I immediately began getting target hits. Pulltab after pulltab came to the surface. It was a lot of trash, but it was trash in a spot I had previously hunted into silence. The mix of new and old tabs told me I had to keep hunting.
I was recently in a nearby town on business when I noticed that a building had just been demolished. There was still a lot of broken bricks and other small rubble, but the ground was basically cleared. This was in the middle of the original town-site, so I stopped back to have a quick survey of the site and see if it looked like it would be worth trying a dig.
It seems that no matter how much I plan, prep and hope for more detecting time, it rarely happens. Thankfully I was able to get out for part of each day over the weekend. At least my non detecting time has been productive with either jobs or yard-work at home. I love digging old silver […]
OK, so I’m going to combine several hunts from this week into a single, end of April metal detecting hunt post. We’ve been getting a bit of rain across the region over the last week, so the ground is nicely hydrated to help all those deep targets get noticed. The first place I went back […]
A co-worker recently saw me while I out metal detecting a curb strip and stopped to talk. He knew I was a detectorist but stopped to see how the hunt was going. He told me that he had a vacant property right around the corner that was being cleaned up and that I was welcome […]
The weather for the day was supposed to be sunny, in the 70s with light winds. In other words, an absolutely perfect day for some metal detecting. Work took me out of town which would mean I lose a part of the hunting day in the name of earning an income. I took the opportunity […]
I know that many of you have followed me for years, however, here is some background those who are new. I have been treasure hunting and metal detecting since I was 10 years old (35 years ago now). My passion for this began on a family camping trip to the Colorado Rocky Mountains. I remember […]