Tag Archives: Gold Prospectors Association of America

volunteer gold mining activity guide

“Free” Prospecting Help Is Not Really Free

When you take on volunteer-help prospecting or gold mining, either by choice or just because your wife's brother is in town, be sure you make a fully informed decision.  Work will taper off as pay continues and the rate of pay will increase....until no work is done! Be sure to share this on your favorite social network, unless you are the volunteer, then immediately call me at 888-963-9375 extension 3.  The cost to remove this evidence is 1 or 2 troy ounces....depends on yer attitude 😉 Read more [...]
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The Frustrations of High Country Gold Prospecting

Chasing the Gold Amongst The White When you live and work year-round in a place and elevation where people either visit only on vacation or leave annually for a second warmer home, the outdoor gold prospecting season never, ever starts as soon as you'd like.   The last time I was this frustrated was back in high school, but it was prospecting for other things and went by a different name....but I digress:When you get into gold prospecting and metal detecting, you spend all winter making equipment Read more [...]

Historic Gold Miner Pictures First Edition

Historic Gold Miner Pictures First Edition To make myself a better prospector and learn from those who have gone before, I love to check out old pictures of the gold miners and prospectors who have been there and done that. It is interesting to see the way the old schoolers used to dress, the equipment they used, and overall demeanor... I even use them to plan DiY equipment builds...like these rocker pics... when doing my Rocking Gold Cradle build over this past off-season.  I hope you enjoy Read more [...]

Gold Prospectors.org Resource Page

This page is provided as a resource, customized and dedicated, for all you great folks coming to visit e Gold Prospecting from the GPAA's Gold Prospectors Forum.  We hope these links are HELPING YOU MAKE YOUR OWN LUCK!!  The reason we created this page was thanks to a request from a new prospector for more detailed information than the forum makes easy to provide and catalog.  So here you go! As I try to put solid information in my posts over at Gold Prospectors.org I will provide more in-depth Read more [...]