Professional Prospector into the history of the Comstock Lode in Virginia City Nevada . Chris shares his knowledge of the Beginnings of the strike and the...
  15. Gold bearing Gravel of the Ancestral Yuba River

    Gold bearing Gravel of the Ancestral Yuba River Click here for Video Me and Gary @Two Toes locate some Tertiary Gravels of the Sierra Nevada see how much Placer Gold is mixed in with the Blue lead deposits and how much Clay is mixed in to. The Ancestral Yuba River Placer Gold Deposits...
  16. Lead Challenge

    Lead Challenge Lets have some fun and see who can find the first piece of Lead while we test out Gary's boat for his fishing trip to the coast !!!! Make sure to watch the Bald Eagle part it was pretty cool getting to hang out with one for awhile
  17. How to find Gold with a Crevice Sucker and a Metal Detector

    How to find Gold with a Crevice Sucker and a Metal Detector Click here for Video Me and Gary @Two Toes head out to Mother Yuba to find Gold Nuggets with a Keene Super Crevice Sucker and, a Breaker Bar and, a Metal Detector Minelab SDC 2300. SG 059
  18. Gold Rush History Miners Candlestick Holder

    Gold Rush History Miners Candlestick Holder Click here for Video I picked this Wrought Iron Sticking Tommy Miner's Candlestick holder up at an Antique shop stamped Cleancut on it and I'm looking for more information on it Thanks any little bit of information helps . Miners Candle holder...
  19. Tim's 2022 North Yuba River Nugget Hunt : The Hunt for the Smallest Nugget

    Tim's 2022 North Yuba River Nugget Hunt : The Hunt for the Smallest Nugget Click here for Video The tribe has gathered for another year at the Forth annual Tim's North Yuba River Nugget Hunt . It was Hot but the River was refreshing as the Prospectors searched for those elusive Gold...
  20. Chollar Mine

    Chollar Mine Click here for Video Explore the rich geological and cultural history of one of the great mines of the Comstock Lode ! Go deep underground and discover how the miners of the Gold Rush extracted the wealth that made Virginia City famous. See what they were looking for in Silver...
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