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Yuba River Crevice Detecting For Gold Nuggets


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Yuba River Crevice Detecting for Gold Nuggets 

Me and Gary head back to Mother Yuba in search of Gold Nuggets and are joined by Tim from Blue lead Gold Productions.

Let's Find some Gold on Mother Yuba !!!

We are armed with the Minelab SDC 2300 and the White's Gold Master V-Sat that gives us both a Pulse Induction detector and a VLF detector.

While me and Gary clear the boulders off Bedrock to detect Tim gets right to Sluicing with his Angus MacKirk Sluice box.

The Yuba is known for it's small Gold so he should do pretty good !!!

Moving those Boulders is hard work but that's what needs to happen to expose the Bedrock Crevices and get those Nuggets in our pockets !!!

Yuba River Crevice Detecting for Gold Nuggets

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Hey Bud,

   Always great watching you and Gary dig gold and nuggets.  The Yuba is a awesome area and loaded with gold.  I have a friend, which I believe still has the claims on the Yuba and used to dredge some good sized nuggets, but at depths of 15-20 foot down and car sized boulders they had to move.  I think now they are diving and sniping with the Minelab SDC 2300's due to the dredging regulations now.  

Rob

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I spent 4 summers in the late 70s and early 80s dredging in the Mother Lode, 20 feet down moving boulders the size of Volkswagons, and yes, those rivers were loaded with gold if you were willing to work for it.

 

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On 11/23/2021 at 1:03 PM, Rob Allison said:

Hey Bud,

   Always great watching you and Gary dig gold and nuggets.  The Yuba is a awesome area and loaded with gold.  I have a friend, which I believe still has the claims on the Yuba and used to dredge some good sized nuggets, but at depths of 15-20 foot down and car sized boulders they had to move.  I think now they are diving and sniping with the Minelab SDC 2300's due to the dredging regulations now.  

Rob

cool I hope there killing it !!!!!

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On 11/23/2021 at 2:38 PM, flakmagnet said:

I spent 4 summers in the late 70s and early 80s dredging in the Mother Lode, 20 feet down moving boulders the size of Volkswagons, and yes, those rivers were loaded with gold if you were willing to work for it.

 

Hard work but worth it !!!!!

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