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I've managed to get out for a few sessions with these extremely low tides but there is not much to show for it.  There have not been many waves to get things moving up.  When I try the swimming areas it is long and far between targets.  It would have been great today to have a deep punching PI to see if I was missing anything with my 800/11.  I did dig a couple of targets in wet and damp sand that were 15 inches!  I don't like to say it but this represents about 8 hours of detecting with a few of the finds from dry sand on the way in and out of my beaches.

This was today's session.  Once again the sea groups things together with it being a key day.  This was all I could find on some normally very productive beaches.  Come again another day.

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This session from a couple of days ago covered some of the same beaches I covered today.  I found one cheap ring.IMG_0306.thumb.JPG.5396e49dc1277cb053c7bd058c6db2c8.JPGIMG_0307.thumb.JPG.74ee571ed95ce668949f55dd3337959c.JPG

This session was at a beach I've done good at in the past but haven't been able to park near it recently because of the closed beaches.  I got this 20-21 signal as soon as I walked down to the wet sand.  It was the ring.  Unfortunately it is one of the tungsten/carbide rings but it did fool me.  As you can see this two mile walk didn't produce much.

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This last picture is just another session.  The picture is documentation.

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It's sessions like this that bring the averages way down ... haha

Better days ahead!

Mitchel

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4 hours ago, mn90403 said:

I've managed to get out for a few sessions with these extremely low tides but there is not much to show for it.  There have not been many waves to get things moving up.  When I try the swimming areas it is long and far between targets.  It would have been great today to have a deep punching PI to see if I was missing anything with my 800/11.  I did dig a couple of targets in wet and damp sand that were 15 inches!  I don't like to say it but this represents about 8 hours of detecting with a few of the finds from dry sand on the way in and out of my beaches.

This was today's session.  Once again the sea groups things together with it being a key day.  This was all I could find on some normally very productive beaches.  Come again another day.

IMG_0308.thumb.JPG.e8ac016c04762fcc4a48420cdebcb7b9.JPG

This session from a couple of days ago covered some of the same beaches I covered today.  I found one cheap ring.IMG_0306.thumb.JPG.5396e49dc1277cb053c7bd058c6db2c8.JPGIMG_0307.thumb.JPG.74ee571ed95ce668949f55dd3337959c.JPG

This session was at a beach I've done good at in the past but haven't been able to park near it recently because of the closed beaches.  I got this 20-21 signal as soon as I walked down to the wet sand.  It was the ring.  Unfortunately it is one of the tungsten/carbide rings but it did fool me.  As you can see this two mile walk didn't produce much.

IMG_0304.thumb.JPG.f3fb2ec3a5c44460f7deac24f457e245.JPGIMG_0305.thumb.JPG.fb0dd97598a1a41ea05570b44fae2c54.JPG

This last picture is just another session.  The picture is documentation.

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It's sessions like this that bring the averages way down ... haha

Better days ahead!

Mitchel

For sure, better days are ahead! Similar conditions at my local beaches. It's been so poor that I know I would have done better staying up in the dry sand which is kind of like waving a white flag. 🙂

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The UPS keys might explain the late deliveries!

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2 hours ago, kac said:

The UPS keys might explain the late deliveries!

That's very funny! :laugh:

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Those are tough pictures to see, but reality for a beach hunter.  People coming into the hobby have this fantasy that every trip or even every other trip will bring jewelry and coins in abundance.  You certainly have the persistence to come out on the positive side, eventually!  Thanks for the posts.  GaryC/Oregon Coast

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So true Joe B., and Gary!  

And I call those the "paper towel displays"! That's what i use for my photo records!

   And of course; an e-cigarette! 🤮   I swear; I've gotten one of those on every beach hunt this year!!    👍👍

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