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Hunting Virginia Ounce Nuggets Pt 1

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After much research and mapping, I believe I have narrowed down the area where the old timers found ounce sized nuggets back when my creek was actively being mined.  Two areas in the creek fit the description.  I had to piece together info from multiple reports and geologic descriptions, then use property boundaries, court house, records, geologic maps, lidar maps and lots of hiking and scouting to find these two areas seem to match.  Only time and lots of dredging will tell if i got it right or not.  Hope you all enjoy the video and stay tuned for more.  


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Nice VDO, but pretty noisy, dredging is tough work, I had a nice 3 box 5" Keene that worked me pretty hard.... Hope you get some nice gold......

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