Want to find some gold? What's stopping you? There's about a million videos out there on Youtube, some are pretty good, some are lousy, you'll figure it out. If you want to find gold, lace up your boots, grab a pack and a pan and throw a dart at a map of the Sierra Motherlode. Just about anywhere that dart hits you'll find gold.If your summer passed you by and you didn't find any gold how about going to our gold page,Gold for Sale. Buy some gold so we can keep this website going and writing articles. We're getting ready to post a whole bunch of new gold - really beautiful gold. If you want to find your own gold the first step is getting your own mining claim. You can check out our Mining Claims. You can find one, buy one, lease one or just find open ground. Through our custom database and mapping we pretty much know every square foot of available land. If you just want to read about getting started... Read More.
Dredging is illegal? Whaaaat? In the Murphy's Bar series we follow a pair of undocumented dredgers down on Starvation Creek. How do you end up on Starvation Creek? Following a hot tip of course. This is the original story in the Murphy's Bar series, and no, we're not done yet. So if you wanted to know how it all started, read on...at Staking Starvation Creek
Backpack dredges aren't just toys. Often a small dredge is the only size you can use in some small ravines with seasonal water. Many of these ravines have been overlooked and can yield good gold to those willing to hike into the remote canyons. At the end of the day its not the size of the dredge which counts, but the amount of gold....read more
Let's be honest. Running a dredge isn't rocket science. It pretty much comes down to sticking a nozzle in the water and sucking up gravel. The first time I put a dredge in the water I had no one to tell me how it went together and I might have skipped a step or two, but I pulled the starter, put the regulator in my mouth...Read More
If you've been wondering about the Newsletter, we're putting one together now and hoping to have it posted by the end of September. It seems most people are interested in gold and mininig claims, so the newsletter will focus on that. We're going to change the way we send it out, unless you actively subscribed to the newsletter, meaning you made a effort to actually receive it, we're going to delete all others from the list. We don't want to be producers of spam. If you want the newsletter, but didn't subscribe - subscribe. We let the automation handle the sign ups and drops.
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In 1896 Miners on their way to work discovered the tip of a giant nugget exposed by recent heavy rains.
Gold has always been valuable. The discovery of treasure always makes for a good read.
198lb chunk found at the Australian Beta Hunt mine.
And yet more information on the Beta Hunt bonanza.
OK, we're not pushing this mine, but wow, look at the gold.
This isn't a gold story, but it's a good story.
This is a great story, one you've probably heard of, or read.
Another California big nugget from a creek which had been worked to death - amazing find.
Australia seems to be the place to go if you want big gold opportunity.
The top 5 nuggets which were never melted down - These things are huge.
Thanks to Alaska Mining for assembling this great read.
Nevada Outback has put together a nice set of articles on big nuggets.