Jump to content
Nugget Shooter Forums

Another trashy day


Recommended Posts

Went out yesterday to a gulch spot. I chose this particular spot because most of the gulch was narrow and then widened out and it looked liked bedrock may not be too deep where the gulch widened so I hit it hard.


I told myself if there is gold here I am going to find it. I spent the day detecting every square inch of this spot. There were two small benches on the sides of the gulch. I moved dead cactus and bushes growing on the benches.

In the stream I moved rocks and took my time swinging. Bedrock was about 8" deep in the stream and I found a couple bullets and fragments laying on bedrock. The fragments were a quiet signal and got louder when I dug down. Found lots of wire laying near the surface.


On this portion of exposed bedrock I found 8 metal balls that look like old bearings or large buckshot. They were in perfect riffles that caught them just like gold would.


Alas, no gold. I am actually surprised I didn't find more trash than this. When I found the horseshoe I thought it was my lucky day :D . But no... :grr01: Oh well, maybe next time!


These pictures are for Tom H. I am trying to get him to dust off his riding boots and hit some trails with me. :brows:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Create New...